big planet recruitment

Current Vacancies in Artwork & Animation

Senior / Lead Lighting Artist – UK North Ref. 878


Our client, one of the UK's premiere AAA development studios; well-known for the exacting standards of polish displayed on every title they ship. They are now offering an opportunity for a gifted Environment Artist to join their North UK studio's talent at either Senior- or Lead level. 


  • Collaborating closely with Lead Artists and the Art Director to establish and maintain a distinct and coherent artistic style and mood from inception to release
  • Stay in communication with both Design and Technical Art departments to mediate between design objectives and technical constraints, delivering within both quality and performance standards
  • Take ownership of the realisation of engaging, visually impressive levels fit for AAA, maintaining a high degree of quality, efficiency and consistency across your work


  • At least 3 years' experience (5+ for Lead) within the games industry, with at least one released AAA game
  • Confidence in understanding artistic fundamentals such as colour theory and composition, photography and traditional art experience advantageous
  • Technical knowledge in the realisation of lighting within game engines such as Unreal, additional understanding of PBR rendering beneficial
  • Passion for creating high quality games, confident in communicating across all levels and able to receive and provide feedback, with ability to take part in the R&D of techniques and pipeline implementation highly desirable

To be considered, please submit CV's in with portfolio link, citing Ref. 878 to today.
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