Freelance Lighting Artist - Rooster Teeth

Rooster Teeth is looking for a skilled and experienced lighting artist to hop on board and join our ever growing team. The job requires that the applicant be able to lead a team both aesthetically and technically in order to produce work required for the show. The applicant must also be able to interface with our tech department in order to develop and maintain our growing pipeline.


  • Lighting Lead must be able to support the Post Visual Supervisor, comp leads and directors on creating the look expected for the show
  • Ability to work within a specified pipeline and with the tech team to make changes as necessary
  • Have the ability to mentor other artists both aesthetically and technically
  • Collaborate with lighting supervisor to review work for submission
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve lighting related issues
  • Collaborate with multiple departments in order to meet their needs
  • Be able to light and render shots as quickly as possible across multiple shows


  • Demo reel showcasing a wide variety of lighting work
  • Knowledge of lighting and rendering within Maya 
  • 2-4 years experience as an Lighting Artist
  • Script Writing language experience a plus
  • Excellent communication skills

Perks + Benefits

  • 100% Company paid health & dental benefits
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Generous paid time off each year 
  • Opportunity for career growth
  • Flexible dress code
  • Kitchen stocked with snacks 
  • Pet Friendly 

Rooster Teeth is a pioneering studio responsible for some of the biggest online series in history, such as the award-winning and longest-running web series, Red vs. Blue. They also produce the globally acclaimed animated series RWBY, the first western anime series to be distributed in Japan; the award-winning Rooster Teeth Podcast; and Immersion, a reality format that brings video game theory to the real world. Rooster Teeth has a massive global footprint of more than 25 million subscribers to its YouTube Network, 3 million unique monthly visitors to itsRoosterTeeth.com hub and 1.8 million registered community members. The company was founded in 2003, and is now a subsidiary of Fullscreen, Inc., a global youth media company that develops online creators and produces multi-platform entertainment experiences. Discover more at RoosterTeeth.com.

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