- Lighting Supervisor - Feature Animation

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Lighting Supervisor - Feature Animation


Lighting Supervisor - Feature Animation

• Expert Level


Supervise the lighting team to deliver the expected and desired look of the series.

Category Animation  Art Department  Compositor  Graphic Design  Motion Graphics  Special Effects 
Location Montreal, Canada
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Feb 28, 2024
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Responsibilities  :
  • Supervise the lighting team to deliver the expected and desired look of the series.
  • Ensure the guarantee and maintenance of the quality and desired appearance of the shots throughout the project.
  • Consult with the CG Supervisor on the technical feasibility of elements of the designs and suggest solutions suitable for production that will maintain the vision of the series.
  • In consultation with the director and CG supervisor, assign work to artists based on their skills and strengths.
  • Regularly review the work of each artist and approve shots to submit to the director.
  • Direct and guide overall shoot lighting on schedule and on budget, balancing artistic and productivity requirements, in tandem with production direction.
Qualities sought:
  • At least 8 years of production experience and strong working knowledge of various software platforms.
  • Previous experience in a leadership role on television or animation production.
  • At least 10 years of experience in the production field and in-depth knowledge of different software platforms.
  • At least 5 years of experience in a leadership role, on a fully facilitated or hybrid project.
  • Experience with production in Katana, Renderman and composition in Nuke.
  • Strong understanding of traditional lighting and composition techniques and principles.
  • Strong technical experience and ability to quickly learn new programs and systems.
  • High degree of self-direction and strong work ethic.
  • Knowledge of UNIX and shell scripts .
  • Ability to plan and execute complex 3D lighting scenes, including working with layers and passes, performing complex compositions, and optimizing scenes and renders.
  • Strong communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal).
  • Strong artistic understanding of lighting and composition. A list of tasks performed for each shoot must be provided.
Applicants must be based in Canada and have the right to work there. 

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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