Lighting Artist

  • Singapore
  • Full-time

Company Description

CREATOR OF WORLDS

Ubisoft’s 20,000 team members, working across more than 40 locations around the world, are bound by a common mission to enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their dedication and talent has brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come. Ubisoft is an equal opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves. If you are excited about solving game-changing challenges, cutting edge technologies and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join our journey and help us create the unknown.

Since opening its doors in 2008, Ubisoft Singapore has become the biggest AAA game development studio in Southeast Asia. The 500-strong studio is home to 35+ different nationalities focused on delivering ambitious gaming experiences to our players. Ubisoft Singapore has been contributing to all the Assassin’s Creed® titles since Assassin’s Creed® II. It innovated within the franchise as the studio behind the naval battle gameplay and water technology in Assassin’s Creed® III, Assassin’s Creed® IV Black Flag® and most recently in Assassin’s Creed® Valhalla. Its expertise in AAA and live operations, combined with a passion for naval gameplay, pushed the team to lead the development of Skull and Bones™ revealed at E3 in 2017.

Job Description

YOUR DAILY ADVENTURE

The Lighting Artist will work in a cooperative, international, cross-disciplinary team environment, possessing solid artistic skills, including a thorough understanding of color theory, composition, light, and form. They should have experience with a 3D CG package, demonstrating a solid understanding of rendering, lighting, shading networks, polygonal modeling, and texture UV’s. They should also demonstrate a strong ability to utilize in-house tools to solve technical problems and improve performance as well as interacting with engineers to help develop new tools and workflows

Functional

  • Produce high quality lighting base on the art direction given;
  • Support the marketing efforts with visual assets as necessary;
  • Create and iteratively develop visual ideas from prototype to in-game;
  • Work closely with fellow artists, programmers, animators, game designers and sound designers  and with direction of Creative Leadership to help create high quality In game lighting;
  • Post processing; color grading, exposure, SSAO, bloom, tone mapping curves etc;
  • Contribute to the development and placement of special effects related to lighting and atmosphere, such as light flares, fog, god rays and camera optics;
  • Prototype the use of lighting technology to reach the visual targets defined by the art direction.

Collaboration

  • Show maturity in problem and conflict resolution. Proactively voices out concern to stake holders with supported justification;
  • Maintain a professional and healthy relationship with all the team members;
  • Approachable and maintains a positive attitude in meetings (reviews, planning…);
  • Show exemplary commitment, even in critical situations;
  • Collaborate with the art director(s) to ensure alignment between artistic vision and lore.

Communication

  • Actively communicate all dependencies, changes and task completion to production;
  • Initiate and participate in the knowledge sharing, problem solving, and technology research with other team within and/or across projects.

Organizational

  • Work according to the priorities set;
  • Show maturity in planning work and provide visibility to production;
  • Provide regular visibility on progress of work by archiving and sharing content.

Business

  • Has good knowledge about the video game industry and its evolution;
  • Use knowledge of the competition to adapt the game to the expectations of consumers;
  • Promote the project's marketing orientations.

Qualifications

WHAT YOU BRING

  • You have a great thorough understanding of color theory, composition, light, and form; 
  • Good technical expertise with a 3D CG package, demonstrating a solid understanding of rendering, lighting, shading networks, polygonal modeling, and texture UV’s;
  • You are able to solve technical problems and improve performance, develop new tools and workflows alongside engineers; 
  • You will collaborate in a cross-disciplinary team environment; 
  • Good industry knowledge, competition & consumers.

Additional Information

WHAT YOU’LL ENJOY

Check out our list of perks and benefits here: https://www.ubisoftsingapore.com/

JOIN THE SQUAD

Making games is serious business, but it's very important for us to have fun while creating awesome worlds so that we can convey the same sense of joy to millions of players in the world.

Come on board and experience #LifeAtUbi for yourself, we are always on the lookout for talents who thrive in bringing their A-game to work. If this sounds like you, shoot us your resume, portfolio, and anything else to show that you’re serious about fun!

We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status.

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