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Senior Lighting and Compositing Artists are vital to the development of characters in the creation process. They are expected to consistently produce at the quality and output level determined by their production.

Job duties:

General duties that most artists in this occupation, in our studio are doing:

Get client feedback on the graphic elements they are showcasing as a final composited image, as well as at each stage prior to the final render
Determine the suited means to produce the desired visual effect and the appropriate method of communication
Determine which graphic elements are used to produce the final image
Use image processing, multimedia software, layout and drawing software to produce our final image
Help guide the company on the timeline required to complete the tasks
Use photograph and illustrated references to produce our final images
Establish guidelines for the company’s final images
Coordinate audio visuals
Work in a multidisciplinary environment
Use computer-assisted drawing, modelling, animation, and compositing software to produce final imagery. The imagery is used for printed marketing on each production.
Provide 3D animated computer illustrations
The company’s shows are based on adapting existing graphic illustrations into 3D animated content.
Below are specific duties of a Senior Lighting and Compositing Artist working in our studio

·         Light/Render/Composite shots

Develops solutions and techniques that achieve artistic and technical direction
Scripting ability in relevant languages including Python
Interact and cooperate with other departments to solve technical issues
Manage and optimize lighting scenes and assets
Strong attention to detail and follow through
Look development of CG assets and create light rigs
Ensures that all shots fit the continuity of the sequence
The ideal candidate will have:

A post-secondary education of 1 to 2 years from an Institution or College with a VFX specialization
Proficiency in Arnold
Proficiency in Nuke
·         Assist with training and mentoring Junior and Intermediate Artists

Comfortable in overtime scenarios
Achieves quota targets
Interacts with supervisors/peers for feedback on sequences.
·         Excellent communication and organizational skills

Term of employment: Full time

Language: English

Wage: $75,000 – $100,000 annually

If this sounds like you, and you are ready to be a part of the fastest growing studio in Vancouver. We want to hear from you. To apply, please submit a portfolio and a resume, with a cover letter describing your suitability for this position through our website:


About ICON Creative Studio

Founded in 2013, ICON Creative Studio is Canada’s largest independently owned animation entertainment company located in the historic Gastown district of Vancouver, BC, Canada. With almost 400 design, storyboarding, modelling, rigging, animation, technical animation, lighting, visual effects, and compositing artists alongside creative and management teams.

We are looking for Intermediate Development Animators (NOC 5241) to join our team in Suite 200 – 341 Water Street in Vancouver.