Lighting Artist

We are looking for a talented Lighting Artist who possesses the ability to light environments, cutscenes and characters for an unannounced project. This position has a significant impact on many aspects of the player experience and is responsible for creating atmosphere, realism, tone, depth, drama, and narrative. They will also establish and clarify the location, weather, and time of day within the game world.

Why should you join Redhill Games?

Redhill Games has been in a unique position in the Finnish gaming industry since its foundation in 2018. With our focus on FPS games, there is no other studio like ours in Finland. What’s more, Redhill Games is one of the most promising gaming start-ups to come out of Europe recently; it has proven leadership, an all-star development team, and solid financial backing. When we look for new team members, we love to see passion, integrity, and team spirit. We value responsibility and character – we are all different but have a common purpose. We respect each other’s talent and contribution. As a part of our international team, you will always find people who share a passion for games – meaning you’ll always have someone to play with! Our HQ is conveniently located in downtown Helsinki, easily accessible via public transportation and providing great access to the wide range of services the beautiful capital of Finland offers. As a Redhillian, you’ll have access to great benefits, adding to your competitive salary.

Responsibilities

  • Build beautiful real-time lighting for environments, interiors, characters, and props for our games
  • Work closely with the Art Director, Characters, and Environment Teams to establish the aesthetic and technical standards for lighting and style
  • Use lighting to emphasize focus, and to establish/clarify location, weather, and time of day
  • Proactively seek opportunities to elevate the game, enjoy improving workflows using emerging technologies, embrace constructive feedback, and thrive in a highly collaborative environment
  • Collaborate with the Technical Art and Engineering teams to develop tools and pipelines
  • Challenge yourself to use the most efficient lighting approach possible without sacrificing visual quality

Requirements

  • 5+ years of lighting art experience in the game industry
  • At least one shipped PC or console game title
  • Experience with lighting in the Unreal Engine 4 pipeline
  • A good understanding of PBR lighting theory, current game tech, and development methods
  • Ability to balance quality and technical constraints
  • An understanding of spatial composition and lighting techniques that influence mood, tone, and aesthetics within a scene (natural lighting, key lighting, three-point, etc.)
  • A demonstrated understanding of rendering principles for human skin, hair, and clothing

The ideal candidate will also have

  • Basic skills in photography

Interested? Apply here!

HIRING PROCESS

Any game is a reflection of the talent that creates it, We take great care in selecting the right candidates for the team.

We want to talk to you and get to know you. We want you to know your colleagues and lead. We know this may sound like a lot and we fully appreciate the fact that interview processes may be stressful to go through.

Rest assured – we’ll do everything we can to make it as smooth, transparent and fast as possible for you. And please let us know if there is anything we can do to make the process even easier for you!

1

First, a chat with our recruiter. We’d like to learn more about you, your skills and your aspirations

For some roles we may want you to do a test to show specific skills

2

Up next, talking with the Team Lead.
We’ll assess what you’d bring to the team and how you would fit in

3

Then, you’ll meet the rest of the team, to get to know the people you would be working with – and they’ll get to know you

4

If all has gone well
- you will be welcomed
to join the team!

Have something else in mind?

If you can’t find anything fitting for you on the list above, fear not! If you think your skills and personality would be a good fit for our team, feel free to send us an open application to jobs@redhillgames.com. We review every application we get and will be in touch!

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