3D Lighting/Comp Artist


Offre publiée le 2023-05-26

Bardel Entertainment

At Bardel, our greatest asset is our people. We strive to provide a creative and collaborative environment geared towards producing high quality, diverse content.

Whether you are just starting in the industry as a recent graduate, or an experienced artist looking for your next inspiration, we are always looking for exceptional talent to join our multiple Emmy-award winning studio! Let's create together!

We are currently recruiting for an artist with at least 2 years of experience (preferably on feature films) to join our Vancouver studio team for a brand new unannounced project! The 3D Lighting / Comp Artist works under the Lighting Lead and CG Supervisor.

The artist is responsible for lighting, compositing and troubleshooting shots for TV & animated films, interpreting the color keys, and creating a 3D representation that reflects the original intent of the designer and director.

What you will be doing :

  • Light and Render CG Shots
  • Create and modify lighting scenes in Katana
  • Set up AOV’s in Renderman
  • Ensure continuity across the shots in a sequence
  • Working with the supervisors and the leads to achieve the correct visual in Compositing
  • Comp shots to achieve the final look in Nuke.
  • Project matte painting on cards or geometry in Nuke
  • Work with the Matte Painting Supervisor and understand what’s being output by the DMP department and how to use it
  • Optimize render settings in Renderman for the cleanest and fastest output on the renderfarm
  • Troubleshoot Katana files for technically related issues
  • Communicate problems and show stoppers to the lead or supervisor to get them resolved in a timely fashion
  • Execute the reviews requested by the Supervisor and the Director by showing an analytic and proactive mind
  • Quality Check your render layers to ensure a correct output to compositing
  • Maintain timing and production quotas given by the production coordinator by looking at a Shotgun Dashboard
  • Organize work and prepare dailies for presentation
  • Demonstrate good written and verbal communication, and exhibit a collaborative, supportive approach to working with other team members.
  • Mentor and offer support to less experienced artists. Providing them with guidance and instruction

What you bring with you :

  • Minimum 1 year of working experience as a 3D Lighting Artist, in a film production environment / animation TV series or visual effects (preferably on a feature film)
  • Great Knowledge of Renderman, 3Dlite or Vray
  • Great Knowledge of Foundry Katana
  • Great Knowledge of Foundry Nuke
  • Capable of basic python scripting to make simple tasks more automatic
  • Keen eye to detail and knowledge of how the light works in the real world
  • Photography skills are a plus
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts or CGI related Diploma is a plus

Why work at Bardel?

We've got great people here, and for good reasons. Bardel offers industry-leading benefits including Dental, Health, Vision, RMT, Naturopathy, Acupuncture, and MORE - all available from your first day of employment! We also offer employees RRSP matching contributions, a flexible spending allowance for additional health and wellness, regular social events and ongoing development opportunities for employees to advance their careers through leadership training and work on prominent and exciting industry projects.

You will collaborate with other influential, career-minded creative professionals from around the world, and have the opportunity to grow in your career.

Additionally, our state-of-the-art studios are dog-friendly. In Vancouver, we have access to wrap-around patios, BBQs, in-building fitness centre, and an arcade room, all within walking distance to transit lines.

In Kelowna, we have a boutique studio downtown, close to great restaurants, breweries, and a stones-throw to Okanagan Lake.

Remote work in either BC or QC may be considered for this position. If selected for an interview, the Talent Acquisition team will share more details about Bardel's Hybrid & Remote Work Policy and be available to answer any questions.

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