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Lighting and Compositing Artist (Kamp Koral)


Burbank, CA, US, 91502


For over 30 years, the Nickelodeon Animation Studio continues to be one of the largest producers of television animation in the world, reflecting all kids today. Based in Burbank, Calif., with offices in New York, the Studio, designed by our artists and for our artists, is home to the world's greatest creative talents. Our campus of creativity houses top-notch talent, storytellers, artists, production teams, voice actors, cartoon experts and more. At Nickelodeon, we are always looking to recruit dedicated craftspeople to help bring groundbreaking new ideas to life and that starts with you! We are leading the way in animated content for TV series, TV movies, shorts and  theatrical features. Some of our new upcoming original animated series include, Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years, Rugrats, Middlemost Post, Star Trek: Prodigy, Big Nate and Santiago of the Seas, among others.Our content development teams are creator-driven, our work culture is collaborative, our mentorship of new talent is second to none, and we are committed to hiring inclusively to reflect authenticity in the diverse stories we want to tell.Join us!




Nickelodeon Animation Studio is looking for a Lighting and Compositing Artist with a strong technical background for Kamp Koral! The ideal candidate is comfortable with solving technical/creative problems and is able to communicate effectively on a timely basis.


  • Work closely with the Compositing Supervisor and CG Supervisor to identify areas of improvement on existing workflows related to Lighting, Rendering, and Compositing
  • Develop and maintain custom Maya/Nuke tools/scripts for the internal/overseas teams
  • Aid in establishing accurate pipeline workflow with detailed documentation explaining tools and techniques for the internal and overseas teams
  • Develop the desired look via lighting setups and compositing templates based on 2D concepts
  • Fix incoming composited shots when needed for final approval


  • Extensive knowledge of and experience with Maya, Nuke, and Redshift is required
  • Working knowledge of Photoshop and Shotgun needed
  • Experience and interest in improving existing tools and pipelines through R&D/scripting are needed.
  • Experience and knowledge with scripting (Python, PyMel, Mel) specifically for Maya and Nuke
  • Experience developing Nuke gizmos/tools
  • Ability to prototype quickly and deliver solutions in pre-existing/new pipelines with minimal supervision
  • Understanding of lighting/compositing techniques/workflows including Physically Based Rendering, Projections & Nuke 3D system, Camera Tracking, AOVs/Cryptomattes, & Deep Compositing


 Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.


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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles