Cinematics Lead

Jackalyptic Games

Jackalyptic Games

11-50 employees

Video game development with a team-focused culture


Remote in USA

Required Skills
Unreal Engine
  • Minimum of 6+ years working with Cinematics - Minimum of 2+ years as a lead on a shipped AAA project - A strong knowledge of storytelling, film language, and cinematography techniques - Drive to grow the cinematics team to new levels in a time where real-time cinematics are more popular than ever. And new tools / updates being introduced (Unreal Engine 5) - Excellent leadership and people skills - Excellent communication skills and teamwork-oriented attitude - Excellent organizational skills
  • Build and lead a cross discipline cinematic team in the development of high-quality game story driven moments - Organize and guide teams of artists, designers and engineers to create a cinematic pipeline that will be used for years to come - Develop top-tier cinematic quality standards for both internal and external resources - Responsible for planning and prioritization of tasks with production staff - Track the entire cinematic creation process, proactively identifying issues and executing solutions - Collaborate with the Art and Animation Leads/Directors to unify the look and feel of cinematics with gameplay - Communicate and work closely with the Art and Level Design teams to translate scripted scenes into cinematics and to balance story with gameplay - Share knowledge and collaborate with technical Leads to improve the quality of toolsets - Ability to get hands-on where necessary with cinematic creation

Jackalope Games fosters a supportive work environment that prioritizes employee well-being, as evidenced by its culture that values each team member akin to family, enhancing job satisfaction and team cohesion. The company's focus on enjoying the game development process suggests a commitment to creative freedom and quality, which can lead to the production of engaging and well-crafted games. This approach positions Jackalope Games to attract top talent and potentially set new standards within the gaming industry.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Austin, Texas



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth