RECRUITMENT
 


We are often looking for skilled artists to work with us. Matte painters, concept artists, illustrators and 3D designers; if you think you have what we're looking for, send us a link to your reel or portfolio, as well as your up to date CV. While there might not be any positions available at the time you contact us, your details are kept on file. Make sure navigation is kept at a minimum when sending websites. Please do not send us any DVD's or prints unless requested. We are currently unable to accept applications for internships or student placements.

Contact us at:

recruitment@somniostudios.com

 

Required skills for matte painters:

• Strong understanding of drawing, (construction of shapes, perspective and geometry) values and colour.
• Experience designing and creating matte paintings, including some 3D knowledge of commonly used techniques in the industry.
• Experience creating stylised or photo realistic environments using paint techniques and photo reference.
• Good photographic knowledge (ie exposure, grading and curve control) as well as experience with HDRI in a 2D environment.
• Maintain professional attitude, irrespective of production pressures and shifting creative briefs.
• A minimum of 4 years in the VFX industry experience as a matte painter preferred.


Required skills for concept artists:

• Strong understanding of drawing, (construction of shapes, perspective and geometry) values composition and colour.
• Strong design skills and idea creation of environments and/or characters.
• Ability to quickly convey mood and atmosphere.
• Ability to create both quick sketches as well as more polished designs, depending on what's needed.
• Excellent communication skills. Ability to translate written as well as spoken briefs into images.
• Good photographic knowledge (ie exposure, grading and curve control) is a plus.
• Understanding of how the designs will be used once completed inside VFX pipelines. (Restrictions etc.)
• Maintain professional attitude, irrespective of production pressures and shifting creative briefs.
• A minimum of 3 years as a concept artist preferred.







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