CG Lighter/Look Dev ArtistGhost VFXFor over two decades, Ghost VFX has collaborated with the very best to create award-winning, innovative visual effects. With contributions to over feature films, episodic and interactive, we are a full-service, global visual effects house. Our talented and dedicated teams around the world make the impossible, possible, fulfilling the dreams of clients and artists alike. With roughly artists and production professionals, we try every day to produce imagery that quietly speaks for itself.We are looking for a talented CG Lighter/Look Dev Artist to join our dynamic team! Apply now to join us. Responsibilities:Work with and support the Lead Lighter, CG Supervisor, and VFX Supervisor to fulfill the creative vision of the show within technical parameters; Help create and/or modify lighting templates to be used by the entire crewHelp ensure the quality of final shotsTroubleshoot technical production issues, especially those related to lightingOversee and help optimize shots for renderingWork within the pipeline and publish tools and scripts as prescribedManage disc space to fit within quotaBe aware of inefficiencies in any area of the pipeline that are impacting your ability to work efficiently, and flag these issues as necessaryWork to help correct inefficiencies with the artists and TDs available. Required Skills:Excellent artistic skills, with a particular emphasis on real-world lighting/photography an asset Understanding of color theory and LUTsExcellent understanding of shading, lighting, structure, texturing and silhouette High level of artistic skills, a strong sense of design Ability to take directions and adaptable to changeStrength at improvising and problem-solvingAbility to work from reference materials such as photography or concept art Good time management skills, ability to meet deadlines Strong technical skills, knowledge of industry-standard software Exceptional communication skills in dealing with both technical and artistic groups.Exceptional organization skills balancing multiple shows and tasks. Preferred Skills: Passion for creative problem solving Prior company experienceTool building and scripting knowledge Knowledge of Nuke and PhotoshopSome scripting skills (Python, lua, bash); Linux experience Qualifications:5+ years’ experience in a similar roleKnowledge of Katana and/or possibly HoudiniKnowledge of one or more of the following, depending on show requirements: Vray, Mantra, RendermanDemonstrated ability to work with strict deadlines and under pressureAbility to take direction and find creative solutions during the iterative process Strong attention to detailEducation: High School education or equivalent required BA/BS in applicable field preferredGhost VFX is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law.