Lighting Artist (Apex Legends)

Multiple Locations: Quebec, Canada • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Requisition Number: 164154

Position Title: Lighter

External Description:

Founded in 2010 by the original creators of the Call of Duty Franchise, Respawn was created with the philosophy that when talented people have creative freedom, they'll make extraordinary games that achieve the unexpected. From our roots as an indie studio to joining the expansive roster of studios at Electronic Arts, this remains our guiding principle. We truly love what we do and want to share our passion with players worldwide. Our shipped titles include critically acclaimed multi-platform games Apex Legends, Titanfall, Titanfall 2, Star Wars™ Jedi: Fallen Order and Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond. Join us for the opportunity to create groundbreaking games with some of the best developer talent in the industry.

We're looking for a highly skilled Lighting Artist to join our Apex team. Reporting to the Lead Lighter, the lighting artist will help create incredible real-time rendered lighting which meet the vision for the gameplay experience. Our ideal candidate has sensibilities pertaining to real-time rendered Lighting both technically and creatively, and is experienced as a member of a game development team (or a team that develops within a game engine) with a focus on creating Lighting. We are picturing someone with a passion for fun gameplay and the ability to both inspire and create, who can embrace our game development philosophy and share their hard earned expertise to create an incredible experience for our players.

Responsibilities:

  • Use lighting to emphasize drama or narrative, and to establish/clarify location, weather, time of day.
  • Respect and follow an established design theme for a sequence or project
  • Refer to relevant production designs and apply visual style faithfully, taking care to maintain continuity throughout the scene and game
  • Ensure that the lighting fits within game performance standards

Required Technical Experience:

  • Degree or Diploma in an art-related subject such as Visual Effects, Computer Animation, Film Production, Photography.
  • Have shipped titles as a lighting artist with 2+ years' experience in software game development
  • Build lighting in game engine with different lighting passes such as direct and indirect lighting passes for exterior and interior in large scale maps
  • Identify lighting issues and apply fix on lightmapped and vertex lit geometries
  • Work lighting knowledge of Maya, or other commercial 3D packages
  • Edit images in mainstream software such as Photoshop
  • Experience with portrait lighting, stage lighting, or architectural lighting
  • Knowledge of colour theory, composition, light, and form
  • Work from reference materials and concept
  • Create polygonal modelling, and texture UV is considered an asset

Performance Competencies:

  • You should work well within a team and pipelines
  • You will provide high-quality work
  • You can receive feedback and adapt to it

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Community / Marketing Title: Lighting Artist (Apex Legends)

Company Profile:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Date Opened: 2021-02-04 17:47:12.207

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About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. 

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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