ZeniMax Online Studios is seeking a Cinematic Pipeline Manager to join our studio for the development of our next AAA game. This is a chance to join an experienced group of developers in pre-production for a new IP.

The Cinematic Pipeline Manager is critical to the success of the Cinematic Content team. An experienced Shotgrid expert and/or Producer in this role will be responsible for establishing a Shotgrid pipeline. Once the pipeline is established, the Cinematic Pipeline Manager will continue to improve and expand our Shotgrid setup to track a wide range of deliverables, organize information related to cinematic work, and efficiently communicate needs, statuses, and problems to individuals both inside and outside the Cinematic Content team. In the short-term, the Cinematic Pipeline Manager will establish detailed tracking, efficient tasking, and clear review and approval processes within Shotgrid. In full production and post-launch, the Cinematic Pipeline Manager will continue to expand and optimize our Shotgrid setup, improving efficiency and quality while safeguarding developer well-being.


  • Set up Shotgrid for cinematic workflows, automating as many info-sharing steps as possible

  • Collaborate with the Lead Cinematic Designer and Senior Cinematic Producer on best practices

  • Support tracking of cross-team dependencies

  • Provide clear and digestible view configurations to support various disciplines

  • Establish efficient review procedures, approval gates, and feedback loops within Shotgrid

  • Help identify workflow improvements to streamline the content creation process

  • Provide tutorials, documentation, and troubleshooting for users when needed

  • Perform any other related tasks


  • Experience managing projects in Shotgrid

  • Strong knowledge of cinematic pipelines

  • Comfortable with technical setup for production tracking tools

  • Understanding of individual discipline needs within the cinematic sphere

  • Adapts quickly to new production methodologies and software

  • Excellent communication, organization, and problem-solving skills

  • Empathetic and insightful, able to identify potential QoL improvements

Preferred Skills

  • Experience producing cinematic content for video games, especially AAA

  • Experience configuring interfaces for varied user groups

  • Experience with Shotgrid plugins and DCC integration

  • Experience coordinating between internal and external resources

Salary Range

Cinematic Pipeline Manager - The typical base pay range for this position at the start of employment is expected to be between $120,000 - $245,000 per year.

ZeniMax has different base pay ranges for different work locations within the United States, which allows us to pay employees competitively and consistently in different geographic markets. The range above reflects the potential base pay across the U.S. for this role; the applicable base pay range will depend on what ultimately is determined to be the candidate’s primary work location. Individual base pay depends on various factors, in addition to primary work location, such as complexity and responsibility of role, job duties/requirements, and relevant experience and skills. Base pay ranges are reviewed and typically updated each year. Offers are made within the base pay range applicable at the time.

At ZeniMax certain roles are eligible for additional rewards, such as merit increases and discretionary bonuses. These awards are allocated based on individual performance and are not guaranteed. Benefits/perks listed here may vary depending on the nature of employment with ZeniMax and the country work location. U.S.-based employees have access to healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, wellbeing benefits, paid vacation time, paid sick and mental health time, and several paid holidays, among others.