As a Senior Lighting Artist at Ubi San Francisco, you will add the last layer of detail to beautify 3D environments and craft a cohesive, vibrant, and immersive world. Every choice you make, from colour to contrast, influences and inspires emotions and encourages players to engage in what will be a memorable gameplay experience.

With an artistic yet technical eye, you seamlessly and strategically manipulate lighting to draw the players’ eyes to key areas and subtly show them the way. You are the players’ silent travel companion, – their intuition, even – helping them navigate while experiencing the moods and ambiances you’ve created.

Support the development of high quality AAA lighting to support the art direction and gameplay objectives
Prioritize, plan, and organize Lighting Domain tasks with the Producer/Associate Producer
Identify and set up best practices of production workflow
Translate conceptual illustrations into outstanding real-time lighting
Work with Art and Programming teams to anticipate and solve technical challenges within given constraints and visual requirements
Identify risks within the schedule and suggest changes
Strong knowledge in modern engine Global Illumination techniques (GI optimisation and baking automation, dynamic GI…)
Establish lighting mood board and lighting visual targets based on Art Director’s guidance and game design needs
Provides creative direction and feedback to concept artists on defining the mood for the project in pre-production
Establish look development process for art content development and review purposes


At least 3 years of professional lighting experience in the video game industry with at least one shipped AAA game title
Identify dependency, and communicate effectively with both Artists and Programmers


Medical, dental, and vision coverage
Employer HSA contribution (with enrollment in a HSA eligible medical plan)
401k match
Paid vacation, holiday and sick time
Fitness, physical, and esports challenge reimbursements
Rocket Lawyer online legal service membership
Paid parental leave
Paid time off to volunteer
Pawternity – paid time off to bond with a newly adopted pet
Sabbatical leave available after five years of employment
Generous discount on new Ubisoft games

Ubisoft is committed to creating an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of our player community. We are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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