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Senior Lighting Artist – Edinburgh – Permanent – AAA Games

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23084 Posted: 7 months ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Our client is looking for an exceptionally skilled Senior Lighting Artist who possesses the ability to light their environments, cutscenes and characters for some of the biggest and most ambitious AAA video game titles. This position has a large impact on multiple departments and drastically affects the look and feel of the game.

Your job is to bring the game to the environments and worlds to life layering lighting and atmosphere to help create a story telling universe through the use of colour and composition.



•          Create and maintain all elements of lighting i.e. dynamic, prebaked, interior and exterior setups, cinematic set and character lighting.

•          Ensure that all lighting deliverables are completed fully and in line with production schedule.

•          Maintain a balance between visual quality and performance requirements for real time game application.

•          Keep artistic style consistent with defined visual style for the game.

•          Work with design to make sure lighting accentuates missions, objectives and game flow.

•          Participate in R&D of new techniques to implement into production pipeline.



•          Sound knowledge and use of lighting techniques in the video game or VFX industries.

•          Expert level proficiency within 3DS Max, Photoshop, After Effects and other 3rd party software or tools used in the production of environment and character lighting.

•          Strong technical background with ability to grasp new programs and systems quickly.

•          Ability to work with a high degree of self-direction and motivation.



•          Must provide a portfolio through a webpage or other digital media to be considered.


Tagged as: Lighting Art

Tags: Lighting Art Categories: Art , Creative


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