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Painting Practice

The Digital Art Department

TOMB RAIDER

We were happy to collaborate again with production designer Gary Freeman on the new Tomb Raider film, providing him with concept work.

Here are some of our concepts by artist Po Sing Chu.

The film is out now in cinemas.

Unity Artist

We are currently looking for a Unity Artist to join our team on a TV series adaptation of a best-selling book series, with innovative and complex design & VFX components, based in Cardiff, Wales. If you are interested, please send your details and portfolio to paintingjobcv@gmail.com

We are hiring!

Junior / Senior Pre-vis Artists and VFX / Art Co-ordinator

We are currently looking for Junior / Senior Pre-vis Artists and a VFX / Art – Co-ordinator to join our team on a TV series adaptation of a best-selling book series, with innovative and complex design & VFX components, based in Cardiff, Wales. If you are interested, please send your details and portfolio to: paintingjobcv@gmail.com

Pepsi

We collaborated with Framestore New York, providing them with some matte paintings for Pepsi’s new advert. Take a look at the advert and some of our work we did down below.

Matte Painting – Moon 

Matte Painting – Moon 

Matte Painting – Mars

Intuit ‘A Giant Story’

We collaborated with Passion Pictures, to help produce this commercial – Intuit – A Giant Story. This was an amazing project to work on and we are so happy we can finally share it with you all.

It’s such a lovely little story and we are happy to have been a part of its creation.

Check out our case study for it here: http://paintingpractice.com/portfolio-intuit/

Freelance Art Directors

Freelance Art Directors

We are currently looking to expand our freelance database of talented Art Directors to join our team. The call is for Art Directors with experience in advertising and film, available from January/February 2018. The position is in-house at Twickenham Studios. If you are interested, please send your details to paintingjobcv@gmail.com

Responsibilities

You will be responsible for the visual style and images created for projects going through Painting Practice for advertising, animation and live action projects. You will create the overall design and direct artists who develop artwork or layouts. 

Qualifications

Although this area of work is open to all graduates, a degree in one of the following subjects would be a plus:

–  Advertising Design

– Fine Art

– Graphic Design

– Illustration

Skills

You will need to demonstrate:

– The consistent ability to produce and communicate fresh ideas and visual concepts

– High levels of motivation with a strong belief in your ideas, plus the skills and confidence to express them

– Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise work and multitask

– The ability to lead, handiwork as part of, a team

– The capability to deal with stress and work well under pressure in order to meet tight deadlines

– The ability to take on briefs and delegate work to suit the strengths of your team

– The ability to adjust to ever changing client priorities, digest changes and create solutions to any creative issues that may arise, with flexibility in approach 

– An affinity to working with Clients and Directors

– Enthusiasm about advertising, animation, and live action with a desire to keep up to date with new developments in the industry

– IT skills in relevant art and design packages, such as Photoshop. Need to be skilled in both 3D and 2D. Our preferred software for 3D is Cinema 4D.

– Acute observation and an eye for detail.

Salary

To be discussed

Work Experience

Relevant experience is essential. We expect to see a portfolio of your work and ideas, and at least 2 references from previous employers.

Working hours

Working hours are 9am to 6pm. However, extra hours are often required in the evenings and at weekends in order to meet deadlines and specific needs.

Maxon Cinema4D Training Day

Maxon Cinema4D Training Day

We had a great time today giving a talk at MAXON Cinema 4D Training Day, it was a fantastic learning and networking experience. We hope people enjoyed our talk!

 

 

Studio Production Assistant

Studio Production Assistant

Studio Production Assistant wanted to join an exciting and growing, award winning digital art department based at Twickenham Studios. The company is well known in the industry with expertise in production design, concept art, digital matte painting, VFX and more.

This is a great opportunity for someone wanting to learn more about production, how a successful studio works and further their career in the TV and Film industry. After the initial 6 month contract, there will be plenty of chances to continue to learn and move onwards and upwards for the right candidate.

Duties:

  • Assisting Head of Production and Studio Production Manager
  • Managing agenda’s and studio diary
  • Front of house including first point of contact for company on phone and email
  • Responsible for all supplier invoices and the tracking of transactions including monthly reports for the accounts department
  • Maintaining/improving Social Media presence
  • Day to day IT logistics (inc website) supporting the studio IT consultant
  • General office duties, ensuring the studio runs smoothly and is always well stocked

Preferred skills and experience:

  • At least 1 year of professional experience
  • Competent in Photoshop and InDesign plus Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Enthusiasm, curiosity and ambition
  • IT Competent
  • Knowledge of WordPress an advantage

Office hours: 9am – 6pm

Salary: To be discussed – 6 month contract to start

If you’re interested in this position, please send your CV and cover letter to paintingjobcv@gmail.com

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