Irena Šmitáková
Irena Šmitáková
Alpha Brush | Digital Matte Painter & Environment Generalist
London, United Kingdom

Hi,
I am a Digital Matte Painter and Environment artist working for Film and TV. I joiined the industry in 2017 and had the opportunity to work on amazing projects like The Lion King, Good Omens, Call of the Wild and so on.

I am proficient at painting using Photoshop, hard-surface modeling and uving in Maya, generating terrains and building assets in Houdini, detailing and sculpting in Zbrush, texturing my assets in Mari and this all bring to Clarisse. And of course combine all the rendered elements in Nuke to create final magic on the screen.

I love creating worlds that don't exist, and you?

My One Word: Courage

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Skills

CompositingConcept ArtEnvironment DesignIllustrationLook DevelopmentMatte PaintingDigital SculptingEnvironment ModelingHard Surface ModelingTexturingVisual EffectsPhotographyVisual DevelopmentGraphic DesignWorld Building

Software proficiency

Photoshop
Photoshop
Maya
Maya
Nuke
Nuke
ZBrush
ZBrush
Mari
Mari
Photoscan
Photoscan
V-Ray
V-Ray
SpeedTree
SpeedTree
InDesign
InDesign
Substance Painter
Substance Painter
Houdini
Houdini
After Effects
After Effects

Reel

Productions

  • Noelle poster
    • Movie
      Noelle
    • Year
      2019
    • Role
      Digital Matte Painter
    • Company
      MPC
  • 220px artemis fowl poster
    • Movie
      Artemis Fowl
    • Year
      2020
    • Role
      Digital Matte Painter
    • Company
      MPC
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    • Movie
      The Lion King
    • Year
      2019
    • Role
      3D Digital Matte Painter
    • Company
      MPC London
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    • TV Production
      Good Omens
    • Year
      2019
    • Role
      Digital Matte Painter
    • Company
      Milk VFX
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    • TV Production
      Origin
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      Digital Matte Painter
    • Company
      Milk VFX
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    • TV Production
      Thunderbirds are go
    • Year
      2019
    • Role
      Digital Matte Painter
    • Company
      Milk VFX
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    • Movie
      Chuck Steel: Night of the Trampires
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      Junior Compositor / Junior Matte Painter
    • Company
      Animortal Studio

Experience

  • Digital Matte Painter & Environment Generalist at Milk VFX
    London, United Kingdom
    October 2019 - Present

  • Artist Environment / Matte Painter at Moving Picture Company
    Montreal, Canada
    April 2019 - September 2019

  • 3D Digital Matte Painter at Moving Picture Company
    London, United Kingdom
    October 2018 - March 2019

  • Digital Matte Painter at Milk VFX
    London, United Kingdom
    June 2018 - October 2018

  • Matte Painter / Concept Artist at Animortal Studio Ltd.
    Bridgend, United Kingdom
    May 2018 - May 2018

  • Junior Compositor / Junior Matte Painter at Animortal Studio Ltd.
    Bridgend
    July 2017 - October 2017