Lighting Artist

Website dsvolition Deep Silver Volition

Deep Silver Volition is looking for a Lighting Artist to join our studio for the development of our next exciting open-world game!

This position requires an understanding of modern real-time lighting techniques and an eye for artistic excellence. The ideal candidate has deep knowledge of cinematography, color theory, storytelling and the physical qualities of light.


  • Work with Art and Design to create compelling and dramatic lighting for our worlds, gameplay and cinematics
  • Maintain a balance between visual quality and performance requirements
  • Match the established visual style for the game with regard to lighting execution


  • 5+ Years of industry experience, preferably focused on lighting
  • Working knowledge of modern lighting techniques in next-gen video games
  • Knowledge of physically-based materials and shaders
  • Knowledge of color space
  • Understanding of the open-world experience
  • Experience with Max/Maya, Photoshop, and other 3rd party software used in lighting
  • Experience in color grading and other post-processing
  • Self-motivated and has the ability to work and solve problems
  • Highly organized with the ability to adhere to production schedules
  • Well-developed communication skills and strong work ethic
  • A strong understanding of color theory and the influences of lighting on mood and story
  • Candidate must submit an online portfolio to be considered

Desired Skills:

  • AAA development experience
  • Training in traditional art mediums (painting or photography)
  • Experience with current real-time game lighting technology
  • Experience with lighting using a Physically Based Renderer

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, and portfolio to [email protected] with “Lighting Artist” in the subject line, or click on the “Apply for Job” button below.

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