Lighting TD

Shot Finishing (Environment Generalist, Lighting, and Comp) Mumbai, India Chennai, India Bengaluru, Karnataka


Position at DNEG

A Lighting Technical Director at DNEG is someone who possesses a thorough knowledge of 3D Computer Graphics. From years of experience in shot finishing on broadcast or feature film projects you will have developed an ‘eye’ for the work. You will have a good working knowledge of art, design and film lighting, as well as a solid technical grounding in ray tracing or path tracing renderers. Some experience with Look Development and shader setup will be of an advantage to you in this position. In this role you will work closely with experienced lighting leads and supervisors, to achieve the highest quality on our VFX projects, pushing the industry standard.


Must Have

  • 4+ years experience working on high end VFX series or movies
  • Experience on high-end productions (feature films/commercials/TV)
  • Production experience with Maya and/or Houdini and/or Clarisse
  • Showreel demonstrating experience in shot lighting and rendering on high quality productions
  • Experience troubleshooting pipeline issues
  • Experience using production quality renderers (e.g. Mantra, Renderman, Clarisse, Arnold)

Nice to Have

  • High end live-action VFX production experience, producing photoreal work
  • Minimum 2 years Production experience using Clarisse and/or Katana and/or Houdini will be an added advantage
  • Basic compositing experience, using Nuke or equivalent
  • A broad Generalist TD background


About You

  • Passionate about film
  • Pro-active
  • Technically adept
  • Team oriented
  • Adaptable
  • Able to take direction

About Us
We are DNEG, one of the world’s leading visual effects and animation companies for the creation of award-winning feature film, television, and multiplatform content. We employ more than 10,000 people with worldwide offices and studios across North America (Los Angeles, Montréal, Toronto, Vancouver), Europe (London), Asia (Bangalore, Mohali, Chennai, Mumbai) and Australia (Sydney).