Plastic Wax is an award winning animation and production studio specialising in the creation of premium digital content for the global video games and film industry.
We are urgently seeking a Senior Lighter/Render Artist to start ASAP for a short contract in our waterfront studio in Rhodes.
- Light and render a variety of small and large scale cg elements including props, models, environments, crowds, creatures and effects.
- Provide solutions for techniques such as subsurface scattering and physically plausible shading
- Maintain consistency across sequences and shots.
- Be aware of inefficiencies in any area of the pipeline that are impacting the lighting artists’ ability to work efficiently, and flag these issues as necessary
- Communicate creative and technical issues effectively
- Work closely with compositors ensuring the renders you provide are consistent
- Engaging with the Lead Lighter, Creative Director and Producers
- Proficient in 3DS Max & Vray
- Highly experienced as a Senior Lighter on either feature film, TV series, games or TVC’s
- Full understanding of colour theory and LUTs
- Knowledge of Nuke, Photoshop and Substance an asset
- Demonstrable ability to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
- Real world understanding of physics, math, proportion, depth, colour, and of course lighting
- Must be able to take direction, adaptable to change
- Work well within a team focused environment
- Strong problem solving skills and a good eye required
- Positive, pro-active and excellent communication skills
- Must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident.
- Experienced in Nuke
- Experienced in Maya
- Tool building and scripting knowledge
- Good artistic skills, with a particular emphasis on real-world lighting/photography
If you meet the above job requirements and would like to be part of the Plastic Wax story, please submit your application with link/s to your website/reel (please include a shot breakdown) in an email:
Subject: [Lighter/Renderer] YOUR NAME
Email to: email@example.com
If your application makes the shortlist, you will be contacted shortly. No phone calls or agencies please.