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Joboffer dated from 03/29/2023

Lighting Artist (f/m/d)

Art / Layout / Illustration



77852 Offenburg


Company data

Black Forest Games GmbH

Maria-und-Georg-Dietrich-Straße 2

77652   Offenburg

Job description

We are currently looking for a Lighting Artist to work on our upcoming high-quality projects with Unreal Engine. They will be working on setting up and maintaining a part of the lighting and moods for our games.


  • Work with the Executive Art Director on defining moods and lighting styles.
  • Set up the main lighting and moods of our levels/worlds.
  • Set up local lighting of indoors and key locations.
  • Set up lighting for cutscenes and cinematics.
  • Set up and lighting of dynamic VFX made by our VFX Team.
  • Maintain the right balance between visual quality and performance requirements.
  • Maintain/develop our lighting pipeline, and research new lighting techniques.

Reporting Lines:

Reporting directly to the Executive Art Director


  •  Shipped at least 1 title as a full-time Lighting Artist.
  • 3+ years experience at a game studio working as a lighting artist.
  • Strong knowledge of luminance and colour theory.
  • Strong knowledge of modern lighting techniques, and technical and performance pipelines.
  • Able to work on different visual styles from Realistic to Stylized.
  • Self-motivated, technical problem solver, and team player.


  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4 and Unreal 4 lighting pipeline.
  • Experience with performance tracking tools (Pix, Razor, RenderDoc).

What else do we offer?

  • Flexible working hours
  • 30 days of holiday
  • Competitive salary
  • Green office, fresh fruits, coffee and drinks
  • Additional free health insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Mental health support
  • Free accident insurance
  • Fitness area in the studio
  • Free English & German language classes
  • Stability of a successful publisher paired with the creative freedom of an independent studio

And the chance to work with a great team in an open culture where your opinion and input are welcomed and considered, beyond your dedicated task.

Contact Person

Sarah Cavoleau-Trau

Lead HR Manager

Maria-und-Georg-Dietrich-Straße 2

77652 Offenburg

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