jobby: FX Lighting TD, Nitrogen Studios, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

Nitrogen Studios Logo, CG Movies, Animation JobsPosition Overview:

The position of FX Lighting Technical Director works as a part of the team that helps create the look of the effects as per direction from the FX Supervisor and VFX-Supervisor. They need to use technical skill and aesthetic judgment in order to create images that are of high production quality on a consistent basis.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with the FX supervisor to create final looks for effects to be used in production.
  • Work with the FX supervisor and pipeline TDs to build tools to help automate developed lighting setups.
  • Participate as a team member in determining solutions for technical problems during shot production.

Skills & Requirements:

  • Full knowledge of Houdini and Mantra
  • Understanding Shading models
  • Knowledge of Python and Hscript with an ability to write code and assist in tool/pipeline R&D development
  • Strong experience in effects lighting and rendering
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • BC residents preferred but not required


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