Cinematic Lead

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South East UK
Splash Damage
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About Splash Damage
Splash Damage is an independently-owned studio on the outskirts of London, and we're all about crafting engaging multiplayer experiences. 

We're now expanding our team for exciting new projects on PC and console and would like you to be part of the journey :) 
The Role
As a Cinematic Lead at Splash Damage you will be responsible for planning, directing and delivering high quality in-game cinematics that will tie together gameplay and narrative through realistic acting, compelling action and expressive dialogs. 


- Lead and manage the work required to deliver all cinematic content to the highest quality.

- Collaborate with the Art Director, writers and designers to determine the overall cinematics direction, style, quality and execution.

- Drive the evolution of the cinematic pipeline, establish efficient procedures by collaborating with outsource vendors, tech artists, cinematic artists and animators.

- Provide daily feedback and direction to the team.

- Plan and direct motion capture shoots for cinematics.

Essential Skills and Experience

- 8+ years of experience delivering real-time cinematics for AAA games.

- Previous experience working with outsourcers.

- A great eye for style and quality, combined with strong technical skills

- Cinematography experience on action-oriented sequences and cut-scenes. Be able to tell a story through camera shots.

- Strong leadership, ability to make decisions that last and inspire a senior creative team.

- Knowledge of camera lenses, common practices and the understanding of industry trends.

- Technical problem solving

Preferred Skills and Experience

- Experience working with cameras and motion capture in Maya, Motion Builder or other 3D applications

- Interest in photography

Perks & Benefits
Alongside our brand-new headquarters, stocked up drinks fridge and a never-ending supply of coffee, all of our roles come complete with the following perks and benefits:

- Private medical insurance that will covers you, your partner, and children  
- Private dental insurance that significantly reduces cost of dentistry for you, your partner, and children  
- Pension scheme where the company matches your contribution  
- Complimentary gym membership   
- Free eye tests + discounted glasses  
- Quarterly revenue share after 1 year of service   
- Brand new state of the art office  
- Life drawing classes, and massage allowance  
- Free fruit juices and soft drinks + Beer and pastries on a Friday.  
- Childcare voucher scheme  
- Employee assistance programme  
- Referral fee

Find out more on our  Perks & Benefits  page.
Studio Culture
Splash Damage offers a fun, friendly and relaxed working environment. Everyone here shares a passion for video games and that shows in daily office life. We also regularly get together for social events like pub quizzes, cinema nights, football, and company parties.

Find out more on our  Culture page.


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