Lighting Artist

Job Locations US-MD-Rockville
Job ID
Contract Full-Time


Join Constellation!


Come join Bethesda Game Studios, the award-winning development team behind StarfieldThe Elder Scrolls and Fallout. Bethesda Game Studios strives to offer its employees a well-balanced home and work life by providing competitive salaries, a generous benefits program, and offices located in some of North America’s best cities.


With a goal of creating a culture as fun and diverse as our games and our players, we welcome applicants with unique skillsets, experience levels and backgrounds. If you are passionate about making a meaningful contribution to some of the most significant games in the industry we’d love to hear from you!


Your Daily Life at Bethesda Game Studios


As Lighting Artist, you will...

  • Create and maintain all elements of lighting including dynamic, static, cinematic, and character setups
  • Work with Art and Design to create compelling and dramatic lighting scenarios for gameplay and cinematics
  • Maintain a balance between visual quality and performance requirements
  • Match the established visual style for the game with lighting execution
  • Develop and implement new techniques into the lighting pipeline


What Makes You S.P.E.C.I.A.L.

  • You have 3+ years of industry experience, preferably focused on lighting
  • You have working knowledge of modern lighting techniques, technical art and performance pipelines
  • You are self-motivated and possess the ability to work and solve problems with minimal assistance
  • You are highly organized with the ability to adhere to production schedules
  • You have well-developed communication skills and strong work ethic

Preferred Skills

Bonus Skills

  • You have experience working with Creation Kit (Fallout 4, Skyrim)
  • You've been trained in traditional art mediums (painting, sculpting, etc.)
  • You possess knowledge of current engine technology such as CRYENGINE, UDK, or Unity
  • You are experienced with lighting using a Physically Based Renderer


You must submit an online portfolio to be considered.

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