6 days ago
Games. Our world-class team of engineers, developers, graphic artists and publishing professionals are stewards of a growing library of critically-acclaimed franchises such as Battleborn, BioShock, Borderlands, The Darkness, Mafia, NBA 2K, Sid Meier’s Civilization, WWE 2K, and XCOM. 2K is headquartered in Novato, California and is a wholly owned label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).
2K develops and publishes interactive entertainment globally for console systems, handheld gaming systems and personal computers, including smartphones and tablets, which are delivered through physical retail, digital download, online platforms, and cloud streaming services. 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming genres, including shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, sports, casual, and family entertainment.
Our vision at 2K is to create a diverse and inclusion environment to “Come as You are and Feel Equipped to do Your Best Work!” We are dedicated to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and equality in all that we do. Our communities are focused on increased access and personal growth, and their greatness depends on a diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, and perspective. We're an equal opportunity employer, and we're excited to build the future of co-living with the world's most hardworking and passionate people.
What We Need
2K Global Services is looking for a Lighting artist to join our team of talented technical artists. You live for lighting and know how a certain time of day can make the mood, set the tone, and sell the story. You delight in walking the razor’s edge of art and technology. You speak the language of lighting and inherently understand how it can define a feeling. As a team player you strive to work collaboratively with the art teams to enhance and beautify their amazing work. You make all of this look good.
What You Will Do
It is the lighting artist’s job to build upon the work of the other artists, while enhancing and supporting their work. Your talents are critical in pulling ideas together and unifying compositions. You are here to help us finish the thought.
What You Will Do
- Assist in building a lighting pipeline within the Unreal engine
- Work with lighting and technical artists in multiple locations
- Scene lighting for both in-game and prerendered cinematics
- Shot composition and rendering of key art and marketing shots
- Coordination and collaboration with Cinematic and VFX artists
Who We Think Will Be A Great Fit
A master of your craft, walking the razor’s edge of art and technology, you speak the language of lighting and inherently understand how it can define the feeling of a shot. You are a leader who knows when to take charge and when to allow your team to forge the path. Part master, part mentor; constantly pushing yourself to learn new things.
- 3 years of real-time lighting experience in Games, with an ability to generate final lighting and rendering
- Knowledge of UE4 Sequencer
- Experience as a Lighting Artist on one AAA title
- Knowledge of Unreal’s lighting tools, and in particular the Deferred Lighting renderer
- Knowledge of UE Matinee
- Experience developing quality lighting under runtime constraints
- Experience working with a team of artists towards a common goal
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