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Cinematic Director – Poland – Console & PC Shooter Video Games

Location: Warsaw, Poland, or UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 5 years ago

People Can Fly

Project: New IP AAA Shooter Title


This developer is well known for its work on high end video games that are action packed and full of energy! We are looking for an experienced Cinematic Director to work on their next explosive title coming to latest Consoles and PC.



  • Experience on AAA games as a Cinematic Director or similar role
  • Cinematography background, film school, story boarding
  • Track record of delivering cinematics’ on time
  • Able to give direction and give feedback (incl. drawing skills)
  • Ability to think outside the box to come up with more efficient techniques
  • Passion for hardcore Video Games



  • Overseeing the work of artists, animators, and designers relating to game cinematic elements.
  • Working with the game writers, to direct the story boarding process, which lays out the visual progression of each cut scene, and offer creative input on visual composition of scenes.
  • Participate in production meetings with the cinematic designer, art director, lead animator, and other senior staff to break down the script and identify art assets to be completed for specific scenes.
  • Maintain a cohesive look and style that complements the storytelling and still reflects the aesthetic of the game.
  • Participate in casting sessions for voice over talent and have approval over hiring cast.
  • Block scenes and work with the mo-cap artists to do several takes of action, covering all possible needs for later editing, just like a film.
  • Establish a timeline for content creation and monitor the pipeline to ensure that work of each department is progressing on schedule.
  • Work with the animators to perfect the facial expressions, movement, and blocking. Much of the art and audio asset import process is delegated to the cinematic designer, but you will supervise this process and monitor the progression of elements through the pipeline toward completion.
  • Responsible for presenting rough cuts and the first draft to the creative director and producer, along with leading revisions toward the final version.

Tagged as: Cinematic Animation

Tags: Cinematic Animation Categories: Animation , Creative


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