Lighting and Shadows Supervisor (Harmony), 2D

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 5 days ago(5/22/2020 12:10 PM)
Job ID
2020-2978

Overview

WildBrain is looking for a Lighting and Shadows Supervisor to join our Vancouver studio for a brand-new undisclosed Peanuts Project - if you need some more of Snoopy in your life, have we got the project for you! 

 

This is an exciting opportunity to supervise a lighting team on a 2D Harmony based project. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, will be to help us achieve the look and Lighting and Shadows aesthetic across this project. You will also partner with creative and technical leadership to develop the lighting pipeline for the team. This department is new to WildBrain - you will be helping us establish the pipeline not only for this project, but for the studio at large! It is an exciting challenge to be in a cutting-edge role where you previous technical, artistic and leadership experience can truly shine!

 

This role is set to begin immediately.

 

We are currently working virtually because of the Covid-19 pandemic. During this time our hiring teams are ready to support interviews via video conferencing, and we are enabling artists to work from home until the studio can reopen. We’d love to hear from you! #stayhomestaysafe!

Responsibilities

  • Partner with Creative/Technical Leadership team to develop and maintain a Lights and Shadows (LAS) workflow for a Harmony Based Project
  • Oversee and manage a team of Lighting and Shadow Artists to achieve the Aesthetic and Productivity goals of the Project as set forth by Creative Leadership and the Producer

Qualifications

  • Experience in Lighting on Traditional (2D) and/or CG (3D) Features and/or High-end Episodic productions
  • Understanding of the principles of color, texturing, and lighting
  • Proven ability to follow look targets and Colour Keys direction in achieving final looks for a Project
  • Experience in Toon Boom Harmony and Adobe Photoshop
  • Experience in leading a team of Artists
  • Illustration and photography knowledge/experience
  • Basic understanding of the Harmony node view system and how to build with nodes
  • Strong communication and partnering skills between the Creative, Technical and Production leadership of a project

 

Bonus:

  • Node Based Compositing knowledge is a plus. (Nuke, After Effects)
  • Basic understanding of Harmony character & FX rigs is a plus
  • Basic understanding of Harmony FX animation is a plus

 

Why WildBrain?

 

At WildBrain Studios 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. Aside from awesome projects and partners, WildBrain puts our people first, here are just a few of the ways:

  • Great benefits that make employees feel truly valued including a customizable extended health and dental plan
  • Generous RRSP matching
  • Bonus time off

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