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Animal Logic Recruiting Lighting Artist & Rigging TD

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Lighting Artist – LEGO 2

Everything will be awesome when you’re part of the team! Animal Logic – the studio that brought you The LEGO Movie – is looking for Lighting Artists. This position involves the use of creative and technical skills to light shots and sequences. The Lighting Artist must facilitate shots through the lighting and rendering pipeline. This is a fulltime, contract roles that reports to the Lighting Supervisor and Artist Management.

Key Responsibilities Include:

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

Requirements:

3+ years’ CG production experience
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
Excellent attention to detail
English verbal and written skills are required to fulfil the requirements of the job

Salary range CAD$88– 120k and extended medical benefits. In addition, we include a comprehensive benefits package with paid vacation time, extended medical and dental, AD&D, LTD and Life insurance. Relocation assistance provided if required. If you are interested in applying for this role please fill out our online application form via our website. www.animallogic.com/Careers/Jobs or contact us at jobs@animallogic.ca

We are based in Sydney, LA and are now very excited to be establishing a presence in Vancouver within the creative precinct of Yaletown. Production on our first Vancouver-based animated feature commenced in January 2016 with more animated features in the pipeline. Our business and work location for this role is 840 Cambie Street, Vancouver.

Animal Logic recently completed production on Peter Rabbit, and is currently in production on The LEGO® Movie Sequel (2019). In 2017, Animal Logic completed production on The LEGO® Ninjago Movie, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and Alien: Covenant. Other film credits include: The LEGO® Movie, Avengers: Age of Ultron, The Great Gatsby, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole, 300, Happy Feet and The Matrix.
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Rigging TD – LEGO 2

Everything will be awesome when you’re part of the team! Animal Logic – the studio that brought you The LEGO Movie – is looking for a Rigging TD. This position involves working closely with a variety of departments including; R&D, Art, Modelling, Layout and Animation, to develop, implement and maintain character and prop assets for use in both Layout and Animation. This is a fulltime, contract role that reports to the Rigging Supervisor and Artist Management.

Key Responsibilities Include:

Develop and maintain procedural rig components using a custom Rigging API
Follow a brief and produce complex production ready rigs of a high standard
Work with the Modelling Department to ensure that models are suitable for rigging and performance requirements
Work with Animators to develop and prototype rigs for a broad range of creative and technical requirements
Support rigs as they move through the animation pipeline and develop supplementary Animation tools and processes

Requirements:

3+ years’ experience in a similar position working on feature films and/or animated features
Experience with hard surface and mechanical type rigging
Strong knowledge of rigging in either XSI or Maya
Knowledge of the Python scripting language
Software development experience using Python, C++ and OpenGL
Strong mathematical skills
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to work to deadlines
Proven strong technical and visual skills
Proven strong communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to multi-task, prioritize and problem solve
Ability to work well with others in a team environment and when necessary to pass knowledge to other staff members
Interest in pipeline, process, tools and techniques with a high level understanding of industry standards, conventions, formats and common practice
English verbal and written skills are required to fulfil the requirements of the job

Salary range CAD$88– 120k and extended medical benefits. In addition, we include a comprehensive benefits package with paid vacation time, extended medical and dental, AD&D, LTD and Life insurance. Relocation assistance provided if required. If you are interested in applying for this role please fill out our online application form via our website. www.animallogic.com/Careers/Jobs or contact us at jobs@animallogic.ca

We are based in Sydney, LA and are now very excited to be establishing a presence in Vancouver within the creative precinct of Yaletown. Production on our first Vancouver-based animated feature commenced in January 2016 with more animated features in the pipeline. Our business and work location for this role is 840 Cambie Street, Vancouver.

Animal Logic recently completed production on Peter Rabbit, and is currently in production on The LEGO® Movie Sequel (2019). In 2017, Animal Logic completed production on The LEGO® Ninjago Movie, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and Alien: Covenant. Other film credits include: The LEGO® Movie, Avengers: Age of Ultron, The Great Gatsby, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole, 300, Happy Feet and The Matrix.
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