Associate Cinematic Technical Artist

Aug 06, 2022
Vancouver, Canada
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

Job Title: Marcom – Associate Cinematic Technical Artist – The Sims


As an Associate Cinematic Tech Artist, you will report to a Lead Cinematic Artist and collaborate with Cinematic Artists and Studio partners to help design, develop and maintain In-Engine and Unreal cinematic tools. You will work with Artists to assist and troubleshoot workflow, tools and support project needs. As a member of the cinematics team, secondary responsibilities include some cinematic capture to help create The Sims gameplay content (video and static) for marketing, social, internal, and occasionally in-game use.


  • Comprehend and modify existing tools and materials in Unreal and company proprietary software.
  • Create prototypes and tools using Unreal from scratch.
  • Instruct artists on how to use tools through technical documentation, tutorials and virtual instruction.
  • Capture in-game videos for trailers and social media assets.
  • Report and communicate updates and issues to team Leads. Communication is important.


  • Intermediate to expert level of Unreal i.e. blueprint editing and creation to help with tools and final look in the engine.
  • C++ Java Python programming knowledge.
  • Self-starter with a strong work ethic, able to meet responsibilities without constant guidance.
  • Understand complex features/systems and how it applies to the product.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented with observational skills.
  • Welcome feedback and constructive criticism, and enjoy working in a collaborative and iterative process.
  • Ability to work in tight deadlines, flexible schedule and overtime when necessary.
  • Ability to work remotely and attend virtual conversations throughout the day.
  • Quick to adapt to company proprietary software.
  • Ability to learn video game debug systems.
  • Ability to work a Passion for games and creating video content.

Additional Benefits:

  • Knowledge of The Sims 4.
  • Interest in marketing asset creation.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud programs is a plus but not required.
  • Experience with character animations.
  • Knowledge of cinematic camera language, film, and photography.
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