Cinematic Director
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HoYoverse

501-1,000 employees

Creates immersive virtual worlds and multimedia content
Company Overview
HoYoverse stands out as a global leader in the gaming industry, with a diverse portfolio of successful products that extend beyond games to include animations, comics, music, novels, and merchandise, all centered around their unique creative concepts. Their commitment to technology research and development has resulted in advanced capabilities in cartoon rendering, artificial intelligence, and cloud gaming technology, setting them apart from competitors. The company's inclusive and creative culture, embodied in their mission "Tech Otakus Save the World," coupled with their global presence, offers employees a dynamic and enriching work environment.
AI & Machine Learning

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

2011

Headquarters

, Singapore

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

12%

1 year growth

16%

2 year growth

23%
Locations
United States
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Adobe Photoshop
Animation
CategoriesNew
Art, Graphics & Animation
Requirements
  • 5+ years of experience in the film, animation, or gaming industry as a director
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills in a cross-function environment
  • Professional bilingual communication skills in both Chinese and English
  • Advanced knowledge of cinematic techniques, understanding of mis-en-scene and advanced cinematography and styles
  • Ability to work in a centralized team of creative professionals
  • Strong attention to detail and quality
  • Ability to work independently when required
  • Knowledge of software and hardware including Cintiq, Toon Boom Storyboard Pro and Photoshop. Maya is a plus
Responsibilities
  • Participate in the full production process and work with the team to maintain high standards for story, animation, editing, acting, and post-production sound, providing feedback and adjustments
  • Evaluate scripts and storyboards for CG do-ability and ensure that they work within the confines of production model
  • Participate in and guide storyboard, concept design, 2D and 3D art production teams, music and sound effects, and collaborate with multiple outsourced teams to direct and complete the full production
  • Instruct on the filmmaking, continuity, and staging of each segment, make notes on vendor studios' animation, build any layout, key poses, video notes necessary to guide vendor studios in completing the animation
  • Adapt to and maintain the established style of the show
  • Review animation at all stages of production, provide feedback and direction to animators/studios
  • Attend meetings early in the process to understand the project's direction and requirements prior to animation beginning
  • Review designs and breakdown decisions to help direct from the front on new or reused assets
Desired Qualifications
  • Passionate about games, with a strong creative enthusiasm for narrative-driven contents
  • Excellent storytelling techniques, and understanding of the concept of the visual hierarchy and how to lead the audience's attention to the story
  • Ideally, experience in producing all formats of animations, i.e. 2D, 3D, stylized 3D, 2D/3D hybrid, etc.
  • Ability to work on a range of projects (action, comedy and drama sequences) and in a variety of styles from comic to realistic and highly stylized
  • Ability to champion and/or cinematic ideas
  • Ability to take ownership of a scene or series of scenes and collaborate within a pod to deliver exceptional results