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Weta Digital Recruiting Assistant Lighting Technical Director

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Assistant Lighting Technical Director

Category: Technical Director
Company: Weta Digital
Location: Wellington (New Zealand)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Weta Digital are now hiring for a group of ATD’s to work within the Lighting Team.
Assistant Lighting TDs are responsible for providing support to the more senior Lighting TDs, Production, and other departments in all aspects of the lighting pipeline. Their focus is monitoring and ensuring render and data resources are used as efficiently as possible.

Needs To Do:

– Assist in other departments as required
– Assist more senior Lighting TDs as required
– Keep in touch with company-wide advancements and standards
– Advise Show and/or Department Production of the status of their workload and when communicating with other departments as applicable
– Proactively troubleshoot render and pipeline issues within the facility
– Complete Renderwall Error Reports efficiently and proactively follow up optimization suggestions
– Provide testing support for new tools and updates
– Use company resources efficiently
– Needs to QC their images before submitting or publishing
– Remains aware of the status of their assigned tasks and when elements will be ready
– Communicate technical issues that you cannot solve yourself with the ATD Supervisor in a simple and accurate manner
– Has a basic understanding of lighting look development
– Has a basic understanding of the company lighting pipeline
– Has a strong desire to improve their knowledge and skill base, both technically and artistically
– Stays pro-active and positive

Needs to know:

– A good understanding of Maya
– Good to have Python or scripting skills
– Nice to have – work experience and portfolio

Candidates need to be available to start work on Monday 13th April 2015 and must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

If you would like to apply for consideration, please complete Weta’s online recruitment questionnaire and forward your resume/ showreel link to us at: recruitment@wetafx.co.nz
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