Senior Lighting Artist – London, UK

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Job Description

Senior Lighting Artist

Splash Damage – London, UK

We're working with the genre leading AAA studio Splash Damage to find a Senior Lighting Artist.

Splash Damage recognise that lighting is a powerful visual tool, and way more than simply illuminating the world a player can see. Lighting can guide a player through a scene, showing the path and highlighting the goal. At Splash Damage Lighting Artists paint stories with light, infusing worlds with atmosphere and emotion, as well as ensuring that the player can find their way around them.

As the new Senior Lighting Artist joining Splash Damage's 300 strong team you help create exciting games that are enjoyed by millions.

Your responsibilities will be…

  • Working with the Lead Lighting Artist and Art Director to create high quality lighting schemes in keeping with the project's visual direction
  • Lighting scenes based on reference photographs and concept Art materials
  • Produce work within specifications to project deadlines
  • Review and implement your work using the game editor
  • Trouble shoot lighting issues and action creative feedback
  • Collaborate with other disciplines including Environment Art, Level Design, VFX, Cinematics and Tech Art
  • Coach and mentor junior level staff through knowledge sharing

The skills an experience you'll bring to the role…

  • Experience working within Unreal Engine 4+
  • A good understanding of shape, form, composition and tonal values
  • Excellent knowledge of Physically Based Rendering and balancing materials
  • Experienced in pre-bake, dynamic and hybrid lighting workflows
  • Working knowledge of tone mapping, colour grading and LUTs
  • The ability to deliver performant lighting schemes for gameplay
  • Collaborative mindset, communication skills and enjoy working within a team

Please also ensure you have an up-to-date portfolio filled with examples of your Lighting work.

Are you interested in learning more about this role?

Get in touch with Simon for a confidential chat about the role, the studio and their culture.

Email or call +44 (0)1709 834777.

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