Mid-Senior Lighting TD (LA)

Mid-Senior Lighting TD (LA)

Mid-Senior Lighting TD


Los Angeles


Outpost is opening a new Los Angeles studio to supply high-end visual effects to clients locally, in addition to supporting the company’s global operations.

We are on the lookout for talented mid-senior Lighting TDs to join our new LA team in 2021 for some exciting projects which we have on the horizon.

Responsibilities and Duties
• You are responsible for creating the highest possible quality of 3D work on a broad range of disciplines and styles across high end projects in film, TV and commercials.
• Ability to work as part of a team, taking direction well and able to collaborate with the 2D team to ensure the needs of both teams are met.
• Maintain and develop skills to keep up with developments in software and processes.
• Understand and follow Outpost VFX’s pipeline procedures and conform to and uphold the Outpost workflow pertaining to all aspects of 3D and 2D including colour-space.
• Be present and vocal in all relevant dailies sessions, setting an example of the Outpost culture in terms of professionalism and quality/creative reviews.

Required Skills
• You are expected to have strong knowledge of Lighting principles in Maya and Arnold or Redshift.
• Understanding of Shading networks. Experience in performing Look Development tasks.
• Experience of real-world lighting and photography
• Excellent knowledge of Maya
• Flare for lighting CG scenes, props and creatures

Additional Desirable Skills
• Experience using Shotgun on productions.
• Houdini
• Broader Generalist Skillset (please indicate on application)

About you
• Good time management skills to meet tight deadlines
• Show good initiative and problem-solving abilities to tackle problems
• Able to share knowledge and techniques with other artists
• Participate in creative and technical discussions

Required Experience
• 2+ years 3D industry experience as a Lighting TD working on high end film, TV or commercials.

• Los Angeles, US

Due to Covid-19 you may need to be able to work from home at the beginning of your appointment. However, if offered a position you must be willing and able to work in our LA studio. If shortlisted for an interview, you will be asked some questions to assess your homeworking capability.

Contract Type
• Permanent

Start Date
• TBC 2021

• Depending on experience

How to apply?
• Send a short cover email to: [email protected]
• Include your Demo Reel, Portfolio and CV
• Specify what role you would like to be considered for in the subject of the email.

All applicants must be eligible to work in the US at the time of applying. Visa candidates are not being considered at this time.

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