Prep Artist

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


Position at DNEG

We are accepting speculative applications only!

Please Note: We do not currently have openings available for the position of Prep 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. 

Working closely with our Compositing team, Prep Artist at DNEG use a variety of paint techniques to seamlessly prepare plates for them to use for their shots.  Depending on show requirements the work will vary from removing rigs and wires using Nuke or other frame-by-frame painting software to de-graining and re-graining paintwork before it leaves the department.

Our Prep Artists have a solid understanding of Nuke’s 3D environment to project clean plates and how to use UV projections. They will also be called upon to dustbust plates and scratch removal.


 Must Have

  • Previous experience working in a VFX studio
  • A working knowledge of Nuke.
  • A knowledge and interest in photograph and digital manipulation is helpful
  • Critical eye for detail
  • Artistic talent with a knowledge of composition and colour


Nice to Have

  • Experience using Silhouette


About You

  • Willingness to learn new techniques
  • Pro-active
  • Ability to work under pressure amongst a large team
  • Can take direction and feedback well from Compositors and Supervisors

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 8,000 people with worldwide offices and studios across North America (Los Angeles, Montréal, Toronto, Vancouver), Europe (London) and Asia (Bangalore, Mohali,Chennai, Mumbai) and Australia (Sydney).