Director, Cinematics

  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Full-time

Job Description

As a Cinematics Director at Ubi MTL at the Helix team, you will be responsible for the production and quality of the cinematic.

What you'll do:

  • Work in close collaboration with the creative/narrative director and project to develop concepts;
  • Ensure that the message is clear and the narrative is in line with the vision for the title;
  • Structure and organize the content so that it contributes to project, player and spectator satisfaction;
  • Suggest various ways of communicating a visual message based on project objectives;
  • Validate project deliverables and lead content and brainstorming meetings;
  • Provide feedback and support and work with production teams to meet quality objectives by the deadlines;
  • Communicate the content objectives to the graphic design team with the art direction’s approval;
  • Play an active role in producing game trailers, if applicable;
  • Carry out all related tasks.


  • Lead the team and oversee the quality of the production of the elements that make up the cut scenes;
  • Collaborate with scriptwriters to iterate and enhance scripted scenes whenever required;
  • Collaborate with level designers to ensure coherence in terms of the geographic position of the scenes within the levels, as well as the notions of action continuity and flow for the player;
  • Lead the actors (voice, motion capture, live action) and/or the team of subcontractors involved in the shoots;
  • Play an active role in voice recordings, sound mixing and final product editing (if applicable).


What you bring to the team:

  • Relevant experience (video games, TV broadcasting or film);
  • Strong technical skills and extensive cinematographic culture;
  • Understanding of the cinematographic craft;
  • Artistic qualities and multimedia art skills;
  • Solid understanding of video games and extensive video game culture;
  • Influence and positive leadership;
  • Strong creative sense;
  • Open-mindedness and consensus-building skills;
  • Solid communication skills;
  • Excellent customer vision.

Just a heads up: If you require a work permit, your eligibility may depend on your education and years of relevant work experience, as required by the government.

What to send our way

  • Your CV, highlighting your background and skills

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About us

Creating the unknown since 1997. At Ubisoft Montreal, we’re united by a common goal: to enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. We develop iconic franchises that engage millions around the world, like Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, For Honor, Rainbow Six, Watch Dogs – and, well, we can’t disclose all our secrets just yet.

Our biggest strength is – and always will be – our people: the immensely talented team members surrounding, supporting, and producing the high-quality games that have made our studio what it is today.

When you join Ubi MTL, you’ll discover a workplace that sparks inspiration and connection: an environment with a variety of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We offer a collaborative space that provides career advancement, a host of learning opportunities, and meaningful benefits centred on well-being. Here, our shared desire to dream big, take risks, and constantly improve contributes to the innovation and boundary-pushing that ultimately leads to our collective success.

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