Temporary Job

Senior Lighting Artist

Infinity Ward

Woodland Hills, CA 12-18-2020
  • Paid
  • Temporary
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Infinity Ward, developer of numerous award winning games, is seeking a Senior Lighting Artist (Temporary), with experience in game development and an interest in working with next-generation technologies. If you are a Senior Lighting Artist and have experience shipping AAA titles with visually stunning lighting aesthetics, then we are looking for you!

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:
• Work with Level Designers, Environment Artists, Visual Effects Artists, and Team Leads to provide lighting for game environments and characters
• Creation of static and dynamic lighting using our proprietary game engine software
• Generate visually stunning creative solutions that are within memory and performance guidelines
• Ownership of level lighting process from initial look dev to final polish pass
• Solve technical issues that arise with tools, process or game performance
• Help to maintain standards for physically correct lighting across teams and studios
• Support the content and data acquisition process for skies and materials
• Provide mentorship to other team members in specific areas of expertise

Player Profile

Minimum Requirements:
• 4+ years of real-time lighting experience on pc or current console hardware
• Solid understanding and experience with runtime and pre-baked lighting techniques
• Ability to be self-motivated and self-directed
• Experience and understanding of current ''industry standard'' real-time PBR techniques
• Solid understanding of photography, camera terminology, exposure, and light
• Understanding of composition and the ability for lighting to enhance mood and gameplay
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Ability to communicate effectively with both Artists and Engineers on large teams
• Knowledge of color theory, HDR techniques, and how to use light and shadow to create form
• Ability to follow design reference, mood pieces, concept art and implement Art Directors vision
• Experience with one or more scripting/programming languages
• Coding and shader writing experience a plus

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.