Senior Cinematic Artist

Vacancy available in Dublin, Ireland

With multiple awards to our name, Larian Studios has proven that we’re dedicated to delivering high-quality role-playing games. We strive to engage our players on every level, including with our systems. To increase our player engagement, Larian Studios is looking for a Senior Cinematic Artist.



  • Use cinematic tools to to bring scenes to life

    • Take on technically and cinematically difficult scenes from conception to polished.
    • Craft cutscenes and sequences that emphasize camera motion and character performance.
    • Manipulate performance capture data to stage scenes.
  • Mentor and teach cinematic artists how to author engaging cinematics using proprietary tools

  • Provide feedback and help guide future iterations of cinematic tools and pipelines

  • Understand, maintain, and teach the cinematic style of the production title.

    • Elevate the emotional impact of the narrative through cinematics.
  • Tap into your cinematic experience to tackle emotional and performance heavy sequences



  • Education:

    • College degree with a focus on film or animation or comparable years professional cinematic experience in games / film
  • Experience:

    • At least 5 years cinematic experience in games / film.
    • You have previous shipped one AAA game as a cinematic artist (or have equivalent experience).
  • Cinematic knowledge:

    • Understanding of composition, cameras, lenses, film language, editing, and pacing.
    • Keen eye for acting, including posing and timing.
  • Technical Skills:

    • Timeline tools experience – Unity Timeline Editor / Unreal Sequencer / Adobe After Effects / Final Cut Pro
  • Bonuses:

    • Autodesk Maya.
  • Personal qualities:

    • Power User. Quick to learn and master new software
    • Collaborative attitude. Capable of growing through peer feedback and iteration and providing clear, positive feedback to peers
    • An interest in video games, particularly RPGs
  • Please supply a showreel demonstrating your current level of competence.


We offer​:

  • Work within an international Larian Studios team, spread between Belgium, Canada, Ireland and Russia.

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.

  • Full-time contracts.

  • Other perks and benefits.


How to Apply:

Apply by email to with “Senior Cinematic Artist” in the subject line.

Include a CV and a motivational letter in English about yourself, your work and your gaming experience, and why you want to work at Larian along with an up-to-date reel/portfolio/website demonstrating your current skill level.

Note: Applicants who are deemed a potential match will be asked to take a cinematic test.

As communicating in English is a requirement in our company, the interview will be conducted in English.