Temporary 3D Character Lighting Artist

Position Description

Primal Screen is seeking Temporary/Freelance 3D Character Lighting Artists with 2+ years professional experience for project work from June through October 2021. These artists will be responsible for lighting and rendering characters to meet the vision of the directors and lead lighting artist.

This is a project-based remote opportunity. All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the US.

Basic Qualifications

  • Professional animation production experience
  • Understanding of the entire animation process
  • Proficiency in Autodesk Maya
  • Excellent eye for color theory, light, form, rendering, polygonal modeling and texture UV
  • Ability to distinguish subtle differences that affect the matching of elements created in multiple media
  • Familiarity with various render elements, such as mattes, velocity, and depth
  • Strong communication, documentation and team-relationship skills
  • Ability to solve problems alone and in team environment

Essential Tools

  • Autodesk Maya
  • V-Ray
  • Deadline
  • Shotgun


To be considered:

  • Include your resume and demo reel/portfolio link (and password, if needed)
  • Provide demo reel breakdown or a detailed breakdown/contribution write-up
  • Your demo reel and breakdown must include lighting to be considered
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the US
  • Must be available from June through August 2021

Job type

Temporary/Project-Basis Full Time Employment

About Primal Screen
Primal Screen crafts award-winning, engaging experiences from our studios in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward (although we’re currently working remotely). Bringing great things to screens since 1995, we are home to a talented group of developers, designers and animators who create delightful content for our clients in the film, broadcast, online, education, environmental and gaming industries.

Primal Screen is committed to being a welcoming, inclusive and diverse place to work. Not only have we always celebrated differences of experience, outlook, ethnicity and orientation, but we are also intentionally expanding our talent pools in ways to attract and hire team members from all backgrounds.