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3D Generalist/Lighter

We are looking for 3D Generalists/Lighters to join the team! If you think you have what it takes to be a Pirate, we want to hear from you!

At ILP, the 3D Generalist is a versatile role that requires skills in multiple disciplines of the VFX process. To thrive in this role, you should have a passion for shot work and solve problems on your own initiative to create the best image possible.You are specialised in artistically and technically lighting and rendering shots while maintaining the ability to take on tasks across other skill sets, when and where needed, such as modelling, layout, FX, animation and compositing.

A good understanding of the VFX pipeline and previous experience in feature or TV work is a plus. Great communication skills are a must.

In return, ILP offers a real sense of ownership of shots and encourages creative and technical input during the decision making process. This culture encourages everyone to go the extra mile while feeling both valued and essential in delivering spectacular, high quality images to our clients.

We currently use Houdini for most scene assembly, Arnold for rendering and Nuke for compositing. That said, we always prefer general VFX skills and the ability to learn and adapt quickly over any specific knowledge of software.

We are open to full-time applicants from Sweden, Germany and the UK (hybrid/remote work). For freelance work you need to be located in Europe or in the UK.

Your work will include:

  • Creating lighting and render setups from scratch

  • Tweaking existing light rigs and shot templates

  • Both full CG shots and integration with live action

  • Optimising scenes for performance and render times

  • Scene assembly

  • A wide variety of 3D generalist tasks and problem solving

  • Constant and proactive dialogue with other departments

  • Work on some of the coolest shows in the business with some of the most talented colleagues

You need the following:

  • Passion and drive for everything VFX

  • Good artistic eye, both for what looks right and how to take it to the next level

  • The ability to take ownership of your shots and push them to world class standards

  • An organised way of working - creating scenes that can easily be picked up by other artists

  • Good communication skills

  • A humble and helpful attitude

  • As English is our main language in production, you need to be able to communicate effectively in English, both written and spoken

Experience with the following tools are considered a plus:

  • Houdini

  • Arnold

  • Nuke

  • Python

Great Place to Work

  • You get to be a pirate

  • Social and friendly work environment

  • We do world class epic stuff

  • Innovative and fast-paced culture

  • Work–life balance perks

  • Flexible hybrid work

About the company

Important Looking Pirates is a multiple VES and Emmy award winning studio and have created animation and visual effects for some of the greatest storytellers. ILP was founded by artists in 2007 with the vision to become one of the top international suppliers of VFX in terms of quality, professionalism and service. With amazing projects such as Lost In Space, Mandalorian, Westworld, Black Sails, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom and Star Wars: The Last Jedi in our backlog, we can proudly say that we are one of the most successful studios in the world.

During the last 15 years, we have assembled one of the best visual effects teams in the business with talents from all corners of the world. All of our artists, technicians and support personnel are driven by passion for what we do and always strive to push the limits of what can be accomplished.

Our head office is located in the famous Norstedts building in the heart of Stockholm. The office is designed to inspire creativity and to provide the best possible work environment for creating spectacular visual effects. Almost a third of the office consists of social areas where the pirates gather to have lunch and celebratory fikas, get company updates, participate in fussball tournaments, and hang out for Friday beers.

Lania Sitepu | Contact Person

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