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The cinematics designer is responsible for creating compelling dialogue cut scenes with excellent pacing, camera and character acting inside the game engine, while collaborating with the level design, scriptwriting, animating and programming departments.
The ideal candidate should have a strong sense of composition, timing and editing as well as a good understanding of cinematography.
Create compelling dialogue-based cut scenes with excellent camera, editing, pacing, timing and acting (using animation libraries)
Communicate and work closely with scriptwriters and Level Designers to translate scripted scenes into cinematics and to balance story with gameplay
Follow and maintain pipelines and technical requirements
Balance quality with efficiency when working under tight deadlines
Validate the cinematics to ensure that the integrations did not cause any conflicts with the rest of the game
Share knowledge and collaborate with technical Leads in order to improve the quality of the tools.
Perform any other related tasks
College Diploma / Degree in cinema, animation, video game development or equivalent
Preferably with experience working in the video games or films industry as a Previz Artist, Animator, Camera Artist, Video Editor or any similar job
Experience with character and camera animation in 3D software (an asset)
Experience in video editing (an asset)
Good knowledge of cinematography and acting
Basic understanding of narrative causality and logic
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work with people from other fields of expertise
Quick to adapt to company proprietary software
Aware of new technologies and processes related to the industry