Lighting TD (Feature Animation)

Shot Finishing (Environment Generalist, Lighting, and Comp) London, United Kingdom


Position at DNEG

PLEASE NOTE: We are accepting speculative applications only.

We do not currently have openings available for the position of Lighting TD, however we are accepting speculative applications. 

If you would like to be considered for future opportunities, please submit an application. We will keep your details on our database and contact you when a position becomes available, should you have the required skills and experience which match this position.

DNEG’s Feature Animation department rely on our experienced lighters to light and composite shots and shot groups for our animated films. You will have the ability to take creative direction to set the mood and look for animated sequences. Tasked with bringing shots from lighting production through to finalising on schedule, you will troubleshoot noises, render times and memory usage in a modern path-tracing rendered. 

Working as a team, you’ll use modern lighting and compositing tools to create beautiful work, maintaining consistency across all shots.


Must Have

  • Previous high-end experience in a similar role
  • Good working knowledge of sequence-based lighting
  • Strong knowledge of node-based lighting and compositing tools and path-trace rendering
  • Strong knowledge of lighting and compositing techniques
  • Familiarity with feature animation pipelines and pipeline issues
  • Strong grasp of artistic principles, and cg techniques
  • Demonstrable experience in shot lighting and compositing


Nice to Have

  • A showreel featuring feature animation work


About You

  • Team oriented.
  • Courteous and helpful.
  • Pro-active.
  • Adaptable.
  • Able to take direction.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.

About Us
We are DNEG, one of the world's leading visual effects, animation and stereo conversion companies for feature film and television, with studios in London, Vancouver, Mumbai, Los Angeles, Chennai, Montréal, Chandigarh, Hyderabad and Goa.