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Associate Technical Lighting Artist

Infinity Ward

Woodland Hills, CA 10-29-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Infinity Ward is looking to hire an Associate Technical Lighting Artist to join our team. You should have a passion for making games and pushing the boundaries of high-quality visuals. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a balance between technical graphics knowledge and understanding and appreciation of visual fidelity.

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:
• Maintain, improve, and document existing lighting tools and pipeline
• Be the glue between lighting artists and engineering team
• Implement feature requests from lighting, design and technical teams
• Educate artists on the theory behind pbr, best practices of tools, rendering and materials
• Monitor and optimize game rendering performance and memory usage and help development of tools to aid in this process
• Create example maps for testing, educational and corrective purposes
• Streamline existing lighting setup and process
• Work in proprietary scripting code and tools to standardize complex light behaviors
• Find and report rendering issues including bug submission, tracking status, monitoring pending integrations

Player Profile

Minimum Requirements:
• In depth knowledge of real time Physically Based Rendering theory and material authoring
• Skills to communicate shading and rendering features to the art and engineering teams
• Ability to translate requests into usable tools
• Curious in personality and ability to demonstrate pragmatic problem-solving skills
• An honest understanding of your own strengths and weaknesses
• Experience with Qt in either Python or C++
• Experience adapting ideas from published papers into rendering and shading features
• In depth understanding of photography

Company Profile
Infinity Ward

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment.