Intermediate 3D Lighting Artist

Intermediate 3D Lighting Artist

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Type: Contract

Start date: Early to Mid-July 2021


The project :

The Intermediate Lighting Artist will join the team for the production of the Netflix animated series that awakens the Dead: Army of the Dead, Lost Vegas; directed by Zack Snyder (Justice League, 300, Dawn of the Dead) and Jay Olivia (Batman: The Dark Knight Returns).

Armed with an impressive cast, the animated series traces the story of Scott (Dave Bautista) and his team of mercenaries during the initial fall of Vegas as they face the mysterious source of a zombie outbreak. Action, hemoglobin and suspense are part of their daily life.

Ready for the zombie apocalypse?


Your role:

We are looking for a passionate, talented and versatile Intermediate Lighting Artist – Unreal Engine to help us carry out these new challenges.

The Intermediate Lighting Artist’s role is to set up and optimize the lighting in the right artistic orientation of the project using the tools of the UNREAL engine:

Work closely with the CG Supervisor and the Lighting lead;

  • Works jointly with the other departments, in particular the Environments, Characters and Visual Effects departments;
  • Translates conceptual illustrations into captivating lighting visuals that support the history and artistic direction of the project;
  • Organize one’s work according to priorities and deadlines;
  • Ensures the homogeneity of the lighting, the color balance and the consistency of all the elements on the different planes;
  • Anticipates, identifies and reports any potential production proble;
  • Presents solutions and improvements to solve creative and technical problems;
  • Research and explore new techniques and tools to improve quality and efficiency;
  • Inform the Lighting Lead of the progress of his work and possible problems;
  • Creates and documents methods, pipelines and lighting processes;
  • Inspires and maintains good work dynamic and effective relationships with his colleagues.


Your experience and qualifications :

  • Diploma in 3D animation;
  • 3 to 5 years experience in lighting including 1 experience in lighting using a game engine, preferably Unreal;
  • Experience in creating AAA game cutscenes, an asset;
  • A solid artistic knowledge of lighting techniques, real time and pre-rendering;
  • Solid organization, proactivity and artistic sense;
  • Eye for visual quality, composition, color theory;
  • Acute sense of lights and shadows and great attention to detail;
  • Excellent communication and adaptation skills in a versatile context;
  • Team player but also able to be autonomous and work independently if necessary;
  • Capable of presenting a convincing vision open to criticism;
  • Experience with PBR and HDR lighting;
  • French / English bilingualism.


About Digital Dimension :

Digital Dimension is a visionary 3D animation studio based in Montreal. We design, develop and produce our own intellectual property, and that of others for different platforms.

We are a team of passionate artists, full time geeks carried by a healthy and stimulating environment!

We carefully select our projects to put our know-how at the service of what drives us.

We are committed to maintaining a good work-life balance, encouraging curiosity, and promote communication so that work becomes a real cooperative playground.

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