Roto/Paint Artist - Montreal

Montreal /
2D – Roto/Paint /
Contract - Artist
Scanline VFX is an award-winning visual effects studio, with locations in Vancouver, Montreal, Los Angeles, London, Seoul, Munich, and Stuttgart. Attracting talent from around the world, current work includes Aquaman: The Lost Kingdom, The Flash, and Stanger Things Season 4.

Come and join an innovative and collaborative team and be challenged to do the best work of your career alongside some of the best talent from around the globe. 

Reporting to the Roto/Paint Supervisor, the Roto/Paint Artist supports and partners with compositors to integrate seamlessly all elements of a shot to the highest level of VFX "realism" for major feature films.

Relevant du superviseur Paint - Roto, l'artiste Paint-Roto devra soutenir et collaborer avec les compositeurs pour intégrer de manière transparente tous les éléments d'un plan au plus haut niveau de "réalisme" VFX pour longs métrages.


    • Generates accurate articulate roto mattes in Nuke or Silhouette
    • Matches motion blur using procedural/calculated approaches
    • Tracks plates using 2D trackers or Planar tracking methods
    • Uses 3D cameras to generate 2D tracking data or for projection techniques
    • De-grains plates to a high standard and matches grain to the plate
    • Uses frame by frame painting techniques in conjunction with procedural cleanup techniques
    • QC’s work to a high standard using RV (or similar)
    • Attend production meetings; complete corrections/revisions based on feedback and partner with compositors to complete shots
    • Provide estimates for workflow and schedules; deliver high quality of work under tight deadlines
    • Train, mentor and support Junior staff


    • Degree/Diploma in Digital Media Arts (preferred)
    • Minimum two (2) years of experience working in major live action feature films
    • Intermediate to Advanced knowledge/experience with Nuke, Silhouette, Mocha (required), and Maya (preferred)
    • Ability to receive and implement feedback quickly and effectively; takes direction well
    • Strong written and oral communication skills, team player, and time management skills
    • Able to work independently with minimal supervision; strong trouble shooting/problem solving ability; escalates issues as needed
    • Knowledge of Photography + Traditional are background and asset

We offer extended medical, disability and dental insurance.

Please only apply once. We keep your application details on file for both current and future job opportunities. If you are applying to more than one position, use the same email address on all applications. Only re-apply if
your details have recently changed.

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