Senior Lighting Artist – Stockholm, SE

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Senior Lighting Artist

Starbreeze – Stockholm, SE

Starbreeze are on the lookout for a Senior Lighting Artist to join their team in Stockholm!

Do you want to work with an award-winning team by creating lighting for one of the most iconic and recognised brands in the games industry? Millions of fans around the world follow PAYDAY with passion, and the art content continues to be a core part of this success.

As a Senior Lighting Artist, you will be responsible for the creation and development as well as planning and priority of the in-game lighting. In this role, you'll relish the challenge of working within Starbreeze's technology to create cutting-edge lighting and are as technically driven as you are aesthetically great. You'll need at least 5 years of experience from working as a Lighting Artist within the games industry,  have a proven and strong artistic skill set, a good sense of light, colours, and materials, and are a hands-on person. To be successful in this role, you'' also be able to multi-task and possess good communication skills, both spoken and written.

For this role, you'll need…
 

  • Experience working in real-time lighting workflows using a combination of baked and real-time lighting models
  • Excellent debugging and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to mentor other artists and provide meaningful feedback
  • Relevant portfolio demonstrating lighting created by you in a PBR pipeline, clearly showing the shipped game examples of your work
  • Sense of ownership
  • Excellent knowledge of lighting and atmospherics
  • The ability to find solutions to lighting problems at more complex levels
  • Great understanding of performance and cost of lighting
  • A firm and practical grasp of technical constraints
  • Fluent communication skills
  • Time management
  • Support the high-quality AAA lighting, art direction, and gameplay objectives

You'll also have…
 

  • At least 5 years of experience in the role of Lighting Artist
  • Experience from working on at least 2+ released AAA games
  • Shipped PC or Console titles as a lighting artist
  • Experience working with Unreal, Unity, or similar game engine
  • Ability to work in a team, communicate well and be proactive
  • A knack for time estimations, assessments and prioritizing

Bonus points if you have skills and experience in…
 

  • Lighting pre-rendered film or animation
  • Lighting and colour theory
  • The film industry

Starbreeze can offer you a position at a company where empowerment, agility and ownership are valued. As they evolve, they want you to grow with them and to develop as a professional. Starbreeze also believe in having fun; they have game consoles and arrange after work activities along with annual parties and events.

Just some of the benefits of working with Starbreeze include…
 

  • Competitive salaries with yearly reviews
  • Yearly wellness benefit
  • Referral bonuses
  • 6 weeks paid vacation per year
  • Pension on top of salary, ≈50% above collective agreement standard
  • Relocation support if you move from abroad
  • Ideal office location in central Stockholm

Interested? Want to know more?

Get in touch with Liam on +44 (0)1709 834 777 or email liam.hollinshead@aswift.com now!

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