On being a Lighting Artist at Ubisoft Toronto
As a Lighting Artist, you will work within our multi-discipline art team to light the game world as well as create mood and atmosphere that is in keeping with the Art direction of the game. You will be expected to master the engine and tools in order to maintain a consistently high quality level while ensuring artistic and technical constraints are respected.
Type of Position: Permanent, full-time.
The daily life of a Lighting Artist at Ubisoft Toronto
- Work with the Artistic Director and Art Leads to develop the visual style and validate the quality of the lighting.
- Know the game documents to ensure you’re aware of the experience that we aim to offer players.
- Define workflows and create visual benchmarks.
- Be familiar with the visual references so as to respect the artistic direction of the project and be able to make suggestions regarding atmosphere and lighting.
- Design lighting systems that will support both visual style and gameplay.
- Verify the quality of the lighting in game and make any necessary changes.
- Correct the lighting bugs entered by testers to eliminate anomalies.
- Maintain a consistently high quality level while ensuring artistic and technical constraints are respected.
- Provide feedback on developing lighting pipelines and tools.
- Track and report progress regularly.
What it takes to make it
- Experience lighting for games, film, or TV.
- Strong understanding of art fundamentals and design including composition and colour theory.
- Solid technical knowledge of how to create run time lighting in game engines.
- Ability to work as part of a team.
- Enthusiasm to collaborate successfully with different teams and studios.
- Good communication skills and ability to accept critique and adapt to change.
- High level of creativity, autonomy, and initiative.
We know that skills and competencies show up in different forms and can be based on different experiences, that's why we strongly encourage you to apply even though you may not have all the requirements listed above.
What You’ll Get
- A hybrid, flexible work model
- Six weeks of vacation
- An enhanced parental leave program
- Comprehensive Total Rewards Package:
- Disability Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Extended medical insurance
- (Optional) RRSP contribution
- Relocation Assistance
- Bonus (If Applicable)
Life at Ubisoft
At Ubisoft Toronto, we look for people who are excited to create the future of games in one of the most diverse cities in the world. We believe that embracing our individuality helps us build stronger creative teams and develop better games for all players.
When you’re a member of our team, your professional development is a priority. You’ll have opportunities to be challenged, learn and grow in your role. Pushing the boundaries of what’s possible within game development while working with Ubisoft’s most powerful technologies – from game engines to performance capture and more. Annual performance reviews and salary increases will help you further your career and grow with our studio. We also offer hybrid remote work options, six weeks of vacation for all employees, an enhanced parental leave program, a comprehensive health benefits package, generous RRSP matching, industry education support, training and career development.
We celebrate the big and small moments together – with virtual events, get togethers, giveaways and more. In addition to our “right to disconnect” philosophy, the studio offers a variety of health and wellness initiatives including yoga, an on-site gym, flexible work hours, and other programs to create a better, sustainable work environment for our teams.
We encourage you to read our Code of Conduct prior to applying. It is our collective responsibility at Ubisoft Toronto to maintain a respectful and inclusive work environment, and be the best possible place to work and grow. Knowing and respecting our Code of Conduct’s principles and guidelines is key to achieving that goal.
At Ubisoft Toronto, we believe diversity is our studio’s biggest strength. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace that reflects the diversity of our player community, is inclusive and respectful of the individuality of our team and embodies our core values – trust, integrity, excellence and care.
We encourage applications from First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQIA+.
If this sounds like your kind of studio, what are you waiting for?
Ubisoft Toronto is committed to providing accommodations for accessibility upon request.
We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No agencies please.