8 Aug 2019

Full-Time Senior Lighting and Compositing Technical Director

Bardel Entertainment Inc. – Posted by bardelrcrt Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Job Description

Bardel is currently recruiting for a talented Senior Lighting and Compositing Developer TD to work collaboratively with our Emmy award winning studio team.The Lighting/Compositing Developer TD is responsible for producing high quality and reliable tools to help the flow of production in the Lighting and Compositing department. We are looking for skilled Python programmers inside Maya and Nuke, keen on the lighting and compositing workflow.

What you will be doing:

Develop tools to speed up the daily work of the artists on the floor
Automate tasks to improve production speed
Create functional UI’s to assist the usage of the developed tools
Ongoing communication with Supervisors and Leads to improve tools and workflow
Work with the back end team to ensure the infrastructure works with the tools
Assist artists with troubleshooting of shots. Issues may include problems with fur, clothing, particle effects, animation, and rendering
Ensure software development follows studio policies and guidelines
What you bring with you:

Minimum 3 years previous experience in a VFX or Animation Studio
Exceptional knowledge of Autodesk Maya
Strong knowledge of Arnold for Maya
Strong knowledge of Nuke
Strong knowledge of Python scripting in Maya and Nuke
Strong understanding of Shading Networks in Maya
Strong knowledge on how to build Render Layers/Setup in Maya
Gizmo building capabilities
QT UI building capabilities
Overall knowledge of an animation pipeline
Creative problem solving skills
Exceptional communication skills in dealing with both technical and artistic groups
Experience troubleshooting pipeline issues
Reliable, with good time keeping and the ability to meet deadlines
Knowledge and experience in other render packages is a plus
Shader Writing Ability a plus
Bachelor or Master in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent is a plus


Job Categories: 3D Animation. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: #Compositing, animation, arnold, lighting, Maya, nuke, Python, and TD.

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