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Cinematic Artist – London, UK – 6-12 Month FTC – Story Game

Location: London, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24225 Posted: 3 months ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Job Type: 6-12month Fixed Term Contract / possible to go Permanent

Salary: Competitive

Project: Story / Narrative Game

NOTE: Unfortunately, a VISA cannot be sponsored


OPM’s client are a based in London dedicated to developing interactive experiences focused on the emotional connection with characters and story to appeal to a broad audience and push the boundaries of what games can be.

The role’s primary function is to work with the Lead Cinematic Artist and other cinematic artists to create a strong visual language in the game through the implementation of cameras and lighting.

The ideal candidate will have a strong desire to tell stories that matter and implement them from the heart to a high technical standard.


  • A Portfolio including examples of: timeline work (Ideally within a game engine), Camera or Editing work, and examples of Animatics or Previs (including drawn storyboards)
  • Strong critical reasoning and emotional awareness within storytelling is essential
  • Strong understanding of cinematography, lighting, with a keen eye for composition
  • Creative and pragmatic
  • Degree in relevant field or appropriate professional experience
  • Strong interest in games


  • Working with the Lead Cinematic Artist to create strong cinematic sequences that resonate emotionally with the audience
  • Directing, editing and refining the narrative within the game engine
  • Maintaining consistent quality, style and continuity, both visually and technically throughout the project
  • Plan and Implement Character Blocking and cameras within Unity
  • Address bugs as assigned in reviews
  • Collaborate with other cinematics artists to meet deadlines together
  • Communicate progress within the pipeline provided


  • Knowledge of Unity and Unity Timeline or other game engines
  • Character Animation skills


  • Assistance with relocating
  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
  • The chance to work on unique narrative games with rich stories and complex characters

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 425!

Tagged as: Cinematic Art

Tags: Cinematic Art Categories: Animation , Creative


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