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Lighting Artist – Russia – Accommodation & VISA Provided – AAA Games

Location: St Petersburg, Russia Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 4 years ago



My client is an amazing games company with Studios in Russia, America and Poland, they work on some of the best known games to come out on console and mobile. Collaboration has begun on a major AAA game with a world renowned Publisher & Developer.


As a Lighting Artist, you will work within a team of artists to design quality game lighting effects, to create atmospheres and direct player’s attention based on the artistic direction, gameplay, design, technological limitations and production deadlines.



  • Extensive experience in 3ds Max, and Photoshop
  • Sense of initiative and proactivity
  • Ability to accept feedback and adapt to change
  • Originality and resourcefulness when setting out solutions
  • Extensive knowledge of lighting, colour and image composition
  • Knowledge of other video game production working units
  • Solid artistic knowledge of lighting techniques, real-time and pre-rendering
  • Self-motivation, good communication skills, and a great team-player attitude
  • Several years’ experience in shading, texture, special effects, image processing or another relevant field
  • Experience in photography an asset
  • Experience in computer graphics or pre-rendering an asset
  • Ability to create concept art



  • Understand the game design and artistic direction documents to become familiar with the challenges that will impact game lighting and be able to propose atmosphere and lighting ideas
  • Work with the Graphic technical director and programmers to create lighting-specific tools and features
  • Design lighting systems that will support the atmosphere and gameplay effects and highlight the work of other working units
  • In addition to light sources, set out the selected moods and atmospheres
  • Have the artistic director and technical director validate the quality of the lighting and make any changes that are requested
  • Verify the quality of the lighting once the elements are imported into the game and make any necessary improvements
  • Communicate with other working units to look into the root causes of lighting issues
  • Fix the lighting bugs entered by testers
  • Optimise the lighting effects to produce the best possible lighting, in keeping with the technical limitations of the engine



  • Highly competitive salary
  • Full relocation support
  • Additional medical insurance


Do you have the skills and relevant experience for this role?  Send your CV or call Claire on + (0) 1206 21 44 13 for more info.

Tagged as: Lighting Art

Tags: Lighting Art Categories: Art , Creative


Claire Ramshaw

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