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Senior Lighting Artist at Infinity Ward

Posted in Art 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Woodland Hills, California

Job Description:

Infinity Ward, developer of numerous award winning games, is seeking a Senior Lighting Artist, preferably with experience in game development and an interest in working with next-generation technologies. If you are a Senior Lighting Artist and have experience shipping AAA titles with visually stunning lighting aesthetics, then we are looking for you!


  • Work with Level Designers, Environment Artists, Visual Effects Artists, and Team Leads to provide lighting for game environments

  • Creation of static and dynamic lighting using our proprietary game engine software

  • Manage lighting solutions within our memory and performance guidelines

  • Create and manage textures and IES light profiles for modulating lighting effects

  • Solve technical issues that arise with new tools or game performance


  • 5+ years of lighting experience on current console hardware

  • Solid understanding and experience with creating lighting within a pre-baked light map pipeline

  • Understanding of composition and the ability to enhance mood by lighting

  • Excellent working knowledge of Photoshop and 3ds Max or equivalent

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively with both Artists and Programmers in a large team

  • Work samples must show excellent real-time lighting made for next generation console games

  • Knowledge of color theory and strong sense of contrast, light and shadow

  • Working knowledge of common industry rendering programs

  • Ability to follow design reference and Art Direction, and an ability to work within a wide range of styles

  • Experience with Radiant

  • Experience with one or more scripting/programming languages

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