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Senior Cinematic Artist – UK Remote OR Liverpool, UK – AAA Narrative Game

Location: Liverpool, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #25272 Posted: 12 months ago

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

Project: AAA Narrative Game


This UK developer is rapidly growing with many high-end games in development across multiple genres! We are looking for a Senior Cinematic Artist to deliver a dark, story-driven next generation Narrative Adventure game with genre-defining goals, this ambitious project takes visual storytelling and narrative, into ground-breaking territory on next-gen technology.

You’ll bring a high level of finish to each scene, with minimal supervision outside of the creative direction.


  • A Demo Reel that demonstrates the following:
  • In-depth understanding of cinematic grammar including composition, staging in depth & light, lens choice and blocking of in-camera elements and Pacing, Tone, Genre.
  • Able to apply that knowledge to achieve to deliver cinematic scenes that make an impression.
  • Great sense of visual rhythm in static compositions and in-motion.
  • Able to animate realistic, real-world camera movement to a high fidelity.
  • Working animation skills to rough-in animated elements for early blocking and staging.
  • Comfortable working with motion capture and keyframe animation.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Maya.
  • Deep understanding and knowledge of cinematic pipelines and workflow.


  • Development of cinematic sequences from storyboards, through previz to final quality.
  • Interpret direction, to deliver the project’s desired look, feel and style.
  • Enhance the cinematic storytelling through strong emotional and psychological camera and editing.
  • Self-initiate shot and sequence construction.
  • Editing in a consistent project style and quality.
  • Communicate direction / visual principles to other team members / other departments.
  • Produce work in-engine for review that is visually strong and technically correct.


  • Unreal / Maya Sequencer experience.
  • Motion Builder & Story Tools.


  • Remote working within the UK
  • VISA sponsorship and relocation support if required
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Mental Health & Wellbeing Support
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Performance related Bonus
  • Private healthcare plan


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

Tagged as: Cinematic Animation

Tags: Cinematic Animation Categories: Animation , Creative


Jon Norfolk

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