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Sr. Sports Cinematic Designer - MLB The Show

Sony Interactive Entertainment (PlayStation)

Located at San Diego Studio

 

Description:

The Senior Sports Cinematics Designer on MLB The Show is responsible for the creative direction of visual aspects within the title’s presentation package, including cameras, replays, canned scenes, and on-screen stat displays. They will collaborate with current members of the Presentation team, including commentary script writers, to create a broadcast presentation experience in the game that enhances the authenticity, immersion and enjoyment of playing MLB The Show.  

 

Responsibilities:

  • Design and create cameras for scenes and replays using internal tools
  • Oversee the design and artistic direction of on-screen stat displays (OSDs)
  • Choreograph and direct motion capture sessions for “canned” scenes
  • Manage, organize, and utilize presentation elements within their respective databases
  • Design and maintain “situation trees” to determine the logic for what elements get selected and played in the game
  • Collaborate with commentary designers to create a complete presentation package that emulates real-life baseball broadcasts

 

Required:

  • 6+ years of relevant experience in AAA sports game titles or sports broadcast fields
  • Extensive baseball knowledge (Current players and teams, history, strategy, and trends)
  • Experience in storyboarding, photography, videography, and shot composition
  • Knowledge of sports broadcast production and/or planning
  • Strong logic and problem solving skills
  • Works well under pressure and on a deadline
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Team-oriented worker with leadership experience

 

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