Lighting Trainer

  • Montreal, Canada
  • Contract

Company Description

With offices all over the globe, MPC is one of the world's leading
visual effects (VFX) studios, creating award winning, high-end VFX for
the advertising industries.


Job Description

Key Accountabilities:

The
following tasks provide a general overview of the types of activity the
role holder will be expected to engage in on a day-to-day basis. The
tasks are not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities as
the nature of our business requires all employees to be flexible,
self-motivated and to think creatively when presented with challenges.

  • Present lectures on technical topics in an open, upbeat, engaging manner.
  • Guide and coach students in creating quality work.
  • Challenge and encourage students to do better.
  • Learn the MPC tools, procedures and implementations quickly and stay updated.
  • Communicate effectively and proactively with partner departments, including lighting and recruiting.
  • Create and improve on documentation and written tutorials.
  • Create and edit video tutorials with an emphasis on brevity, clarity and zero errors.
  • Work
    with partners in production departments to coach and support them in
    the creation of educational materials – such as tutorials,
    documentation, and project files.
  • Create and
    structure curriculum to effectively meet the needs of students and
    production and adjust it with changing parameters on the fly.
  • Run dailies and provide feedback and reviews.
  • Assess
    whether the students are meeting targets, work with them to improve,
    and provide feedback about their success to the head of department
    (HOD).
  • Review success of students after each round with all partners, enhance successes and address failures.


Qualifications

Requirements:

The successful role holder:

  • Is an excellent educator, who loves teaching and gains satisfaction by helping others succeed.
  • Is an expert in Katana and Renderman with at least three years of production experience in lighting for film.
  • Has experience teaching in the classroom.
  • Has experience creating documentation, and both written and video tutorials.
  • Is an excellent communicator, both written and spoken.
  • Is able to work independently within an organization to get information proactively.
  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.