Lookdev Artist

  • Full Time
  • London, UK
  • 05/10/2022

Jellyfish Pictures

Salary or Budget: Competitive
Experience required: 1+ years

We are always on the lookout for new talent!

Jellyfish Pictures is actively recruiting for Lighting/Lookdev roles of all levels to work on the look development and shading for our Feature Animation and VFX departments. If you are looking for an exciting opportunity then please apply here! We’ll be able to be in touch as soon as a matching role becomes available.


  • Work closely with the VFX/CG Supervisors to determine the best approach to solving look development challenges and achieving the required look
  • Collaborating with asset departments to ensure look development requirements are met
  • Supporting the Head of Department with setup/development of new shading and lookdev methods
  • Staying on schedule and meeting set deadlines while maintaining the highest levels of quality

Skills and attributes

  • Previous experience in look development for VFX films
  • Strong knowledge of physically plausible shading and rendering techniques
  • A good knowledge of lighting techniques and real-world lighting/photography
  • A good understanding of colour-space
  • A basic knowledge of Nuke or similar compositing package, including how to use layers and passes to tweak a shot after it has been rendered
  • Good all-round knowledge of other disciplines within VFX (simulation, modelling and UV mapping, texturing and camera tracking)
  • Excellent organisation, 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
  • Reliable, with good timekeeping and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Flexible and adaptable with the ability to work within a pre-set workflow or pipeline but also with the creativity and problem-solving skills to work around issues

This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of duties.  The need for flexibility is required and the post holder is expected to carry out any other related duties that are within the employee’s skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed.

About Us

Founded in 2001, Jellyfish Pictures has grown from the original “two-man band” into an internationally recognised operation. Known for their world-class animation and VFX, beautifully rendered imagery and multi platform content, Jellyfish’s critically acclaimed work has earned them multiple awards. These include EMMY, BAFTA, highly sought-after VES Awards, and several other accolades.

Their VFX credits include the latest addition to Lucasfilm’s Star Wars saga, The Book of Boba Fett, as well as various blockbuster movies in the franchise. The team has recently completed work on BBC’s This is Going to Hurt adding to their numerous TV Drama credits.

In Animation, Jellyfish are currently partnered with Netflix working on a highly anticipated Roald Dahl animated project. DreamWorks Animation’s Spirit: Untamed, How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming and several series of top-rated children’s shows are also part of their high end CG animation repertoire.

Come join a team of super talented artists!

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