Senior Cinematic Artist (Lighting) - Marketing/Publishing

About the job

Yotta Games - Why Join Us

Yotta’s huge fanbase has helped turn us into a globally ranked game developer with offices worldwide. Despite our success, at heart we are still players trying to create exciting and engaging, never-before-experienced games. That drive to make games that we want to play is what animates our well-resourced, ambitious, creative team members. Working together in a supportive, open workplace and taking cues from our gaming communities, we create products that entertain the world.


We are seeking talented people with strong expertise and great enthusiasm for cinematic animation in the gaming industry. You will be part of our marketing art team and cooperate with the overseas team to enhance the narrative by providing impressive performance for certain game projects.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Develop and execute visually captivating ads and trailers, emphasize advanced lighting and VFX techniques, ensure adaptability across all devices, and deliver high-quality cinematic graphics;
  • Spearhead the optimization of animation production pipelines, focusing on streamlining processes for seamless integration of lighting and VFX elements;
  • Collaborate in the establishment and refinement of animation principles, championing the implementation of innovative lighting and VFX methodologies;
  • Elevate the narrative quality of projects by crafting emotionally engaging performance;
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to junior animators, fostering a culture of continuous learning and skill development in lighting and VFX.


We Expect You To Have:

  • 4+ years of experience in the game publishing, television, or film industry;
  • Experience in Maya / Unreal Engine / other equivalent 3D programs;
  • Expertise in various animation styles, lighting and VFX;
  • Ability to showcase a balance of strong technical and artistic proficiencies;
  • A deep understanding of the role lighting and VFX play in shaping narratives and enhancing viewer experiences;
  • A genuine passion for games and films;
  • Exceptional communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to thrive in a team-oriented environment.

Even Better If You Have:

  • Proven experience in film editing, with a concentration on the integration of lighting and VFX components;
  • A distinguished demo reel, exhibiting exceptional 3D animation abilities, along with a mastery of lighting and VFX techniques;
  • Prior experience in a senior or leadership capacity, mentoring and nurturing the growth of junior team members.

Additional Information

  • This is a hybrid role based in Los Angeles (currently hybrid because of pandemic);
  • Current working hours: Monday – Friday, 11am – 8pm Pacific Time (including one-hour break);
  • Salary depending on experience.

Yotta is committed to building an inclusive environment where creative professionals from a multitude of diverse cultural backgrounds collaborate to inspire audiences and each other. We are passionately supportive of equality in all its forms and never discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, orientation, identity, national origin, handicap, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law.

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