Lighting Artist

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Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation
Mainland Europe
Staramba SE
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Staramba SE is going beyond borders in the world of Virtual Reality. Our approach in revolutionizing social networking for celebrities and fans, is what we call STARAMBA.spaces. Our impressive, extensive database with thousands of digital avatars of celebrities, athletes and TV entertainment is the foundation for the next big thing in VR.

We are looking for an ambitious Lighting Artist with real-time experience to work on a new kind of virtual reality experience. The project is early stage and in stealth modus. You would be working closely with artists, level designers, riggers, further developers and QA with the overall goal of helping to realize the project's creative vision at the highest level. Qualified candidates need to be motivated and able to operate in a highly dynamic environment and excited about exploring this new medium.

Your responsibilities and challenges

- Use Unreal Engine toolset to light environments and characters for gameplay and cinematic scenes, including prebaked and dynamic lighting, as well as post processing
- Collaborate with game designers to align lighting with gameplay goals
- Achieve highly realistic visuals while maintaining memory and GPU budgets
- Communicate with artist to ensure correct PBR values for coherent lighting
- Participate in R&D of new workflows to implement into the production pipeline

What we expect

- A minimum of 3 years' professional game development experience, VR experience is a plus
- Strong sense of lighting theory, color space, exposure, natural light, reflections etc.
- Good understanding of cinematography and dramaturgy
- Experience in at least one 3D and one 2D industry standard DCC package
- Proficiency in lighting scenes with the Unreal toolset
- Excellent understanding of technical limitations
- Ability to take on tasks and self-manage on-time delivery
- Self-motivation, good communication skills, and a great team-player attitude
- Experience with Unreal Engine is expected, additional experience with other engines is a plus
- Bachelor's degree in related fields or equivalent extensive work experience
- Fluent in English
- EU citizenship or a valid working permit for Germany

Additional Information

- All your information will be kept confidential according to Equal Employment Opportunities guidelines. Full-time and on-site
- Status employment
- Start as soon as possible

What we offer

- An attractive remuneration with development prospects in an international company
- A self-dependent activity and challenge in a varied work environment
- Lots of space for participation and realization of own ideas
- Opportunity for training in new technology fields and topics
- A highly motivated team with a flat hierarchy and fast decisions
- Flexible working hours and free drinks

Please send your CV, cover letter and portfolio if required to

Contact Details:
Staramba SE
Tel: +49 (0) 30403680140
Contact: Andreas Ittmann

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