Lighting Artist

Gearbox Software
Frisco, TX, USA
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Gearbox Software is looking for a talented Lighting Artist to join us at our studio here in Frisco, TX. In this position, you'll work with Level Artists, Level Designers and Mission Designers to create lighting for all game environments while balancing the needs of Story, Style, and Design in your implementation.

Skills & Requirements


  • Work with Level Artists, Level Designers and Mission Designers to create lighting for all game environments.
  • Work with Cinematics to create lighting for cinematic moments, both real-time and pre-rendered.
  • Work with Technical Artists to develop tools and assets for lighting.
  • Manage performance and memory among multiple platforms using available tools.
  • Solve both creative and technical problems with new tools and techniques.
  • Provide feedback and collaborate with Level Artists on scene composition as it relates to lighting.
  • Audit content to verify proper PBR ranges and values to maintain consistent visual fidelity
  • Verify quality of lightmaps and content that affects the lighting pipeline.


  • Solid understanding of lighting and scene composition
  • Working knowledge of Unreal Engine 4.
  • Understanding and experience with Physical Based Rendering.
  • 3+ Years of industry experience related to lighting, or clear demonstrable ability in affiliated roles such as Environment/Level Art or World Building.
  • Great organization and communication skills.
  • Self motivated and driven by personal passion for your craft.
  • Desire to learn and understand the latest and greatest technology and techniques.

Additional Skills:

  • Experience and knowledge of the HDR pipeline.
  • Knowledge of photography principals and image correction techniques.
  • Previous experience in Level and or Environment Art.

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

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About the Company

Gearbox Software is an award-winning, independent developer of interactive entertainment based near Dallas, Texas. Founded in February 1999 by game industry veterans and led to this day by its founding developers, Gearbox Software has distinguished itself as one of the most respected and recognized independent video game makers in the world.