Job Description:

Who We Are

Founded in 2005, 2K Games is a global video game company, publishing titles developed by some of the most influential game development studios in the world. Our studios responsible for developing 2K’s portfolio of world-class games across multiple platforms, include Visual Concepts, Firaxis, Hangar 13, CatDaddy, Cloud Chamber, and HB Studios. Our portfolio of titles is expanding due to our global strategic plan, building and acquiring exciting studios whose content continues to inspire all of us! 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming genres, including sports, shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, casual, and family entertainment. 

Our team of engineers, marketers, artists, writers, data scientists, producers, thinkers and doers, are the professional publishing stewards of our growing library of critically-acclaimed franchises such as NBA 2K, Battleborn, BioShock, Borderlands, The Darkness, Mafia, Sid Meier’s Civilization, WWE 2K, and XCOM. 

At 2K, we pride ourselves on creating an inclusive work environment, which means encouraging our teams to Come as You Are and do your best work! We are dedicated to diversity and inclusion, and want our community of candidates to reflect this commitment. We encourage all qualified applicants to explore our global positions. 2K is headquartered in Novato, California and is a wholly owned label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO). 

What We Need

2K’s Creative Technology team is focused on empowering creatives with cutting edge technology, tools and processes to take our gameplay and trailer production to a whole new level. 

We work across a range of 2K titles and products, testing and developing new tools to streamline and elevate our creative marketing outputs. Under the guidance of the Snr Creative Tech Artist, you will learn the fundamentals of source control and develop a solid understanding of coding standards, design patterns, problem solving and critical thinking.

Communication is important as you liaise with creatives to understand and convert complex challenges into practical solutions that will have a real impact not only the business, but the industry as a whole.

You should have experience working with Unreal Engine blueprints and be able to demonstrate proficiency in C++, C# or Python. You should also be proficient in and possess a solid understanding of gameplay capture, trailer production and cinematic timelines in Unreal Engine or Unity. 

What You’ll Do

As a Creative Tech Artist, you will collaborate with development teams to integrate cinematic and animation tools into our many different titles enabling our creative teams to develop bespoke content for trailer and marketing campaigns. You will also support these creatives with capture, trailer or cinematic production as well as troubleshooting and solving issues, updating tools and proving out new capabilities.

Your day to day activities will involve:

  • Meeting with creatives and developers
  • Reviewing and write code
  • Propose solutions
  • Triage errors
  • Testing tools
  • Capturing gameplay
  • Editing trailers
  • Collaborating on cinematics
  • Technical writing
  • What Will Make You A Great Fit 

    The ideal candidate should be proactive, curious and inventive. Always willing to explore solutions and ready to pivot when it makes sense to change direction.

    They should be comfortable operating as part of a larger team and able to handle shifting between different projects on a daily basis.

    As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to ensuring that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform their essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us if you need reasonable accommodation. 

    Who We Are

    Founded in 2005, 2K Games is a global video game company, publishing titles developed by some of the most influential game development studios in the world. Our studios responsible for developing 2K’s portfolio of world-class games across multiple platforms, include Visual Concepts, Firaxis, Hangar 13, CatDaddy, Cloud Chamber, and HB Studios. Our portfolio of titles is expanding due to our global strategic plan, building and acquiring exciting studios whose content continues to inspire all of us! 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming genres, including sports, shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, casual, and family entertainment. 

    Our team of engineers, marketers, artists, writers, data scientists, producers, thinkers and doers, are the professional publishing stewards of our growing library of critically-acclaimed franchises such as NBA 2K, Battleborn, BioShock, Borderlands, The Darkness, Mafia, Sid Meier’s Civilization, WWE 2K, and XCOM. 

    At 2K, we pride ourselves on creating an inclusive work environment, which means encouraging our teams to Come as You Are and do your best work! We are dedicated to diversity and inclusion, and want our community of candidates to reflect this commitment. We encourage all qualified applicants to explore our global positions. 2K is headquartered in Novato, California and is a wholly owned label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO). 

    What We Need

    2K’s Creative Technology team is focused on empowering creatives with cutting edge technology, tools and processes to take our gameplay and trailer production to a whole new level. 

    We work across a range of 2K titles and products, testing and developing new tools to streamline and elevate our creative marketing outputs. Under the guidance of the Snr Creative Tech Artist, you will learn the fundamentals of source control and develop a solid understanding of coding standards, design patterns, problem solving and critical thinking.

    Communication is important as you liaise with creatives to understand and convert complex challenges into practical solutions that will have a real impact not only the business, but the industry as a whole.

    You should have experience working with Unreal Engine blueprints and be able to demonstrate proficiency in C++, C# or Python. You should also be proficient in and possess a solid understanding of gameplay capture, trailer production and cinematic timelines in Unreal Engine or Unity. 

    What You’ll Do

    As a Creative Tech Artist, you will collaborate with development teams to integrate cinematic and animation tools into our many different titles enabling our creative teams to develop bespoke content for trailer and marketing campaigns. You will also support these creatives with capture, trailer or cinematic production as well as troubleshooting and solving issues, updating tools and proving out new capabilities.

    Your day to day activities will involve:

  • Meeting with creatives and developers
  • Reviewing and write code
  • Propose solutions
  • Triage errors
  • Testing tools
  • Capturing gameplay
  • Editing trailers
  • Collaborating on cinematics
  • Technical writing
  • What Will Make You A Great Fit 

    The ideal candidate should be proactive, curious and inventive. Always willing to explore solutions and ready to pivot when it makes sense to change direction.

    They should be comfortable operating as part of a larger team and able to handle shifting between different projects on a daily basis.

    As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to ensuring that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform their essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us if you need reasonable accommodation. 

    Tagged as: Critical Thinking, Design, Library, Problem Solving, Python, Timelines, Unreal Engine

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