Lighting Artist – North-East UK – AAA Games

Location: Newcastle, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #26119 Posted: 2 weeks ago

People Can Fly - Newcastle

Job Title: Lighting Artist

Location: Newcastle, UK

Salary: Depending on experience, skills and interview performance

Job Type: Permanent

Project: AAA Games

 

My client and I are looking for a Lighting Artist to work on an upcoming AAA standard Console and PC game.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Creating compelling lighting that set up mood, tells story, and makes coherent world
  • Assistance for level designers with lighting support to achieve their goals
  • Design and deliver light objects and IES textures
  • Creating dynamic lighting that brings life to environment
  • Collaborate with FX department to create atmospheric, 3D scenes with use of right colour palette and other meaningful artistic choices
  • Creating high-end lighting for cut-scenes Innovating new techniques for next-gen hardware and work with engineers to expand the required tool-set
  • Analysing the scene for performance issues, ensure all lights are as optimal as possible
  • Working with the Tech/Engine department to fix technical lighting issues

 

Requirements:

 

  • A critical eye for environment depth from lighting point of view
  • Experience with a variety of techniques and tools that helps to achieve lighting goals
  • An understanding of performance of current console generation Ability to create all content needed for lighting (textures, IES, HDR maps, materials, scripts, etc.)
  • Ability to work with artists, designers, and programmers to work through artistic and technical challenges
  • Experience with generating light-maps, baked lighting
  • Follow Unreal Engine technical news
  • High work ethic and self-motivated Passion for games

 

Desired:

 

  • Established video game industry experience in a related position
  • Experience working with Unreal Engine is a plus
  • Shipped-title experience
  • English language skills

 

Interested in this job? Applications are reviewed continuously so please email your CV along with a link to your portfolio to: officemanager@opmjobs.com

 

Declan Blayney | Art Consultant | OPM Response Ltd | declan@opmjobs.com

 

The salary bracket is approximate and is no guarantee of the income on offer.  Salary and benefits will be discussed with candidates at interview with the company and are individually negotiated by OPM.

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