Senior Realtime Lighting Artist

Location: Glasgow

Realtime , Lighting

Contract: Freelance

Axis Studios are currently expanding the LRC team and are seeking a SENIOR REALTIME LIGHTING ARTIST to join them onsite in our Glasgow studio.


If you have a passion for AAA games and want to be part of a team that is shaping the future of the studio this could be the opportunity you are looking for.


Candidates are required, and must be eligible at time of application, to work on-site in Glasgow and have the relevant visa or citizenship permitting work within the UK.



  • Become familiar with the tools, techniques and pipeline within the facility

  • Receive and act on direction given by the sequence CG Supervisor or lighting lead.

  • Be expected to meet the level of quality required.

  • Create both the exterior and interior lighting within environments and cut scenes.

  • Support the growth of Junior Artists.

  • Execute high quality lighting, within game budgets.



  • Proven experience of Lighting/Compositing on CG/VFX/Game productions. 

  • Strong working knowledge of 3D software, preferably including Unreal Engine or other relevant realtime softwares.

  • A strong creative portfolio and showreel.

  • A strong, measurable track record in delivering against project goals.

  • Deadline driven.

  • Good communicator.

  • Strong artistic eye.

  • Experience with optimisation and lighting budgets.

  • 3+ years experience working with in a game studio or cinematic studio.  

  • Good Blueprint knowledge

  • Shipped a title on current gen hardware.