Full Time Job

Lighting Artist

Moving Picture Company

Remote / Virtual 11-02-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR REMOTE WORK YOU MUST RESIDE IN LONDON

MPC Episodic opens the world of award-winning, industry defining VFX tools and talent to streaming and episodic showrunners globally.

From pitch to delivery, from Virtual Production techniques to the latest in photo-real CG character development, from the most minute detail to epic earth-shattering effects, MPC Episodic delivers new levels of expertise to episodic VFX.

MPC is home to brave creators who are eager to combine innovation, craft and creativity to bring entirely different ideas and experiences to audiences everywhere. Working at MPC is where passion and purpose come together; we support new ways of thinking to empower talent as we continue to lead the industry.

Lighting artists produce high-quality lighting and rendering for our CG scenes

You'll be engaging at every stage of production including pre-visualization of complicated sequences, look development, and research and development. You'll optimize and troubleshoot lighting and rendering problems in a fast-paced environment.

Working closely with CG Supervisors/Leads, lighting artists determine best approaches to solve 3D challenges and develop final looks.

Lighting artists also work closely with compositors to finish selected shots so that computer generated elements are seamlessly integrated with live-action plates.

If you have a passion for lighting, then we want to hear from you!

Qualifications

Lighting Essentials:
• 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

The details above provide an outline of the key requirements for candidates to apply for a role in this department. At MPC Episodic we have a number of job classifications within our artist team structure. These are:
• Artist
• Key Artist
• Technical Artist
• Lead
• Head of Department

Based on your skills we will assess your suitability for a particular role during the application process.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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Moving Picture Company

Technicolor is home to the world's premiere portfolio of visual effects brands, services, and creative innovations. With locations that span the globe, and service offerings tailored to the specific creative and storytelling needs of each project, we power premium content. Our diverse family of VFX brands includes: MPC, The Mill, MR. X, Mikros MPC Advertising, and Technicolor VFX. Each studio has their own unique approach to help storytellers create out of this world experiences.