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Senior Video Editor – Star Wars (12 month FTC)

Art & Animation (London-UK)

Contract Length: 12 months 

At NaturalMotion, we make games that wow people. We innovate to create experiences that previously were impossible and that would not exist without us. We take pride in making titles that reach a large audience and in creating communities that last. For the past six years, NaturalMotion Studios has been named one of the Best Places to Work in the UK games industry by gamesindustry.biz.

We embrace a hybrid work environment. Within this role, you would work 2 days per week (Tuesday and Wednesday) in our London office and the remaining days at home. 

Job Purpose

We are looking for a Senior Video Editor on a 12 month fixed term contract, to join us in creating Star Wars™: Hunters, a competitive arena combat game for the Nintendo Switch system and mobile devices. Star Wars: Hunters will bring players together to engage in thrilling, team-based, multiplayer battles featuring a diverse array of distinctive new Star Wars characters.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with our dev team, Marketing team and other key stakeholders to produce high quality video assets to drive interest and excitement for Star Wars: Hunters
  • Generate ideas and execute - Show creativity and problem solving skills throughout creative process on any given task/asset
  • Help guide and advise - Be a creative voice during discussions with key stakeholders and other video team members
  • Manage and deliver all required formats for video assets - ensure all legal requirements are met (copy, ratings, etc…)
  • Push and strive for new and creative approaches to video assets - while ensuring you adhere to LucasFilm, Star Wars, and studio brand guidelines
  • Uphold communication between creatives, marketing team, production and key stakeholders throughout project timelines
  • Support core dev team with features - capture footage and/or stills for use both in game and Marketing
  • Pitch and experiment with video assets - keeping yourself up to date with industry trends and ethical technology
  • Manage and supply estimates for video assets to ensure deadlines are met - communicating early and often if any issues arise

Required Skills & Experience 

  • Experience producing high-quality trailers and other video assets
  • Strong eye for detail - quality, clear visuals and cinematography skills
  • Strong knowledge in Unreal Engine, sequencer, game capture, and other tools within the editor
  • Comfortable/confident directing multiplayer game capture sessions to create exciting gameplay shots for video content
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Premiere - creation of mocks/animatics
  • Multitasking - handling multiple projects at once
  • Comfortable working with tight deadlines due to partnership guidelines and a live service game
  • Be able to manage and own the entire production process for video projects from initial ideation to final delivery

Desirable Skills & Experience 

  • Experience working in the games industry
  • Skills in motion graphics

What we offer you

  • Competitive salary 
  • Create next-gen games that will be played and loved by millions of players around the world
  • Work in a family-oriented, collaborative team that invests in your development and growth on-the-job
  • A diverse team of friendly, fun and supportive co-workers
  • Flexible working hours & crunch-free working culture
  • Summer/Winter parties and weekly Happy Hour in the studio 
  • 26 days holiday + bank holidays, 2 paid personal days 
  • 6 months of fully paid maternity/adoption leave or 16 weeks of fully paid paternity leave (eligibility criteria apply)
  • Pension plan with a double matching employer contribution (capped at 8%)
  • Private medical insurance, dental insurance and healthcare cash plan
  • Life insurance, accident insurance and long-term disability insurance
  • Fitness Reimbursement plan worth £600 per annum
  • Charitable Giving Platform to which the Company contributes a 2:1

We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to building a diverse and talented workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, colour, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, disability, or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law. We welcome job-seekers, players, employees, and partners from all backgrounds to join us!

We will consider all qualified job-seekers with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities in order to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.  Please contact us at accommodationRequest@zynga.com to request an accommodation associated with your application for an open position.

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