Technical Director, Lighting
Full Time Job
Pixar Animation Studios is looking for proficient Lighting Technical Directors for feature film, streaming and ancillary projects. Candidates should possess a blend of artistic and technical skills.
• Responsible for lighting and compositing sequences and shots within the designated film style, under the guidance of the Lighting Director of Photography and the Lighting Leads
• Translate reference materials; color scripts, art and photo reference, continuity, into final imagery.
• Identify needs for tools and processes, and work with Lighting Leads to implement or find workarounds.
• Collaborate with and participate in creative and technical discussions with team members and other departments
• Work with Lightspeed to optimize shot work
• Experience in Katana, Nuke, Renderman and high-end 3D production pipeline
• Production experience with 3D lighting and compositing
• Strong eye for color, composition and lighting design
• Experience with scene management, complex setups and lights
• Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
• Creative problem solving skills
• Knowledge of Python scripting, C++, and other coding languages is a plus