SENIOR LIGHTING ARTIST

We are looking for a Senior Lighting Artist who possesses a solid background to create stunning lighting and ambiances. Working closely with the Art Team and collaborating with design, the Senior Lighting Artist is a key role in order to follow our vision of the desired atmosphere of our upcoming AAA Game.

As part of Tuque Games, you’ll be joining an up-and-coming independent video game team. We are ambitious enough to position ourselves amongst the top independent gaming companies in the world. We are passionate gamers who are honest, humble, hard-working and are looking for someone who shares our values and desire to create quality experiences.


Responsibilities:

  • Work with all relevant departments to create beautiful environment lighting that consistently matches the narrative / game-play / art direction of the world.
  • Create lighting for interiors, exteriors, character set-ups, and cinematics.
  • Striking a balance between visual quality and performance with your lighting setups
  • Managing the assets used in our post-process pipeline (Lookup-tables, fog settings, HDR textures, etc)
  • Providing knowledge and feedback into the development of lighting pipelines and tools
  • Coordinating with the programming and design teams to overcome technical lighting challenges



Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience with multiple (preferably AAA ) titles shipped as a Lighting Artist
  • A strong portfolio that consistently demonstrates your skill as a professional lighting artist
  • Excellent understanding of color, space, mood, materials, and the properties of light
  • Excellent knowledge concerning real-time/baked lighting techniques
  • A solid understanding of PBR techniques and how they relate to lighting
  • Ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively with the team towards a defined goal
  • Team player with strong communication skills
  • Passion for video games


Nice to have:

  • Experience with Unreal 4 is a huge advantage
  • Proficiency in 3DS Max and Photoshop
  • Traditional art background
  • A strong passion for the world of DnD

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