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Artist (Capture) at Activision Publishing Inc

Posted in Art 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Santa Monica, California

Job Description:

JOB TITLE:         Artist, Capture
DEPARTMENT: Art Services
REPORTING TO: Capture Team Lead 
LOCATION:         Santa Monica, California

This role provides support services to all engaged departments: PR, Marketing, Production and development studios with capturing screenshots and videos. Typical end use will include, but is not limited to, editorial, social, marketing, internal, and occasionally in-game use.
This is an opportunity for a talented, hardworking and proactive individual to grow and develop in a fast-paced environment while contributing to a wide range of exciting franchises. 

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

  • Capture game footage for use in trailers, social media assets, and other uses as requested


  • Capture screenshots for various game titles

  • Make sure Dev Kits are up to date

  • Oversee any build related issues and work with relevant teams to resolve

  • Conform to project management and asset management standards

  • Organize, archive, and back up assets

  • Attend review meeting and implement feedback from creative leads and customer groups

  • Troubleshoot Audio/Video Equipment, including Apple Mac Pro and PC workstations

  • Organize and oversee all equipment for the capture lab

  • Perform other duties, as assigned


  • Avid gamer on next-gen platforms

  • Strong working knowledge of various game debug systems

  • Experience with Dev Kits on multiple platforms

  • Basic knowledge of Photoshop

  • Strong eye for composition and high level of attention to detail

  • Ability to multitask while maintaining professionalism and composure while working under tight deadlines

  • Thick skinned, good listener and able to take constructive criticism

  • Strong technical and troubleshooting skills 

  • Strong communication skills

  • Experience shooting live video/still photography/lighting a plus

  • 2+ years of video game industry experience

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. 

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 Activisionʹs Call of Duty®, Destiny and Skylanders®, Blizzardʹs World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Hearthstone®, Diablo®, StarCraft®, and Heroes of the Storm®, and Kingʹs Candy Crush™, Pet Rescue™, Bubble Witch™ and Farm Heroes™. The company is one of the Fortune ʺ100 Best Companies to Work For®ʺ. 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,