U.S. Unreal Engine Lighting Artist

  • Full Time
  • Remote

Zoic Studios

Unreal Engine Lighting Artist

About Zoic

Zoic Studios is a Visual Effects company that specializes in high end visual effects for television, film, and advertising. Our mantra is Visual Evolution – we focus on every part of the process, from the final picture to the pipeline used to create them.  

Are you looking for your next creative and technical challenge? Come join our team! 

Why Join Zoic?

We are an Artist owned and operated VFX studio.
We love what we do and always stay curious about new technology and techniques.
We respect work/life balance in a hectic industry.
We work with a team from all walks of life and backgrounds.
Summary of Position

Currently we are seeking an Unreal Engine Lighting Artist to work with our Real Time Team with a focus on virtual production.

Technical Skills/Qualifications

3+ years of Unreal Engine Lighting experience
Experience creating and designing lighting for different scenes and environments.
Experience with Unreal lighting techniques and solutions
Understanding of photo-real, real-world lighting and the ability to match live action footage lighting information.
Good understanding of GPU Lightmass and dynamic vs baked lighting.
Ability to use, setup and trouble-shoot Unreal Lumen Lighting techniques.
Ability to use Light to create mood and atmosphere based on artistic direction.
Excellent understanding of color, materials, mood, space and the properties of light
Experience optimizing shots for rendering.
Proficiency with Unreal Blueprints and shaders and how they work to enhance the overall lighting look of assets, environments and characters.
Virtual production content creation is a plus.
Experience with Maya is a plus.
Experience with asset ingest, scene setup, optimization, and validation of look and performance of scenes.
Experience developing games, applications, or VR/AR experiences using Unreal Engine
Experience with either C# or C++ a plus!
Ability to work efficiently from home / remotely within a structured team environment.
Other Requirements

Self-motivated, proactive and able to utilize allotted time efficiently.
Highly experienced in working as part of a development team.
Excellent communication skills in English; both written and verbal.
Problem solving skills, self-starter, adapt to production changes are required skills.
Up-to-date reel showcasing required skill set.
Location Information 

Studios are based in Los Angeles and New York. A remote first, hybrid approach is available to all candidates. All remote positions require the candidate to have a reliable internet connection via ethernet. 
Additional Information  

Zoic does not cover relocation costs. 
Zoic Studios U.S. participates in the eVerify program. 
This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned. 
Due to the volume of applications we receive across our different openings we regret that only those selected to interview will be contacted. 

To apply for this job please visit zoicstudios.applytojob.com.