Junior/Mid level VFX Lighter Artist | Canada

  • Anywhere
Hydraulx VFX is looking for a Lighting Artist to join our dynamic creative team.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create lighting and deliver rendered 3D scenes.
  • Understanding of look development and shading processes.
  • Effectively economize, manage and troubleshoot rendering issues.
  • Ability to learn and work independently and perform render wrangler tasks.
  • On-time renders delivery.
  • Work closely with both 3D artists and compositors to seamlessly integrate CG elements within live-action plates.


Required Skills and Experience

  • 1+ years of previous experience as a 3D artist in a VFX studio.
  • Understanding of shading, rendering and look dev.
  • Understanding of import/export of Houdini files.
  • Ability to organize large 3D files.
  • Advanced user of Maya and Mental Ray.
  • Nuke knowledge is a plus.
  • Expert use of multi pass 3D rendering.
  • Scripting knowledge an asset (Python, MEL).
  • Linux experience preferred.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and problem solve.
  • Excellent communication skills and a team player spirit.


  • MUST have flexible schedule, and be willing to work some weekends.
  • MUST be a BC resident, and be eligible to work in Canada