Associate AV Producer

Nintendo of America Inc.
 

The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Nintendo Switch™ system and the Nintendo 3DS™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold billions of video games and hundreds of millions of  hardware units globally, including Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS™ family of systems, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™, Nintendo GameCube™, Wii™, and Wii U™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names, such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in the Americas. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company’s website at http://www.nintendo.com.

Nintendo is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a welcoming and inclusive environment in service to one another, our products, the diverse consumers we represent, and the communities we call home. We do all of this with kindness, empathy and respect for each other.

   
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
  • Produces all video assets required to merchandise game launches on Nintendo owned e-Commerce channels, including but not limited to the Nintendo eShop.
  • Collaborate with internal teams and external agency partners to develop creative concepts storyboards and scripts for promotional trailers, TV commercials and other content per the established marketing strategy, and sees those projects through from conception to delivery.
  • Works with internal teams to select final footage and decide final edit of game-footage segments for all television commercials and to create audio/video assets in support of banner ads, pre-roll video and other digital marketing initiatives.
  • Collaborate with the retail marketing to create still/video game based content for in-store retail interactives, POP and retailer websites.
  • Collaborate with Live Services staff to produce all game footage and video assets required for websites and microsites
  • Coordinate with global content production teams on the timing, viability and localization of marketing assets from a global perspective.
  • Collaborate with Strategic Communications and social media teams to develop content and assets for discreet target audiences and unique social media platforms.
  • Works with outside vendors to source music and voice talent for use in high-end video production.
  • Directs and participates in gameplay footage capture sessions to generate game assets necessary for game and marketing content production
  • Work with internal design staff to produce screenshots for product packaging, digital manuals and promotional inserts.
  • Produces content for native use on mobile and smart device distribution platforms.
  • Collaborate with Product Marketing staff to brainstorm creative ideas in support of product launch and other marketing initiatives.
  • Maintains a high level of knowledge of and familiarity with new video production trends, technology, equipment, software and distribution channels.
  • May assist with filming live-action footage for use in Nintendo Directs, and other content marketing initiatives.
  • May assist Localization with editing and synching of voice recordings and video footage for in-game cinematic scenes for use in retail game products.
  • May assist with producing live programming such as Nintendo Treehouse Live and competitive gaming events streamed on Nintendo channels and accounts across services like Twitch, YouTube Live and others.
  • Facilitates file transfers with Nintendo Company Limited (NCL), Nintendo of Europe (NOE), Engineering, Product Testing, remote offices and marketing agencies
  • Maintains audio/video equipment and editing Macs
  • Recommends and installs new editing/computer equipment.
  • Work on TV production sets with crew to setup up necessary equipment and work with talent to ensure proper game play and safety techniques
  • Work with senior members of the team to gain knowledge on previous games in franchises, and work collaboratively to make each product the best quality it can be
  • Be able to receive constructive feedback from various groups, analyze it, and implement it in a timely manner

SUMMARY OF REQUIREMENTS
  • Four years of related experience focused on editing marketing trailers and presentations, TV commercials, web content, etc.
  • Ability to use and convert multiple media formats/codecs
  • Be able to perform basic audio mixing and sweetening for video production
  • Strong experience with non-linear audio/video editing programs and graphic design programs (Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Studio, Adobe Illustrator)
  • Ability to work with basic motion graphics and animation
  • Experience with Cinema 4D welcomed
  • Familiarity with media file types and data compression techniques/codecs (including Apple ProRes, h.264, WMV9, etc.)
  • Expert knowledge of Mac OS X computers and working knowledge of PC equipment, software, and terminology
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Experience in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment with constantly changing priorities
  • Knowledge of NTSC broadcast standards and practices for linear TV production
  • Operation and setup knowledge of live production gear such as cameras and switchers preferred
  • Undergraduate degree preferred, equivalent programs considered
  • Training in print/video/audio required
 

Nintendo is looking to hire a Associate AV Producer at their Redmond, WA, USA location. Job contains the tags Remote, Cinema4D, Photoshop, Unity and Producer.
Job discovered on 10/12/2021