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Animal Logic

Sydney - Australia
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Mid - Senior Lighting Artist


Are you a technically and creatively strong lighter who would like to work on Peter Rabbit 2, starting in June this year? You will create photo-realistic lighting for creatures, environments, elements and textures that will match seamlessly into live action plates. If this sounds like the job for you, please read on!


What you’ll get to do:

·         Work with the creative leads to interpret the visual goals in context of the tools and processes of the project.

·         Light CG elements to match the live action plates they appear in.

·         Maintain consistency of lighting across shots.

·         Troubleshoot common rendering issues.

·         Bring shots from lighting production through to Final based on project deadlines and milestone goals.

·         Work closely with the Lighting Leads to adapt lighting rigs

·         Follow Lead and Supervisor directions to create and design lighting for complex scenes, including look development of assets

·         Communicate updates and track data per Production's direction


What you bring:

·         5 + years lighting experience in a production environment

·         3 + years’ experience in lighting for feature films

·         Strong artistic sense for colours, light and composition

·         Production experience in Maya and Nuke or similar software

·         Production experience with PrMan, Arnold or other industry standard renderers

·         Production experience with physically based ray tracers will be favourably regarded

·         Basic Python scripting knowledge a bonus

·         Excellent attention to detail

·         The ability to work to deadlines

·         Strong communication and interpersonal skills

·         The ability to multi-task, prioritize and problem solve


What you’ll need to include on your application: 

·         Show reel of your production work

·         Stills, photography and/or artwork that supplements your show reel



Due to security reasons please do not include any links to Dropbox or Google Docs.


 For more information about Working Holiday Visas and company sponsored visas please go to our FAQ page.


If you are interested in applying for this position then please complete our online application form via our website


Animal Logic is recognised as one of the world’s leading independent creative digital studios, producing award winning design, visual effects and animation for over 25 years. With studios in Sydney and Vancouver and development offices in Sydney and Los Angeles, Animal Logic continues to forge new partnerships and collaborations with leading studios and filmmakers to develop and produce stories that resonate with a global audience.


Animal Logic is currently in production on Peter Rabbit 2 and is creating visual effects for Captain Marvel. Recent productions include The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part, Peter Rabbit,The LEGO Ninjago Movie, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Alien: Covenant. Other film credits include: The LEGO Movie, Avengers: Age of Ultron, The Great Gatsby, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole, 300, Happy Feet and The Matrix.


Animal Logic Entertainment (ALE) is the production arm tasked with developing a strong slate of innovative, commercially minded, story driven projects stamped with the visual and technical innovation that has become the hallmark of the studios’ work. The development slate, while eclectic and diverse, has a core focus on tent pole, 4-quadrant family feature animation and hybrid projects as well as filmmaker driven and visually arresting live action/VFX films. ALE is currently in production on Peter Rabbit 2. Previous projects include Peter Rabbit and Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole.


Truant Pictures, a subsidiary of Animal Logic, collaborates with both emerging and established talent to develop and produce thought-provoking genre films for an international audience. Truant Pictures operates out of Animal Logic’s Sydney-based studio and Los Angeles office, alongside ALE.


For over 25 years, Animal Logic has remained committed to innovation, technical and creative excellence and most importantly, creating a collaborative and storytelling culture with a unique voice. We have BIG dreams!

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