Digital Matte Painters

Axis Animation
Glasgow, G3, United Kingdom
Job type: Contract

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Job Description

Axis is currently seeking Digital Matte Painters to work on a variety of projects on an ongoing basis from Jan 2017. Projects are for Clients such as Netflix and well known British broadcasters.

The artist will be responsible for the creation of Digital Mate Paintings used to enhance 3D environments and locations. This may involve the creation of either stand-alone plates, elements suitable for Matte Projection, or a combination of both. The artist may be required to either produce work on their own, or as part of a team.

Responsibilities and Duties

• Creating Digital Mattes and/or textures of environments based of Concept Art and/or photo reference.

Skills & Requirements


• Proven ability to create photorealistic/believable Digital Mattes and/or textures of environments.

• Expert working knowledge of Photoshop.

• A strong creative portfolio and showreel.

• A strong, measurable track record in delivering against project goals.

• Excellent problem solving skills.

• Possess a strong understanding of light, colour, perspective and understanding the narrative of a shot.

• Possess excellent artistic communication skills, as well as an excellent eye for detail.

• Solid knowledge and understanding of production pipelines, and implementation.

• The ability to work on an individual and team basis.

• Deadline driven.

• Good communicator


• Demonstrable experience integrating Matte Paintings into 3D environments using Fusion and Houdini

• Flexibility to produce Concept Art from scratch is a plus.

• The artist should have a good understanding of the CG production pipeline including pre-production, production and post-production.

How to Apply

To apply please send your CV and demoreel link to and include the position you are applying for in the subject line, or apply on the website.

About the Company

Founded in 2000, Axis is an award-winning, international studio of directors, designers, artists, animators, writers and producers that creates content for the biggest names in video games, film, television, commercials and online entertainment.

As a creative team we go out of our way to get under the skin of every project and deliver beyond client expectations. We are passionate about our craft, and we challenge ourselves to leave a lasting impression with every piece of work.

No matter the client, brand, genre or delivery platform, our creative output is distinctive, engaging and entertaining.

Accordingly Axis has won numerous industry accolades, including: a prestigious Cannes Gold Lions Award, New York Festival Awards, D&AD nominations, London International Awards, Promax Awards and a Best Animation BAFTA.

In 2014, Axis were proud to receive the Queen's Award for Enterprise, a highly prestigious honour bestowed by Her Majesty The Queen only to businesses that display the highest levels of excellence.