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Cinematic Designer

Division: Arkane Studios - France | Department: Design | Location: Lyon , FR

Arkane Studios, Lyon France, is looking for a Senior Cinematic Designer to be responsible for the creation of compelling cinematics and all in-game narrative scenes with excellent pacing, acting and cinematography.


  • Define, direct, and maintain the creative vision for all the cinematics and in-game narrative scenes
  • Define and Direct internal marketing sequences
  • Monitor the quality (mise-en-scène, composition, pacing, etc) of cinematic content day-to-day throughout production
  • Work closely with Creative Direction, Narrative Design, Level Design, Animation, Art and Audio teams to maintain vision and ensure fluid communication between the parties
  • Create and maintain supporting documentation for cinematic vision and pipelines
  • Direct and supervise the creation of storyboards and/or animatics to support visual understanding of content throughout team
  • Direct motion capture and performance capture sessions
  • Help on direction and supervision of Voice Over Sessions
  • Help on the editing of cinematics with the in-house tools, when needed
  • Ensure that the integrations of cinematics don’t cause any conflicts with the rest of the game


  • Prior cinematic & design experience
  • Understanding of film language
  • Strong staging skills

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of game engines
  • 3D animation experience
  • Video editing experience


About our Team
Arkane Studios, Lyon France, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. company, is located in Lyon town center, in the trendy of 'Confluence', a hot spot for nature, sports, food, and music. Our company provides technical, design and artistic leadership as a world-renowned game developer and technology innovator since its founding in 1999. Arkane Studios' iconic brands such as Arx Fatalis®, Dishonored®, Dishonored 2® and Prey® have become staples of popular culture for generations of gamers.

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