LIGHTER - LA

Job No: SVFX968
Location: LOS ANGELES, CA

 

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TITLE

LIGHTER 

JOB SUMMARY

The Lighting artist works under the supervision of the Lighting Supervisor. The Lighting artist is responsible for lighting shots for the full CGI feature film.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the artistic lighting of an environment, characters or elements within the vision set forth by the VFX Supervisor
  • Tasked with assembling a shot from multiple look developed assets, animation files, matchmove cameras, and a standard lighting rig
  • Works with guidance from Look Development and Lead Technical Directors to maintain the desired level of aesthetic quality and technical accuracy
  • Interfaces with Compositors to ensure that any elements delivered are what is needed to complete the desired look

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  • At least 4 years technical direction experience or examples demonstrating equivalent
  • Proven lighting skills.  
  • Strong sense of composition, light and color
  • Proficiency with Maya and Mental Ray for Maya. 3ds Max a huge plus
  • Basic MEL knowledge a plus
  • Ability to problem solve and predict potential problems with assigned tasks
  • Ability to take direction positively, work well within a team, and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to multitask

 

HOW TO MAKE YOUR APPLICATION STAND OUT

  • APPLY ONLY ONCE.
    We keep your resume on file for 6 months so no need to apply again unless there are significant changes or unless you're applying for a different position.
  • ALWAYS APPLY WITH THE SAME EMAIL
    We want to be able to reach you easily and much of our correspondence is via email and this helps us keep your information together in one file. That way you're not lost in the system.
  • Resume - Include in your resume the names of the company's you worked with and the dates you were there. Max 2 pages.
  • Cover Letter - tell us a little about yourself and what makes you the ideal candidate.
  • Reel Breakdown - demonstrates what you did on each shot and the tools used - Go ahead! Show off your talent/skills here.

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