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Lighting Technical Director

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10000420 Location Singapore, Singapore Business Lucasfilm Date posted Aug. 01, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

Position Summary

Lighting Technical Directors (TD) work with direction from the Visual Effects Supervisors and Sequence Supervisors to create the look of computer generated objects and scenes. They are responsible for lighting, shading, rendering, and some compositing. TDs work with other artists such as Character Animator, Rotoscope Artists and Compositors to bring the shot together.

We are looking for a creative who reflects the innovative spirit, creative talent, production excellence, team-oriented mindset and passion for great filmmaking that define ILM.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Creates images, effects and programs for digitally composited sequences

  • Responsible for compiling the various elements of a shot and seeing it through to completion

  • Designs and implements direct and reflected lighting and shadows for assigned shots that meet art and tone direction

  • Develop solutions and techniques that meet art/technical direction

  • Able to navigate and use previous setups for at least a dozen shots, insertion of shot specialization, managing multiple assets and lighting setups

  • Management of volumetric light setups, including shadowing and cucoloris development

  • Light, material assign and render for actors using CG hair and scattering skin materials.

Education / Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or computer graphics or equivalent 3-5+ years production experience or feature film experience with CG Lighting work

Preferred Skills / Competencies

  • Linux and scripting ability in Python and LUA

  • Experience with Katana and Renderman

  • C++ skills also applicable

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About Lucasfilm:

Lucasfilm is a global leader in film, television and digital entertainment production. In addition to its motion-picture and television production, the company's activities include visual effects, audio post-production and cutting-edge digital animation, interactive entertainment software, and the management of the global merchandising activities for its entertainment properties including the legendary STAR WARS and INDIANA JONES franchises. Lucasfilm Ltd. is headquartered in northern California.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Lucasfilm Animation Co. Singapore B.V., which is part of a business we call Lucasfilm.

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