3D lighting

Description

The arrangement or digital effect which simulates lighting in a 3D environment.

Alternative labels

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

3D lighting is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

3D animator: 3D animators are in charge of animating 3D models of objects, virtual environments, layouts, characters and 3D virtual animated agents.
Animation layout artist: Animation layout artists work with the cameramen and director to coordinate and create optimal 3D animation shots. They translate 2D storyboards into 3D animated shots and are responsible for camera angles, frames and lighting of animation scenes. Animation layout artists decide which action takes place in which animation scene.
Digital games developer: Digital games developers program, implement and document digital games. They implement technical standards in gameplay, graphics, sound and functionality.
3D modeller: 3D modellers design 3D models of objects, virtual environments, layouts, characters, and 3D virtual animated agents.

Optional knowledge

3D lighting is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Animation director: Animation directors supervise and recruit multimedia artists. They are responsible for the quality of the animation, that the production is delivered on time and within budget.
Animator: Animators use software to create animations, these are rapidly sequenced together images to create an illusion of movement.
Graphic designer: Graphic designers create text and images to communicate ideas. They make visual concepts by hand or using computer software, intended for publishing in paper or online media such as advertisements, websites, and magazines.
Design and applied arts vocational teacher: Design and applied arts vocational teachers instruct students in their specialised field of study, applied arts and crafts, which is predominantly practical in nature. They provide theoretical instruction in service of the practical skills and techniques the students must subsequently master for an applied arts and crafts profession, such as graphic designer or interior designer. Design and applied arts vocational teachers monitor the students’ progress, assist individually when necessary, and evaluate their knowledge and performance on the subject of applied arts and crafts through assignments, tests and examinations.
Video and motion picture editor: Video and motion picture editors are responsible for the assembly and cutting of raw footage into a logically and aesthetically either for movies, television series, or domestic purposes. They reorganize scenes that have been shot and decide which special effects are needed. Video and motion picture editors work closely together with sound editors and music directors.
Special effects artist: Special effects artists create illusions for movies, videos and computer games. They use computer software.
Digital games designer: Digital games designers develop the layout, logic, concept and gameplay of a digital game. They focus on playfield design, specification writing, and entry of numeric properties that balance and tune the gameplay.

 


 

References

  1. 3D lighting – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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