Celebrating over 25 years in the industry, Scanline VFX specializes in creating complex visual effects for high end, block buster feature films with studios worldwide: Vancouver, Los Angeles, Munich, and Stuttgart. Founded in Germany, the company expanded to Los Angeles in 2007 and opened the largest studio in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia in 2011. In 2015 it won the Emmy for Outstanding Visual Effects for their work on Game of Thrones. Scanline VFX has received multiple Academy Award Nominations for Best Achievement in Visual Effects: 2014 for Iron Man 3 and in 2010 for its work on director Clint Eastwoods Hereafter. We are also well known for our proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline, for which it received a 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award.


Reporting to the Paint/Roto Supervisor, the Paint/Roto artist supports and partners with compositors to integrate seamlessly all elements of a shot to the highest level of VFX “realism” for major feature films.

Complete assigned tasks effectively; able to troubleshoot and QA own work to the highest quality.
Roto tasks include;

  • 2D Camera Tracking,
  • Character roto-scoping (2+ years experience)
  • and Motion Blur (2+ years experience)
    Paint tasks include:
  • Frame by Frame
  • Camera Projections
  • Plate restoration
  • Colour correction
  • Tracking Marker Removal
  • Rig and Wire Removal
  • Green Screen Clean up
  • Dust Busting
    Attend production meeting; complete corrections/revisions based on feedback and partner with compositors to complete shots.
    Able to provide estimates for workflow and schedules; deliver high quality of work under tight deadlines.
    Train, mentor and support Junior staff.

Degree/Diploma in Digital Media Arts (preferred)
4+ years experience working in major (realism) feature films
Intermediate to Advanced knowledge/experience with Nuke, Silhouette, Mocha (MUST), and Maya (preferred)
Ability to receive and implement feedback quickly and effectively; takes direction well
Strong written and oral communication skills, team player, and time management skills
Able to work independently with minimal supervision; strong trouble shooting/problem solving ability; escalates issues as needed.
Knowledge of Photography + traditional are background and asset.
(nb: stereoscope experience not applicable)

+Extended Medical
+Disability Insurance
+Dental Insurance