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Lighting Artist - Remote working (UK based only)

Lighting Artist – Mid to Senior level – Fully remote role

Opportunity for a Lighting Artist to join this VR first studio, team of 52, art team of 19, working on an action adventure title for PSVR2 and Quest 3. Own the creation of visually stunning lighting for interiors, exteriors and realistic / stylised fantastical, supernatural environments, develop emotion, mood and atmosphere. 

Key Responsibilities:

Own and drive the ideation and iteration of creating immersive world from concept art to game.

Create lighting effects to enhance believable and immersive game worlds, ensuring the delivery of extraordinary virtual reality games and experiences.

Balance, tinker and playtest your work to optimise the overall games experience.

Participate in team activities and work collaboratively with others in your team to deliver commitments.

Fix bugs and support core systems through multiple project lifecycles.

Act as a positive advocate and representative for the Art team within the studio and externally.


Essential capabilities:

Performance and accountability – a commitment and focus to producing work of the highest standard to time and budget.

Communication and relationships – ability to work collaboratively with the wider team at Elevation, ability to develop visual ideas and to react positively to constructive feedback and able to critique other people's work constructively.

A strong set of core skills - including composition, great attention to detail and the ability to employ a clear creative process from reference, concept and development to the final style, finishes and execution.

Versatility, showing an aptitude to tackle a wide range of subject matters from stylized to realistic, showcasing a strong grasp of realism.

Desired experience:

Possessing strong expertise in lighting, composition and mood creation, showcasing a keen ability to manipulate visual elements for impactful and evocative outcomes, using a combination of technical and artistic skills to create visually compelling and emotionally resonant artwork.

A degree/equivalent qualification and at least 2 years experience in real-time game development, with demonstrable results.

An aptitude to apply yourself to new tools and technology, including an excellent understanding of the Unreal engine.

Experience of working within a team and a positive personality with a can-do attitude.

Salary to £48k DOE plus an excellent benefits scheme. This is an initial 12 month hire with intention to renew further. Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK, no Visa sponsorship is available. 

Lighting Artist - Remote working (UK based only)

United Kingdom
Full time, Contract

Published on 12 Jan 2024

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