At Tuque Games, a Wizards of the Coast studio, our mission is simple:

Build great games and have fun doing it!

We are passionate game developers working on original high quality AAA games while enjoying a healthy studio culture. Our ambition is guided by strong values such as respect, honesty and humbleness. We truly believe in the power of a diverse team in which each individual has the opportunity to deploy their full potential and contribute to our collective success.

That speaks to you? Join us!

Job Description

The opening is for a self-motivated, keen and versatile Lead Lighting Artist who has proven ability to manage and encourage a team of lighting artists, ensuring that visual elements are of the highest quality and technically compliant. This person will have strong skills in driving lighting concepts and references, with a deep understanding of technical pipelines to create the perfect balance between light, shadow and colors in our new immersive world.

What You'll Do:

  • Establish high quality standards for the team and to look to achieve that level by establishing solid processes and mentorship

  • Guide your employees on both a creative and technical level

  • Ensure the style is consistent across all environments of the game and the quality level is achieved

  • Supervise the full production and adoption of processes for the creation of lighting in our various game environments.

  • Work with engineering to plan and implement our lighting art pipeline.

  • Assess, critique, and improve the game’s shaders, and lighting.

  • Assist in the development of art bibles, visual direction and technical checklists where outsourcing is required

What You'll Bring:

  • 8+ years experience developing AAA titles

  • 5+ years of experience leading lighting teams on AAA titles

  • Creative vision to take an environment to completion from either a detailed or simple concept image.

  • Intimate understanding of next generation asset creation pipelines and tools.

  • Experience working with senior creative leadership to define the look of a game.

  • Superior eye for light, shade, color, and detail in building environmental scenes and textures.

  • Able to contribute to, interpret, and clearly communicate art direction to a team.

  • Able to effectively collaborate with game designers and programmers.

  • Initiative to push boundaries and an ambition to craft something outstanding

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Tuque Games commits to offer equal working chances to every individual, without regard based on the following: age, sex, sexual orientation, physical disability, race, religion, citizenship, native country or any other possible particularities. We sincerely believe in a respectful and open-minded work environment, in which everyone can fully contribute to 

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. 

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