Associate Lighting Artist (Temp)

Art Santa Ana, California


Description

Responsibilities

  • Generate aesthetically pleasing, performant lighting solutions for environments using proprietary tools
  • Unwrap and modify UVs for 3D assets
  • Baking shadow maps in 3dsMax
  • Familiarity with the PBR pipeline and materials with respect to lighting
  • Great written and oral communication skills
  • Must be located in Los Angeles

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, the employee must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Strong understanding of color theory and practical lighting concepts
  • Solid knowledge of working within an HDR pipeline and tasteful balancing of post process screen effects
  • Knowledge of a wide range of game lighting techniques (vertex baking, light-maps, light probes, dynamic, etc.)
  • Able to take initial direction and color keys and use interpretive judgment to light gameplay spaces to a high degree of polish and play-ability
  • Demonstrate an understanding of a range of illustrative lighting styles
  • Efficient organization and communication skills and ability to prioritize and execute ideas within a schedule
  • Excellent technical and artistic problem solving skills
  • Must have a relevant game lighting portfolio to apply

 

Experience:

  • 1+ years experience in games as a lighting artist