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880 Productions NZ LP

Wellington - New Zealand
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Lighting Artist


We are a Wellington, NZ based feature film production company creating movies in an AR/VR space. We are building a team of Lighting artists.

Ideal candidates should have exceptional technical and artistic lighting experience with an emphasis in real time lighting design. The position provides opportunities to work on a virtual production stage.  Cinematography and photography experience is highly encouraged. 

Must Have

  • 2 or more years as a full-time lighting artist in Feature Films.
  • Working knowledge of Maya.
  • Exceptional composition, light, and color aesthetics.
  • Strong understanding of VFX pipelines and workflows within a Linux environment.
  • Exceptional communication and collaborative skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Strong ability to manage ever-changing assignments, priorities, and complex workflows. 
  • Knowledge lighting for real-time and offline rendering is a plus.

The project has an initial delivery in mid-2025 with the potential for ongoing contracts. 

You will be joining a team working at the forefront of digital film-making, with industry leaders.  There will be an initial period of training.

The role will be based on-site in Wellington, NZ. You will be engaged as an independent contractor (based on 51.25 hours per week).  Applicants must be NZ residents.

880 Productions is an equal opportunity employer and fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

Please submit a showreel along with your resume and cover letter when you apply.