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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, Lego 2K, Mafia, Sid Meier’s Civilization, WWE 2K, and XCOM.

What We Need:

We are on the lookout for an exceptionally talented and experienced Senior Video Editor to join our Creative Services team. As a Senior Video Editor, you will spearhead the creation of captivating video content that not only showcases our games but also amplifies our brand presence across diverse platforms. You will collaborate closely with our marketing, creative, and game development teams to craft high-impact trailers, promotional videos, social media content, and multimedia assets that resonate with our audience.

What You Will Do:

The Senior Video Editor works closely with our creative, marketing and game development teams; conceptualizing and executing video strategies that align with our company's objectives. Leveraging your expertise in video editing and storytelling, you'll transform raw footage into polished, visually stunning videos, integrating dynamic visual effects, motion graphics, and sound design to captivate our audience. With a keen eye for detail, you'll ensure brand consistency and quality across all video assets. Additionally, you'll stay abreast of industry trends, mentor junior team members, and contribute innovative ideas to push creative boundaries and drive engagement.

  • Provide creative input and contribute innovative ideas to enhance the quality and effectiveness of video content.

  • Edit and assemble raw footage into polished videos that effectively communicate key messages and highlight the unique features of our games.

  • Ensure consistency in branding, style, and tone across all video assets.

  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices in video editing and production techniques.

  • Mentor and provide guidance to junior members of the video editing team, fostering their professional growth and development.

What Will Make You A Great Fit:

The ideal candidate for the Senior Video Editor position is a highly-skilled and experienced professional with a deep passion for gaming and a proven track record in video editing; particularly within the gaming or entertainment industry. They possess advanced proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and demonstrate a strong understanding of visual storytelling, pacing, and cinematography. Creativity, attention to detail, and the ability to thrive in a collaborative team environment are essential. Must be capable of delivering exceptional video content under tight deadlines but also eager to innovate and push creative boundaries to drive engagement and elevate the company's brand presence.

  • Must provide an online demo reel/portfolio showcasing previous work upon applying. Applicants without a reel or portfolio will NOT be considered.

  • Experience with ideation and brainstorming of initial conceptualization: storyboards, mood boards, mock edits/designs, etc.

  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Premiere CC in conjunction with other Creative Suite applications (Photoshop, Illustrator, Media Encoder, etc.)

  • Expert Adobe After Effects compositing and animation skills: excellent/advanced typography skills, animation, motion/camera tracking, and keying, etc.

  • Knowledge of 3rd Party plugin suites: Trapcode, Red Giant, DigiEffects, etc.

  • Fundamental experience with sound design and audio mixing.

  • Fluency in color correction and color grading.

  • Strong PC and Mac general computing skills including use of SAN storage, basic networking and troubleshooting knowledge.

  • Excellent multi-tasking and self-management skills, and also able to take direction and constructive feedback.

  • Advanced knowledge of A/V compression formats and codecs, along with experience using encoding software such as Adobe Media Encoder.

  • Highly creative, detail-oriented and deadline driven.

  • Gaming experience and proficiency with the 2K brands is a big plus.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and overtime when necessary.

  • Fast learner, able to quickly learn 2K proprietary software and best practices.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 4 years experience in video editing, preferably in the gaming or entertainment industry.

  • High School diploma or equivalent

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.

The pay range for this position in California at the start of employment is expected to be between $80,100 and $119,000 per Year. However, base pay offered is based on market location, and may vary further depending on individualized factors for job candidates, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to those same considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a bonus and/or equity awards, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an 'at-will position' and the company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Please note that 2K Games and its studios never uses instant messaging apps or personal email accounts to contact prospective employees or conduct interviews and when emailing, only use 2K.com accounts.