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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

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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.