Lighting artist is responsible for the creation of the lighting for specific scenes in the project. They will work with concept and art direction, environment and level design to ensure the game elements are visually cohesive and support the games design, art direction and the technical constraints of the game.
Make a beautifully lit game including all of the games elements – environment art, characters and other in game assets.
Deliver efficient updates to the games lighting in accordance with the games aesthetic.
Implement and incorporate feedback from Art Director and Leads into work.
Understand best practices, production pipelines and workflows.
Work closely with the Art Director to achieve the desired lighting and mood required for the game.
Produces mood boards to assist in the art direction pertinent specifically to lighting
Looks for and provides reference from all resource platforms to establish and reinforce relevant lighting decision making
Continually looks for ways to push the limits of the lighting pipeline for better results.