Mid-Senior Lighter (3dsMax) – short contract


We are looking for a locally-based Mid-Snr Lighting Artist to work with us onsite in our waterfront studio in Rhodes, Sydney for a short contract.

Start Date:   ASAP
Finish Date:   1 June, 2018


  • Light and render a variety of small and large-scale CG elements including props, models, environments, crowds, creatures and effects.
  • Provide solutions for techniques such as subsurface scattering and physically plausible shading
  • Maintain consistency across sequences and shots.
  • Communicate creative and technical issues effectively
  • Engaging with the Lead Lighter, Creative Director and Producers

Job requirements:

  • Proficient in 3dsMax and can light with Vray or Redshift
  • Minimum 3 years solid experience as a Lighter on either feature film, TV series, AAA video games or TVC’s
  • Good understanding of colour theory and LUTs
  • Knowledge of Nuke, Photoshop and Substance an asset
  • Demonstrable ability to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
  • Real world understanding of physics, math, proportion, depth, colour, and of course lighting
  • Must be able to take direction and be adaptable to change
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a good eye required
  • Positive, pro-active and excellent communication skills
  • Must be a permanent resident of Australia.


  • Good artistic skills, with a particular emphasis on real-world lighting/photography
  • Tool building and scripting knowledge

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

Subject:  [Lighter-Mid/Snr] YOUR NAME

Email to:

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

No phone calls or agencies, please.


posted:  14 May, 2018