Roto Artist

RPM (Roto, Prep, Camera and Bodytrack) Chennai, India


PLEASE NOTE: We are accepting speculative applications only.

We do not currently have openings available for the position of Roto Artist, however, we are accepting speculative applications. 
If you would like to be considered for future opportunities, please submit an application. We will keep your details on our database
and contact you when a position becomes available, should you have the required skills and experience which match this position.

At DNEG, working as a Roto Artist, and honing those skills, is the beginning of a long career in 2D. Learning from our experienced 2D team, you will be responsible for preparing plates for our Compositors by dustbusting and scratch removal. Depending on show requirements, our Roto Artists will be expected to produce garbage mattes and accurate articulate mattes by using our in-house Roto software. We aim to develop your skills by challenging you to remove rigs and wires using Nuke and other Paint software.

DNEG firmly believes that the strongest and most talented Compositors are the artists who have come through a Roto and Prep role. It provides skills that remain with you throughout your 2D career.


Must Have

  • Experience working with Nuke
  • Knowledge of composition and colour
  • Showreel showcasing a variety of 2D skills including Roto, Prep and Compositing
  • Strong eye for detail and precision


Nice to Have

  • Completion of a VFX course
  • Silhouette
  • Interest in photography and digital manipulation


About You

  • Pro-active
  • Eager to learn
  • Patience
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to take direction and feedback well from your peers

About Us
We are DNEG, one of the world’s leading VFX and animation studios for the creation of award-winning feature film, television and multiplatform content. We employ nearly 7,000 people with worldwide offices and studios across North America (Los Angeles, Montréal, Toronto, Vancouver), Europe (London) and Asia (Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Mumbai).