Giant are hiring – Lead Background Artist / Matte Painter

Giant are looking for a Lead Matte Painter for an upcoming production.

This is a full time position and will be based in our studio in Dublin, Ireland.

The role is only open to applicants willing to relocate to Ireland if required and applicants should be eligible to work within the EEA.

We will endeavor to respond to all applicants, but due to the high volume of applications we receive a reply might not always be possible.

Please mail to – please note: you must include the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email, for example: “Application – Lead Background Artist / Matte Painter”.

Starting date: ASAP


  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining the level and style of background and matte painting for the series
  • Must work under pressure of tight deadlines and be able to problem-solve issues as they arise
  • Troubleshoot technical and managerial issues in relation to the Background / Matte Painting department
  • Communicate departmental reports and issues with the Production Manager and other Department Leads

Position Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Self-motivated with ability to prioritize and attention to detail

The ideal candidate will be/have    

  • A team player
  • Technically skilled
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Open to direction