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Digital Matte Painter

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis

As a DMP Artist at ILP, you will be responsible for creating digital extensions and providing enhancements to live action and fully CG rendered material. The job involves problem solving using a combination of 2D, 2.5D and 3D techniques most suitable for the task.

We are primarily looking for people with a keen artistic eye, who are comfortable with preparing and managing geometries and cameras for photo & CG based projection setups. A solid understanding of light, color, composition and photography is essential.

In this role you will collaborate closely with show leads and supervisors and aid in the planning and execution of Digital Matte Paintings.
Our ideal candidate has a secondary interest/skill in a related area such as Concept Art, Compositing, or Generalist 3D.

Skills & Requirements


  • Capable of creating high quality Digital Matte Paintings for urban, organic, and futuristic environments as extensions of plates, CG, or standalone.
  • Thorough knowledge of Nuke, 2.5D/projection based workflow
  • Thorough knowledge of photoshop
  • 3+ years of VFX experience or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of a 3D package used to build geometry and set up cameras for DMP
  • Comfortable dealing with multiple photographic sources like panoramic images, HDRIs, photogrammetry, etc.

Preferred Skills

  • General Compositing Skills
  • Generalist 3D Skills, such as modeling, lookdev and lighting
  • Concept Art Skills
  • Comfortable in a linux environment
  • Experience using shotgun as an artist in a production environment
  • Experienced with terrain generation software and workflows would be ideal

Great Place to Work

  • You get to be a pirate

  • Social and friendly work environment

  • We do world class epic stuff

  • Innovative and fast-paced culture

  • Centrally located kick-ass office

  • Work–life balance perks

About the company

Important Looking Pirates is one of Scandinavia's biggest visual effects studios. Located in the heart of Stockholm we create photorealistic VFX for international TV series and feature films.

ILP was founded by artists in 2007 with the vision to become one of the top international suppliers of VFX. Since our management are artists themselves the focus of the company has always been on the quality of our work. That focus has not only earned us the big productions we are working on today but also international recognition and several of the most prestigious industry awards. We can proudly say that we have assembled one of the best visual effects teams in the business, currently with around 180 talents from all corners of the world.

Our latest projects include films like Star Wars - Rise of Skywalker, Jurassic World - Fallen Kingdom and Aladdin, and TV series like Lost in Space, Watchmen, Game of Thrones and Westworld.

Our headquarters is located in the famous Norstedts building on the islet of Riddarholmen. The office is designed to inspire creativity and to provide the best possible work environment for creating spectacular visual effects. Almost a third of the office consists of social areas where the pirates gather to have lunch and celebratory fikas, get company updates, participate in fussball tournaments, and hang out for Friday beers.

Julia Olovsson | Contact Person

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