Lead Lighting Artist – Vancouver, CA

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Job Description

Lead Lighting Artist

EA Vancouver – Vancouver, Canada

EA Vancouver are looking for a Lighting Artist who is passionate about creating high-quality lighting, and is eager to join them in their desire to push quality to the next level.

Your role and responsibilities will include…

  • Partnering with other domains such as environment art, concept, designers, and VFX in achieving high-quality lighting
  • Creating in-game lighting using EA's proprietary game engine, according to the agreed design and within the constraints of the target hardware and software
  • Collaboration with the lead lighter to support the art direction of the game
  • Referring to relevant production designs and applying visual style faithfully, taking care to maintain continuity throughout the scene and game
  • Ensuring that the lighting fits within game performance standards
  • Constructing high quality lighting utilising the in-game engine, respecting performances and platform's constraints
  • Working from concepts, colour scripts, and references to create lightings that embrace the creative vision

The skills and experience you'll need…

  • A degree or diploma in an art-related subject such as visual effects, computer animation, film production or photography
  • Credited as a lighting artist on multiple shipped titles with 5+ years overall lighting track record
  • A familiarity with renderers and compositing software (i.e. Nuke)
  • An in-depth comprehension of colour management and colour grading pipelines
  • An expertise in character, environment, and time-of-day lighting
  • A proficiency in colour theory, composition, lighting principles, and visual shaping
  • Expert-level knowledge of real-time lighting tools and techniques
  • Textures creation and shader skills are considered an asset
  • Artistic sensitivity and understanding of colour and lighting theory to guide composition and support storytelling

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

EA prides themselves on studios that provide a safe, trusting, and empowering environment for their game teams to unleash their creativity across massive brands. At EA, you will play a significant role in making the extraordinary, while contributing to shaping their culture. Everyone has a voice, everyone can be themselves, everyone is welcome.

Interested in this role? Want to know more? Get in touch with Jasmin at Aardvark Swift

Call +441709834777 or email jasmin@aswift.com

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