Full Time Job

Senior Lighting Artist

Animal Logic

Sydney, Australia 06-29-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Are you a Senior Lighting Artist interested in working with us on our next fully CG animated feature, ''The Shrinking of the Treehorns?'' The Senior Lighting Artist uses creative and technical skills to light shots and sequences, facilitating shots through the lighting and rendering pipeline.  

What you'll get to do: 
• Bring shots from initial brief through to final, based on project deadlines and milestone goals 
• Follow Supervisor and Lead direction to light and composite complex scenes and early look dev tests
• Polish existing shot lighting and composite renders into a final shot, troubleshooting any issues  
• Final compositing of assigned shots 
• Work closely with the lighting and comp Leads 
• Communicate updates and track data per Production direction 
• Provide solutions to visual problems through existing tools, or by supporting new tool development 
• Work with the creative leads to interpret visual goals in the context of the tools and processes of the project, and ensure these tools and procedures support the creative process 
• Work with the creative leads to communicate schedule implications of visual requirements 
• Provide direct visual support and feedback to artists where required 
• Provide feedback on how to improve existing tools to work more efficiently 
• Mentor and support less experienced lighting artists by sharing expertise 

What you bring: 
• 5+ years' experience on animated features, feature films and/or TV
• 5+ years' experience in Lighting 
• Experience using Python, Maya, Katana, Nuke 
• Solid knowledge of lighting and rendering workflows 
• Must have a good ''eye'' and understanding of light, colour theory, contrast, shading, and lighting design 
• Completion of degree or working equivalent  
• Advanced level of understanding of compositing, working with aov channels and designing template and gizmos at a key shot level
• A thorough understanding of the film post production process 
• Attention to design and artistic detail  
• Ability to work solo as well as collaboratively within a team environment
• Excellent problem solving, balancing quick turnaround with long term quality and the ability to meet deadlines  
• Strong written and oral communication in English 
• Ability to efficiently organise and prioritise work across multiple areas and work under pressure 
• Ability to take direction and feedback, anticipating the supervisor's and lead's preference 

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rek1y5-3-236-84-188-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Animal Logic

Animal Logic is one of the world's most accomplished digital studios producing award winning, ground breaking and trail blazing animation, visual effects and design.