A large American video game developer and publisher based in Irvine, California is looking for an experienced Social Media Content Creator/ Motion Designer to join their Creative service team! They will develop industry-leading digital content for our social and community channels. Whether you are creating static images, video, or interactive content, our ideal candidate must understand the visual vocabulary of different social channels and best practices for different platforms. A versatile technical skillset and a creative mind are a must. Additionally, the right candidate will have an awareness of social media trends and a basic understanding of creative performance KPIs. Strong communications skills are needed for presentations. This position is also 100% Remote!
5+ years of professional experience in creating multimedia digital content (video editing, social media content creation)
Expert-level knowledge of Adobe Master Suite apps and of image manipulation with Adobe Photoshop
Experience with motion design and video editing suites (After Effects, Premiere, etc. or equivalent suite)
Understanding of web technology trends and the art styles of Blizzard Entertainment franchises
High levels of creativity and demonstrated ability to generate innovative concepts, designs, and ideas. Strong conceptual skills and the ability to execute creative effectively and iterate.
Comprehensive understanding of design principles and typography. Exceptional eye for composition, contrast, and color.
Experience creating content for multiple social platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, Snapchat, Reddit, and emerging channels
General understanding of best practices, technical requirements, and specs for developing content for social media channels. Knowledge of image formats and video codecs
Able to work under pressure in a fast-paced, high-volume environment with frequent priority shifts
Able to work well in a collaborative team environment, and within an iterative design process.
A passion for video games, movies, graphic novels, science fiction, and other elements of pop culture.
Knowledge of HTML 5 and CSS animation
Knowledge of Maya, 3Dmax, zBrush, or other 3D animation/modeling software
Knowledge of Blizzard Entertainment games
Experience in the game industry
Active usage and awareness of current Web 2.0 trends
Experience with digital photography, and/or machinima
Basic familiarity with game design engines (i.e. Unity) and how to repurpose game assets for marketing design
Experience working in a mobile publishing organization
Benefit packages for this role will start on the 31st day of employment and include medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as HSA, FSA, and DCFSA account options, and 401k retirement account access with employer matching. Employees in this role are also entitled to paid sick leave and/or other paid time off as provided by applicable law.