Digital Matte Painter (Remote Options)

Rooster Teeth, Austin, TX

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Rooster Teeth Animation is looking for a Digital Matte Painter to become a part of our ever-growing team! Digital Matte Painters are responsible for creating matte paintings, set extensions, shot concepts or sky domes, which are either standalone or integrated into animated stylized productions. Looking for candidates that have a love of animation and experience in live action, animated features or similar productions. 

*In this climate of constant change, candidates must be able to work and telecommunicate from home.


  • Create matte painted set extensions, shot concepts and sky domes.
  • Work closely with the Director and Art Director to create matte paintings that fit within the style and look of the show.
  • Pull show assets and layout in Maya to create base renders for matte paintings. 
  • Create multi layered Photoshop matte paintings that can be exported as layers.
  • Deliver multi camera projection setups in Nuke to compositing.
  • Work with Production on bidding tasks and developing a delivery schedule. 


  • Minimum 2 years of industry or related experience.
  • Well versed in stylistic art painting styles.
  • Extensive knowledge of advanced matte painting techniques.
  • Experience in modeling and texturing utilizing Maya
  • Redshift Render experience in Maya is a plus.
  • Proficient in time management of multiple priorities and tasks within a set deadline.
  • Effective communication and interaction with different departments
  • Demo Reel and Resume
Who We Are 
Rooster Teeth is a fan-driven, community-built entertainment company in Austin, TX. From humble origins in a spare bedroom, Rooster Teeth created the web series Red vs. Blue, an innovative form of entertainment for a changing media landscape that sparked the growth of a passionate global fandom. From that foundation, Rooster Teeth pioneered a direct-to-consumer lifestyle brand for its growing online following with subscriptions, advertising, e-commerce, and live events. Rooster Teeth produces several original content series including RWBY, the most popular western-style anime series today, The Rooster Teeth podcast network, and a daily video series featuring an in-house cast of influential talent. With broadcast and live-action production capabilities and an animation studio, Rooster Teeth engages industry-leading networks, streaming entertainment services and creative talent to develop projects that reach global audiences through its Studios division. Rooster Teeth cultivates the gaming lifestyle it helped define with partnerships through its industry-leading video-first podcast network, The Roost. Rooster Teeth has a massive global footprint of more than 45 million subscribers to its YouTube Network, 5 million unique weekly viewers across its RoosterTeeth.com hub and more than 4 million registered community members. The company was founded in 2003, and is a subsidiary of Otter Media, a WarnerMedia company.

About Rooster Teeth

Rooster Teeth is a pioneering studio responsible for some of the biggest online series in history, such as the award-winning and longest-running web series, Red vs. Blue. They also produce the globally acclaimed animated series RWBY, the first western anime series to be distributed in Japan; the award-winning Rooster Teeth Podcast; and Immersion, a reality format that brings video game theory to the real world. Rooster Teeth has a massive global footprint of more than 35 million subscribers to its YouTube Network, 5 million unique monthly visitors to its RoosterTeeth.com hub, and 2 million registered community members. The company was founded in 2003, and is now a subsidiary of Fullscreen Media, a global youth media company that develops online creators and produces multi-platform entertainment experiences. Discover more at RoosterTeeth.com.

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