Social Media Content Creator & Video Editor

Marketing · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Marketing
Employment Type Fixed-Term - Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

ABOUT US: 

Archiact Interactive is a Vancouver-based Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR/AR) Studio that develops new and unique ways for people to play games and interact with each other. We partner with IP holders, large publishers, and tech brands to create and deliver immersive, high-end game experiences across multiple platforms with a special focus on building new tools for cutting edge emerging technology.

 

OUR GAMES: 

Recent titles include DOOM 3: VR Edition (on PSVR), FREEDIVER: Triton Down (on PC, PSVR and Oculus Quest), and MARVEL: Dimension of Heroes (a smartphone-powered Superhero experience built for Lenovo Mirage AR). We are currently in the early stages of several new and highly innovative projects with leading industry partners and are searching for the best and the brightest to help us transform the world of VR and AR game development. Interested? Read on.

 

OUR VALUES: 

At Archiact, diversity is developed and directed by our employees. Inclusion is the way we show our commitment to this core value. Diversity in all areas of our workforce helps us build innovative and immersive experiences that are accessible to everyone. From our community to our games, we are committed to respecting the rights and self-determination of all people. Our goal is simple: we seek to build a diverse team, and to nurture a safe, inclusive work environment where our teammates, especially those who are marginalized, can thrive. At Archiact, equity, diversity, and inclusivity is more than a statement, it is a core value which we continually strive to uphold through our words and our actions. We do not see that commitment as a milestone to be passed, but as a constant, ever-evolving process to be actively pursued, reviewed, and improved upon.


ROLE OVERVIEW: 

We are looking for an experienced Social Media Content Creator/Multimedia Artist to join our small-but-mighty internal marketing team in support of an unannounced VR title, as well as the studio brand at large. This is a hands-on creative role, with a heavy focus on the production of digital assets to drive awareness of and engagement with Archiact and our titles. This role will create audio/visual assets in support of marketing and social media management goals, which may include graphic art, motion graphics, live-action and gameplay videos, screenshots, and merchandise. This is a 6-month fixed term contract role. 


ABOUT YOU: 

You are a digital multimedia artist with a strong understanding of effective aesthetic design, game visuals, and how content best supports marketing campaigns. The goals and direction for both the studio and its games are your compass points, and you use them to create highest quality assets that earn community attention, drive engagement, and invite players to deeply connect with our titles. The idea of working within a tightly collaborative marketing team excites you; you are eager to share your best ideas, and to uplift those of your peers. Whether playing VR or traditional games, your love of interactive experiences runs deep, as does your love of using audio/visual media to tell meaningful stories about our games and how we make them.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3+ years of experience creating digital multimedia content, with a focus on video assets such as trailers or devlogs.
  • High proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Premiere, and After Effects.
  • Ability to use photo/video editing software, graphic design, live action footage, audio recordings, SFX and VFX, to create highest quality audio/visual assets in support of marketing campaigns and brand initiatives.
  • Portfolio of high quality audio/visual assets (Eg. graphic design, brand work, devlogs, trailers, motion graphic elements, live action film, etc.) ideally with proven success as marketing assets.
  • Deep knowledge of video games, video game marketing content, and understanding of relevant audiences.
  • Working understanding of game brand, marketing funnels, and campaign structure.
  • Exceptional organization skills, particularly around timely delivery of key assets within a marketing campaign.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Suite.
  • Experience with the creation of written content (Eg. blog posts, fiction, etc) and/or marketing copy (Eg. Video titles, descriptions, SEO, etc.) is a major plus.
  • Experience with live events (Eg. Twitch streams, speed runs, virtual panels, premieres, etc.) a plus.
  • Knowledge of virtual reality and VR games a plus.
  • Traditional media/art skills a plus.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan, create, and assist in the distribution of highest quality audio/visual assets in support of marketing campaigns and brand brand initiatives, such as trailers, gameplay features, and devlogs.
  • Collaborate with the Marketing Manager to plan a detailed content plan and workback, ensuring messaging and schedule goals are met.
  • Collaborate with the Social Media & Community Manager to execute a content calendar of high-quality written, image, and video content to raise brand/game awareness, drive engagement, and foster community.
  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to obtain frequent feedback on assets, and to ensure assets are on-brand, on-message, and delivered on schedule.
  • Liaise with external vendors such as trailer makers, production crews, and PR teams to identify their content needs and execute accordingly.
  • Maintain a file organisation system to archive completed assets, relevant project/source files, and feedback notes.
  • Collaborate with and support our Marketing Co-op Student(s) as needed, especially those with an interest in gaining content creation experience.
  • Assist with miscellaneous marketing team tasks as needed.


BENEFITS AND PERKS - What’s in it for you?:

  • A competitive base salary.
  • 4% vacation pay and paid sick days.
  • Comprehensive extended health and wellness benefits.
  • Flexible work schedule and remote working.
  • Fully equipped onsite gym.
  • The chance to be part of an experienced, high-achieving and fun team.
  • An international and diverse atmosphere.
  • The opportunity to help pave the way for the future of VR/AR gaming.

Thank You

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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    Marketing
  • Employment Type
    Fixed-Term - Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level