jobby: 3D Lighting/Compositing Artist, Elliott Animation, Toronto

Elliott Animation is hiring in Toronto! 


Fresh TV and Elliott Animation, a Toronto based artist-driven entertainment company is looking for a 3D Lighting/Composting Artist to join the team of a world-class animated television series.

Start date: Jan 18, 2021

The Job involves:

  • Lighting in Maya, rendering in Arnold and compositing in Fusion shots and sequences for a VFX television series
  • Building pipeline compatible light rigs
  • Integrating FX, art or other elements into comps
  • Propagating parent light rigs, layers and comps to child shots
  • Ensuring continuity of light/shadow direction, light quality and shot contents from shot to shot
  • Following established workflows, while using in house tools to ensure the creation of a clean inventory
  • Adhering to naming conventions and other standards established for the show
  • Working closely with upstream departments to ensure the receipt of proper material
  • Maintaining daily quotas with regards to shot output and addressing notes


  • Experience as a lighting and/or compositing artist in a studio environment
  • Knowledge of Maya lights and render layers
  • Experience with node-based compositing software (like Nuke or Fusion)
  • Strong fundamental sense of colour and design
  • Excellent communication, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to deliver work on schedule
  • Ability to carry a shot through from lighting to integration in compositing


  • Experience with Arnold
  • Experience with XGen in particular and other hair systems in general
  • Knowledge of Python and/or Mel scripting
  • Professional experience in surfacing

Please email your resume to the email below with the position in the subject heading and include your availability.  You must be an Ontario resident.