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Sr. Cinematography Lead

Electronic Arts

Vancouver, BC 05-09-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
The Senior Camera Animator / Cinematography Lead holds a crucial role in the process of building marketing assets.

You will translate the creative vision into compelling visual imagery.

You will need 5+ years experience as a DP or Camera Animator, working in cinematography techniques, camera philosophy, and camera technology. You will collaborate with the visual content leads, editorial partners, gameplay leads, and camera crew across multiple franchises to create the desired aesthetic and mood for each project, ensuring consistency and coherence throughout each asset.

• Oversee camera operation, framing and composition to achieve desired shots, angles, and perspectives.
• Select appropriate lenses, filters, and camera settings to achieve the desired vision.
• Maintain consistency in visual style and quality throughout the production.
• Problem solves to achieve the best results while working within the confines of unfinished technology.
• Communicate any issues with leads to determine the best way to adjust capture to achieve the visual goal for the asset.
• Collaborate with the visual content directors to understand the creative vision and visual language and translate that to the camera teams.
• Work with the Visual Content team to develop visual concepts, including shot compositions and camera movements to enhance storytelling.
• You will manage and motivate the camera crew to implement the visual concept and lead quality across multiple projects and franchises.
• Collaborate with the visual content directors, creative partners, and other important departments to align visual elements with the creative vision.
• Communicate with the crew to convey creative direction, provide feedback, and address technical challenges.
• You will report to the Sr Manager of the Game Capture teams to ensure resource and tools meet the requirements of the job.
• You will manage a team of camera artists to build assets that meet the creative vision.

• 5+ Experience as a DP or Camera Animator, Cinematographer or similar role in film, television or sports productions.
• Proficiency in cinematography techniques, camera operation and camera direction.
• 5+ years of experience animating cameras through game engines or 3D tools like Maya, Cinema 4D, Blender, 3ds Max, etc.
• Creative vision and ability to translate concepts into visually compelling imagery.
• In-depth knowledge of camera equipment, lenses, and accessories.
• Adept and working in changing production environments.
• The Cinematography Lead helps shape the visual identity for each project, combining technical expertise with artistic vision to create memorable and impactful imagery.

Ceci ne s'applique pas au Québec.


The base salary ranges listed below are for the defined geographic market pay zones in these locations. If you reside outside of these locations, a recruiter will advise on the base salary range and benefits for your specific location.

EA has listed the base salary ranges it in good faith expects to pay applicants for this role in the locations listed, as of the time of this posting. Salary offered will be determined based on numerous relevant business and candidate factors including, for example, education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, and business or organizational needs.

• British Columbia (depending on location e.g. Vancouver vs. Victoria):

º $89,300 - $123,000 CAN Annually

Base salary is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. We also offer a package of benefits including vacation (3 weeks per year to start), 10 days per year of sick time, paid top-up to EI/QPIP benefits up to 100% of base salary when you welcome a new child (12 weeks for maternity, and 4 weeks for parental/adoption leave), extended health/dental/vision coverage, life insurance, disability insurance, retirement plan to regular full-time employees. Certain roles may also be eligible for bonus and equity.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rb0466-44-220-44-148-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $89,300 to $123,000 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. EA develops and delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices and personal computers.