The CoSA VFX Vancouver studio is a fast-paced and highly collaborative production environment and is looking for an experienced, B.C.-based Lead Lighting and Look Dev Artist with expertise in Maya to start early November.  While currently working remotely, this role may return to the physical studio in the future.


  • Create Key Lighting set-ups and Shot Lighting
  • Create Look Dev of characters, environments and props
  • CG scene assembly of all assets from applicable departments
  • Work closely with CG Supervisor and Global Head of 3D to determine the best approach to solving CG challenges and developing the final look for their shots
  • Attend dailies sessions and support the CG Supervisor and show
  • Solve creative problems using simple, efficient techniques, communicate ideas and processes with teammates, and iterate rapidly based on client notes
  • Ongoing communication with production, CG Supervisor and other artists regarding schedules and deadlines
  • Successfully work as a part of a team as well as independently
  • Reliable, with good time management and adaptable with the ability to work within a pre-set workflow


  • Minimum of 5 + years of experience in visual effects for broadcast television and/or feature films, and at least 2 years in a Lead role
  • Expert level in Lighting and Look Development; experience with Modeling, Texturing Hard-Surface CG objects and basic Animation
  • Extensive knowledge in working in Maya, Substance and Photoshop
  • Experience rendering with V-Ray and Redshift
  • Knowledge of F-track or other production shot tracking software
  • Firm grasp of pipeline workflow in a post-production environment
  • Strong organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Extensive Demo Reel highlighting photoreal VFX for Episodic Television and Film

Please submit a resume, cover letter and reel as part of your application. Applications received without a reel will not be considered.

CoSA VFX Vancouver is currently reviewing applications from artists who are residents or who have current work permits/visas for Canada only.

CoSA’s compensation and benefits package includes: 4% gross earnings paid in lieu of vacation, paid sick leave as well as extended health & dental insurance.

About CoSA VFX Vancouver

CoSA VFX is an artist owned, artist-led group of collaborators who value every individual for their unique contribution. With studios in Atlanta, Vancouver and Los Angeles - and contributors beyond – we know we are the most successful, the most innovative and the most creative when we work together.