Lighting Technical Director Sydney, Australia

Date Posted: Posted30+ days ago
Salary:
Sydney NSW

Job Description

Description

Position at Industrial Light & Magic

Position Summary

Lighting Technical Directors (TD) work with direction from the Visual Effects Supervisors and Sequence Supervisors to create the look of computer generated objects and scenes. They are responsible for lighting, shading, rendering, and some compositing. TDs work with other artists such as Character Animator, Rotoscope Artists and Compositors to bring the shot together.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Creates images, effects and programs for digitally composited sequences
  • Responsible for compiling the various elements of a shot and seeing it through to completion
  • Designs and implements direct and reflected lighting and shadows for assigned shots that meet art and tone direction
  • Develop solutions and techniques that meet art/technical direction
  • Able to navigate and use previous setups for at least a dozen shots, insertion of shot specialization, managing multiple assets and lighting setups
  • Management of volumetric light setups, including shadowing and cucoloris development
  • Light, material assign and render for actors using CG hair and scattering skin materials.

Education / Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or computer graphics or equivalent 3-5+ years production experience or feature film experience with effects simulation work

Required Skills / Technical Competencies

  • Linux and scripting ability in Python
  • Advanced simulation experience with either Houdini, Maya, XSI, 3DS Max or other software, and ability to write expressions or authoring of shaders

Preferred Skills / Competencies

  • Experience in MEL
  • C++ skills also applicable

This position is with Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Industrial Light & Magic. Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Lucasfilm fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world. **FOR U.S. BASED NEW HIRES ONLY:** We are taking a responsible approach to creating environments that allow us to do what we do best - entertain and inform millions around the world. As part of our commitment to health and safety, COVID-19 vaccines are required for current U.S. salaried and non-union hourly employees, as well as all newly hired U.S. employees.

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Job Detail

  • Job Id
    c9bfe89be8eed0b8
  • Location
    Sydney NSW
  • Company
  • Type
    Private
  • Employment Status
    Permanent
  • Positions
    Available
  • Career Level
    Experience
  • Gender
    Male/Female

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