Digital Matte Painter (Mid/Senior)

City : Brussels
Department : VFX
Contract : Freelance

10 September 2022

Umedia is a Belgian studio specialized in the production of international film projects Its activities include production, co production, financing and visual effects ( The studio is ideally located in the popular Louise Châtelain district of Brussels)

To reinforce our team, Umedia is looking for a Digital Matte Painter to join our studio in Brussels.

By joining us, you will become part of a young and dynamic team, driven by the search for excellence and passion and attached to a strong corporate culture.


Your tasks & responsibilities

  • You contribute to the realization of visual effects on live action films and series by creating photo realistic matte paintings to combine with other VFX on the projects
  • You meet deadlines while retaining a high quality of work
  • You are familiar with pipeline issues
  • You propose artistic and technical solutions for the project and have good problem-solving skills
  • You work as a team member and communication with a supervisor of a sequence


Skills required

  • Previous relevant experience as DMP in a VFX “realistic” environment (not “animation/cartoon”)
  • Great deal of realism, as your work is intended to be featured in VFX for live action projects
  • Extensive knowledge of matte painting techniques including color space, digital paint and photo realistic collage techniques
  • To be skilled in photography with an accent on compositing, depth, live interaction and color
  • Working knowledge of Nuke and Photoshop
  • Knowledge of Maya is helpful
  • Ability to manage priorities and bring multiple within a deadline
  • Be patient and able to concentrate for long period and pay attention to detail
  • You have excellent communication skills and you are a good team member
  • You are rigorous and detail-focused
  • You are eager to learn and develop professionally
  • You are fluent in English (French and/or Dutch is an asset)
  • You live in Belgium or you are willing to relocate in Belgium