Lead Lighting Artist

Alpharetta, GA
Alacrity Arthouse – Art
Full-time
Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an experienced Lighting Artist to join our an unannounced project, and work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.

At Hi-Rez, you will have an opportunity to be part of an innovative environment that embraces new and different ideas. We are a passionate and enthusiastic bunch who love video games. We have incredibly talented individuals who are empowered to create, & challenged to learn. All of this means more opportunities for you to unleash your energy, collaboration, and dedication.

Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE, Paladins, Tribes: Ascend, and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new game projects!

What our Lighting Artist do:

    • Works closely with Art Directors to create quality and style consistent Lighting across all Games.
    • Carries out supervisory responsibilities for the Lighting team
    • Provides direction & mentorship to lighting artists for aesthetic and technical considerations
    • Follow Art Direction to maintain visual style of the game, and create designs that stay within technical constraints.
    • Participate in critiquing your work and the work of other artists.

Who we are looking for:

    • 7+ years of experience in lighting for games.
    • Excellent eye for composition and color, a great understanding of light and shadow, and a strong ability to present games and cinematics at their highest level.
    • Flexible and motivated artists who can collaborate well with other artists and disciples.
    • Working knowledge of game engines such as Unreal Engine 3, 4.
    • Strong understanding of colour grading, PBR and Linear workflows
    • Familiar with relevant software such as Photoshop, After Effects, or equivalent.

Preferred candidates have:

    • Previous game development experience
    • Solid understanding of environmental art and pipeline
    • Good understanding of texture and material quality
    • Interest in cinematography/photography