• Lighting/Compositing Artist, 3D

    Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/6/2020 11:44 AM)
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  • Overview

    WildBrain Studios is looking for an experienced Lighting Artist to join our team!  You may have known us as DHX Media – we’ve recently changed our name to reflect our renewed commitment to pushing the creative and focusing on the artist experience. At WildBrain we create epic entertainment experiences for kids and family through industry leading animation. Join us and see what other great things are happening at WildBrain!


    The role:


    As a Lighting Artist, you will demonstrate a broad range of lighting abilities to conceptualize and create the overall look, attitude, and style of character and set within the production. You will work collaboratively with the lighting and compositing team to create high quality aesthetic and technical work.


    You will get to…

    • Light shots and sequences based on rigs created by lead or supervisor
    • Work with the lighting team to deliver production needs on time and to the expected quality standards
    • Meet production deadlines and maintain regular communication with leads and supervisors
    • Ensure and maintain the expected render time, quality and style across the production
    • Collaborate with other team members to improve methods, workflows and techniques
    • Work within the lighting and rendering pipeline and troubleshoot common technical issues
    • Identify and report any issues that arise that may affect timelines or delivery schedules


    You will be a great fit on our team if you have…

    • 1+ years of experience in animation or film industry
    • Previous experience in lighting and/or compositing in episodic TV or feature film animation
    • Solid understanding of lighting, shading, texturing, compositing, modelling, and rendering workflows
    • Proficiency in Maya is a must
    • Proficiency in Nuke is a must
    • Ability to take direction, be flexible, and embrace change
    • Ability to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas in a professional and positive manner
    • Ability to be proactive, multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
    • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
    • Ability to adapt to multiple show styles

    Specific skills we’d love to see…

    • Knowledge in V-Ray and/or Katana is a benefit

    Why work at WildBrain Studios?


    At WildBrain Studios, we have awesome benefits/perks and facilities to keep you engaged, committed, and creative. We pride ourselves on our work/life balance, offer events and opportunities for socializing, exercising, and spaces to relax and recharge. Our Vancouver studio is a 75,000-square-foot space where imagination can run wild. Did we mention our studio is also dog-friendly?


    For us, quality, creativity and fun go hand in hand! Our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure, and work with international partners such as Apple, Netflix, LEGO, DreamWorks, BBC, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and more. We produce high quality Flash, Harmony, and Maya animated series, including Snoopy in Space, Carmen Sandiego, Go, dog. Go!, LEGO Ninjago, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Blaze and the Monster Machines, The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show, Fireman Sam, The Deep and more.


    WildBrain is dedicated to creating entertainment content that inspires, entertains and connects kids and families around the world. With some of Canada’s top creative talents, our studio is bursting with energy. If you’re looking for a fun and challenging job and to work alongside some of the industry’s best, a career at WildBrain is right for you!


    THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the WildBrain Studios team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted. WildBrain will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.


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