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Lighting Artist, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Anastasia Mikhailovaby on Jan 25, 2017
Company
Sperasoft
Location
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Contact Information
Job Category
Lighting
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced
Pay / Salary
Monthly Salary
Experience Required
3+ Years
Job Description
Lighting Artist works within a team of artists to design quality game lighting effects to create atmospheres and direct player's attention based on the artistic direction, gameplay, design, technological limitations and production deadlines.

Responsibilities:

Understand the game design and artistic direction documents to become familiar with the challenges that will impact game lighting and be able to propose atmosphere and lighting ideas
Work with the Graphic technical director and programmers to create lighting-specific tools and features
Design lighting systems that will support the atmosphere and gameplay effects and highlight the work of other working units
In addition to light sources, set out the selected moods and atmospheres
Have the artistic director and technical director validate the quality of the lighting and make any changes that are requested
Verify the quality of the lighting once the elements are imported into the game and make any necessary improvements
Communicate with other working units to look into the root causes of lighting issues
Fix the lighting bugs entered by testers
Optimize the lighting effects to produce the best possible lighting, in keeping with the technical limitations of the engine
Carry out all other related tasks
Contribute to the team-oriented environment

Qualifications:

Extensive experience in 3ds Max, and Photoshop
Sense of initiative and proactivity
Attention to detail
Ability to accept feedback and adapt to change
Originality and resourcefulness when setting out solutions
Extensive knowledge of lighting, colour and image composition
Knowledge of other video game production working units
Solid artistic knowledge of lighting techniques, real-time and pre-rendering
Self-motivation, good communication skills, and a great team-player attitude
Pluses:
Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in shading, texture, special effects, image processing or another relevant field
Experience in photography an asset;
Experience in computer graphics or pre-rendering an asset.
Ability to create concept art

We offer:

Working with an international team of world class professionals on exciting and challenging projects
Relocation program for new hires
Learning & Development opportunities – mentoring, lectures, participation
at industry conferences and events
Medical Insurance package
Sensible flexible working hours
Breakfasts, snacks and fruits available during the day, tea and coffee machines
Friendly team and a friendly environment
Casual workplace environment in downtown St. Petersburg; including bicycle parking, gym, game and chill-out zones
Additional benefits – care bonus to cover health, educational and safety needs, three paid days without sick list during a year, corporate parties and team buildings, referral bonuses and many more others
Potential Business trips to Canada and USA
Job is On Location
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