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Character Animator E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a talented, self-motivated Animator to join us in creating content for a high profile role-playing game.

 
Senior Technical Artist - Houdini E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for an experienced and talented Houdini Technical Artist, to join our growing team of RPG developers.

 

Animation Director E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for an experienced, highly skilled, and organized Animation Director to join our growing team of talented RPG developers. 

 

UI Artist E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a UI Artist to collaborate in the design and creation of the user experience for our next great RPG.

 

VFX Artist E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a talented and self-motivated VFX Artist to join the team making our next world-class RPG.

 

Character Artist E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a talented and self-motivated Character Artist to join our growing team of RPG developers.

 

Lighting Artist E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a talented, self-motivated Lighting Artist to join our growing team of RPG developers.

 

Combat Designer E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a Combat Designer with proven experience developing first-person melee combat gameplay to join our team of talented developers.

 

Area Designer E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for an Area Designer to join us in creating our next great multi-platform RPG.

 

Lead Narrative Designer E-mail

Obsidian is looking for a Lead Narrative Designer to join the development team making our next great multi-platform RPG.

 

User Interface Programmer E-mail

Obsidian is looking for User Interface Programmers to work with our team of artists and designers to deliver the artistic vision for the user interface of our next world class RPG using the Unreal Engine.

 

Gameplay Programmer E-mail

Obsidian is looking for experienced gameplay programmers familiar with developing games using the Unreal Engine.

 

Graphics Programmer E-mail

Obsidian is looking for experienced programmers to work with our team of artists and designers to deliver the artistic vision of our next world class RPG using the Unreal Engine.

 

Engine Programmer E-mail

Obsidian is looking for experienced programmers to develop, debug, and optimize engine-level systems in the Unreal Engine.

 

Financial Analyst E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is seeking an Intermediate to Senior Financial Analyst to join our team to manage the company-wide forecasting and budgeting process. 

 

Lead Sound Designer E-mail

Obsidian is looking for a creative and technical Lead Sound Designer with the capability to design and implement assets, lead the audio efforts for a new project, and specialize in key audio systems.

 

Lighting Artist

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a talented, self-motivated Lighting Artist to join our growing team of RPG developers.

The Lighting Artist position requires a solid understanding of current AAA-quality art, cinematography, lighting design, art pipelines, and how to work within current game console hardware limitations. This person understands the value of the production schedule and how to fit project goals within it.

This is a hands-on position. It will require an understanding of the current lighting tools and techniques used in Unreal Engine 4, as well as an ability to work with extended lighting features, like Enlighten.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Environment Artists, Designers, and the Art Director to develop and execute plans for lighting game environments (exteriors and interiors), conversations and cut scenes
  • Place static, skylights, and dynamic lights within the game environment
  • Collaborate in the development of experimental lighting systems and solutions
  • Help tune materials to fit within PBR guidelines
  • Set up and manipulate post-process systems including color grading, exposure, tone-mapping
  • Set up and manipulate atmospherics in the scene including volumetric lights, fog, DoF, and Bloom
  • Work with the Art Director and Game Director, in order to attain the visual goals of the project

Requirements

  • Experience with lighting and baking in Unreal Engine 4, including managing day/night cycles
  • 3+ years in the game industry, including two shipped titles, with credit on at least one as a Lighting Artist
  • Ability to be resourceful and come up with creative, attractive, and performant lighting solutions
  • A solid understanding of lighting of characters and scenes for cinematics
  • Strong organizational skills in order to keep track of complex and vast lighting solutions

Portfolio Requirements

  • A web portfolio that demonstrates a range of lighting examples from previous credited titles

Portfolio Pluses

  • Real-time Shader Examples
  • Advance Material and Rendering Samples

Obsidian Entertainment is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. 

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