Lighting Artist

Art Lindon, Utah


Description

THE VOID

We live in an age where endless entertainment options exist at our fingertips, yet we still have a real need to get out of the house and share new experiences with our friends and family. At THE VOID you will walk into new dimensions and experience worlds without limits. From fighting intergalactic wars on alien planets, to casting spells in the darkest of dungeons, THE VOID presents the Future of Entertainment. Only limited by imagination, our advanced Virtual-Reality technologies allow you to see, move, and feel our digital worlds in a completely immersive and realistic way. Our VOID Entertainment Centers (VECs) are coming to major cities throughout North and South America, Asia, Europe and Australia. More than watching a movie or playing a game … in THE VOID you will live an adventure.

Job Responsibilities

THE VOID is a fast growing company, and we are currently looking for a Lighting Artist who will work collaboratively with the development team to help create and set the style for our VR experiences.  Your art will be appreciated by millions of people around the world.  Help us build the future of THE VOID!

  • Be willing to learn and teach new tools and techniques
  • Collaborate with Designers, Programmers, and other members of the art team
  • Be meticulous and organized in the approach to tasks, adhering to pipeline workflow
  • Participate in the critiquing of your work and the work of others
  • Work with other artists to optimize assets for performance
  • Understand the limits dictated by programming staff or project leads

Required Skills

  • 3 + years of experience with creating lighting techniques within in 3D games, film/VFX, or animation industry
  • Strong knowledge of physically-based lighting techniques
  • Experience creating and iterating in physically-based material workflows
  • Expert-level knowledge of color theory and strong sense of light and shadow
  • Strong knowledge of cinematography: theory, application, history, etc.
  • Passionate about creating immersive experiences in VR
  • Experience creating tools in Python, PyMel, and C#
  • Experience with realtime FX
  • Eager to collaborate across all disciplines
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in related field preferred
  • Good problem-solving abilities
  • Self motivated with strong work ethic
  • Be enthusiastic and ready to take on new challenges