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Mr. X Inc Recruiting Lighting Artist

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Lighting Artist

Lighting Artist Needed

Specializing in feature film visual effects and animation for international and local producers, Toronto based digital studio, Mr. X Inc. is comprised of a unique and gifted team of artists, filmmakers and programmers devoted to the art, craft and technology of visual story telling. Our talented staff, committed to quality above all else, have achieved some of the most original and photo-realistic visual effects and animation seen on film to date. If you have the imagination, talent and drive, then Mr. X is looking for you We are currently looking for a Lighting Artist.

Responsibilities include:

-Responsible for final 3D scene assembly and rendering of elements required to complete visual effects shots,
-Engaging at every stage of production including pre-visualization of complicated sequences, look development, and research and development,
-Optimize and troubleshoot lighting and rendering problems in a fast paced environment,
-Working closely with CG Supervisors to determine best approach to solve 3D challenges and develop final look,
-Will work closely with compositors to finish selected shots so that computer generated elements are seamlessly integrated with live-action plates.


-Experience with Maya and/or Houdini as well as a firm understanding of film production / post production techniques in a production environment,
-Intermediate-level compositing experience (Nuke),
-Ability to problem solve and predict potential problems with assigned tasks,
-Ability to manage personal as well as team milestones and deadlines,
-Strong communication skills are critical. Candidate must be able to work within a team, taking direction and exercising attention to detail in a fast-paced production environment,
-Experience with V-Ray and/or Mantra a plus,
-Experience with Texture Painting or Look Development a plus,
-Experience with 3D modeling/texturing a plus,
-At least 3 years of experience lighting for Feature Films.

All interested applicants should email their resumes to with the subject reading “Lighting Artist”. Please include the address of your web portfolio in your cover letter and/or resume
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