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Lead Lighting Artist – Digital Domain Vancouver

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• Location: Vancouver, Canada
• Start Date: Immediate
• Duration: Project based


Our Lead Lighting Artists are responsible for the lighting design and rendering techniques used throughout the project. Managing the team of lighting artists to ensure the delivery of their work on time as well as provide the necessary creative support based on the CG Supervisor’s feedback. Lastly, maintaining and improving the lighting pipeline closely with the CG Supervisor is key.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Determine the specific passes needed for each sequence closely with the Comp Supervisor
• Provide additional shader revisions to continuously improve the look and address feedback from CG Supervisors
• Design and implement lighting master rigs used throughout sequences suitable for delivering the required passes and the correct look
• Review render reports and assess rendering progress, average times and consistent errors • Ensure that all elements provided to lighting artists comply with the requirements established by Look Development Artists


• Experience with Maya and Renderman or a Raytracer is essential
• Completion of University (or equivalent) and/or at least 5 years relevant experience
• 6+ years of experience creating photorealistic lighting for feature films in Maya and Renderman or VRay
• Proven experience in leading a team of artists highly preferred
• Python or C++ experience in production is a plus

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