Grinding Gear Games is looking for a Game Lighting Artist

Grinding Gear Games is looking for a lighting artist to create atmospheric lighting for levels in Path of Exile. You will create real-time evocative environments and moods, and work to maintain a consistent aesthetic across all of the areas in the game and related material like trailers. The ideal candidate has a firm grasp of color, materials and light as it relates to level design in games. We are looking for an avid gamer that has a deep understanding of our game Path of Exile and its themes.


  • 1 year of lighting experience in games, or 5 years of work experience in a related field (movies, special effects).
  • Understanding how to create efficient and impactful lighting that enhances narratives.
  • Maintain and ensure optimised performance related to lighting.
  • Experience with Physically Based Rendering tools like Substance Designer and Marmoset Toolbag.
  • General understanding and ability to create cube maps, shaders and materials.
  • Working knowledge of Maya and real-time game authoring environments like Unreal engine.
  • Self-motivation and self-reliance; ability to research and learn new tools quickly.
  • Excellent communications skills, and ability to work within a team.
  • Passion for creating 'dark and gritty' levels and sets.
  • Deep understanding of the game we produce (Path of Exile).

Portfolio, and/or reel showing real-time lighting created for games is required.
Must be willing to complete an art test if requested to do so.
Job Status: Full-Time
Location: Henderson, Auckland

Apply via Seek or email us at
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Any job to a Brazilian that loves Path of exile? :D
Ruining Path of Exile balance since 2014
Last edited by imLuCaSsS on Jun 11, 2018, 11:38:27 PM
I wonder, how much $$$ is that :v
24.1.2018 [quote="Dro28"]wheres my fragment tab?[/quote]

(I thought that was a joke)

25.1.2018: GGG- Introducing the Fragment Stash Tab!
Can smell a graphical overhaul of PoE engine.
You are supposed to look for game optimisator not another artist
Inferius90 wrote:
You are supposed to look for game optimisator not another artist
And who do you think does that? A separate ‚game optimiser‘? Can you study ‚game optimization‘ now? 😂

God forgive me, you can‘t be helped.
Gaming Corner, the best Discord channel for PoE:
First Mirror dropped in SSF Synthesis! (3207 hours)
Last edited by ArtCrusade on Jun 12, 2018, 2:36:07 AM
Always looking forward to the game looking better.
Last edited by VendettaMachine on Jun 12, 2018, 2:47:13 AM
I see some BRIGHT LIGHT FUTURE for PoE! <3
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Last edited by Hellus666 on Jun 12, 2018, 3:11:12 AM
Looks like GGG is looking to seriously improves their graphics now.
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