Unreal Lighting Artist

Unreal Lighting Artist


We are currently on the lookout for an Unreal Lighting Artist to join the team!

If you believe you are a good fit for us and we are a good fit for you let us know!

In this role, you will be responsible for creating the perfect lighting setups that bring our animated worlds to life. Working closely with the art director, compositors, and other artists, you will use your technical expertise and artistic flair to craft visually stunning and immersive lighting environments that enhance the overall storytelling and mood of our projects. Your creative lighting solutions will breathe life into characters, scenes, and objects, elevating the visual quality and emotional impact of our animated content.

Expected Tasks:

  • Develop and implement lighting schemes for various scenes and shots, ensuring they align with the artistic vision and narrative of the project. 
  • Work closely with the art director, visual effects artists, and other departments to understand the visual style and requirements of each shot. 
  • Optimize lighting setups for rendering efficiency while maintaining high-quality results. Balance visual fidelity with render times to achieve the best possible outcome within project constraints.
  • Utilize lighting effects, such as shadows, reflections, and global illumination, to enhance realism and visual appeal
  • Experiment with creative lighting techniques to achieve unique and visually captivating results.
  • Ensuring all work follows studio policies and guidelines

Essential skills:

  • Proven experience as a Lighting Artist in the animation, VFX, or film industry, with a focus on animated content.
  • Proficiency in Unreal Engine 5 a strong understanding of lighting principles and techniques.
  • Solid understanding of rendering processes and the technical aspects of lighting in animation.
  • Strong attention to detail and a dedication to delivering high-quality lighting that enhances the storytelling and visual appeal of the project.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment.

This position is based at our Studio in North Lakes (Brisbane Northern Suburb) where public transport is readily available. Come and join us at the Zoo! We offer a warm and welcoming work environment with fun company and team events that help build strong connections.

If you believe you are a good fit for us and we are a
good fit for you let us know!

Include your CV and any other relevant info such as a showreel or portfolio.

If you have any questions about the position or Pixel
Zoo, please let us know.

We hope to hear from you soon!


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