ICON Creative Studio is a high end visual effects and animation studio located in Gastown Vancouver, Canada, housing over 130 modeling, animation, lighting, visual effects and compositing artists along with a full production design and management team.

The Lighter an assigned quota of production shots according to schedule, ensures resolution of technical issues, and makes certain that all quality standards are achieved and meet rendering criteria. This role is required to collaborate with members of other departments as necessary.

Light assigned quota of production shots based on established key shots as well as creative direction from Lighting Leads, Lighting Supervisor, and VFX Supervisor
Complete shots are completed within deadline
Communicate timeline and delivery schedule issues
Troubleshoot and debug shot problems
Make certain that all quality standards are achieved, that shot continuity is maintained, and that shots meet rendering criteria
Collaborate with members of other departments as necessary to ensure proper completion of shots
Ensure efficient organization of individual work/files
Remain current and up-to-date in lighting techniques through industry research and training
Perform additional duties as required


Completed post-secondary education in fine arts, art fundamentals, or other relevant area of study, with proven artistic and technical lighting abilities
Proficient in Maya
Mental Ray, Arnold, RenderMan experience an asset
Strong communication skills with the ability to convey creative and technical thoughts and ideas to others
Good teamwork skills
Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize, and to handle production- and deadline-related pressures as well
Proven understanding of the entire compositing process
Knowledge of MEL scripting a plus

 Please send applications to elisa@iconcreativestudio.com with the subject “RE: Lighter – (Your name)”.