PROMO ARTIST (VIDEO)

Rocksteady Studios is seeking a highly creative and experienced Promo Artist to join the team at their North London Studio in a permanent role. The role will primarily involve the creation of very high quality trailers and promotional video assets using a combination of captured gameplay footage, composited 3D and special effects and other film production components and techniques. Your promotional videos will form a central component of the global marketing campaign for a very high profile, triple-A game franchise, so an understanding of branding is essential as is an interest in all forms of creative communication. A love of video games is also a plus!

Key Responsibilities

  • Produce and edit distinctive, creative, video content to the highest standards
  • Concepting, composing and capturing content directly using game development tools
  • Capturing and editing gameplay video for multiple uses, including online PR, social media, broadcast TV, cinema advertising and live events
  • Composing, lighting, and capturing still images and screenshots for promotion to a specific creative brief
  • Creating, formatting and versioning content for a variety of uses and social media platforms
  • Develop new creative executions to ensure our content is fresh and relevant
  • Deliver on creative briefs from all areas of the studio, including game project work, corporate communications, and internal communications
  • Work with an internal team of promo artists to deliver outstanding quality assets in a high-pressure campaign with multiple stakeholders
  • Become an expert in all aspects of our projects and studio
  • Be a positive, active, and contributing team member
  • To be proactive and help with problem solving

Technical Requirements

  • Highly creative and imaginative, with provable success in executing original concepts
  • Excellent eye for image composition in both still and moving contexts
  • Experience with video editing package, including Adobe Premiere, After Effects, and Photoshop
  • Strong experience creating and formatting effective video for the web
  • Full understanding of browser and platform limitations and their influence on online design
  • Understanding of formatting best practices for social media

Skill Requirements

  • A good understanding of the games industry and its competitive landscape
  • Experience defining, designing, implementing, and supporting the production of world-class creative assets
  • Must be a team player and know the importance of listening to others
  • An avid enthusiast for games on all platforms
  • Excellent communication skills

Benefits

  • Private family medical care
  • Private family dental care
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Excellent annual bonus scheme
  • £1,000 to £5,000 Finder’s fee for helping recruitment
  • 25 days of paid holiday + 8 public holidays per year
  • 2 days off per year to support a charity of your choice
  • Studio closes between Xmas and New Year (Discretionary)
  • Comprehensive Relocation Support
    • Tons of studio clubs to help you get to know people:
    • Gym, Comic book, War gaming, Board games, Home brewing, Chess, New Parents, Photography
  • Yoga 5x per week at lunchtimes in our mocap room
  • Football 2x per week at lunchtimes
  • Life Drawing 1x per week in the evening
  • World class training speakers hosted on-site
  • Access to multiple online training websites
  • Access to entire DC back catalogue on Comixology
  • Monthly team meals/outings
  • On-site subsidised Masseuse
  • Quarterly salary & promotion reviews
  • Monthly 1on1s with your Line Manager
  • Yearly Line Manager & Studio Peer Performance review process
  • Film nights in our Mocap theatre
  • Subsidised gym in the office complex
  • Invites to WB films in their London private cinema before their release date
  • Discounts to WB goodies i.e. HBO, WB films, TV, Harry Potter tour
  • Staff only merchandise store
  • State of the art office with the entire 180+ dev team in 1 open-plan room
  • Free vending machine snacks, fruit, juices and soft drinks
  • National Rail Season Ticket Travel Loan
  • Discounted bicycle equipment to encouraging biking to work
  • Employee Support Assistance Programme (Free personal counselling and guidance support)
  • Free Eye Test & Discounted Glasses