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Lighting Artist

MPC Filmby on Feb 7, 2018
Vancouver, Canada
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Annual Salary : $54,080.00 - $80,000.00
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With offices all over the globe, (Moving Picture Company) MPC is one of the world's leading visual effects (VFX) studios, creating award winning, high-end VFX for the advertising industries. We are constantly looking for the best talent in the world, enthusiastic people that come in everyday to be a part of some of the best work in the industry.

Our teams in London, and throughout our global network of studios, produce creative, visually stunning and technically challenging VFX and digital projects of the highest quality, and we are looking for candidates with a desire to be involved in the success of these projects.

Job Description

Lighting TDs are responsible for producing high-quality lighting and rendering for our CG scenes. If you have a passion for lighting and can use Maya and Renderman then we want to hear from you.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Attend daily progress reviews
  • Light and render CG elements to match on-set lighting elements
  • Deliver technical and creative renders/ final shots according to agreed schedule and supervisor specifications
  • Create clean and readable workflow scripts
  • Create working comps within existing guidelines for review by the supervision team
  • Work in partnership with compositors and production to ensure shots are delivered to the very highest standard
  • Work with experienced TDs to develop creative solutions for shots or sequences
  • Mentor junior artists


Extensive knowledge and experience in:

- Modern renderers (preferably Renderman or Arnold)

- Katana, Maya, high-level film based compositing systems (preferably Nuke)

- VFX pipeline for feature films

- Rendering methods; shading and illumination models

  • Shader Writing ability is considered an asset
  • Mel/Python/C++ scripting and Linux/Unix-based operating systems is considered an asset
  • Previous experience performing Look Development tasks is an asset
  • Experience with shot optimization, real-world lighting and photography, basic LookDev tasks, technical setup including deciding on appropriate lighting techniques
  • Familiar with HDRI and Image Based Lighting

Language of work will be in English.

This is a project based contract position. Employees receive 5 days paid sick leave prorated per calendar year and 10 days’ vacation per calendar year.

Employees will be entitled to benefits after either a 3 or 9 month wait period (depending on eligibility), in which time they will receive the following benefits: health, medical, dental, 1x life insurance, and MSP support.

This position is based in our office, located at 5th Floor, 1132 Hamilton Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 2S2, Canada.

Salary range: $54,080 - $80,000 CAD per annum with eligibility for an annual salary review.

Hours of work: Standard hours are 40 hours per week. Overtime hours may be required.

Mailing Address: 5th Floor, 1132 Hamilton Street, Vancouver BC V6B 2S2, Canada

To apply, please go to this link

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $54,080.00 to $80,000.00 /year
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