Lighting Artist

Moving Picture Company

Remote / Virtual

Full Time Job

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Job Description

TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR REMOTE WORK YOU MUST RESIDE IN LONDON

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.

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gxko54-52-23-219-12-42 in your application.

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