Lighting Artist

Deep Silver Volition
Champaign, IL, USA
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Deep Silver Volition is looking for a Lighting Artist to join our studio for the development of our next exciting open-world game!

This position requires an understanding of modern real-time lighting techniques and an eye for artistic excellence. The ideal candidate has deep knowledge of cinematography, color theory, storytelling and the physical qualities of light.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Art and Design to create compelling and dramatic lighting for our worlds, gameplay and cinematics
  • Maintain a balance between visual quality and performance requirements
  • Match the established visual style for the game with regard to lighting execution

Requirements:

  • 5+ Years of industry experience, preferably focused on lighting
  • Working knowledge of modern lighting techniques in next-gen video games
  • Knowledge of physically-based materials and shaders
  • Knowledge of color space
  • Understanding of the open-world experience
  • Experience with Max/Maya, Photoshop, and other 3rd party software used in lighting
  • Experience in color grading and other post-processing
  • Self-motivated and has the ability to work and solve problems
  • Highly organized with the ability to adhere to production schedules
  • Well-developed communication skills and strong work ethic
  • A strong understanding of color theory and the influences of lighting on mood and story
  • Candidate must submit an online portfolio to be considered

Desired Skills:

  • AAA development experience
  • Training in traditional art mediums (painting or photography)
  • Experience with current real-time game lighting technology
  • Experience with lighting using a Physically Based Renderer

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, and portfolio to jobs@dsvolition.com with “Lighting Artist” in the subject line.

Skills & Requirements

Requirements:

  • 5+ Years of industry experience, preferably focused on lighting
  • Working knowledge of modern lighting techniques in next-gen video games
  • Knowledge of physically-based materials and shaders
  • Knowledge of color space
  • Understanding of the open-world experience
  • Experience with Max/Maya, Photoshop, and other 3rd party software used in lighting
  • Experience in color grading and other post-processing
  • Self-motivated and has the ability to work and solve problems
  • Highly organized with the ability to adhere to production schedules
  • Well-developed communication skills and strong work ethic
  • A strong understanding of color theory and the influences of lighting on mood and story
  • Candidate must submit an online portfolio to be considered

Desired Skills:

  • AAA development experience
  • Training in traditional art mediums (painting or photography)
  • Experience with current real-time game lighting technology
  • Experience with lighting using a Physically Based Renderer

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, and portfolio to jobs@dsvolition.com with “Lighting Artist” in the subject line.

About the Company

At Deep Silver Volition we combine long-standing industry experience and state-of-the-art technology with creativity and a strong dash of humor to create the truly unique gaming experience Volition fans know and love!

Our portfolio comprises the critically acclaimed Saints Row, Agents of Mayhem, Red Faction, Descent/Freespace and Summoner series. Our studio is located in Champaign, Illinois, a friendly, progressive university town two hours south of Chicago, which offers affordable housing and has a strong arts background.

Our office in downtown Champaign is surrounded by restaurants, coffee shops, breweries, and shopping. 

At Volition we believe in fostering an open and collaborative environment that allows you to grow your skills and realize your full creative potential.  Are you one of the best in the industry? Join our team!