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Novaquark
82 rue Beaubourg
75003 Paris
France

Date : 06.10.2021
Reference : AFJV-EINF977-21172

Novaquark

Novaquark currently develops Dual Universe, an ambitious continuous single-shard sandbox MMORPG taking place in a vast Sci-Fi universe, focusing on emergent gameplay with player-driven in-game economy, politics, trade and warfare. Players can freely modify the voxel-based universe by creating structures, spaceships or giant orbital stations, giving birth to empires and civilizations.

The company developed several proprietary technologies like its innovative Continuous Single-Shard Cluster (CSSC) server solution, as well as a state of the art voxel engine and procedural generation tools.

Dual Universe successfully ran the 3rd biggest worldwide Kickstarter campaign for a video game in 2016.

Formed by veterans from Sony, Apple, Aldebaran Robotics and more, Novaquark is recruiting the best talents to help making Dual Universe a reality. Check our website out and don't hesitate to contact us to apply !

Video Capture Artist


Permanent contract Paris (75)

Position Duties

As the Video Capture Artist, you will be in charge of capturing in-game footage designed to promote Dual Universe. You will become an expert in all things Dual Universe, learn to master the in-engine capture tools, and team up with a very passionate Video and Marketing team to tell the most exciting stories about the game. If you're a natural storyteller and have an eye for exciting cinematic shots, you will really help us make a difference and will be at the heart of spreading the word about a true gaming revolution !

Responsibilities :
  • Capture in-game footage for various promotional videos and trailers using Unigine's built-in and homemade capture tools.
  • Stage the scenes for the shots you will capture, which includes scouting player-built constructs (ships, buildings, space stations..., etc.), modifying them if needed, and setting them up for optimal capture results.
  • Upon request, deliver shot location scouting or shot description prior to capture.
  • Deliver video outputs in various formats.
  • Synchronize with the rest of the video team to ensure alignment and report progress on the various videos in the plan.
  • Occasionally help deliver graphic elements such as screenshots using the same capture tools as in-game footage.
  • Deliver quality video assets on time.
  • If you have the right skillset, sometimes help edit videos, record live footage, or create post-production effects.
  • Any other video-related tasks upon request.

Candidate Profile

Requirements :
  • In-depth knowledge of video games, in particular MMO, MMORPG, and PC games.
  • Have a genuine interest in Dual Universe and sci-fi.
  • An eye for camera angles, zoom levels, and scene staging.
  • Experience in video capture/filming and editing, ideally in a professional context ; if not, ability to show proven results as a hobby.
  • A solid knowledge of video formats, codecs, compression levels, video outputs, and sound/image syncing and mixing.
  • Ability to understand a video brief and translate it into incredible video game footage that meets the brief.
  • Very comfortable with computers and software in general ; able to learn new capture tools quickly.
  • Good English working skills (written and oral).

Additional skills and experiences (appreciated but not required)
  • Hands-on experience with Premiere, After Effects, or any other similar professional video software.
  • Experience with Maya.
  • A degree in filmmaking, video editing, photography, or relevant digital visual arts.
  • Experience capturing live footage, manipulating a camera, microphone and lights, and monitoring sound and light levels.
  • Experience capturing quality footage from well-known industry engines such as Unreal, Unity, or CryEngine

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Resume, cover letter, references, web site (if relevant)
To: Recruitment manager
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