Lighting Artist

Art | Carlsbad, CA

Rockstar Games is looking for Lighting Artists who possesses the ability to light our environments, cutscenes and characters for AAA video game titles. This position has a large impact on multiple departments and drastically affects the look and feel of the game.

Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain all elements of lighting i.e. dynamic, prebaked, interior and exterior setups, cinematic set and character lighting.
  • Ensure that all lighting deliverables are completed fully and in line with production schedule.
  • Maintain a balance between visual quality and performance requirements for real time game application.
  • Keep artistic style consistent with defined visual style for the game.
  • Work with design to make sure lighting accentuates missions, objectives and game flow.
  • Participate in R&D of new techniques to implement into production pipeline

Qualifications

  • Sound knowledge and use of lighting techniques in the video game or VFX industries.
  • Expert level proficiency within 3DS Max, Photoshop, After Effects and other 3rd party software or tools used in the production of environment and character lighting.
  • Strong technical background with ability to grasp new programs and systems quickly.
  • Ability to work with a high degree of self-direction and motivation.
  • Able to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Game experience preferred

Additional Information

  • Must provide a portfolio through a webpage or other digital media to be considered

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