Jobs: Senior Lighting Artist

We are looking for Senior Lighting Artists to work with us on a project contract basis.

Availability: Project Based

Job requirements:
  • Must be proficient in 3DS Max 
  • Must be proficient in either Redshift or Vray
  • Must have full rights to work in Australia
  • Must be able to work onsite at our Rhodes, Sydney studio


  • Create photo-real shot lighting and rendering
  • Light and render a variety of small and large-scale CG elements including FX integration
  • Provide physically plausible shading
  • Maintain consistency across sequences and shots
  • Communicate creative and technical issues effectively
  • Work closely with compositors ensuring the renders you provide are consistent
  • Engaging with the Creative Director, Lighting Lead and Producers
  • Communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
  • Real world understanding of physics, maths, proportion, depth, colour, lighting
  • Take direction, adaptable to change
  • Work well within a team focused environment
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a good eye required
  • Positive, pro-active and excellent communication skills


  • Nuke, Photoshop and Substance
  • Tool building and scripting knowledge
  • Good artistic skills, with a particular emphasis on real-world lighting/photography
  • Experience as a Senior Lighter on either feature film, TV series, game cinematics or TVC’s

If you meet the above job requirements and would like to be part of the Plastic Wax story, please submit your application with your resume and link/s to your website/reel (please include a shot breakdown) in an email:

Subject: [SnrLighter] YOUR NAME
Email to:

Please include in the body of your email:

  • your next available date
  • salary expectation/day rate
  • commitment length
  • current location
  • right to work in Australia/Visa Status and any relevant information

If your application makes the shortlist, you will be contacted shortly.

No phone calls or agencies please.


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