Lighter/Compositor

Lighting Compositing · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Lighting Compositing
Employment Type Full-Time

ICON Creative Studio is Canada’s largest independently owned animation entertainment company located in the historic Gastown district of Vancouver, BC Canada with design, storyboarding, modeling, rigging, animation, technical finaling, lighting, visual effects and compositing artists alongside creative and management teams.


Known for our quality, efficiency and timely deliveries, ICON has partnered alongside distributors, broadcasters and streaming platforms around the world to help create, realize and produce noteworthy content.


ICON operates from a holistic philosophy that leverages individual skill sets to maximize production efficiency on the floor while maintaining an optimal balance of creativity and quality on screen.

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During this challenging time, we have successfully transitioned to a virtual studio. The health of our employees is always our priority.  We will see you soon!  


We’re looking for Lighting/Compositing Artists (All Levels) to join our exciting CG productions. You will be working closely with 3D Environment Artists and Team Leads to create lighting for all aspects of the production shots.

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Junior Lighter/Compositor

  • Knowledge of Maya
  • Knowledge of Arnold
  • Knowledge of relevant compositing software including Nuke preferred
  • Light/Render/Composite shots through to approval
  • Interacts with the team for feedback on shot quality
  • Works with team members to ensure continuity of the sequence
  • Achieves shot quota targets
  • Comfortable in overtime scenarios
  • Able to Identify issues and relay them to team members


Mid Lighter/Compositor

  • Knowledge of Maya
  • Knowledge of Arnold
  • Knowledge of relevant compositing software including Nuke preferred
  • Scripting ability in relevant languages including Python highly desirable
  • Good communication skills
  • Develops solutions and techniques that achieve artistic and technical direction
  • Ensures that shots fit the continuity of the sequence
  • Achieves quota targets
  • Interacts with supervisors/peers for feedback on sequences
  • Comfortable in overtime scenarios
  • Developing set light rigs
  • Light/Render/Composite shots through to approval
  • Ability to Interact and cooperate with other departments to solve technical issues


Senior Lighter/Compositor

  • Proficiency in Arnold
  • Proficiency in Nuke
  • Scripting ability in relevant languages including Python highly desirable
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail and follow through
  • Look development of CG assets and create light rigs
  • Ensures that all shots fit the continuity of the sequence
  • Achieves quota targets
  • Interacts with supervisors/peers for feedback on sequences.
  • Comfortable in overtime scenarios
  • Manage and optimize lighting scenes and assets
  • Pro-active team member that seeks out and identifies technical issues
  • Light/Render/Comp shots through to approval
  • Interact and cooperate with other departments to solve technical issues

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Why work at ICON?


At ICON we constantly invest in raising the bar of our productions and fostering our people. If you are a passionate artist capable of sharing success with others, we'd like to hear from you!


  • Join the fastest growing CG Animation studio in Vancouver
  • Work from home via high speed Teradici connection
  • Work on top feature episodic CG franchises for leading streaming platforms (Netflix, Disney+, Peacock, Paramount+, etc.)
  • Work with a diverse group artists from all over the world who have come to Vancouver to work for the company. 
  • Use all of the latest tools and softwares
  • We uphold a premium standard of quality across all of our production
  • We hire for the long term and give artists the opportunity to grow, get promoted and take on as much responsibility as they can manage
  • We offer flexibility and autonomy
  • We facilitate requests and make changes in a timely manner. 
  • We support PR applications for our artists


ICON Creative Studio is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    Lighting Compositing
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time