Digital Media Capture Technician

Rockstar Games
Performance Capture Full Time

Wed Jan 17 2024

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Rockstar Games

Rockstar Games

Want to be a part of the team responsible for creating and publishing some of the most popular and critically-acclaimed games in the world including franchises such as Grand Theft Auto, Max Payne, Red Dead, and more?


At Rockstar Games, we create world-class entertainment experiences.

A career at Rockstar Games is about being part of a team working on some of the most creatively rewarding and ambitious projects to be found in any entertainment medium. You would be welcomed to a dedicated and inclusive environment where you can learn, and collaborate with some of the most talented people in the industry.

Rockstar Games is seeking an energetic and well-organized Digital Media Capture Technician to provide both physical and technical support to Rockstar’s unique performance capture studio located in Long Island, NY. The successful candidate will be responsible for operating and maintaining the video gear and facial capture equipment used in our performance capture shoots. This is a position best suited to technical-minded, detail-oriented individuals with exceptional people skills. The ability to work well with a team, take direction, and maintain a positive attitude under pressure is critical.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare and breakdown talent for body and face capture including helmeting and face-framing.
  • Monitor video feeds from multiple sources simultaneously to ensure proper alignment.
  • Troubleshoot problems with systems and equipment without slowing down the shoot.
  • Perform equipment maintenance and inventory.
  • Coordinate talent workflow keeping up with the pace and demands of the production.
  • Assist with onset prop and set builds during shoots.
  • Ensure quality and continuity of all recorded video.
  • Assist in the R&D effort to help advance our technology and workflows.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3+ years working on-set in film and/or TV production environment.
  • Experience using both still and video cameras, including extensive knowledge of f-stop, shutter speed/angles, depth of field, etc.
  • Strong understanding of video signals, connectors, and cabling with the ability to troubleshoot problems quickly and while under pressure.
  • Experience with file and data wrangling with meticulous organization.
  • Ability to physically lift and move heavy objects and equipment.
  • Comfortable with working long hours during production shoots.
  • Fluent knowledge in MS Office (Word, Excel).

SKILLS

  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple requests at once from various disciplines such as our ADs, animators, and directors.  
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to perform jobs efficiently.
  • Possess disciplined workflow practices with the ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Tremendous reliability & commitment to quality work and performance.
  • Ability to stay calm, work hard, and be dedicated to finding solutions.
  • Strong tech, math, and 3D problem-solving skills.

PLUSES

Please note that these are desirable skills and are not required to apply for the position.

  • Experience with editing software such as Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere Pro.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Please note, this position will be based in our Long Island, NY location.

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply with a resume and cover letter demonstrating how you meet the skills above. If we would like to move forward with your application, a Rockstar recruiter will reach out to you to explain next steps and guide you through the process.

Rockstar is committed to creating a work environment that promotes equal opportunity, dignity and respect. In line with this commitment, Rockstar will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified job applicants with disabilities during the recruitment process in order for such applicants to be considered for the position for which they are applying, as well as to qualified employees to enable them to perform the essential functions of their roles. If you need more information about Rockstar’s reasonable accommodation policies or process, or need to request an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department.                                   

If you’ve got the right skills for the job, we want to hear from you. We encourage applications from all suitable candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, belief, race, or any other protected category.

The pay range for this position in New York State (inclusive of New York City) at the start of employment is expected to be between the range below* 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.

 

*NY Pay Range
$60,000$65,000 USD
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