Playground Games is looking for a Lead Cinematic Designer to join our Forza
As Lead Cinematic Designer you'll oversee the Cinematics team, working in
conjunction with the Art Director to proactively drive cinematics in
collaboration with other disciplines to ensure all needs are understood and
met, resulting in the delivery of high-quality cinematics across all areas of
Along with being highly motivated, organized and detail conscious, you will
identify risks and opportunities for improvement.
A proven track record leading small teams, along with mentoring and
developing their skills.
Outstanding knowledge of modern and classical cinematic fundamentals with
an application towards establishing mood, tone, and emotion.
Excellent understanding of cinematic storytelling, composition and pacing.
Well versed in a variety of cinematic presentation styles and up to date
with the latest cinematic techniques and innovations.
Deep understanding of the game development process
Excellent communication skills with the ability to visualize creative
ideas and collaborate in a multidisciplinary team environment giving and
taking direction, critiques, and constructive feedback.
Experience with the performance capture process.
An understanding of animation theory and technique.
A strong showreel showing recent work.
Experience crafting real time cinematics within technical constraints.
Knowledge of 3D software such as 3DS Max and Maya.
A genuine passion for video games.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious artist to further their
career at one of the world's most exciting games studios which creates highly
successful world class games using cutting edge technology.