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Lighting Artist

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Looking for a sharp eye and a deft hand to help breathe a fresh vision into a new gaming experience. Teamwork, innovation, attention-to-detail and unbridled passion are characteristics we look for in all of our artists. If you are a talented Lighting Artist looking for an exciting, high profile project to challenge you, this is where you need to be.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Work closely with Art, Cinematic and Programming Teams to create industry leading visuals across a variety of environments, characters and cinematic sequences.
• Craft compelling lighting which supports story, art direction and experience objectives.
• Translate conceptual illustrations into outstanding real-time lighting visuals.
• Work with Art and Programming teams to anticipate and solve technical challenges within given constraints and visual requirements.
• Be proactive about seeking feedback and communication with the Art Director, Environment Art Lead, Cinematic Director and other relevant departments.
• Develop and maintain a strong understanding of current industry technology, constraints and trends.
• Participate in portfolio reviews, recruitment interviews, and assist in finding and retaining talent.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:
• 3+ years of Game, Film experience.
• A Bachelor's degree or diploma with an emphasis on Art.
• Outstanding knowledge of both real-time and pre-rendered lighting principals (dynamic lighting, light bake solutions, sub surface scattering, HDR)
• Thorough understanding of how light, shadow and color create tone and mood.
• Exceptional grasp for compositional storytelling and cinematography.
• Understanding of VFX, cinematic or feature film animation production pipelines and workflows.
• Background in real world photography, cinematography and lighting a plus.
• Relevant 2D and 3D software experience – Maya, Photoshop, Proprietary Lighting Tools.
• Ability to work collaboratively - must be open to direction and able to embrace change.

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