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Principal Cinematic Artist – Onsite – London, UK – AAA Action Games

Our client is famous for their outstanding, team-based multiplayer games that inspire friendship, competition, and teamwork. 

They are looking for a Principal Cinematic Artist lead the creation of cinematic sequences across the entire creative process – from storyboard to implementation.

The successful candidate will work with a team of artists and animators to help create cutscenes and scripted sequences. 


  • Previous game or film experience working on sequences and cut scenes.
  • Previous experience of working with performance capture data and applying it to cinematic sequences.
  • Cinematography experience, focusing on scene composition, pacing, and editing.
  • A strong knowledge of storytelling, filmic language, and cinematography techniques.
  • Self-motivated, good communication skills, and a great team-player attitude.
  • Ability to give and receive feedback and adapt to visual direction.
  • Working knowledge of Motion Builder, Maya, or another equivalent 3D program.
  • Comfortable working with in-engine cinematic tools (Unreal Engine’s Sequencer)


  • Minimum of 3 published games with at least one AAA title in said role or equivalent
  • Great working knowledge of UE4 cinematic tools or equivalent tech.
  • Create high quality animations for characters, facial, props and vehicles for cinematics.
  • You understand how gameplay and cinematic content interact with each other (transition in and out). 
  • Previous work with external partners and vendors


  • Outstanding understanding of cinematic storytelling, pacing, and character development in an interactive medium.
  • Well versed in a variety of cinematic presentation styles and up to date with the latest cinematic techniques and innovations.
  • Help establish and drive the pipelines, processes, and methods necessary to take a cinematic from script through to final pixel.
  • Maintaining consistent quality, style, and continuity, both visually and technically throughout the project.
  • Ensuring a productive internal workflow and beneficial relationships with external partners
  • Prioritizing and managing tasks to ensure that deliverables are completed on time and to specifications through stand-ups and synchronization meetings to communicate vision and needs with other teams


  • VISA assistance and Relocation support (if required).
  • Private Medical and Dental Cover for you and your family.
  • Get mental health support from trained Mental Health First Aiders.
  • 24/7 employee assistance helpline.
  • 25 days of annual leave, plus 8 public holidays and annual closure between Christmas and New Year’s.
  • Industry-leading fully paid 30 weeks maternity leave & 10 weeks paternity leave.
  • Enhanced company pension contributions.

And many more!

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call me directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214425!

Principal Cinematic Artist – Onsite – London, UK – AAA Action Games

Bromley, UK
Full time

Published on 11/23/2022

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