Video Manager

by Digital Extremes

Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Aug 24, 2021
Digital Extremes

Job Description

ABOUT THIS POSITION 

Digital Extremes is seeking an experienced Video Manager to join the team, this individual will lead the video team to create award winning video assets. Initially this role will be a key individual contributor producing assets alongside the team, this will account for about half of their time, the other half will be spent focused on improving the team by expanding and improving their capabilities and output, eventually leading to less time spent on direct creation.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Lead the team to create engaging award winning videos for our players
  • Own the vision, strategy and roadmap for our video production pipeline
  • Be a key individual contributor directly creating video assets alongside the team
  • Write outlines and script concepts for various projects
  • Lead, mentor and grow a team of talented video creators, expanding our capabilities and output
  • Work closely with other marketing, community, and development teams to ensure videos meet our strategic objectives and are delivered on-time for dependent assets
  • Foster a culture that evaluates what resonates with our players and the market and uses that information to experiment and improve our assets
  • Streamline our asset production process, finding opportunities to make video creation and output more efficient while maintaining or improving quality and impact
  • Learn and master our custom game engine to then be able to teach and train others
  • Help expand the team's capabilities within the engine and advocate for more support across the organization

REQUIREMENTS 

  • 8+ years of relevant experience, including 3+ managing video teams
  • Goal-oriented and competitive, with excellent follow-through on commitments
  • A strategic thinker who has created a clear and innovative vision for past products
  • A team player with excellent communication skills and experience working with and influencing a diverse set of stakeholders
  • Experience achieving strategic objectives/creative strategy within video assets
  • Experience assigning resources effectively
  • Confident with ownership over roadmaps
  • Enjoys conceptualizing video projects through outlines and scripts
  • Excels at producing high end video content as an individual contributor
  • Familiarity with game engines (like Unreal or Unity)
  • Knowledge of video formats and different platform requirements
  • Proficient in video editing techniques and software (Ex: Adobe Premiere)
  • Has good understanding of lighting and camera knowledge
  • Has Experience with colour grading and post FX
  • Excellent at managing a good work life balance and ensures the team does too 

ABOUT DIGITAL EXTREMES

Founded in 1993 by James Schmalz, Digital Extremes ranks as one of the world's top independent video game development studios. Originating with the co-creation of Epic Games' multi-million unit selling Unreal® franchise including Unreal and Unreal Tournament, Digital Extremes went on to develop Dark Sector®, BioShock® for the PlayStation®3, the BioShock 2 multiplayer campaign, and The Darkness® II. The studio has reached its greatest critical and commercial success with the free-to-play action game, Warframe®, boasting a global community of 50 million registered players on PC, PS4™, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch™. For more information about Digital Extremes, visit www.digitalextremes.com. To sign up for Warframe, visit www.warframe.com.

WHY WORK AT DIGITAL EXTREMES

Our culture is centered on providing great opportunities to our employees so that everyone feels they are making a meaningful impact. Developing new and existing talent is our long-term focus. We are honored that our work environment has been consistently recognized as one of “Canada’s Top 100 Employers”. We summon you to join our elite team!

The rewards of a career with Digital Extremes include: 

  • Competitive salary with bonus opportunities
  • Excellent benefits and paid time off
  • Matching RRSP plan
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Professional development and career support
  • Fitness and parking/transit subsidies
  • Daily lunches prepared onsite by our in-studio Executive Chef and professional kitchen staff
  • All-day snacks and drinks, sleep pods, massage chairs, cold brew, dog therapy days and more  

JOIN US 

Digital Extremes is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process. We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for the next steps in the hiring process will be contacted. 

Please apply for this opportunity directly through our website: https://can59.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/digitalextremes/Site/DEAPPLY/Posting/View/65

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