• Senior Lighting Artist, 3D

    Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/13/2019 4:38 PM)
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  • Overview


    Do you dream of crafting fantastic worlds and lovable characters? Do you want to make awesome cartoons with incredibly talented teams in a state-of-the-art studio?


    DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Senior Lighting Artist to join our team!


    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 DHX Media?


    DHX Media delivers content that inspires, entertains and connects. But we create more than just animation, we build worlds and experiences for kids around the world. At our studios, quality, creativity and fun go hand in hand! Our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure – while enjoying awesome benefits, perks, and a whole lot of fun along the way. With some of Canada’s top creative talents, our studios are bursting with energy. So what are you waiting for? Come join us! 


    THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the DHX 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. DHX 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.





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