Cinematics Artist (6 month Contract)

Animation, Cinematics & Video (ACV) · Truro, Cornwall
Department Animation, Cinematics & Video (ACV)
Employment Type Contractor
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Cinematics Artist

6 month remote contract 


As we enter 2022 AntiMatter Games are looking for the ideal candidate to help create cinematics in our latest narrative driven games in house at our water side studio in Truro, Cornwall. 


This role is part of the team responsible for creating high quality compelling cinematic sequences, marketing material and video assets for use in game. You’ll be working with members of the ACV (Animation, Cinematics and Video) team as well as other developers in our small and friendly team. 


Duties and Responsibilities 


  • Working within the ACV team, develop high quality cinematics for both in-game and promotional material
  • Work closely with the narrative team to capture mood, performances and push visual storytelling
  • Plan bespoke in-game sequences which drive narrative storytelling using storyboards, shot lists, script breakdowns and previsualiations.
  • Work with level designers and the Cinematics Lead to lay out scenes, integrate bespoke animations, animate cameras, set up lighting and add supporting VFX.
  • Work closely with cinematic animators and the cinematic lead to plan and develop motion capture shoots



Essential Skills


  • Excellent animation skills creating camera animations
  • A great eye for shot composition and storytelling
  • Experience in lighting/ rendering and cinematography
  • Ability to block out scenes using pre-visualisation techniques
  • Experience with editing software such as Adobe premiere
  • Strong knowledge of UE4 and Sequencer
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • able to receive and apply critique on your work
  • Abilities working to a deadline and managing your own time.



Desirable Skills and Knowledge


  • Previous game or film experience creating sequences
  • A passion for game and film 
  • Experience with Maya and Motionbuilder
  • Motion capture experience
  • Understand principles of animation
  • Photoshop and After Effects Experience
  • On set and Post-production experience
  • Experience with sound production
  • Determined, self motivated
  • Passionate about quality
  • Experience creating motion graphics
  • Formal art training


WHY ANTIMATTER?


Antimatter Games is Cornwall’s largest game development studio. We developed Rising Storm, PC Gamer’s ‘Multiplayer Game of the Year’, and the critically acclaimed sequel Rising Storm 2: Vietnam.  


Working for AntiMatter means working on exciting and innovative video games every day! 



This is a 12 month subcontract, the successful applicant will be responsible for their own local fees (Tax, NI etc), hardware and licences will not be supplied.  


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  • Location
    Truro, Cornwall
  • Department
    Animation, Cinematics & Video (ACV)
  • Employment Type
    Contractor
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level