- DreamWorks Feature - Lighter

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DreamWorks Feature - Lighter


DreamWorks Feature - Lighter

• Emerging Level


The Lighter is responsible for all aspects of lighting and compositing of shots under the direction of a CG Supervisor.

Category Animation  Art Department  Special Effects 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Nov 08, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Job Description
“What would you say you do here?”
  • Works closely with CG Supervisor and Lead Lighter to achieve the visual target for assigned shots and address all lighting notes.
  • Optimizes shots for rendering.
  • Works well with others and fosters a good working atmosphere.
  • Troubleshoots creative and technical issues as they arise.
  • Responsible for taking shots to completion.
  • As needed, organizes and documents any lighting tools, scripts, or processes.
  • Collaborates with other departments for timely integration of elements into assigned shots.
  • Manages individual shot load based on the schedule to meet deadlines.
  • May help facilitate visual development. This can include working with surfacing, setting materials or shader parameters.
  • Attends dailies and lighting launches as required.
  • Responsible for informing CG Supervisor of any shot issues.
  • Assists with interviews, as required.
  • Participates in the testing of new technologies as required.
“What do I need to have in order to do this job?”
  • Bachelor's Degree in Art, Film, Visual Effects, Animation, Computer Graphics or other related fields and/or equivalent experience.
  • Experience with lighting and rendering.
  • Knowledge of cinematic principles.
“What can I offer?”
  • Experience with ray tracing and lighting software such as Nuke, Katana, and/or Houdini.
  • Experience with compositing.
  • Experience in feature animation.
  • Proven track record of successful collaboration within a team.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Proactive and creative problem solver.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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