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Senior Lighting Artist – Guildford, UK – AAA Action RPG

Project: AAA Console/PC Games

OPMs client is a well-established developer based ian Guildford, who are seeking a Senior Lighting Artist work on their latest studio title for the next gen.

The successful candidate will be experienced working on published console titles with a strong understanding of commercial industry tools.

They will join a dynamic team and work across multiple disciplines, with the focus on pushing the boundaries for quality and efficiency to create a genuine AAA experience.


  • Extensive experience in lighting or technical art and other appropriate experience
  • Experience on at least 1 game within the technical art discipline, ideally a AAA title
  • Bachelor’s degree in art, design, technical discipline, or other appropriate training
  • Experience using UE4 or comparable game engines
  • Experience with industry standard art tools such as 3DS Max/Maya, Photoshop
  • Experience with blueprints in UE4 is a bonus
  • Photography experience shooting lighting reference, HDRI/IBL as required


  • Support the Art Team with their technical needs linked to lighting, liaising with engineering
  • Keep up to date on trends and methodologies in current and future graphics software
  • Produce AAA quality lighting set-ups for various situations
  • Optimise lighting content for memory and performance while preserving visual quality
  • Be aware of potential risks to the project and bring it to the attention of management
  • Collaboration with the team to decide on the best working practices
  • Be the point of contact for the team, developing solutions to complex issues that occur
  • Offer feedback and advise team members on the project
  • Collaborate with tech art and graphics engineers on materials/shaders, shadows, anti-aliasing, and other image quality issues
  • Support the Art Director, Technical Director and Lead Artist in any ad hoc tasks and duties

DESIRED SKILLS (nice to have):

  • Experience in creating skyboxes and volumetric clouds
  • Leadership experience

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call me directly today on +44 (0) 1206 21 44 12!

Senior Lighting Artist – Guildford, UK – AAA Action RPG

Guildford, UK
Full time

Published on 01/22/2023

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