Contract Senior Layout Artist / Senior Cinematic Artist for metricminds

Contract Senior Layout Artist / Senior Cinematic Artist for metricminds



* Help drive the development of AAA quality cinematics / cutscenes

* Design and create shots from Scripts and / or Storyboards, using cinematic know-how and language to tell a story

* Block out rough sequences which will later receive animation of characters, props and cameras

* Use real-life camera behavior to enhance the camera’s role in story telling

* Work with a director and a team of artists to create high quality video sequences on tight timelines

Skills & Requirements


* minimum 3 years of professional experience in the field

* Experience using Motion Capture to tell a story and an inherent understanding of animation timing

* Understanding of shot composition, framing, cinematography, editing, and flow

* Very good skills in camera placement and animation

* Good showreel showcasing animated works you have done

* Able to work well in a team and to lead others

* Sport a Problem-solving attitude

* Willing to relocate to Frankfurt, Germany for the duration of the project

* Good English Speaking Skills

* Able to prioritize and multi-task

* Able to self-organize and strong attention to detail


* Professional experience using motionbuilder

* Industry experience doing real-time work (Unreal Engine preferred)

* Solid animation knowledge or ability to create your own block-outs / animatics

* Knowledge of photography principles, storytelling and movie making

* Good Portfolio showcasing past works in composition, photography

* Strong technical Background with the ability to solve problems if they arise


This project will run for 14-18 months, starting this summer. If you’re interested, please contact

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    Contract Senior Layout Artist / Senior Cinematic Artist for metricminds