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DreamWorks TV - Lighting/Compositing Supervisor


DreamWorks TV - Lighting/Compositing Supervisor

• Intermediate Level


Work with Lighters to setup, light, rig and establish environment and character lighting

Category Animation  Art Department  Compositor  Grip / Lighting / Electric 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Mar 15, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description


“What would you say you do here?”
  • Work with Lighters to setup, light, rig and establish environment and character lighting
  • Establish the lighting style of the show and carry it through the series, maximizing efficiency and ensuring high quality in a fast paced environment
  • Initiate, setup, organize and document show specific comp tools
  • Perform technical work in support of shot lighting using various production tools  
  • Develop creative lighting setup as required using lighting and compositing tools
  • Uphold established render guidelines in production shots
  • Work with Partner Studio(s) to communicate the overall lighting vision of the show
  • Serve as lighting and compositing point person in production specific meetings and reviews
  • Partner with the CG Animation Director and Lead Effects Artist on creative solutions to execute the show

● Aesthetic eye for light composition and detail
● Strong understanding of color, contrast, and lighting design
● Experience in Maya and Nuke
● Experience compositing render passes generated from V-Ray
● Strong visual storyteller with knowledge of traditional film language and in-camera effects
● Ability to travel to Partner Studio(s), as needed
● Strong attention to detail and outstanding organizational skills
● Excellent verbal and written communication skills
● Is a team player, who genuinely enjoys working with others
● Strong time-management skills
● Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.
● Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced protocols if Company determines your job position requires accessing an NBCUniversal/DreamWorks Animation worksite.
● Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

Desired Characteristics

● Ideally 5 or more years of experience in television animation, feature animation, VFX, and/or video games
● Knowledge of XGen and Yeti preferred
● Python scripting experience preferred
● Working knowledge of linear workflows
● Experience with asset management software, Shotgun preferred
● Experience working with international Partner Studio(s) is a plus
● Bachelor’s degree preferred

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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