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Lighting/Shots Artist (CG) – Huhu Studios New Zealand

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Huhu Studios is a film and television studio experiencing a time of considerable growth.
Our studio is committed to building a platform for enthusiastic artists with a desire to succeed in the creative industry. We engage with uplifting stories to inspire audiences of all ages, working hard to achieve this through the creation, development, and production of quality animated content.

Position Description:

We are looking for a Lighting artist for the Shots department which is responsible for rendering all of the animated 3D elements of the movie into its different layers and passes for compositing.

Please note this is a contract position.

Skill sets required:

Has a depth understanding of the Maya Vray render engine and its particular features and constraints.
Has a full understanding of Vray render settings and render elements.
Is very proficient at spotting and troubleshooting problems .
Is very proficient with working with complex lighting setups.
Ability to optimise shading, lighting set ups and render settings to speed up render times.
Strong understanding of render layers and ability to create complex but optimised set ups.
Strong ability to light shots to create a mood that enhances the story from the play of light and shadow.
An understanding of the additive compositing process in Nuke.
Experience with render wrangling using a render farm.
Experience with FX rendering.
Understands the potential issues involved with rendering in a production situation.
Can work well under pressure
Has at least a few years experience in a studio as a lighting artist

Roles:

Creating layer and pass presets to meet Compositing needs.
Refine lighting per shot as needed for story purposes.
Troubleshoot technical issues as they arise.
Checking render farm and render wrangling when needed.
Contract starts 6th March 2017
If you have the skills above and are looking for a new and exciting workplace in the film/TV industry, this would be a great opportunity for you to join the family here at Huhu Studios! It’s a dynamic environment, we work hard but we love what we do.

If you fit the criteria above, please send your resume to careers@huhus.com
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