Experienced Lighting Artist – Sci-Fi Shooter – PC Game – London

Location: London, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #26169 Posted: 3 months ago

OPMs client is the newest studio in a international group of operations, and are looking for a Lighting and VFX Artist to join their team and to lead development on an unannounced online tactical shooter set in a sci-fi universe.

The successful candidate will be a Lighting Artist ready to be hands on with implementation and be responsible for the overall lighting in game.


  • Expert knowledge of Unreal Engine
  • Experience of lighting photo-realistic environments and characters with an understanding of gameplay implications
  • Comprehension of colour theory, cinematography, and a strong sense of light and shadow
  • Awareness of composition and the ability to enhance mood by lighting
  • A working knowledge of industry standard rendering concepts and post-processing effects
  • Quality comprehension of physically based rendering and HDR pipelines


  • Knowledge of Unreal 5 and Lumen would be a big advantage


  • Lighting levels to creative and technical brief
  • Driving the narrative and storytelling using colour, light and mood to convey emotional experiences
  • Responsible for lighting game environments with the highest level of quality
  • Contributing to the development and placing of visual effects related to lighting and atmosphere
  • Work closely with Art Director/Lead Artist and team leads to help define and execute the lighting direction for the project
  • Integrate with environment teams to light their spaces according to production schedules
  • Anticipate and identify production challenges to leads and technical director
  • Research new lighting tools and techniques to create more efficient and visually appealing environments
  • Work with tech artists to closely manage lighting to fit memory, design and frame rate limits
  • Ability to follow concept/reference


  • The inspiring challenge of working on a pioneering ambitious project with great co-workers
  • An opportunity to learn and grow within an international company
  • A multicultural work environment that encourages growth, creativity and innovation
  • Free breakfasts, lunches, drinks, and snacks (in the studio)
  • A family-friendly work environment with flexible work hours
  • 25 days holiday

And many more!

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 413!

Tagged as: Lighting Art, Technical Art, VFX Art

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Tags: Lighting Art , Technical Art , VFX Art Categories: Art , Creative


Darren Matthews

Recruitment Consultant

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