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Come join the award-winning God of War development team! Sony Santa Monica Studio is looking for a seasoned cinematic artist to help us continue our cinematic legacy! This individual will contribute to creating cinematic content for Santa Monica Studio’s upcoming project.
As a team member, you will be working closely with the Director of Photography. You will need to have a strong grasp of cinematic language, be fluent in animation methods and comfortable holding a camera.
Assist the Director of Photography with script breakdowns, scene staging and layout
Support the Director of Photography with both live action and 3D pre-vis
Operate the virtual camera when shooting on the Motion Capture stage
Process and clean up camera data shot on stage
Animate focus pulling for shot scenes
Expert in both Maya and Motion Builder
Technical acumen – be comfortable learning and working in a game engine environment
Strong understanding of cinematic language and lensing
Background in photography or cinematography is a must
Detail oriented and focused, able to study and memorize choreography
Ability to accurately execute on a given visual style
Skilled in conveying framing ideas using rough storyboards
Passion for video games
Experience in martial-arts or dance
Comfortable with basic scripting
Comfortable directing actors
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Animation
3 years in Video Game Cinematics or Pre-Vis and Layout
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