Junior Lighting Artist at Obsidian

Junior Lighting Artist at Obsidian

Obsidian Entertainment is seeking a skilled, self-motivated Junior Lighting Artist to create visually compelling and imaginative artwork for their next world-class RPG.

Responsibilities

  • Create lighting environments for exteriors, interiors, and cutscenes
  • Build prefab static and dynamic lights to be placed within the game environment
  • Help work on the sky-system including the setup of textures and skydomes to work with a dynamic time-of-day system
  • Tune materials to fit within PBR guidelines
  • Setup and adjust post-process systems including color grading, exposure, tone-mapping, and bloom
  • Work with camera-based optics including lens flares and depth of field
  • Coordinate with tools and technology teams to develop solutions for creating the best characters possible
  • Collaborate closely with the project Art Director to set and hit visual targets of the project

 

Skills & Requirements

  • Solid grasp of color theory and lighting techniques for quality presentation and the best player experience
  • Approximately 0-3 years in the game industry
  • Understanding of the current lighting tools and techniques used in Unreal Engine 4
  • Ability to be resourceful and come up with creative solutions get the best result on a multiple target platforms
  • Ability to be receptive to art direction and critiques from project art leads
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively coordinate with producers, programmers, designers, as well as artists

Pluses

  • Knowledge of photogrammetry techniques
  • Knowledge of shader technology within Unreal including the setup of materials and material functions
  • Understanding of advanced shaders such as skin and hair
  • Knowledge and understanding of VFX systems within Unreal
  • A solid understanding of cinematography

Portfolio Requirements

  • A web portfolio that demonstrates a range of lighting examples
  • Samples from previous industry work

Portfolio Pluses

  • Real-time shader examples
  • Advanced material and rendering samples

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