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jobby: Lighting Supervisor, Guru Studio, Toronto

Position: Lighting Supervisor
Location: 110 Spadina Ave Suite 500, Toronto
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week. Overtime as required.

Guru Studio, the award winning internationally renowned animation house in Toronto, seeks experienced Lighting Supervisor for a premier international animated TV series. As the Lighting Supervisor you will be required to work with the creative team to develop the overall look and approach to lighting for an upcoming 52 episode children’s television.


  • Direct a team of artists to ensure high quality and consistent lighting
  • Manage multiple teams and assign shots to each artist based on skills/strengths
  • Develop an efficient, deployable lighting solution in cooperation with the lighting technical director which balances the look, quality and time requirements for the show
  • Work with the compositing team to solve unique shot demands
  • Work with the Art and Programming team to solve technical and creative challenges within given constraints and visual requirements


  • 2+ years industry experience as a Lighting Supervisor or Lead
  • Proven ability to successfully lead and mentor multiple teams
  • Proficient in V-Ray or other major rendering engines such as Mental Ray, Arnold, Renderman etc.
  • Ability to develop repeatable, render efficient results that meet the objective of the creative brief
  • Must have implicit ability to learn new tools
  • Strong background in traditional art and/or photography is an asset
  • Compositing experience in Nuke or other compositing packages is an asset
  • Python Programming abilities are an asset

To apply:

  • Please email resumes and links to blogs, portfolios or reels (Vimeo preferred) to: with Lighting Supervisor in the subject line
  • Candidate must be a Canadian Citizen and a resident of Ontario. Guru studio is an equal opportunity employer.
  • We are unable to return materials, so please do not submit originals. Only selected candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.
  • Please indicate where you saw this ad in your cover letter.


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