Our Vancouver, BC location is seeking an experienced Matte Painter for a mid-January to May 2016 opening.This position is project based. The chosen candidate will be working on a variety of shows which will include Episodic and Feature work.

Summary of Position

The ideal candidate will be part of the matte painting department.  You will be responsible for collaborating with other team members to create 2D and 3D matte paintings under the direction of our Matte Painting Supervisor and Lead.


Responsible for the creation of the 2D, 2.5D, and 3D elements of an environment shot.
Combine photographic, paint, and 3D assets to create and design environments using techniques such as camera animation, image projection, layering, and lighting
Provide and acquire photographic and other reference materials

Extensive experience working as a matte painter
Extensive use and knowledge of Photoshop
Experience in Mari a plus
Strong traditional portfolio of photography, painting, drawing, and sketching
Strong knowledge of 3D animation programs such as Maya, 3dsMax, or Cinema 4D
Strong knowledge of Nuke, both 2D & 3D
Good Knowledge of lighting, rendering and the compositing process
Positive attitude, hard worker, flexible schedule for deliveries
Zoic is a Maya/VRay/Nuke  studio.

BC Residents only please.

About Zoic Studios

Zoic Studios is an Award winning VFX company made up of accomplished artists and producers who understand story, process and relationships. Partnership, integrity and enthusiasm are our key founding principles. We have three locations, Los Angeles, New York City and Vancouver, Canada. Some of our recent credits include, Big Eyes, Night at the Museum 3, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny, Once Upon a Time, The 100, Arrow and Man in the High Castle.

"Visual Evolution" is our mission; we invest in constantly improving our technological and studio processes so that our artists can focus on being creative even in the lightning fast paced world of visual effects. We apply these principles to our work on some of the most VFX intensive film and television projects out there. We like a challenge. Do you?