Look Development Artist
Sony Pictures Imageworks
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
DescriptionSony Pictures Imageworks is located on the unceded traditional territory of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations. We are committed to respecting traditional lands, and working with communities towards reconciliation.
Sony Pictures Imageworks Canada Inc.
725 Granville Street, 5th Floor
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V7K 1Y4
Project based, Full Time
Language in work environment - English
Benefits per company policy: include healthcare, tuition reimbursement, RRSP's, Sick and Vacation leave, standard increases as applicable
This position works to create final look developed assets and lighting setups for distribution into the production pipeline. He or she will be required to write and/or modify custom Renderman shaders, define standard render passes, and work closely with Lead Lighting TD's and supervisors to ensure that all assets work within the scope of lighting & color pipeline requirements.
Work closely with texture artists to create necessary texture maps for application to creatures, props and environments
Tasked with modifying shader parameters to realize the desired look for production integration.
Assist in developing standard lighting rigs & setups for verifying aspects of look development.
Work with a team of artists in a hands-on capacity to ensure technically and artistically proper implementation of look developed assets.
Keep supervisors apprised of issues arising in pre-production and shot production and offer creative solutions to those issues.
Should have a strong technical and artist background
Arnold and Katana experience preferred but other production packages acceptable
Working knowledge of Nuke a plus
Linux and scripting ability in relevant languages including MEL, Perl and Python
Minimum requirement of 7+ years production experience or feature film experience preferred
Please note that you must be able to provide a demo reel that illustrates your relevant artistic and technical experience that also includes the nuances for this specific role.
We value unique perspectives, and want diverse, unique talent to work with us. We encourage candidates from all identities to apply.
*Sony Pictures Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics.
TimeSunday, 6 August 20238am - 9:30am PDT
Session TimeSunday, 6 August 20238am - 9:30am PDT