2 Oct 2019

Full-Time Senior Lighting Artist – 3D

WildBrain Studios – Vancouver (formerly DHX Media) – Posted by recruiting@dhxmedia.com Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Job Description

WildBrain Studios is looking for an experienced Senior Lighting Artist to join our team! You may have known us as DHX Media – we’ve recently changed our name to reflect our renewed commitment to pushing the creative and focusing on the artist experience. At WildBrain we create epic entertainment experiences for kids and family through industry leading animation. Join us and see what other great things are happening at WildBrain!

The role:

As a Senior Lighting Artist, you will assist with overseeing the daily activities of the lighting team and ensure deliverables are completed on time. You will work closely with the VFX supervisor and various other teams to successfully meet the show’s technical and creative needs.

You will get to:

Collaborate with Lighting Supervisor/Lead and Art Director to ensure that the creative vision is maintained
Ensure and maintain the expected render quality and style across the show
Communicate and work closely with the VFX supervisor, compositing and shading leads, and the pipeline team to ensure an efficient and creative production
Establish lookdev lighting environment to match the show’s needs
Collaborate with compositing lead to establish an efficient framework for both lighting and compositing teams
Support, assist and mentor other team members
Review, debug and improve other team members’ assets, workflows and techniques
Meet production deadlines and maintain regular communication with the production team
Communicate with other supervisor and team leads on concerns and production issues ahead of time
Be a positive and creative force in building a healthy work and team culture
Provide constructive criticism, wisdom, guidance and feedback that will help others further their career development

You will be a great fit on our team if you have…

3+ years of experience in animation or film industry
Previous experience in lighting and/or compositing in animation TV or film
Good understanding of modelling, texturing, shading, lighting, compositing and rendering workflows
Experience in Maya is a must
Experience in Nuke is a must
Ability to take direction, collaborate and be a team player
Ability to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas in a professional and positive manner
Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
Encouraging attitude towards feedback and new initiatives
Ability to adapt to multiple show styles
Flexibility, openness to direction and ability to embrace change

Specific skills we’d love to see…

Experience with V-ray is a benefit

Why work at WildBrain Studios?

At WildBrain Studios, we have awesome benefits/perks and facilities to keep you engaged, committed, and creative. We pride ourselves on our work/life balance, offer events and opportunities for socializing, exercising, and spaces to relax and recharge. Our Vancouver studio is a 75,000-square-foot space where imagination can run wild. Did we mention our studio is also dog-friendly?

For us, quality, creativity and fun go hand in hand! Our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure, and work with international partners such as Apple, Netflix, LEGO, DreamWorks, BBC, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and more. We produce high quality Flash, Harmony, and Maya animated series, including Snoopy in Space, Carmen Sandiego, Go, dog. Go!, LEGO Ninjago, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Blaze and the Monster Machines, The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show, Fireman Sam, The Deep and more.

WildBrain is dedicated to creating entertainment content that inspires, entertains and connects kids and families around the world. With some of Canada’s top creative talents, our studio is bursting with energy. If you’re looking for a fun and challenging job and to work alongside some of the industry’s best, a career at WildBrain is right for you!

THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the WildBrain Studios team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted. WildBrain will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.

To apply: https://www.wildbrain.com/

Job Categories: 3D Animation. Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 19 days.

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