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Game Capture Artist



2K Games is a global video game company that publishes titles developed by influential game development studios. They are looking for a Game Capture Artist to join their Live Services team, which promotes 2K's titles through various creative mediums. The ideal candidate should have an artistic background, advanced gaming skills, and experience with Unreal Engine 4/5, Adobe Premiere, and Photoshop. The Game Capture Artist will be responsible for capturing content required by the Live Services team across NBA 2K, PGA Tour 2K, and WWE 2K franchises. The position is based in Novato or Los Angeles, and the pay range is expected to be between $70,000 and $110,000 per year.

Job description

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, The Darkness, Mafia, Sid Meier’s Civilization, WWE 2K, and XCOM. 

At 2K, we pride ourselves on creating an inclusive work environment, which means encouraging our teams to Come as You Are and do your best work! We are dedicated to diversity and inclusion, and want our community of candidates to reflect this commitment. We encourage all qualified applicants to explore our global positions. 

2K is headquartered in Novato, California and is a wholly owned label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO). This role will be based in Novato or Los Angeles.

What We Need:

The Live Services team has the unique opportunity to work across multiple brands and titles at 2K, including NBA 2K, WWE 2K, and PGA Tour 2K. As part of the Marketing department, the Live Services team helps promote 2K’s titles through a variety of creative mediums: trailers, social media content, performance media, commercials, motion graphics, etc.

We are looking for experienced gamers who have a passion and love for sports, specifically with the NBA, PGA, and WWE brands. 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. Experience and knowledge of Unreal Engine 4/5, Adobe Premiere and Photoshop is highly preferred. Advanced gamers are desired due to the mastery-level of knowledge and skill required to enhance our games and their capture engines.

The Game Capture Artist needs to be passionate about our games and their leagues, pro-active, and an excellent team player. 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. Previous game capture experience is required. 

What You Will Do:

The Game Capture Artist is responsible for capturing content required by the Live Services team across our NBA 2K, PGA Tour 2K, and WWE 2K franchises. They will collaborate with other members of the Live Services, Capture and Brand teams to plan, resource, and execute briefs that are submitted. The Capture Artist will assist the Capture Lead in project management, team management, and artistic feedback; and is an individual who is pro-active and great at working with and leading other colleagues.

  • Expert-level knowledge of the NBA, PGA Tour, and WWE Brands (players, teams, courses, events, rules, etc.) 
  • Highly developed understanding of visual storytelling: composition, color, lighting, movement, etc.
  • Technically proficient with PCs and gaming consoles
  • Proficient at first person movement and XBOX/PS5 controller use
  • Experienced with video capture hardware/software and Adobe Creative Suite – Premiere and Photoshop experience is a big plus.
  • Naturally pro-active, a great team player and responds well to critical feedback.
  • Effectively creates strategies for project and labor management.
  • Capture both static imagery and video footage to specifications
  • Experienced and well-versed in Project Management
  • Basic video and image/graphic editing using Adobe Creative Suite
  • Lead group capture sessions as a director and choreographer

What Will Make You a Great Fit:

  • 3+ 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 $70,000 and $110,000 per year. 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.

Please note that 2K Games and its studios never uses instant messaging apps or personal email accounts to contact prospective employees or conduct interviews and when emailing, only use accounts.



Location: California, United States

Country: United States

Date found: 2023-04-29

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