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Are you passionate about creating amazing art for video games? When you walk into a corridor, does the mood and tone speak to you? Do you find yourself fascinated by the navigational guidance and points of interest provided by lighting? Are you excited to immerse players in a captivating world? Whether it is natural or artificial light sources, color grading or visual effects - we know how important a role Lighting plays in the game’s experience. We’re looking for a lighting artist who has experience working with outsourced assets and has great communication skills. Specifically, this job requires:


  • Responsible for high quantity of feedback on outsource assets of a sub discipline that matches the Destiny aesthetic, while advocating discipline best practices

  • Communicating to external art vendors at each stage of production

  • Incorporating feedback from Art Direction, from the Art Outsource Manager, and the Lighting Art Lead

  • Standardizing naming conventions and file organization

  • Building and maintaining documentation for technical pipelines, workflows, and spec-sheets

  • Spearhead innovative pipelines and workflows related to External Lighting Pipelines

  • Mentorship of internal support team and external vendor artists

  • Integrating all types of lighting assets

  • Closing Bug Support


  • Ability to take and convey direction well

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to troubleshoot technical issues related to Lighting of Environments and Cinematic Content

  • A willingness to learn our proprietary game engine

  • Maintaining positive relationships with internal artists and external vendors

  • Time Management and Prioritization skills

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

Listed below is this role's base pay range. In other locations that Bungie has approved for remote work, this pay range may be adjusted up to +/- 10% and some roles may be classified as non-exempt (hourly). This range is determined by an array of factors, including training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs, and market demands. Additionally, it is subject to change and may be modified in the future. In the journey to make incredible worlds, Bungie employees don't simply do meaningful work - they receive meaningful support. Competitive salaries and discretionary bonus opportunities are just the start. We offer comprehensive healthcare coverage, generous 401(k) matching, flexible time off policies, paid parental leave, social clubs, and so much more. Check out our benefits page: Benefits - Bungie Careers to see all the perks that come with joining Bungie.

Bellevue Pay Range

$106,000—$129,000 USD

Bungie full-time (non-contract) employees in the U.S. also receive:

  • 20 days of accrued time-off in the form of PTO and sabbatical days, depending on the level of the position

  • 10 paid Floating Days annually, prorated in the first year of employment based on start date

  • 10 paid Bungie-observed holidays annually

  • One hour of Paid Sick Time (PST) for every 30 hours worked

Contract and International FTE employees receive competitive benefits through their relevant contracting agency.

So you don't meet every requirement listed in this job description? Do you think your experience level is not where it needs to be? Studies show that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they believe they meet every single qualification. Bungie is focused on building a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. If you're interested in this position but your past experience doesn't line up perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we want you to apply anyway. The right role for you may be right around the corner!

Most Bungie full-time employees will adopt a digital first approach allowing remote work in Bungie approved locations (outside of positions identified as 100% onsite in Bellevue/Seattle, or individuals preferring a hybrid/flex environment). Prospective full-time employees located outside of CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, MN, NC, NJ, NY, OR, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, or WI will need to establish residency in one of the states we are compliant in within 45 days of a start date. Contractors will follow a digital first approach adhering to the location guidelines agreed upon by our third-party employer/vendor and Bungie. Bungie’s remote policy is subject to change at the company’s discretion.