Lighting and Shadows Artist (Harmony), 2D

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 5 days ago(5/22/2020 12:10 PM)
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WildBrain is looking for Lighting and Shadows Artists (LAS) to join our Vancouver studio for a brand-new 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. This department is new to WildBrain and 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 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!


  • Create organic and hard surface lighting and shadows in a Harmony Pipeline
  • Participate in the creation of a new (LAS) workflow for a Harmony Based Project on Wildbrain Studios
  • Meet the Aesthetic and Productivity goals of the Project as set forth by Creative Leadership and the Producer


  • Understanding of the principles of color, texturing, and lighting (Training will be provided)
  • Ability to follow look targets and Colour Keys direction
  • Experience in Toon Boom Harmony
  • General Animation Background
  • Illustration and/or photography knowledge/experience
  • Strong communication and partnering skills between the Creative, Technical and Production leadership of the project


  • Basic understanding of the Harmony node view system and how to build with nodes
  • Compositing knowledge is a plus
  • 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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