Lead Lighting Artist

TEC Partners - Technical Recruitment Specialists
GBP 60,000 - 80,000
Job description

Job Description

Contract Type: 4 day working week onsite (Tuesday to Friday)

Project: Multiplayer Online Action Game

Location: London, UK

Our client is a premier developer of excellent Action games that have been played by millions of players around the world. They are a diverse team which has won numerous awards for its company culture and place to work.

As Lead Lighting Artist will use your understanding of lighting and composition to elevate the work of your team members, enhancing and supporting their work. You’ll set the standard, workflows, provide visual benchmarks and mentor. Working closely with the Art Director and other Art Leads you’ll help ensure the maps are fun to play and look visually stunning!


  • Experience in Games or Film generating final lighting / rendering
  • Worked as a Lead Artist on one shipped AAA title
  • Have been a Senior / Lead Artist in building a lighting pipeline in Unreal Engine
  • Excellent understanding of Physically Based Rendering and HDR pipelines
  • Mastery over the baked and dynamic lighting solutions in Unreal
  • Knowledge of Unreal Engine lighting tools
  • A solid artistic foundation in the application of tone, colour and composition
  • An understanding of cinematography lighting fundamentals
  • Awareness of the emotional storytelling that lighting brings to a scene
  • Experience developing quality lighting under runtime constraints


  • Translate the Art Director’s vision into achievable scene lighting for both gameplay and cinematics
  • Build a lighting pipeline within Unreal Engine working with Technical Art and Engineering teams
  • Leading, motivating and inspiring a team of Artists while helping them to maintain quality, efficiency and consistency through feedback and mentoring
  • Establishing team processes and best practices
  • Coordination and collaboration with the project’s Production team and with other discipline leads
  • Maintaining performance requirements while ensuring a high-quality bar for the game


  • VISA sponsorship and relocation assistance.
  • Performance related pay.
  • Private Medical and Dental for you and your family.
  • Mental Health Care Scheme.
  • Bespoke learning and progression avenues.
  • Bonus scheme.

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now!

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