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Lighter - LA

Heather Zolisby on Nov 2, 2017
Location
Los Angeles, United States
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Job Category
VFX
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced
Pay / Salary
Hourly
Job Description
HOW TO APPLY: http://scanlinevfx.applyfirst.ca/

Celebrating over 25 years in the industry, Scanline VFX specializes in creating complex visual effects for high end, block buster feature films with studios worldwide: Vancouver, Los Angeles, Munich, and Stuttgart. Founded in Germany, the company expanded to Los Angeles in 2007 and opened the largest studio in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia in 2011. In 2015 it won the Emmy for Outstanding Visual Effects for their work on Game of Thrones. Scanline VFX has received multiple Academy Award Nominations for Best Achievement in Visual Effects: 2014 for Iron Man 3 and in 2010 for its work on director Clint Eastwoods Hereafter. We are also well known for our proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline, for which it received a 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award.

TITLE
LIGHTER

JOB SUMMARY
The lighting artist works under the supervision of the Lighting Superior. Responsible for lighting shots for the full CGI feature film.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for the artistic lighting of an environment, characters or elements within the vision set forth by the VFX Supervisor
Tasked with assembling a shot from multiple look developed assets, animation files, matchmove cameras, and a standard lighting rig
Works with guidance from Look Development and Lead Technical Directors to maintain the desired level of aesthetic quality and technical accuracy
Interfaces with compositors to ensure that any elements delivered are what is needed to complete the desired look

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
At least 4 years technical direction experience or examples demonstrating equivalent
Proven lighting skills.
Strong sense of composition, light and color

SOFTWARE SKILLS
Proficiency with Maya and Mental Ray for Maya. 3ds Max a huge plus,
Basic MEL knowledge a plus

SOFT SKILLS
Ability to problem solve and predict potential problems with assigned tasks.
Ability to take direction positively, work well within a team, and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to multitask


BENEFITS INCLUDED
+Extended Medical
+Disability Insurance
+Dental Insurance


HOW TO APPLY: http://scanlinevfx.applyfirst.ca/
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