Senior Cinematic Artist

ArtFull TimeGreater Vancouver, BC

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Work within the Unreal Sequencer to create cinematics.


  • Flexible Schedules & Remote Working Arrangements
  • People-focused Events & Initiatives
  • Comprehensive Benefits
  • Competitive Compensation


  • Work closely with the Art Director to ensure consistency, quality and focus on the visual target
  • Create high quality cinematics by blending & compositing all elements for scenes, creating camera movement & scene manipulation through camera placement & movement
  • Communicate with both Technical Artists & Animators to help resolve any issues that may occur in translation
  • Provide feedback on general aspects of game design from a cinematic perspective
  • Work with Project manager to establish accurate estimates to ensure on-time deliverables are met


  • 7+ years of experience in a similar capacity
  • Very adept with game engine animation and the Unreal Sequencer
  • Knowledgeable with compositing programs such as Premier Pro and Aftereffects
  • Strong understanding of colour, composition, timing/pacing and visual storytelling
  • Real world experience in cinematography and/or photography.
  • Understanding of cinematography i.e. lighting, composition, camera movement etc.
  • Post-secondary education in Computer Graphics, Fine Arts, Game Art & Design or equivalent education & experience
  • Basic familiarity with Art software i.e. 3dsMax, Maya, Photoshop, etc.
  • A passion for storytelling, video games, animation, film & cinematic media
  • Strong technical & troubleshooting skills


  • Familiarity with the Motion Capture process
  • Ability to create storyboards and Leica reels
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Participate as a proactive team member to further team and project goals
  • Perform other ad-hoc responsibilities as required
  • Strong aptitude to continuous learning in/outside work hours

Want to know more? Submit your application and let us tell you about working at Piranha and why we love it!

Founded in 2000, Piranha Games is an action gaming studio with unparalleled experience developing licensed products for big-name franchises, including AAA licensed titles such as; Need for Speed: Undercover and Duke Nukem Forever. Best known for the Free-to-Play game title MechWarrior Online, PGI is as committed as ever to creating world-class action-based games, having most recently released MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries. Piranha Games is part of the Enad Global 7 group. For more information, please visit

Piranha Games is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive environment for all employees. Formal education is not always required. All team members are hand-picked because they are skilled in their individual fields, immensely creative and hard workers. We hire avid gamers and mold them to the standards we believe make amazing products.

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We thank you for your interest in this position. Due to the number of applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.