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Cinematic Director (FTC)

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Aardvark Swift
Employer Aardvark Swift
Category Art/Animation
Salary £Negotiable DOE
Location UK - Midlands
Reference 8396_PB342CDc

My client is one of the UK?s leading games studios who have a reputation for creating AAA titles that are not only visually stunning but also innovative.

They are currently looking for a Cinematic Director to join their team.

Overview of the job:

The Cinematic Director will be responsible for planning and directing all in-game cinematic elements within the game. For this position, you must be highly organized with outstanding communication skills and proven experience in filming and management. My client are looking for a proven track record of shipping AAA products or movies in a director role.

Key job responsibilities:

. Collaborate closely with Game director, Writer and Animation Director, and make large contributions into the story and vision of the game
. Analyze the story and break it down into appealing cinematics utilizing in-game assets and animations.
. Collaborate closely with Game Director, Animation Director, Art Director, Technical Director, Sound Director and Design Director to achieve the best possible fusion of storytelling and aesthetics
. Create animatics in Maya to pre-vis character choreographies using placeholder animations, assets and VO, and present it to Directors and stakeholders for approval.
. Organize and direct motion capture, casting and voice records for all necessary in-game cinematics
. Responsible for the creation and execution of trailers, marketing videos, etc.
. Manage and supervise cinematics production throughout the entire process of development and ensure that all departments involved follow the workload and vision of the story.
. Responsible for the final quality of all the in-game cinematics.

Candidate Requirements:

. Really good understanding of storytelling and character development, as well as game design.
. Minimum 4 years? experience, and have shipped at least one console title or a short film
. Strong understanding of acting and cinematic principles
. Experience doing pre-vis in Maya
. Fluent in both managing and cinematography, including editing and composition
. Have a passion for gaming

For more information on this role or to apply for the position, please contact Peter Broughton at Aardvark Swift on +44 (0) 1709 834777 or e-mail Peter.Broughton@Aswift.com