Playground Games is seeking an Experienced Capture Artist to join the media team on Fable on a permanent basis. 

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. We are excited to be rebooting the much-loved Fable franchise and are expanding our diverse team to create a new classic in the action RPG genre.

About the role: 

Your expertise will encompass a broad range of key areas, including game capture, cinematography and video editing. You should possess strong skills in storytelling, cinematic theory, lighting, framing, and composition, along with a deep understanding of contemporary marketing video trends. 

This is a permanent role based at our state-of-the-art facilities in Royal Leamington Spa. We have a hybrid work model in place with a minimum of 3 days a week in studio. Relocation assistance is available if required.   

What you’ll do: 

  • Capture high-quality game footage and screenshots from various platforms including Console, PC, and directly from the game engine. 
  • Collaborate closely with content teams to stage, compose, sequence, and capture compelling game material. 
  • Edit and produce engaging content using game footage for both internal presentations and external marketing purposes. 
  • Work with content teams to concept and develop the visual style of marketing assets, ensuring consistency and alignment with brand standards. 
  • Create a variety of external materials, including promotional videos, trailers, social media content, and other marketing assets. 
  • Review and refine video content based on feedback from stakeholders, ensuring high standards of quality and alignment with creative vision. 
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices to continuously improve the quality of our video content. 

What you’ll bring: 

  • Proven experience in post-production within the game or film industry. 
  • Deep knowledge of video editing terminology, workflows, and best practices. 
  • Demonstrated ability to utilise Adobe Creative Suite products (Premiere Pro, Photoshop, After Effects, etc.) to create high-quality video assets. 
  • Experience with video compositing and motion graphics is preferred. 
  • Highly skilled in game capture, cinematography, lighting & editorial. 
  • Familiarity with cinematic or sequencing tools (Unreal, Unity, Motion Builder etc.) 
  • Strong ability to take constructive feedback and incorporate it into revisions, ensuring final assets meet all project requirements. 

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 proud to be an equal opportunity employer, we believe that diversity and inclusion fuels creativity. We are dedicated to creating a safe, comfortable, and welcoming working environment.  

We strive to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our team members.  It drives our innovation and connects us closer to our players. We are committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion across age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.  

At Playground Games we recognise the importance of self-development, career progression, well-being and retention of our colleagues. We celebrate difference and welcome everyone to join us and to be themselves at work. 

If you require any reasonable accommodation to apply for this position, please contact us on recruitment@playground-games.com  

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