Environment Lead - Montreal

Montreal /
3D – Environment /
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, recent work includes Free Guy, Black Widow, The Suicide Squad, The Nevers, Shadow and Bone, Lisey's Story, and Reminiscence

Currently in production are a number of exciting projects such as Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Foundation, Eternals, The Batman, Stranger Things Season 4, Moonfall, The Flash, and many more announcements coming soon.  

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. 

The Environment Lead is responsible for leading the Environment team and contributing to photo-realistic 2D and 3D environments and concepts.


    • Assesses the most efficient methodology per environment brief.  Approaches will vary from 2.5D Matte Painting projection setups, through full 3D asset builds
    • Provides confident leadership and mentorship to the Environments team
    • Provides and acquires photographic reference materials
    • Performs tasks related to integrating imagery into shots and preserving a unified sense of lighting, perspective, and color
    • Creates 2D paintings and 3D using photography, practical and digital skills
    • Works closely with the VFX Supervisors to ensure high quality work is done smoothly and efficiently
    • Provides and receives artistic and technical direction


    • Minimum five (5) years of previous experience as a Digital Matte Painter or Environment Artist for live-action feature and/or television
    • Proven team leadership and supervision skills
    • Expert in Adobe Photoshop
    • Strong understanding of Nuke, 3D environment layout, Maya, and camera projections
    • Working knowledge of Mari
    • Understanding and application of perspective in the creation of the 2.5D and 3D digital environment
We offer extended medical, disability and dental insurance.

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