Lighting Artist (Unannounced Project)

Jan 12, 2023
Amsterdam, Netherlands
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

We are PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS, the global battle royale phenomenon! Since the release of our flagship title in 2017 we have become one of the highest selling video games of all time with over 70 million copies sold – that’s a lot of Chicken Dinners!   

We are headquartered in Seoul, South Korea and sit within the KRAFTON, Inc. corporation. Here in Amsterdam, we are now working on a brand-new IP as the lead development studio. We’re incredibly excited about the project and can’t wait to share what we’ve been working on.

As a Lighting Artist you will be responsible for creating and maintaining various lighting scenarios, both indoors and outdoors, managing both artistic and technical aspects of the lighting pipeline and supporting the artistic direction of the game. 


Basic responsibilities:  

  • Coordinate with art and tech to create stunning and performant lighting
  • Use lighting techniques to bring the best in environments and characters and support the narrative and artistic vision
  • Building up the art direction for the project by working closely with the Art Director and Creative Director 
  • Participate in performance follow-ups in collaboration with the Producer 
  • Collaborating with the technical team to ensure best performance and scalability in different hardware
  • Verify the quality of lighting in the game, and make improvements where necessary  


What we’re ideally looking for:  

  • Several years in a similar position, within the games industry (AAA experience preferential) 
  • Solid knowledge and experience with photography
  • Deep understanding of cinematic lighting techniques
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4/5 and its various lighting tools and processes
  • Good eye for color and contrast, composition and visual balance
  • Strong portfolio showing lighting skills and demonstrating a high level of artistic creativity
  • Portfolio showcasing photography and\or cinema work is a plus
  • Familiarity with a game development cycle 
  • Solid understanding of technological constraints for both dynamic and static lighting and game limitations 

What we offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • An allowance to cover the Dutch mandatory health insurance
  • 25 paid + 4 extra paid working days off a year
  • Relocation package
  • Pension scheme
  • A commuter allowance
  • A range of snacks & drinks
  • Free gym facility in our office building
  • Full assistance with visas and the 30% ruling applications when the candidate is eligible


More about our Amsterdam office…

Our office is situated in the Amsterdam Arena area, a buzzing business hub in the southeastern part of the city. Accommodating some of the world’s largest and most exciting companies, the area also transforms at night into a popular social destination. Not far from our office, you’ll find iconic venues such as the Ziggo Dome, Heineken Music Hall and Johan Cruijff Arena – home of Ajax Football Club.

Our Amsterdam team reflects the city’s diverse look and feel. Being mainly expats, we currently represent more than 20 different nationalities – and we are still growing and adding to our team.


We welcome all applications!

We are proud to have such a multicultural environment and we strive to create a safe, inclusive and harmonious atmosphere for everyone to thrive in. We invite applications from all genders, sexual orientations, races, colors, religions and ages.


If this sounds like a good fit for your skills and experience then apply right away!


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