Service Offered

Matte Painting

Los Angeles, California - United States

Hello. I’m a concept artist and matte painter located in the Los Angeles area. I’m currently available for new projects. On my website you’ll find samples of my work and contact information. Attached is my resume.

I have additional prop work and concepts not posted on my web site that I can provide for review, if requested.

I look forward to hearing from you.


-Jim Hawkins

ExperienceProfessional Experience:

Matte Painter, Mirada Studios Apr 2019
Netflix, La Casa De Papel - Special Venue
Matte Painter, Mirada Studios Mar 2019
Netflix, The Umbrella Academy, Triple Frontier - Special Venue
Amazon, Marvelous Mrs. Maisel - Special Venue
Matte Painter/Concept Artist, FuseFX Jan 2019
Deadwood, True Detective, The Orville, Veronica Mars, Avatar - TV Series
Matte Painter, Mirada Studios Oct-Nov 2018
Netflix, Bird Box, The Christmas Chronicles,
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina - Special Venue
Concept Artist, FuseFX Sep 2018
Amazing Stories - TV Series
Matte Painter, Method Studios Aug-Sep 2018
Athene - Commercial
Matte Painter, Mirada Studios Jul 2018
Netflix, The Innocents, Dark - Special Venue
Matte Painter/Concept Artist, Zoic Studios Jan 2012 ??" May 2018
Feature Film: Beirut, Big Eyes, Finding 52, Everything, Everything,
TV: American Gods, Arrow, Banshee, Behind Enemy Lines, Blindspot, Castle, Chicago Fire
Chicago Justice, Chicago Med, Cobra Kai, Code Black, Exorcist, Falling Skies
Future Man, Game of Thrones, Gone Baby Gone, Good Behavior, Guilt, Homeland, Hand of God, Household Name, Intelligence, Iron Fist, Issues, Law & Order True Crime, Legion, Legends of Tomorrow, Magic City, Magnum P. I., Miracle Workers, Mission Control, Once Upon a Time, Other Space, Powerless, Quantico, Reverie, Resurrection, Santa Clarita Diet, Six, Shooter, Taken, The 100, The Flash, The Get Down, The Good Place, The Haunted, The Man in the High Castle, The Mist, The Orville, The Walking Dead, Timeless, When We Rise, Whispers, White Collar, White Famous
Pitches: The Boys, Daybreak, End Game, Extinction, Free Jack, LA Confidential, Major League, Midnight Texas, Mission Control, Miracle Workers, Resurrection, Trial
Commercials: Final Fantasy, Sony PlayStation, Fox Training Ground, Fiat
Concept Artist, World Famous Jul 2017
WA Lottery ??" Pitch

Matte Painter, Fiction City, LLC Jun 2017
The Great Race, Feature Film
Matte Painter, Broken Foot Productions Jul 2015
War Dogs - Feature Film
Matte Painter, Artifact Studios Jul 2015
Marvel - Game Commercial
Matte Painter, Mirada Studios Jun 2015
Lexus - Commercials
Matte Painter, A52 Apr 2015 - May 2015
DKNY, Firestone - Commercials
Matte Painter, A52 Jan 2015
Mophie - Commercial
Matte Painter, Mirada Studios Aug 2014 - Sep 2014
Target, Commercial, IBM - Special Venue
Matte Painter, We Are Royale Aug 2014
Washington Lotto - Commercial
The 100 - Promo Spot
Matte Painter, Logan May 2014 - Jun 2014
Matte Painter, Method May 2014
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Commercial
Matte Painter, Mirada Studios Sep 2014
Katy Perry ??" Roar - Music Video
Matte Painter, Animaholics Animation Jul 2013
Brazil - Commercial
Matte Painter, Method May 2013
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters - Feature Film
Matte Painter, Mirada Studios Apr 2013 - May 2013
HP - Commercial
Matte Painter, Mirada Studios Jan 2013 - Feb 2013
Pacific Rim - Feature Film, Reckless ??" Special venue
Matte Painter, MPC Aug 2012
Target - Commercial
Matte Painter, Rogues Gallery Jul 2012 - Aug 2012
Hawken - Game Trailer
Concept Artist, Angst VFX Jan 2012 - Mar2012
Medina- Pitch
Matte Painter, Blind Nov 2011
Finish - Commercial
Matte Painter, The Mill Nov 2011
Audi - Commercial
Concept Artist, Blind Oct 2011
Truth - Pitch
Concept Artist, filmpaint Aug 2011 - Oct 2011
White Storm - Short Film
Matte Painter, Animaholics Animation Sep 2011
Castle - Television Series
Matte Painter/Concept Artist, Angst VFX Apr 2011 - Jun 2011
Sony Imageworks Roadshow - Special Venue
Matte Painter, Digital Domain Jan 2011 - Apr 2011
Thor - Feature Film
Matte Painter, Brain Zoo Jun 2010 - Dec 2010
Marvel - Commercials, Ratchet and Clank - Cinematics
Matte Painter, Digital Domain May 2010
Nissan Leaf iAd, iPhone - Commercial
Concept Artist, Motion Theory Nov 2009
Disney - Pitch
Matte Painter, MPC Jul 2009
Beyonce - Music Video
Matte Painter/Concept Artist, Angst VFX Mar 2009 - Nov 2009
Music Videos: Beyonce, Regina Spektor, Anjulie, Film: Disney’s “Wizards of Waverly Place”
Pitches: Coca-Cola, Eagle Mobile, Haze - Special Venue

Internship, Digital Sculpting, Gentle Giant Jul 2008
A Christmas Carol - Feature Film
Student, Gnomon School of Visual Effects 2006 - 2008
Environment Artist, Frasca International Inc. May 2003 - Aug 2006
Created visual system environments for full motion based commercial flight simulators.
Modeled all assets including buildings, terrain, runways, landmarks, etc. using Maya.
Created photo-sourced and hand painted textures for all assets using Photoshop.
Assembled environments using an aeronautical level editor.

Gnomon, School of visual effects, 2-year Certificate Program 2008
Bachelor of Arts, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL 2000
SpecialityMatte Painting
Concept Art
Software ProficiencyPhotoshop

View Website
Submitted by on Apr 26, 2019
COW Profile

Contact JimHawkinsvfx
Los Angeles, California - United States

Film   •   Matte Painting
Reply   Like  
Login to Comment