Position Summary

We are currently looking for a talented and experienced Senior Lighter with experience working in the Film & Entertainment industry to join our creative team. We need a versatile and innovative artist motivated to grow with the team. To be able to work with teams and talented digital artists across the globe sharing knowledge & delivering international levels of quality. Note - Covid 19 pandemic has made it necessary for Tau Films(all locations) to shift our operations entirely to remote work platforms for the time being.

Experience & Essential Skills Expected

  • Needed 5+ years minimum of previous experience in Lighting and Rendering CG for advertising, feature film or animation production.
  • Experience using Maya with Arnold/Redshift.
  • Solid understanding of a VFX lighting production pipeline
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems independently
  • Applicant must have the ability to precomp shots.
  • Hands on knowledge in lookdev and comp will be a plus.
  • Knowledge of photography & color theory.
  • Knowledge in scripting and writing tools will be a huge plus
  • Working knowledge of unreal engine will be of advantage
  • Good communication skills (both written, verbal) to enable you to work well with international teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lighting and rendering photo-real and stylized CG for advertising and digital projects
  • Work closely with department supervisors to create various methodologies to achieve the technical and aesthetics milestones for projects.
  • Cross train and contribute to other departments during downtime
  • Working closely with other CG/VFX Artists, across multiple locations to deliver the highest quality work
  • Help delivering projects of varying visual style, photo -real or non-photo-realistic looks.
  • Mentor the junior artists, new hires in the team with knowledge sharing sessions done periodically.

About Tau Films

Founded by John Hughes, Mandeep Singh, and Walt Jones in 2014, Tau Films is an international creative content and visual effects group formed by a diverse team of exceptional artists and visionaries. We are known for creative solutions in an ever-changing landscape of story, media, and content, and we service high-end feature film, theme park, commercial, television, special venue, and museum clients in the global marketplace. You may check out our website for more information.