Added by on 2014-03-20

Nerd Corps Entertainment Wanted: Lighting Artist for CG Animation Studio

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Lighting Artist for CG Animation Studio

Department: VFX

** Please state “CGM – Lighting Artist” in the subject line of your email **

About the position:

The lighting artist is an energetic and enthusiastic individual with strong lighting skills and experience in lighting for broadcast television or feature film production. The lighting artist excels at creating high-calibre dynamic and riveting lighting sequences while meeting production deadlines.

Responsibilities and duties:

  • Demonstrate a broad range of lighting abilities in a collaborative environment to conceptualize and create the overall look, attitude and style of the character and set lighting
  • Able to work within the lighting and rendering pipeline and capable of troubleshooting common rendering and lighting technical issues
  • Identify to the visual effects lead problems that could potentially arise with respect to timelines and delivery schedules
  • Make sure that all work done is accounted for and entered in the tracking system (SPARCX)
  • Balance the creative needs, technical resources and time available
  • Ensure the schedule is being followed and take a proactive approach with the director and/or visual effects lead to ensure lighting shots are always in progress
  • Follow the creative direction of the production as communicated by the visual effects lead
  • Work with the senior staff of the visual effects team to learn as much as possible about the methods and software used when lighting

Qualifications and competencies:

  • 2-3 years of previous lighting production experience for episodic TV or feature film
  • Demonstrates solid understanding of principles of lighting
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge in the areas of rendering, lighting, shading and compositing
  • Works well within the team
  • Able to take directions and work independently
  • Able to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
  • Able to multi-task and prioritize
  • Skilled at improvising and problem solving
  • Thrives in a high pressure, deadline oriented environment
  • Enjoys working in a team atmosphere
  • Degree/diploma in fine arts or animation or equivalent experience an asset

About us:

Nerd Corps is one of the largest animation studios in Canada boasting a diverse portfolio of award-winning original properties such as Slugterra, League of Super Evil, Storm Hawks and Rated A for Awesome. But we’re more than just an animation studio. We build stories, worlds, and experiences for kids that cut across platforms from television to online, games, toys, mobile—wherever kids are spending time. We handle all stages of our process in-house, including IP creation and development, animation production, finance, sales and distribution, licensing and consumer products, and interactive development. We’re a rarity in the industry, and are looking for the best talent to join our team!

We would like to convey our sincere thanks to all those who express interest in being a part of the Nerd Corps team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings, you will be contacted.

Please email your resume, portfolio/demo reel link and cover letter explaining why you feel you would be a great fit:
recruiting@nerdcorps.com

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