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Capture Artist

Company: Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: May 3, 2021

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Capture Artist

Requisition ID:

R004112

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Capture Artist

DEPARTMENT: Marketing Creative

REPORTING TO: Capture Team Lead

LOCATION: Santa Monica, California

OUR WORLD

Activision Blizzard, Inc., a member of the S&P 500, is the world's most successful standalone interactive entertainment company. We delight hundreds of millions of monthly active users around the world through franchises including Activisions Call of Duty, Destiny and Skylanders, Blizzards World of Warcraft, Overwatch, Hearthstone, Diablo, StarCraft, and Heroes of the Storm, and Kings Candy Crush, Pet Rescue, Bubble Witch and Farm Heroes. The company is one of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For. Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Blizzard has operations throughout the world, and its games are played in 196 countries. More information about Activision Blizzard and its products and services can be found on the company's website, www.activisionblizzard.com

YOUR MISSION

This role is responsible for spearheading Marketing Creative's in-game photography efforts. This includes creating screenshots, gifs, and design assets for marketing, promotional and in-game usage.

This role includes but is not limited to the following tasks/duties:

* Creating screenshots in debug game builds and in-engine * Creating lighting rooms in-engine to accelerate asset creation pipeline * Explore creative new ways to photograph game content * Implement feedback from creative leads and customer groups * Organize, archive, and back up assets to networked servers * Troubleshoot technical issues with development software and hardware * Look for efficiencies and give suggestions for improvements to various game debug systems * Attend review sessions with clients to gather feedback and incorporate into future captures * Other duties, as assigned

PLAYER PROFILE

* A passion for video games is a must * Strong understanding of composition, lighting, and color theory in visual media * Strong working knowledge of cameras including depth of field, aperture, focus, lenses, ISO, etc * Expert knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom and Bridge * Basic understanding of video game graphics technology: textures, post processing fx, light-baking and GI * Experience working with Unreal Engine 4 or Unity is a major plus * Ability to work under tight deadlines and prioritize projects * Strong technical and troubleshooting skills with both PC and consoles * Portfolio of relevant photography or artwork * College degree in the requisite field or equivalent work experience preferred * Experience working in the video game industry a big plus

YOUR PLATFORM

* We're headquartered in Santa Monica, California, housing multiple teams across many disciplines of Marketing, PR, Sales, Supply Chain and other corporate functions such as HR, IT, Legal, Facilities and Finance. Santa Monica is the nerve center of our company, where the best ideas combine with unrivalled rigor to create the biggest and best entertainment experiences in the world. * The video game industry and therefore our business are fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

REPORTING TO: Creating screenshots in debug game builds and in-engine. Creating lighting rooms in-engine to accelerate asset creation pipeline. Explore creative new ways to photograph game content. Implement feedback from creative leads and customer groups. Organize, archive, and back up assets to networked servers. Troubleshoot technical issues with development software and hardware. Look for efficiencies and give suggestions for improvements to various game debug systems. Attend review sessions with clients to gather feedback and incorporate into future captures. Other duties, as assigned. hardware, unreal engine, work under tight deadlines, composition, troubleshooting, gi, organize, color theory, adobe photoshop, aperture, asset creation, visual media, unreal engine 4, lightroom, Communications Graphic Designer, Graphics Designer, Senior Graphics Designer, Presentation Layer Developer, Marketing Copywriter, Motion Graphic Designer, Interactive Designer, Digital Artist, Graphic UI Designer, Web Designer

Keywords: Blizzard Entertainment, Inc., Santa Monica , Capture Artist, Other , Santa Monica, California

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