Senior Storyboard Artist - Ridgeline Games

Nov 11, 2022
Seattle, United States
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

Senior Storyboard Artist - Ridgeline Games 

Ridgeline Games is focused on building rich narrative campaigns with memorable characters and powerful experiences all in the Battlefield universe. We are building a new studio in the Seattle area composed of leaders and talent with a vast array of AAA game dev experience. As we assemble our diverse team, all who have a voice in making great games together, we're looking for a healthy mixture of tempered veterans and young passionate individuals eager to make a difference.

 

Role Overview:

As a Storyboard Artist, you will be at the tip of the spear as you visualize our dynamic action scenes. Working with the Cinematics Director, you'll create 3D and hybrid animated boards that will be invaluable to the narrative, cinematics, animation, and design teams.

You are imaginative, open, and have experience with the shooter-genre, we need you to help us achieve a memorable Battlefield experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Cinematics Director to quickly create storyboards for cinematics and gameplay moments.
  • Explore interesting storytelling opportunities to promote the narrative throughout the game.
  • Help define emotional scenes that will resonate with audiences.
  • Work with the Cinematics Director to help maintain cinematic pillars.
  • Manage storyboard documents.
  • Provide high quality illustrated work for production that delivers on the creative strategy.

 

Qualifications: 

  • Proficient in 2D and 3D storyboarding techniques.
  • Demonstrate creativity in developing storyboards under the guidance of the narrative, art, and design leadership.
  • 5+ years of experience in visual development; world building, characters development, vehicles & weapons for games, film, or animation.
  • Knowledgeable in areas such as motion graphics, illustration, animation, or 2D & 3D /CG production.
  • Experience with traditional filmmaking and cinematography, including screen direction, lenses, and lighting.
  • Can provide work examples of a photo-realistic, grounded style.
  • Experience communicating about projects and workflow.
  • Persistent self-education around innovations in marketing creative.

 

Next Steps

The following are required as part of the application process:

  • Apply online with resume
  • Provide web link on resume for online portfolio (required)
  • As part of the application process, we may ask you to complete a test
    • This may be an Art, Audio, Design, or Writing test

 

Benefits

We are proud of the great perks we offer like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, 401k with company match, and of course, free video games. And since we realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games, we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that values creativity and individuality.

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