Hydraulx is a uniquely designed and operated award-winning visual effects facility based in Santa Monica, California with branches in Vancouver, BC and New Orleans. As a full service visual effects house, Hydraulx has the versatility to provide high quality visual effects regardless of the size or scope of the project.
Hydraulx VFX is working on some high profile projects and is currently looking for a talented Senior Look Development/Lighting Artist to join our dynamic team at our Vancouver office immediately!
- Define and establish the look for photo realistic assets/shot/sequence
- Ensure consistency among shots sharing similar assets or lighting rigs in order to preserve continuity
- Work closely with the compositing departments to distribute and maintain shader, texture and FX libraries as well as ensuring consistency and match of look for specific assets/shots/sequences
- Understand modern texturing principles and how they apply to advanced layered shading networks
- Understand high level rendering/shader network construction principles independent of specific renders
- Confidently work with texture artists
- Demonstrate the ability to self sufficiently complete less subjective/simpler assets with minimal input from supervisors
- Solid knowledge of fur rendering and subsurface rendering
- At least 4 years of experience or examples demonstrating equivalent
- Proven lighting skills
- Strong sense of composition, light and color
- Strong knowledge of Maya, Mental Ray, Arnold as well as high level rendering / shader network construction principles independent of specific renderers
- Thorough knowledge of modern texturing principles and how they apply to advanced layered shading networks
- Self sufficient and can complete less subjective/simpler assets with minimal input from supervisors
How to apply:
Please submit your resume and demo reels (e.g. Project work, personal work)
Please ensure there is a detailed description of your work with your demo reel.
*Please note, due to a high volume of applications, we cannot respond to every applicant.
LOCATION: Vancouver, BC
Extended Health Benefits
Competitive rate based upon experience