Updated: Jan 11
CMD:Studio is looking to add another exceptional person to our team. If you want to be part of a creative team that values your opinion, insight and expertise, then this is the perfect role for you. We are looking for a Lighting Artist with an eye for atmospheric light composition and the skills for high-quality implementation and performance.
This role is freelance, full-time, and 100% remote, but you need to be in or near the UK (GMT) time zone. We are looking for minimum mid-level (3+ years) experience and the initial contract is for 1 month. The base rate for this position is ~£700 weekly, but this can be further negotiated based on your experience.
Collaborate with our Art and Creative Leads on developing the lighting for the game’s environment and objects
Keep the artistic style consistent with the defined visual style for the game by following creative and technical briefs
Maintain a balance between visual quality and performance requirements for a smooth playing experience
Troubleshoot technical issues associated with lighting, performance, tools, and pipelines
Must have shipped a title, whether it's indie or AAA
Understanding of storytelling and how light affects the game flow and level design
Good knowledge of colour theory, composition, lighting, shading, and physically based rendering
Working knowledge of optimisation processes for great performance and quality
Experience with lighting setup in Unreal 4
Great self-organisation and communication skills
Self-drive to complete assignments in a timely manner while maintaining a high level of quality
Familiarity with Agile development processes
Interest in horror games
An understanding of the game development process within the scope of an indie studio
What we offer:
We are a small studio working on projects that will give you the opportunity to leave your mark. As a team we want your voice to be heard and taken seriously and to offer a positive and encouraging environment to work in. Here are some of our benefits:
Flexible work hours
Absolutely no crunch!
We strive for diversity and inclusion and do not tolerate any harassment
Remote work means you can work from the comfort of your home or anywhere you wish!
Duvet days for when you need to snuggle and shut the world out for a day
Currently implementing a 4-day week with Mondays off
Internal application review
Informal call with the team (to get to know you and you know us)
Second formal call (we talk in-depth about the role and your experience)
Final internal review
We welcome you on board!
In order to create diverse games, we need a diverse team. We strongly encourage people from minority groups to apply!