Lighting Artist

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El Ranchito is currently looking for a qualified Lighting Artist to join us at one of our offices (Madrid or Barcelona). Remote work during covid19’s special measures would be possible as well.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lighting and rendering a broad range of high-class shots, from photo realistic visual effects to full CG animation
  • Look Development of CG characters, props, sets and VFX elements
  • Additional tasks include preparation of on-set captured data (HDRIs) and creating pre-comps in Nuke
  • Develop visual solutions for specific effects
  • Realizing the artistic vision of the VFX Supervisor with possible guidance from the CG Supervisor and Lighting Lead
  • Consistently delivering shots that are creatively and technically excellent
  • Be able to work with other departments (dmp, comp, layout, modelers) understanding their requirements.
  • Provide technical and artistic solutions.
  • Use the studio workflow and ensure all the upstream/downstream departments have what they require.


  • Minimum of 4 years feature film or equivalent high-res (2K) experience
  • Expert knowledge in Maya and Arnold.
  • Proven in-depth experience in lighting, shading and rendering within a physically based renderer
  • Basic Nuke knowledge
  • Flexibility to adapt to pipelines and a problem-solving mentality.
  • Fluent Spanish and English language skills, spoken and written.
  • Ability to work well within a team.
  • Eligible to work in Spain.

If you are interested, fill up the recruiting questionnaire and please select Apply for / Other / Lighting Artist”.