CG Lighter - Encore VFX
Encore VFX
Event Type
Job Posting
TimeMonday, 8 August 202210am - 3pm PDT

EncoreVFX is looking for a CG Lighter to join its team! You’ll be the rockstar responsible for creating desired lighting effects across shots and sequences. You’ll display a high degree of technical skill and artistic judgment. As a CG Lighter, you'll be able to balance the requirements of your production, based on feedback from Leads and Supervisors, with the limitations of the software and hardware employed.


The CG Lighter will work with and support the Lead Lighter, CG Supervisor and VFX Supervisor to fulfill the creative vision of the show within technical parameters. They will help create and/or modify lighting templates to be used by entire crew and help ensure the quality of final shots. They will work within the EncoreVFX pipeline and publish tools and scripts as prescribed.

Manage disc space to fit within quota and communicate creative and technical issues effectively.
Be aware of inefficiencies in any area of the pipeline that are impacting your ability to work efficiently and flag these issues as necessary.
Work to help correct inefficiencies with the artists and TDs available.


The CG Lighter will bring previous experience in a similar role. They will bring excellent artistic skills, with a particular emphasis on real-world lighting/photography an asset. They will have an understanding of colour theory and LUTs and knowledge of Houdini for Lighting. They will bring knowledge of one or more of the following, depending on show requirements: Vray, Mantra, Renderman. They will demonstrable ability to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas. Lastly, they’ll bring the ability to take directions and adaptable to change and strength at improvising and problem-solving.

Diversity and Inclusion at Encore VFX: 

Creativity has diversity at its core. We celebrate the value of each unique experience by being dedicated to fostering the most diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where every employee feels empowered and safe to show up to work as their full self. 

It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Please inform the company's HR representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.