CG Lighting/Compositing Intern

Date Posted: March 7, 2017

This is a paid internship. 

As a HouseSpecial Intern, you will gain valuable hands-on experience and training as you work alongside our staff artists on broadcast and digital productions. You will be supported and challenged everyday while learning to thrive in a fast-paced studio environment. Our teams move fast; we never compromise on creativity.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Under the supervision of the Director, Lighting Artists and Compositors, establish and maintain the aesthetic look of CG/Mixed Media projects.
  • Assist Lighting Artists in performing technical work supporting shot lighting.
  • Troubleshoot creative and technical issues.
  • Combine live action, stage, and CG elements into VFX shots.
  • Assist on creative look development using compositing tools.
  • Communicate effectively with production management, creative leads and technical support teams.
  • Meet deadlines as established by production management.
  • Actively safeguards HouseSpecial’s Proprietary and Confidential Information.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Completed her or his Junior year or has graduated within the last two years with a Bachelor’s degree in Animation, Film, Fine Art, Computer Science or other relevant area of study.
  • Experience with Maya, Arnold, Mental Ray and Nuke.
  • Ability to prioritize, hit deadlines and maintain consistent productivity in a fast paced environment. 
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Able to work both collaboratively and independently.
  • Open to taking direction and able to embrace change.
  • Strong attention to detail, communication skills, a great attitude and common sense.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by in a production coordination role and do not comprise the definitive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.


Application Deadline: March 31, 2017

Have you completed your Junior year or maybe graduated college within the last two years? You're eligible. 

Eligibility for International Students
You must be legally eligible to work inside the United States.  If you are on your OPT or STEM (or extension) your employment authorization expiration cannot be any sooner than 90 days from the the internship end-date.

Internship Length: June 12 - August 25