Vacancies in Art & Animation

Cinematic Director AAA Game Studio Midlands UK Ref 1341


We are working with a world-famous award-winning game studio based in the Midlands, UK who are venturing out with ground-breaking technology to work on their latest instalment of their AAA RPG title. They are looking for the best Cinematic Director that the games industry has to offer to make this project a success.

What will you be doing?

  • Creating and capturing a vision telling a story through a cinematic lense and bringing to life the details
  • Script breakdown including final images, storyboarding, animatics, previsualisation, blocking, casting, VO/performance direction, animation, editing, cinematography, lighting, VFX and audio
  • Assembling assets, animation, VFX and lighting into the game engine, as well as staging, blocking, editing and rough cuts
  • Working alongside directors from other disciplines to produce a collaborative tone for the game

Who you are

  • 3+ released titles
  • 1+ released AAA title as a Cinematic Director or equivalent
  • Real-time engine experience
  • Cinematic storytelling, pacing and character development
  • Current knowledge of cinematic techniques and trends
  • Animation and theory technique e.g. Maya or similar
  • Character and animation pipelines
  • VO and MoCap directing
  • Interpersonal and communication skills


This is an exciting opportunity to have a pivotal impact on a multi-million-pound game project. You will be working in a multidisciplinary and diverse team, be offered a competitive salary, private healthcare, a bonus scheme and free breakfasts.

You will be building something that is uniquely different with a knowledgeable, high-achieving, experienced and driven team that emphasises open communication.

Does this sound like your dream job?
Please forward your CV to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1341.

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