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Cinematic Director – Netherlands – Permanent Contract – Console Video Games

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago

Guerrilla Games

Project: AAA Console Video Games


This studio regularly sets the quality benchmark in console gaming. To maintain this standard, they are looking for a Cinematic Director to direct and preserve the cinematic vision and establish high quality content.



  • Cinematic Demo Reel
  • Games industry experience or similar experience within feature animation or other CG heavy productions
  • Have an excellent understanding of cinematic storytelling, pacing, and character development
  • Ambitious and relentlessly focused on high-quality, high-fidelity results
  • Have outstanding modern and classical cinematic fundamentals with an application towards establishing mood, tone, and emotion
  • Well versed in a variety of cinematic presentation styles with an ability to adapt as needed
  • Have experience directing Motion Capture



  • Direct and supervise the creation of cinematic content from storyboards and/or animatics to a polished in-game cinematic based on the screen script
  • Direct talent in Motion Capture and ADR sessions
  • Control the quality of the composition, framing and camera
  • Inspire your team to overcome challenges with innovative problem solving
  • Ensure that the game values are respected during production when developing the key narrative elements with the screenwriter, from the design stage to the final product
  • Collaborate with Narrative, Gameplay and Art Directors on all of the game’s narrative elements
  • Oversee the quality of outsourced cinematic content
  • Keep abreast of advanced techniques which could be used to improve the visual quality or production pipelines of current or future projects
  • Create and maintain supporting documentation for cinematic vision and systems


Want to find out more about the studio and projects? Call me direct on +44 (0) 1206 214425 or apply now!

Tagged as: Cinematic Animation

Tags: Cinematic Animation Categories: Animation , Creative


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