Lighting Artist

Monsters Aliens Robots Zombies VFX

Toronto, Canada
From 30th Nov

MARZ (Monsters Aliens Robots and Zombies Inc.) is a Toronto-based VFX studio focusing on premium TV series. We deliver feature-film quality on TV timelines via proprietary AI software. Located at 1120 Dundas St. E. in Toronto, Ontario (M4M 1S3), we are currently looking for a Lighting Artist (NOC 5241) for our 1120 Dundas St. E. work location.


This is a full-time English-language permanent position at 40-hours per week with a salary of $26.22 per hour in addition to dental and medical benefits and 20 day of vacation days annually (8%).


Job duties:

The Lighting Artist interprets artwork and creates 3D representations that reflects the original intent of the MARZ designers and directors while respecting the technical requirements of the project.

Responsibilities include:  

  • Working with Lighting Supervisor to optimize rendering setups in order to reduce render time and increase fidelity;
  • Debugging problematic scenes and helping develop solutions/workarounds;
  • Undertaking ongoing communication with Production and Leads regarding schedules and deadlines;
  • Using Python tool prototyping and development for internal lighting tools;
  • Running software version tests including qualifying and debugging and beta testing new pipeline and farm tools/workflows;
  • Wrangling assets or elements of a shot from another department to ensure shots are completed to schedule.


Job requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Computer Visualization, or Computer Animation or equivalent work experience;
  • Good understanding of color-space;
  • Basic knowledge of physically plausible shading techniques;
  • Excellent organization, communication, and interpersonal skills;
  • Creative problem solving and attention to detail;
  • Able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines while maintaining high-quality results;
  • Able to work successfully as part of a team as well as independently.


Contact info: 1220 Dundas St E., Toronto, ON M4M 1S3 - 416 840 5556

Monsters Aliens Robots Zombies VFX

We are “Monsters / Aliens / Robots / Zombies” (MARZ). We are a high-growth Technology & VFX studio based out of Toronto, ON, Canada, on a mission to make producing premium TV fast and easy using a combination of proprietary AI software, TV-specific production operations, GPU clusters and world-class talent spanning diverse industries. We launched in 2018, and have had the privilege of working on over 100 premium TV projects to date such as Spiderman: No Way Home (Marvel), Being the Ricardo’s (Amazon Prime Video), Moon Knight (Marvel), The Umbrella Academy S3 (Netflix), WandaVision (Marvel), Ms. Marvel (Marvel), The Flight Attendant (HBO Max), Invasion (Apple TV+), Wednesday (Netflix), Carnival Row (Amazon Prime Video), and many more!
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