Overview

About us:

Hydraulx is a uniquely designed and operated award-winning visual effects facility based in Santa Monica, California with a branch in Vancouver, BC. As a full service visual effects house, Hydraulx has the versatility to provide high quality visual effects regardless of the size or scope of the project.

Description:

Hydraulx VFX is working on some high profile projects and is currently looking for a talented Senior Look Development/Lighting Artist to join our dynamic team at our Vancouver office immediately!

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

·       Create lighting and deliver rendered 3D scenes.

·       Effectively economize, manage and troubleshoot rendering issues.

·       Define and establish the look for photo realistic assets/shot/sequence

·       Ensure consistency among shots sharing similar assets or lighting rigs in order to preserve continuity

·       Work closely with the compositing departments to distribute and maintain shader, texture and FX libraries as well as ensuring consistency and match of look for specific assets/shots/sequences

·       Understand modern texturing principles and how they apply to advanced layered shading networks

·       Understand high level rendering/shader network construction principles independent of specific renders

·       Work closely with both 3D artists and compositors to seamlessly integrate CG elements within live-action plates.

·       Confidently work with texture artists

·       Demonstrate the ability to self sufficiently complete less subjective/simpler assets with minimal input from supervisors

Requirements:

·       Previous experience as a Look Dev/Lighting artist in a VFX studio 4+ years

·       Solid knowledge of fur rendering a plus

·       Nuke knowledge is a plus

·       Scripting knowledge an asset (Python, MEL)

·       Expert use of multi pass 3D rendering, and renderers such as Arnold

·       Houdini/Maya, Redshift knowledge an asset

·       Ability to multitask, prioritize and problem solve

·       Excellent communication skills and a team player spirit

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and demo reels (e.g. student work, personal work or project work), ensure there is a detailed description of your work. Please include rate history and availability.

Please note, due to a high volume of applications, we cannot respond to every applicant.

Job Location:
Vancouver, BC Canada