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Boulder Media Recruiting Lighting TD & Lead Lighting Artist

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Lighting TD

Hasbro/Boulder Media is building a new feature animation division for its new owners Hasbro Entertainment. We are excited to offer talented artists the opportunity to join our very successful and established animation studio as we expand into a new area. We will be producing the first CG theatrical feature film made entirely in Ireland. The movie is based on a very well-known Hasbro property and we can’t wait to bring it to the big screen for the first time.

Lighting TD

The Lighting TD works under the supervision of the Lighting Supervisor. He/she is responsible in developing and building the Lighting workflow and Pipeline. He/she will need to assist artists with day to day issues and technical direction with varying levels of troubleshooting. He/ She will need to write helpers and pipeline tools to support the lighting and composition teams.

Responsibilities

Able to troubleshoot rendering and lighting technical issues, including scene optimisation.
Develop and support tools to facilitate and optimise Lighters day to day tasks.
Establish best practices for the workflow and pipeline.
Develop best practices for specific or recurrent problems.
With the assistance of the Lighting Supervisor and the pipeline team set development priorities and ensure that reliable solutions are available for the team.
Mentor and guide lighters when required.
Maintain good team dynamics.

Person Specification

Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or equivalent in 3D computer graphics experience.
Minimum 2 years of working experience as Lighting TD, in a film production environment or visual effects.
Proficiency writing tools in professional packages in python (Maya, Nuke,Katana etc).
Experience with PBR renderers and feature quality FXs.
Experience with xgen.
Excellent knowledge of MAYA / KATANA.
Excellent Knowledge of NUKE (or similar).
Knowledge of an asset manager as SHOTGUN is a plus.
Be comfortable with a LINUX / UNIX environment is a plus.
This role is only open to applicants willing to relocate to Ireland if required.

This company is an equal opportunities employer.

Apply here:- www.bouldermedia.tv/job/lighting-td-for-feature-film-production/
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Lead Lighting Artist

Hasbro/Boulder Media is building a new feature animation division for its new owners Hasbro Entertainment. We are excited to offer talented artists the opportunity to join our very successful and established animation studio as we expand into a new area. We will be producing the first CG theatrical feature film made entirely in Ireland. The movie is based on a very well-known Hasbro property and we can’t wait to bring it to the big screen for the first time.

Lead Lighting Artist

The Lead Lighting Artist works under the supervision of the Lighting Supervisor. He/she is responsible for the Sequence lighting of shots for the full CGI feature film. Design, implement and establish key lighting shots for a given sequence that meet the art and direction while respecting the technical requirements of the project.

Responsibilities

Light and Render key CG Shots.
Defines standards and techniques for lighting a sequence.
Collaborate with the lighting Supervisor and other sequence leads on technical and visual solutions.
Provide leadership for the production lighting team both creatively and technically.
Ensure that lighting setups are clean, well documented, modular and easily applicable to other shots.
Initiate, set up, organise and document any processes on a global or sequence level.
Mentor lighters and junior lighters and ensure that they technically and aesthetically achieve look of the sequence.
Comp shots.
Ensure that Lighters shots fit continuity of the sequence.
Collaborate with departments concerned with lighting work.
Execute the corrections requested by the Lighting Supervisor and the Director.
Maintain timing and production quotas given by the Lighting Supervisor and the production coordinator.
Organise and prepare his/her sequence presentation for approval on dailies.
Mentor, guide and train Junior lighters when required.
Maintain good team dynamics.

Person Specification

College diploma or equivalent in 3D computer graphics experience.
Minimum 2 years of working experience as Lead Lighting Artist, in a film production environment or visual effects.
Experience with PBR renderers.
Good knowledge of MAYA.
KATANA experience is a bonus.
Good Knowledge of NUKE.
Knowledge of an asset manager as SHOTGUN.
Be comfortable with a LINUX / UNIX environment is a plus.

The ideal candidate will be/have:

A strong Leader.
A team player.
Technically skilled.
Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
Self-motivated and proactive.
Open to direction.
This role is only open to applicants willing to relocate to Ireland if required.

This company is an equal opportunities employer.

Apply here:- www.bouldermedia.tv/job/lead-lighting-artist-for-feature-production/
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