Lighting/Compositing Artist

Lighting/Compositing Artist

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Cinesite Montreal is seeking a  Lighting/Compositing Artist to join our Feature Animation team. The ideal candidate should be motivated and well-organized, with the desire to work within a fast-paced team of highly-skilled and experienced artists.

The Role:

  • Work with the Lighting Lead and senior artists to understand the look of individual sequences to achieve technical and artistic objectives while respecting the story.
  • Receive master shots for sequences and work with direction from the Lighting Lead to light and composite them.
  • Light and composite shots using prescribed software and programs, in line with the technical and creative requirements of the Feature Animation project.
  • Harmonize the creative and technical aspects of each shot.
  • Ensure that shots meet the render requirements and are completed in a timely fashion.
  • Submit shots in dailies and work with the team to discuss and resolve issues pertaining to the shots.

We’d like to talk to you if you have the following:

  • An understanding of light, shading and colour, as well as of composting principles and practices.
  • An understanding of stylized lighting required for an animated movie.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment and take direction from Supervisors as appropriate.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Minimum 2 to 4 years experience in a similar role in the animation industry (required).
  • Strong proficiency in Maya and Nuke.
  • Previous experience in lighting and rendering using Arnold (advantageous).

What can we offer? 

Cinesite offers a positive, creative environment where the world’s leading animation and effects artists are encouraged and supported to develop and produce challenging, cutting-edge, award-winning work.

We work as a collective, where excellence, expertise and expression are valued by all; where we collaborate with some of the world’s leading creative thinkers and produce work to which we are proud to put our name.

If you want to be part of the Cinesite story, please submit your application as an online submission via this website. If your candidacy is successful, you will be contacted shortly. If your application is not retained for this position, it will stay on file for future opportunities.

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