Playground Games are looking for a Media Producer to join our Forza Horizon team on a contract basis. As an integral part of the production process, you’ll be interacting with all disciplines and driving the delivery of high quality content supporting Forza Horizon media, community and social teams across a range of platforms.

ABOUT US:

As a first-party Xbox Game Studio, we are passionate about making genre-defining games that are accessible, beautiful, and, most of all, fun.

SUMMARY:

In this role, you’ll be leveraging a combination of creative sensibilities, technical understanding and production management to facilitate & execute world-class game capture, video edits and livestreams. The ideal candidate will bring a wealth of experience with end-to-end media content creation. Fueled by a genuine passion for games, cars, and engaging content, you’ll have an opportunity to work alongside team members at Playground Games and Turn 10 Studios to deliver industry-leading media assets.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Owning end-to-end delivery of bespoke video assets while also collaborating with internal and external partners on larger projects
  • Capturing and editing gameplay content (pre-recorded content for livestreams, imagery for social media, etc.)
  • Providing assets to the Turn 10 Media team for licensing submissions and final deliveries
  • Day-to-day production of livestreams, including workback schedules, task & content tracking, run of shows, talent coordination and ensuring a timely execution of all needs for the streams
  • Oversee the operation & maintenance of the in-house livestreaming set & equipment
  • Provide production leadership with project status updates, meetings notes, risk/issue analysis and other progress-related information

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • An existing portfolio of edited video game capture content
  • Video content creation experience, including game capture, editorial and output
  • Experience working with the Adobe Creative Suite (primarily Premiere, After Effects and Photoshop)
  • Knowledgeable in video/photo compression and codecs
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills, to coordinate effectively amongst teams at Playground Games and Turn 10 Studios
  • Self-motivated team player with strong organizational mindset and ability to manage time well

DESIRABLE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience setting up & operating cameras, lighting and audio equipment
  • A solid understanding of the livestreaming landscape, including platforms, trends and best practices
  • A passion for racing games and above-average racing game abilities
  • A passion for automotive culture & content
This is a fantastic opportunity to make a world-class game with an established, talented, and collaborative team at one of the industry’s most exciting first-party game studios.

Playground Games is an equal opportunities studio and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply.
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