Full Time Job

Lead Lighting Artist

Moving Picture Company

Remote / Virtual 07-09-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

With offices all over the globe, MPC is one of the world's leading visual effects (VFX) studios, creating award winning, high-end VFX for the film and advertising industries.

We are constantly looking for the best talent in the world, enthusiastic people that come in everyday to be a part of some of the best work in the industry. Our teams in London, and throughout our global network of studios, produce creative, visually stunning and technically challenging VFX and digital projects of the highest quality, and we are looking for candidates with a desire to be involved in the
success of these projects.

Are you looking to work closely with CG & VFX supervisors? Are you passionate about leading your own creative team? If so MPC would love to hear from you. We have some incredible projects lined up and we are looking to fill the last remaining Lead Roles, please get in contact for more information.


Lighting Essentials:
• Passionate about building and leading teams of creatives
• Ability to make decisions to drive progress on a project
• Ability to solve complex problems and determine solutions
• Ability to innovate new methodologies to streamline workflows
• Ability to collaborate and engage with other department leads for efficient communication
• Strong knowledge of Katana and Renderman (user level)
• Strong understanding of rendering techniques
• Understanding of shading models / networks

Any of the following technical skills is a bonus:
• Previous experience with Linux
• Knowledge of Mel/Python/LUA scripting
• Ability to problem solve and predict potential problems with assigned tasks
• Maya and/or Houdini experience
• Experience with Texture Painting, 3D Modeling or Look Development

Any of the following experience is a great advantage:
• Ability to problem solve and predict potential problems with assigned tasks
• Ability to manage personal as well as team milestones and deadlines
• Previous experience in a VFX environment
• 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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5z230-3-235-60-144-42 in your application.