June 10, 2021


343 Industries, the studio developing Halo games, is looking for a Lighting Artist to join our team working on Halo Infinite. As a Lighting Artist, you will be central to creating amazing visuals for one of the most exciting and creative intellectual properties in the industry. If you’re a passionate, talented and driven artist in this field, this is where you need to be!
Lighting Artists play an invaluable role in art content production, creating lighting for environments, levels, cinematics and characters. The ideal candidate must be effective in ambiguous situations, manage your time effectively and react quickly to changing requirements. We're looking for a team player with good communication skills who can work closely with directors, leads, designers, engineers and of course other artists, but also be self-sufficient and work independently. You will be creative and flexible, able to bring art direction and concepts to life and most importantly of all be driven to help us produce the highest quality real-time lighting possible.
Responsibilities
  • Creation of baked and dynamic lighting using our proprietary game engine software
  • Lighting single player, multiplayer levels and cinematics at a high level of quality
  • Post processing; color grading, exposure, SSAO, bloom, tone mapping curves etc.
  • Contributing to the development and placing of visual effects related to lighting and atmosphere. Such as: light flares, fog, god rays and camera optics
  • Help document lighting processes, pipelines, workflows and technology
  • Manage your lighting content to be within our memory and performance guidelines
  • Actively improve skills and knowledge base by keeping up to date with cutting edge industry trends and technologies and evaluating new lighting ideas, systems and packages
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