Lighting Artist

Lighting Artist

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Type: Permanent
Activities:
Lighter,
Lighting TD
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Description

You have talent and a passion for VFX? Join our Montreal team to grow your career and live a new and exciting experience!

 

Your mission

Creating a photo-realistic lighting, the assembly of 3d scenes and rendering required by compositing elements in creating plans for visual effects films.

 

Your responsibilities

  • Produce high-quality lighting and rendering, in close collaboration with 3d texture artists, 2d graphic designers (compositing) and render wranglers;
  • Provide creative input in the lighting process;
  • Effective use of 3D production software such as Maya and Arnold;
  • Analyze and determine the most appropriate technical and artistic means to produce a quality image, which corresponds to customer standards;
  • Determine the general appearance of the shots in collaboration with the supervisor of visual effects;
  • Receive constructive criticism and, if necessary, adapt the graphics to match the required standards.

 

Required qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, 3D animation techniques and computer graphics, visual effects or equivalent;
  • Minimum of five (5) years experience as an artist in visual effects, ideally specializing in 3D lighting;
  • Knowledge of the structure of a VFX production pipeline;
  • Excellent knowledge of Maya software and rendering engine Arnold;
  • Knowledge of Mental Ray, VRay, Katana, Renderman, etc. ;
  • Knowledge of HDRI image management and its use in 3D scene;
  • Knowledge of a compositing software as Nuke, Fusion, After Effects, etc.

 

Our offer

  • Great opportunity for challenge driven artists to express themselves in a highly creative environment;
  • Passionate team, dynamic and creative;
  • Participation in various major projects;
  • Location near public transportation;
  • Flexible hours.

 

Please submit your application and demo to rh@mels-studios.com

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