Lighting Artist

Guildford, UK

Job overview

Based in Guildford, Wargaming UK is looking for an exceptionally skilled Lighting Artist to assist in the creation of the next big free-to-play title from Wargaming, the company that brought us World of Tanks and one of the strongest free-to-play PC game companies in the world.  

The candidate will have to be a hardworking self-motivated team player who is able to work closely with the Art Director and Art Manager to create and be responsible for large sections of the game.

They will need to possess excellent verbal and written skills and be able to both take critique and give feedback to external partners as well as fully participating in group discussions.

In this position you will be working within a multidisciplinary team of developers in a global community and will have the ability to both share your hard-earned knowledge and continue to develop your skill set by learning from your teammates.

We are looking for someone with a good sense of humour who can integrate themselves seamlessly into our team and studio culture

Applications without a portfolio will not be considered.

Reports To

The Senior Environment Artist will report to the Lead VFX Artist/Art Manager

What will you do?

  • Illuminate our amazing a vibrant world

  • Enhance the emotional tone a depth of our world through lighting

  • Collaborate with the Art Director to realize and enhance the artistic vision of the project

  • Assist the Art Manager in planning within this discipline

 What are we looking for?

  • 2+ years concept art experience in the gaming or film industry

  • At least 2 published games

  • A deep understanding of lighting theory

  • Experience in 3ds Max

  • Experience of lighting within Unreal 4

  • Superior knowledge of lighting pipelines

  • The ability to convey mood, tone and emotion through lighting

  • Strong organizational skills

 What additional skills will help you out?  

  • Very strong understanding of cinematic processes

  • BA in art or related field or equivalent experience

  • Understanding of digital photography principles.

  • Samples of your work displaying a range of subjects and styles and situations

  • Passion for making and playing great games, with an awareness of current titles and industry trends.

About Wargaming

Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Delivering legendary games since 1998, Wargaming has grown to become one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO gaming industry with 4500+ employees and more than 20 offices globally. Over 200 million players enjoy Wargaming’s titles across all major gaming platforms, including the massively popular World of Tanks and World of Warships.

Working in our company means always having interesting challenges and gaining valuable experience while working with top-class experts.

Take your place among our passionate and experienced team and bring out the best in yourself at Wargaming!


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