Lead Lighting (Mikros Animation)

  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Contract

Company Description

Part of the Mikros company and the Technicolor group, Mikros Animation's studios are dedicated to high-end CG Animation for feature films and episodic.

Galvanized by a proven track record, the teams in Paris, Montreal and London are working on their 9th feature film. The diversity, richness and ambition of contents go hand in hand with a collaborative and creative atmosphere where talent can best develop.

Job Description

Who’s ready??? Mikros Animation Montreal is working on the new SpongeBob SquarePants movie!

We are looking for a Lead Lighting to join our incredibly talented team!   

The position is to be filled for March 2019.

Respecting the incredible artistic identity of the well-known SpongeBob SquarePants show, the Lead Lighting will be responsible for managing his/her team of lighting artists and works closely with the CG Supervisor, Lighting Supervisor and Production Directors.

Your main tasks will be:

  •  Implement the department’s technical solutions in collaboration with the Lighting Supervisor and the Image CG Supervisor 
  • Supervise the work of your team (6 artists) 
  • Distribute and assign plans to artists, in collaboration with the production manager and based on the inventory 
  • Provide strong artistic and technical expertise   
  • Address artisitic notes and ensure follow up  
  • Ensure shots are completed in timely fashion, respecting quotas set by the production team and the supervisor  
  • Ensure artistic consistency between shots 
  • Submit shots for reviews and work closely with the team   
  • Communicate with your Lead and Supervisor  


  • Proven experience as Lead Lighting or Senior Lighting artist on several feature films (VFX or Animation) 
  • Good knowledge of Katana and Arnold required  
  • Knowledge of Nuke and Shotgun recommended  
  • Knowledge of Python scripting a plus  
  • Be a force for proposal, adaptation and motivation
  • Demonstrate proposal initiative, adaptation, and motivation 
  • Strong rigour, autonomy and organizational skills   
  • Basic English skills  

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