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Lighting Artist - Nixxes Software


Utrecht, Netherlands 04-15-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Why PlayStation?

Nixxes Software is an industry-leading Dutch company specializing in video game design, development and porting.

Working alongside global partners since 1999, our work is fuelled by a love for gaming and commitment to innovation. Our Utrecht based team prides itself on delivering the best possible experience for every gamer, regardless of platform. In July 2021 Nixxes joined PlayStation Studios to focus on delivering the highest-quality gameplay experiences for PlayStation fans.

What you'll be doing:

For our studio in Utrecht, Netherlands, we are looking for a highly collaborative, passionate and skilled Lighting Artist to support our team in creating AAA experiences for our upcoming projects.
• Responsible for the final lighting in the game
• Collaborate with Art Director to develop lighting through verbal and written communication, concepts or reference images/videos
• Supervise initial lighting done by environment artists and gameplay designers in the different production units
• Collaborate with FX and Environment Artists to adjust atmospheric effects like fog, smoke and screen effects

What we are looking for:
• Communicates with directness/candour and is adept at conflict resolution
• High standards of respect and values strong teamwork
• Adapts swimmingly to changing circumstances
• Positive thinker with an ambitious drive towards quality and success

Essential Requirements:
• Strong spatial sense and a strong eye for level lighting composition
• Autodesk Maya and Photoshop experience

Portfolio submissions required for this position. Please focus this portfolio on personal contributions to your projects. Please include a breakdown specifying what you were directly responsible for creating. Considered portfolios should include the following:
• 1 best example of a lighting composition where you were the primary contributing artist
• 1-2 best examples of your work (offline renders in addition to in-game screen shots or video)

• Bachelor degree or higher in Game Art or Game Development
• Experience in the game industry or a related industry
• Experience working with AAA engines
• Interest in the technical aspects of AAA game development
• (Native) Dutch speaker

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d8qb9k-34-204-174-110-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is responsible for the PlayStation® brand and family of products and services.