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Lead Cinematic Artist – London – Permanent – Mobile Video Games

Location: London, England, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago

Space Ape Games

Job Type: Permanent

Projects: Mobile Games


My client’s mission is to make the highest quality and most successful mobile games in the world! They are focused on building world-class, brands and IP. Their games are fun, fresh and brimming with personality.


We are looking for a talented and experienced Cinematic Artist to work alongside both in-development and prototype teams on exciting, brand new mobile game titles across a diverse portfolio of game styles and genres. This is a great opportunity to be part of small empowered teams helping craft the vision and execution of a compelling and innovative cinematic content. This will range from directing in-game cinematics, leading the creative direction and implementation of video marketing trailers and campaigns and the creation of proof of concept videos.


  • Demo Reel show casing your best cinematic work
  • A strong eye for visual vocabulary and cinematic language.
  • Significant experience in game and/or multimedia projects in a similar role.
  • Experience in video editing and directing in games.
  • Expert level experience with Adobe Premiere Pro.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, including After Effects and Premiere.
  • Technical experience working with game-engines and creating in-game cutscenes.
  • Considerable understanding of mobile games and broad video game culture.
  • Technical knowledge of video editing, sound mixing and design, colour correction and grading, file formats and compression standards.
  • Strong technical skills and broad film culture.
  • Understanding of film practices and ability to transpose them to the interactive video game medium.
  • Able to work quickly and resourcefully with very little input.


  • Develop, direct, and carry the cinematic creative vision of the studio
  • Responsible for the implementation of quality cinematic content across all disciplines including: narrative, storyboarding, animatic, previz, cutscene creation, game capture, directing, live action, editing, cinematography, motion graphics, lighting and audio.
  • Liaising with Marketing Team to create trailers that are high quality and profitable.
  • Set the benchmark to ensure consistency of tone and style is depicted across all cinematic content
  • Help establish and drive the pipelines, processes and methods necessary to take cinematic content forward within the company.
  • Liaise with external partners and vendors to deliver content across a variety of formats.


  • Very Competitive Salary and Benefits
  • Relaxed and friendly atmosphere
  • Company events

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call me directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214425!


Salary and benefits will be discussed at interview with the company and are individually negotiated by OPM.

Tagged as: Cinematic Art

Tags: Cinematic Art Categories: Animation , Creative


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