Senior Lighting Artist (Gears of War 4)

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Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation
South East UK
Splash Damage
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About Splash Damage

Splash Damage is an independently-owned studio on the outskirts of London, and we're all about crafting engaging multiplayer experiences. Last year, we launched our multiplayer shooter Dirty Bomb on PC and Gears of War: Ultimate Edition on Xbox One. We’re currently working on Gears of War 4 and several other high-profile projects on PC and console. We’re looking for talented artists to help make them great!

The Role

Splash Damage is looking for a talented Lighting Artist with a strong understanding of lighting and composition to help create stunning and inspiring environments for Gears of War 4. Working within our multi-discipline art team, you will be collaborating with Art Direction and Design to ensure our maps are fun to play and look visually impressive.

As a Splash Damage Lighting Artist, you will:

Work with the Art Director and Lead Artists to keep artistic style & mood consistent with our defined visual style for the game
Collaborate with the Design Team to maintain gameplay requirements, and with Tech Art to manage a balance between aesthetic quality and performance requirements
Maintain quality, efficiency and consistency across your work

Essential Skills and Experience

Great artistic knowledge and ability to devise creative lighting solutions
Strong understanding of art fundamentals and design (including a thorough insight into composition and colour theory)
Great technical knowledge of how to do lighting in game engines such as Unreal
Good communication ability to receive and provide clear feedback
Passion for game development

Desirable Skills

Strong traditional art skills or photography
Good understanding of physically based rendering
Ability to participate in R&D of new techniques and implement into production pipeline

Perks & Benefits

Alongside our brand-new headquarters, stocked up drinks fridge and a never-ending supply of coffee, all of our roles come complete with the following perks and benefits:

- Private medical insurance that will covers you, your partner, and children
- Private dental insurance that significantly reduces cost of dentistry for you, your partner, and children
- Pension scheme where the company matches your contribution
- Complimentary gym membership
- Free eye tests + discounted glasses
- Quarterly revenue share after 1 year of service
- Brand new state of the art office
- Life drawing classes, and massage allowance
- Free fruit juices and soft drinks + Beer and pastries on a Friday.
- Childcare voucher scheme
- Employee assistance programme
- Referral fee

Studio Culture

Splash Damage offers a fun, friendly and relaxed working environment. Everyone here shares a passion for video games and that shows in daily office life. We also regularly get together for social events like pub quizzes, cinema nights, football, and company parties.

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