Lighting and Shadows Artist, 2D

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/8/2021 12:56 PM)
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WildBrain Studios is looking for Lighting and Shadows (LAS) Artists to join our Vancouver studio!



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 volumes through lights and shadow passes in shots, including character and props LAS, ground shadows, FXs lights etc.
  • Create LAS Breakdown planning for sequence of shots
  • Create Lights and Shadows passes on Master Shots
  • Meet the aesthetic and productivity goals of the Project as set forth by Creative Leadership and the Producer
  • Participate in the creation of the new workflow for a Harmony Lights and Shadows department at Wildbrain Studios



  • Understanding of the principles of color, texturing, and lighting
  • Illustration and/or photography knowledge/experience is required
  • Basic experience in ToonBoom Harmony node view: basic character/prop rigging, basic compositing and basic FX animation is required
  • Ability to follow lights and shadows directions
  • Strong communication and partnering skills between the Creative, Technical and Production leadership of the project

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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