Mid-Senior Lighting TD

Mid-Senior Lighting TD

Mid-Senior Lighting TD




Outpost VFX are looking for a Mid-Senior Lighting TD to join our Montreal team for some exciting projects starting spring 2021.

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, Arnold or Red Shift.
  • 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.

Desirable Skills

  • Experience using Shotgun on productions
  • Houdini

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 industry experience in Lighting CG working on high end film, TV or commercials.


  • Health Insurance
  • Company Pension
  • Wellness Benefits
  • Fantastic company culture in a creative environment
  • Excellent location in downtown Montreal


  • Montreal

Contract Type

  • To be discussed at interview

Start Date

  • Spring 2021


  • Depending on Experience

How to Apply?

  • Send a short cover email to: [email protected]
  • Include your Demo Reel, Portfolio and CV
  • Add the position you are applying for in the subject of the email

All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK at the time of applying.

Please note – Due to Covid-19 you may need to be able to work from home at the beginning of your appointment. However, artists will be required to work in our Bournemouth studio if requested to do so. If shortlisted for an interview, you will be asked some questions to assess your homeworking capability.

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