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Senior Cinematic Layout Artist

Ref: CA_EN_6_919740_1424141

Posted on 05 January 2022
Vancouver, British Columbia
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Job Description

Typical Day in the Role

  • Work with Cinematics Director and various departments of the Game Team.
  • Pre-visualize Scenes in Maya and Unreal using concepts/script/storyboards.
  • Motion Capture Session preparation and support.
  • Technical Layout of real time scenes in Motion Builder, Maya and Unreal.
  • Editing with audio using Premiere and Unreal.
  • Final Camera polish
  • Create and support seamless transitions between gameplay and cinematics.
  • To foresee layout team needs and communicate tool requests effectively.
  • To work with production on team dependencies, estimates and scheduling.
  • Effectively train and mentor new layout artists as needed
  • Years of experience required:

  • Must have 5+ years of experience in video games, film/television or equivalent.
  • Excellent understanding of cinematic language, including strong emotional storytelling through staging, composition and editing.
  • Solid knowledge of camera lenses and traditional principles of cinematography
  • Strong understanding of the principles of animation
  • Must have good working knowledge of Maya, Motion Builder and Premiere.
  • Unreal Engine or other game engine experience a plus.
  • Animation, Rigging, Motion Capture and Video Editing experience a plus.
  • Portfolio must be included.

    Degrees or certifications required:

    Art-related degree and/or comparable professional experience.

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