Lighting Artist

Lighting Artist

Wushu is looking for a lighting artist! We understand that lighting in games can make or break a player’s experience, and that’s why we’re looking for a person that is proactive and driven to create high quality art alongside a top-notch development team.

Reach out to us at careers@wushustudios.com to learn more about the role!

Responsibilities:
  • Implement creative and technical lighting briefs to develop the look and feel of the project
  • Use your skill as a lighting artist to elevate environments, characters and gameplay
  • Work with the art director and art team to define tasks and overcome technical challenges
  • Collaborate with the rest of the development team to craft incredible game experiences
Requirements:
  • 3+ years experience as a lighting artist within the games industry
  • A strong portfolio of work demonstrating your ability to work across a variety of styles
  • A solid understanding of baked and real-time PBR lighting techniques
  • The ability to take direction and implement visually stunning and performant lighting solutions
  • Impeccable composition and colour theory
Desirables:
  • A deep understanding of all aspects of the UE4 lighting workflow
  • A forward-looking approach to future lighting and engine developments
  • Knowledge of raytracing within Unreal Engine
  • Understanding of post-processing and how it ties into lighting look and feel
  • Solid Maya and general 3D skills
  • Use of Blueprints to streamline the lighting workflow
  • Experience of using offline rendering engines (V-Ray, Redshift, Octane, Arnold…)
  • A good understanding of real-world lighting and composition, demonstrated through photography or similar
Perks & Benefits

These are just some of many offered by Wushu Studios.

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Parental Leave
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Anti-Crunch Ethos
  • Referral Bonus Scheme
  • Branded Merchandise
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Free Parking
  • Socials Events, Project Launch/Wrap Parties
  • Charity Events

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About Us

Founded in 2017 by a group of industry veterans, we are a highly experienced and professional team of developers with a shared passion for video games. Nestled in the heart of Liverpool’s creative quarter, our stylish studio is situated close to hundreds of cafes, bars and restaurants, and is a stone’s throw from Lime Street station, connecting us with the rest of the country