Are you a Junior Lighting Artist interested in working with us on our first Animated Feature?! The Junior Lighting Artist uses creative and technical skills to light shots and sequences; facilitating shots through the lighting and rendering pipeline.


What you'll get to do:

  • Work with the Creative leads to interpret the visual goals in context of the tools and processes of the project
  • Polish the lighting on a shot and composite together assets and environment renders into a final shot
  • Use appropriate compositing software to create a composite tree that combines the rendered levels and adjust the final composite until it meets the vision of the Directors and Supervisors
  • Maintain consistency of lighting across all shots
  • Troubleshoot common rendering issues
  • Bring shots from lighting production through to finalising based on project deadlines and milestone goals
  • Work closely with the Lighting Leads to establish key lighting and adapt lighting rigs
  • Follow Supervisor and Leads direction to create and design lighting for complex scenes; look developed assets, animation files and FX elements
  • Communicate updates and track data per Production direction


What you bring:

  • Experience on feature films, TV and/or animated feature is preferable
  • Experience on animated features a bonus
  • Experience using the following software: Maya, Nuke
  • Completion of degree program or working equivalent
  • Sound level of understanding of 3D packages and rendering technology
  • Sound level of understanding of compositing and colour theory
  • Have a thorough understanding of the film post production process
  • Must have a good “eye”, and a good understanding of light, colour, contrast, shading, and lighting design
  • Knowledge of rendering workflows
  • Understand visual requirements for film, and design procedures and techniques to support the visual goals
  • Understand the role and importance that lighting plays in the story-telling process
  • Knowledge of Python or MEL in production is a plus
  • Ability to take direction
  • Able to communicate and interact positively in a collaborative group environment
  • Pro-active and can-do attitude
  • Excellent attention to detail


Please include examples of:

  • Personal work that demonstrates your lighting skills
  • Non-CGI work such as Photography or Life Drawing (if possible)


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