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Lighting Artist – Amsterdam, Netherlands – AAA Games

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #25731 Posted: 4 months ago

Job Type: Permanent

Project: AAA Games


Our clients Amsterdam team reflects the city’s diverse look and feel. Being mainly expats, they currently represent more than 20 different nationalities – and are still growing and adding to their team.

As a Lighting Artist you will be responsible for creating and maintaining various lighting scenarios, both indoors and outdoors, managing both artistic and technical aspects of the lighting pipeline and supporting the artistic direction of the game.


  • Experience in a similar position, within the games industry (AAA experience preferential)
  • Solid knowledge and experience with photography
  • Deep understanding of cinematic lighting techniques
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4/5 and its various lighting tools and processes
  • Good eye for colour and contrast, composition and visual balance
  • Strong portfolio showing lighting skills and demonstrating a high level of artistic creativity
  • Portfolio showcasing photography andor cinema work is a plus
  • Solid understanding of technological constraints for both dynamic and static lighting and game limitations


  • Coordinate with art and tech to create stunning and performant lighting
  • Use lighting techniques to bring the best in environments and characters and support the narrative and artistic vision
  • Building up the art direction for the project by working closely with the Art Director and Creative Director
  • Participate in performance follow-ups in collaboration with the Producer
  • Collaborating with the technical team to ensure best performance and scalability in different hardware
  • Verify the quality of lighting in the game, and make improvements where necessary


  • A competitive salary
  • An allowance to cover the Dutch mandatory health insurance
  • 25 paid + 3 extra paid working days off a year
  • Relocation package
  • A commuter allowance
  • Full assistance with visas and the 30% ruling applications when the candidate is eligible


Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call us directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214412!

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Tags: Lighting Art Categories: Art , Creative


Darren Matthews

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