Roto-Paint Lead


The Roto-Paint Lead provides direction and guidance with Rotoscoping and Paint workflows and approaches for in-house tasks, and interfaces with vendors to QC and direct their work.

In addition, they partner with the in-house compositing team to seamlessly integrate all elements of a shot to the highest level of VFX realism for episodic TV and feature films.



  • QC internal shots and external vendor work to a high level

  • Generate accurate and articulated roto in Silhouette and Nuke.

  • Work hand in hand with Comp for basic to advanced paint tasks.

  • Provide estimates and deliver quality work within established deadlines.

  • Attend production meetings, complete corrections/revisions based on feedback and partner with compositors to complete shots

  • Ability to provide estimates for workflow and schedules; delivers high quality work under tight deadlines

  • Share knowledge, train and mentor staff with a broad range of experience.


Core Competencies:

  • Eye for detail and high level of problem solving and creative thinking skills.

  • Strong English communication skills.

  • Ability to quickly learn and leverage new software.

  • Time management and organizational skills.

  • Strong teamwork and interdisciplinary thinking.

  • Keen artistic eye.


Education & Experience:

  • College level diploma or higher in computer graphics, fine arts, design, or photography, or related field; OR at least five years of relevant professional VFX experience in lieu of education.

  • Highly experienced with Nuke, Silhouette, and other modern roto/paint techniques.

  • Strong knowledge of compositing workflows and other aspects of post-production.

  • Strong knowledge and ability in perspective, photography, and physics of light and motion.

  • Intermediate Compositing Experience required


Who We Are:

Distillery VFX is a full-service boutique visual effects studio in Vancouver, BC, Canada, and an ensemble of experienced compositors and 3D generalists focused on delivering high-end environment and compositing work. Our namesake is derived from our team’s deepest core value: to refine our processes and workflows to their purest and most efficient forms.


What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary based on experience

  • A fun, creative and collaborative environment

  • Learn from the best in the biz

  • Dog-friendly workplace

  • Hybrid workplace

  • Commitment to COVID-19 Safety