Lighting Senior Artist

Madrid, Spain

Animation - Madrid

The Lighting Senior Artist will work on lighting and compositing of shots alongside the Lighting Lead and Supervisor.


  • Work under the artistic supervision of the Lighting Supervisor
  • Work on the lighting and compositing of the shots assigned until the final delivery
  • As needed, create the master lighting of a simple sequences, following the references from the Art department and under the artistic supervision of the Lighting Supervisor
  • Define the light rig and comp template, together with the Compositing team, that will be used by the team
  • Work, together with the Lighting Lead, on optimization strategies to make sure the render of the sequence stays in budget
  • Money shots
  • Assume the tasks of the Lighting Lead when he/she is away


  • Over 4 years of experience in lighting and compositing
  • 2 years of experience in lighting and compositing for animation feature films
  • Advanced knowledge of Maya, Arnold and Nuke
  • Self-motivated and comfortable working with deadlines
  • Strong artistic eye and understanding of color, lighting and image analysis
  • Scripting and Python a plus
  • Experience working with procedural multishot workflows and sequence based lighting is a plus
  • English: full professional proficiency
  • Spanish: full professional proficiency a plus

Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, interactive, and animation divisions.

Skydance is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. We welcome and consider applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy status, military/veteran status, disability, or any other protected category.


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