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Animation - Madrid

Lighting Artist

Madrid, Spain Animation - Madrid
Skydance offers a dynamic, inclusive, and ever-evolving culture where innovative ideas are welcomed, and growth fostered. The partnership between unique creativity and technological advancements are demonstrated within each pillar of the company. At the heart of it all is a commitment to boldly entertaining and relevant storytelling.
While all Animation studios look to hire people who are creative and hard-working, Skydance Animation is specifically looking for pioneers who seek to push the limits of what the world’s most collaborative art form can achieve, and to give those pioneers the space and the resources to build a new studio that’s doing something different.
As a Lighting Artist, you will work on lighting and compositing under the Lighting Supervisor.


  • Work under the artistic supervision of the Lighting Supervisor.
  • Work on the lighting and compositing of the shots assigned until the final delivery.
  • Make sure the render times of the shots assigned are optimized and stay within budget.
  • Collaborate with other team members, when necessary.
  • Follows the Supervisor’s and Lead’s guidance.
  • Requirements

  • 2-4 years of experience in lighting and compositing in the animation industry. 
  • Intermediate knowledge of Maya, Arnold and Nuke.
  • Experience with Houdini/Katana is a big plus
  • Self-motivated and comfortable working with deadlines.
  • Strong artistic eye and understanding of color, lighting and image analysis.
  • Scripting and Python a plus.
  • Strong proficiency in English language.
  • Spanish: full professional proficiency is a plus.
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