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Senior Lighter

Sony Pictures Imageworks Canada Inc.
725 Granville Street, 5th Floor
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V7K 1Y4

Project based, Full Time

Language in work environment - English

Benefits per company policy: include healthcare, tuition reimbursement, RRSP's, Sick and Vacation leave, standard increases as applicable

https://spe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/Imageworks/job/Vancouver-BC-Canada/Lighting_JR17-11022-2

Fax 604 6732502

Sony Imageworks Vancouver is seeking Senior Lighters!

Job Description:
Designs and implements lighting of characters and environments for assigned shots that meet and enhance the given art direction for a production. Able to light multiple types of scenes from simple to moderately difficult. Compositing experience required. Ensures that assigned shots fit the continuity of the sequence. Develops solutions and techniques that meet art/technical direction. Has a clear vision of how art/technology should function. Accountable for meeting productivity and quota targets. Interacts with supervisors/peers to exchange information relevant to the show or sequences.

Requirements:
Knowledge of Katana, Maya, Linux, UNIX and scripting ability in relevant languages including MEL, Perl and Python highly desirable. Knowledge of Renderman shading, volume rendering and raytracing experience preferred. Knowledge of relevant compositing software including Nuke is preferred. Minimum requirement of 5+ years production experience or feature film experience preferred.

Please note that you must be able to provide a demo reel that illustrates your relevant artistic and technical experience that also includes the nuances for this specific role.

To Apply:
Please submit an online application: https://spe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/Imageworks/job/Vancouver-BC-Canada/Lighting_JR17-11022-2

 

 

PORTFOLIO GUIDELINES

Qualified candidates should send their materials to:

Sony Pictures Imageworks
Attention: Human Resources
9050 W. Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
Fax: (310) 840-8888

You may also email your résumé to jobs@imageworks.com
For Production Services Technician positions: pst-recruit@imageworks.com

All artist submissions MUST contain the following:
- Cover Letter which states the position you are applying for and your availability
- Resume
- Demo Reel and/or Portfolio (if applicable to the position)
- Demo Reel and/or Portfolio Breakdown which describes your specific contributions to the work

**Please be sure NOT to send original materials, as submissions will not be returned.**

Submission Tips & Guidelines

Reel Submissions
- Reels should be on DVD or VHS (NTSC) - Beta or PAL will not be accepted
- Do not send CD ROMS or refer us to a website - hardcopy submissions only
- Reels should be clearly labeled with your name and contact information
- The length of your reel should be limited to 5 minutes and consist of the work you're most proud of beginning with your most recent work
- Music should not contain vocals unless lip-syncing skills are illustrated
- Please include a credit list explaining what you did on your reel and what software (if applicable) was used to achieve the effects
- Demo reels should be well edited and concise (less than 5 minutes).
- ANIMATORS NOTE: Please include all traditional work (life drawings, pencil tests, etc.) either on your reel or with your portfolio

Portfolio Submissions
Please be sure your portfolio is clearly labeled with your name, address and telephone number on both the inside and outside.

All portfolios should contain the following:
- Samples of your recent work
- Life Drawings
- Rough Sketches of animals and humans in movement
- Samples of your color and design sense
- We prefer artists to limit their portfolios to 20 pieces representing their strongest current work.
- Do not send original copies of your work as it will not be returned

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