jobby: Lighter/Compositor, Arc Productions, Toronto

July 18, 2012

Arc Productions located in downtown Toronto is looking for a Lighter/Compositor with live action VFX experience to join the team starting immediately to approx. end of September.  With over 250 artists and technical directors and the most up to date resources available, we bring the vision to both major Hollywood studios and independent producers to life in a wide array of formats: theatrical features, television, DVDs, shorts and game cinematics.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Light and composite assigned quota of production shots based on established key shots as well as creative direction from Leads and VFX Supervisor
Ensure that production shots are completed according to schedule
Communicate timeline and delivery schedule issues to the appropriate stakeholder(s)
Ensure resolution of technical issues
Troubleshoot and debug shot problems
Escalate technical issues as required
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

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
At least three years experience as a Lighting/Compositing  Artist (VFX feature film experience preferred)
Completed post-secondary education in fine arts, art fundamentals, or other relevant area of study, with proven artistic and technical lighting/compositing abilities
Experience in rig removal, colour correction, set extensions, projections, tracking, rotoscoping and all other facets of VFX lighting/compositing
Sound working knowledge of Maya
Sound working knowledge of Nuke and/or Fusion
Mental Ray 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 (experience using Digital Fusion an asset)
Knowledge of MEL scripting a plus

Please apply on line at www.arcproductions.com/careers