Media Artist

Marketing


Description

Our studio is looking for a contract Media Artist. The person in this role will incorporate a passion for games with their technical and artistic abilities to create engaging and exciting media for our social channels.

You’ll bring a continuous stream of new ideas and work collaboratively with our marketing team and development team. You will create content that is unique and cuts through the noise; representing the Super Evil brand and our game tonalities. The content will educate and entertain players on new features, in-game content, whilst keeping along with the current cultural trends and zeitgeist. 

The ideal candidate must have a creative mind, experience working with game engines for capture, a filmic eye, and a passion for games and gamers. 

Our Media Artist is responsible for technical and creative work in the preparation, recording, and editing of gameplay moments for Catalyst Black.

If you are someone who loves games and is familiar with artistic concepts such as composition, color, and lighting which are vital to the creation of attractive and engaging videos and images, then we’d like to talk with you!

WHO YOU ARE

  • You have excellent technical production skills in video, sound editing, and design so that you can execute solo, while also working with our internal designers and marketing agency
  • You have a ‘can-do’ attitude 
  • You can work effectively and decisively under pressure
  • You have outstanding written and oral English skills
  • You possess skills in brand management
  • You are highly organized with the ability to prioritize tasks
  • You have a passion for interactive marketing and gaming
  • You are a team player that is results-focused and an intellectually curious self-starter, while your work reflects that of someone who is extremely detail-oriented
  • You are patient in the pursuit for quality and open to critical feedback, always willing to do another take if there is a viable solution to improve an effort.
  • You are able to think creatively and turn your ideas into action 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Wielding the camera on the virtual set of engaging and informative videos, screenshots, and trailers that show Catalyst Black off to its fullest potential.
  • Work closely with our team to compose and capture video (or still images) that show off key features, impressive visuals, or specific moments within Catalyst Black
  • Create video content to be used in social media
  • Pitching ideas for social media video content
  • Work closely with the developers to understand how to communicate Catalyst Black, transferring the knowledge to our audience through visual storytelling
  • Spearheading new, creative ideas which will impact how we present Catalyst Black through visual marketing
  • Working with a variety of tools, debug features, and our proprietary game engine, you will identify the possibilities and limitations of our Marketing team’s video and screenshot ambitions
  • Contribute to consistency in our visual marketing and ensure high quality across platforms, channels and brands

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong grasp on concepts of composition, color, and lighting in visual media
  • Passion for games and creating video content
  • Technically proficient with both PCs and Macs
  • Experienced with video capture and video editing software
  • The ability to plan, coordinate and capture both organic and directed in-game moments involving multiple players and events
  • The ability to work independently as well as being a valued team player across several projects and departments

BONUS POINTS

  • The desire to ask questions, research, and proactively evolve your craft as a media artist
  • General knowledge of photographic lighting principles and techniques
  • Background in a technical skill such as animation, lighting, 3D effects
  • Familiarity with graphics editors such as Adobe Photoshop
  • Willingness to evolve our internal tools in the pursuit of better capture, and better content