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Senior Lighting Artist

Company: Activision
Location: Novato
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title:Senior Lighting Artist - (Open to Remote)Requisition ID:R003081Job Description:Toys for Bob, a collaborative team of stellar individuals that have inspired love, joy, and laughter through epic AAA entertainment for more than 30 years, is open to remote work! Our passion for developing award-winning games with diverse genres includes the Crash Bandicoot , Call of Duty , Overwatch , Spyro , Skylanders , and Tony Hawk franchises. We are constantly evolving and support our growing employees to be as innovative as they can be. Toys for Bob's experienced developers are looking for creative individuals ready to take on exciting and new projects. Join us!Toys for Bob is wholly owned by Activision.Your MissionAs a Lighting Artist, you will report directly to our Art Director. We are looking for a dedicated Artist who enjoys handling a wide variety of work, is eager to learn new techniques and tools, and has a deep passion for creative storytelling.Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:Collaborate with various teams to deliver a quality realistic style for compelling game environmentsProduce high-end visuals within memory constraints and performance guidelinesAssist in the documentation and communication of technical and process guidelines for lighting creation and implementationDevelop and maintain an efficient organizational structure for all lighting assetsIdentify, anticipate, and report any potential production problems to your LeadPlayer ProfileExperience:5+ years of industry experience and 1+ shipped AAA titleExperience with Unreal, Unity, or other proprietary enginesExpertise in the development and implementation of lighting systems and post-process effectsKnowledge and Skills:Excellent understanding of color and color theory, space, material, and light in relation to their application in gamesKnowledge of game engines, tools, pipelines, and development processesAbility to research and develop lighting techniques; envision or address tools needs, report, and fix bugsKey Attributes:Proactive, self-motivated, and able to translate visual reference or concept successfully into the game without direct supervisionAble to work collaboratively with the team leads to achieving solutionsOpen to feedback but also possess an excellent capacity to solve creative and technical problems and present a compelling visionMotivated to learn our internal tools and seek out the information you need to build beautiful environments within budgetExtra Points:Knowledge of Maya, Materials, and scripting a plusExperience with one or more scripting/programming languagesExperience with PBR & HDR lightingKnowledge of photography principles and image correction techniquesPassion for first-person shooter gamesOur WorldActivision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty , World of Warcraft , Overwatch , Diablo , Candy Crush and Bubble Witch . Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!Our ability to build immersive and innovative worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional, and financial well-being for 'Every World' - we've got our employees covered!The video game industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.Toys for Bob is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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