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
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.
Vancouver, BC Canada