Who We Are:

Founded in 2005, 2K Games is a global video game company, publishing titles developed by some of the most influential game development studios in the world. Our studios responsible for developing 2K’s portfolio of world-class games across multiple platforms, include Visual Concepts, Firaxis, Hangar 13, CatDaddy, Cloud Chamber, and HB Studios. Our portfolio of titles is expanding due to our global strategic plan, building, and acquiring exciting studios whose content continues to inspire all of us! 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming genres, including sports, shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, casual, and family entertainment.

Our team of engineers, marketers, artists, writers, data scientists, producers, thinkers and doers, are the professional publishing stewards of our growing library of critically acclaimed franchises such as NBA 2K, Battleborn, BioShock, Borderlands, Lego 2K, Mafia, Sid Meier’s Civilization, WWE 2K, and XCOM.

What We Need:

We are looking for an NBA 2K Game Capture Artist who is passionate about all-things-NBA, and an excellent team player. The ideal candidate possesses an artistic background; has a trained eye for shot-composition, and understands the art of visual storytelling through framing, timing, movements, etc. 

The Game Capture Artist needs to be proactive and an excellent team player. Capturing quality footage and screenshots takes time and coordination, as well as a bit of technical savvy. The Capture Artist will work alongside Creative Directors, Producers, Editors, Brand Leads and the Capture Team Lead to ensure all standards and practices are met and executed at the highest-level of quality. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and execute multiple assignments and requests at any given time. 

An ideal candidate would have 2+ years’ experience working in the AAA games industry in an artistic and/or technical capacity, and possess experience in capturing gameplay for games.

What You Will Do:

The Game Capture Artist is responsible for playing and mastering all aspects of NBA 2K  capturing screenshots and video footage for marketing purposes. They will collaborate with other members of the team to stage the action to effectively demonstrate the gameplay, drama, and beauty of the game.

  • Participate in large multiplayer game capture sessions including choreographed large scale multiplayer scenarios
  • Capture both screenshots and video footage to project specifications
  • Consistently produce high quality assets that authentically represents the product
  • Technical troubleshooting of in-development games
  • Take leadership on individual capture projects
  • Communicate effectively with capture team leads, video editors, designers, creative directors, copywriters, and producers across creative and brand marketing teams
  • Proficient in receiving critical feedback and direction

Who We Think Will Be A Great Fit:

We are looking for experienced gamers with previous capture experience who show great skill for creating high quality video and image assets. Someone with an incredible eye for composition and visual storytelling is what we are after. Understanding photography, cinematography, and any skills with creative applications and gameplay capture technology is highly desired. We also want someone who works well within a team, and is comfortable in a highly collaborative fast-paced environment.

Requirements

  • Expert-level knowledge of the NBA League and NBA 2K (players, teams, rules, modes, events, etc.)
  • Highly developed understanding of visual storytelling: composition, color, lighting, movement, etc.
  • Technically proficient with PCs and gaming consoles
  • Experienced with a variety of genres and platforms, from FPS to RPG, from PC to Nintendo Switch, and everything in between
  • Proficiency with gaming console controllers (PlayStation, Xbox)
  • Experienced with video capture hardware/software - Adobe Creative Suite, including Premiere and Photoshop, Shoguns, OBS experience is a plus
  • Able to receive direction, both in large multiplayer shoots and on individual projects
  • Excellent communication skills

Nice To Haves

  • Light video editing using Adobe Suites
  • Retouch imagery as necessary

Qualifications

  • 2+ years previous game capture experience for AAA titles
  • High School diploma or equivalent

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to ensuring that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform their essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us if you need reasonable accommodation.

The pay range for this position in California at the start of employment is expected to be between $34 and $50 per Hour. However, base pay offered is based on market location, and may vary further depending on individualized factors for job candidates, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to those same considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a bonus and/or equity awards, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an 'at-will position' and the company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

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