Lighter/Compositor- DreamWorks TV

TV – Lighter/Compositor

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Tracking Code
4007-01.2 (PIB)
Job Description
Title:               Lighter/Compositor, TV

Department:   TV Production HUB or Lighting

Reports To:    Production Supervisor, TV or Line Producer, TV


Working closely with the Lighting & Compositing Supervisor and CG Supervisor, CG-TV, to develop lighting looks and light rigs for CG series and for lighting and compositing final scenes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and create lighting and the look of environments and characters for digitally composited sequences to reach the vision of the Animation Director, TV and Supervising Producer, CG-TV while meeting the production schedule.
  • Set up, light, rig and comp Character and Environment Assets.
  • Manage personal asset lighting load, meeting all deadlines of milestones to material delivery, based on the established schedule and technical requirements.
  • Initiate, set up, organize and document any lighting tools.
  • Perform technical work in support of shot lighting using various production tools.
  • Perform creative lighting development setup as required using lighting and compositing tools.
  • Optimize setups for rendering.
  • Serve as lighting & compositing point person in production specific meetings and reviews.
Required Skills

  • Aesthetic eye for light composition and detail.
  • Strong understanding of color, contrast, and lighting design is required.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Required Experience

  • Ideally 3-5 years’ experience in the television, feature film or gaming industries.
  • Experience in Maya and Nuke required.
  • Node-based compositing experience required (preferably Nuke).
  • Experience compositing render passes generated from V-Ray and Mental Ray.
  • Python scripting experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Linear Workflows.
  • Experience with asset management software.
  • Experience in Television, series, or game production highly desirable.
Job Location
Glendale, California, United States
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