Daybreak Game Company LLC

Daybreak Game Company LLC

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Studio/Department: CREATIVE MEDIA SERVICESLocation: San Diego, CAEmployee Type: Full Time

Salary Range: $66,000- $72,000, pay may vary based on location.About Our Studio

Our headquarters is where the gaming culture and Southern California lifestyle meet, creating a vibrant work environment that epitomizes our belief that every day should be well played. Daybreak San Diego is the home of Darkpaw Games, creators of the legendary EverQuest and EverQuest II games. This is also the home of Rogue Planet Games, developer of the award-winning MMOFPS PlanetSide 2.The perks of working at Daybreak San Diego extend well beyond the beautiful weather in this prime location. Access to the local gym, as well as on-site fitness classes, game nights, and a strong appreciation for the local craft brew scene (we even turned one of our original game servers into an on-site kegerator) are just some of the ways that make working at Daybreak (San Diego) exciting! Working here is about being part of a community.Find out more about our studio at OPPORTUNITY

The primary duties of the Artist will be to assist existing team members to work on creative projects that meet/exceed project requirements and be inventive in combatting issues that may arise. If you have a great attitude, strong work ethic, excellent communication skills and an impressive portfolio then you may be just the person to join our Creative Services team.This Position Will Be Responsible For

  • Capturing in-game video and screenshots for promotional material in multiple titles.
  • Generating assets for social media channels, websites and e-mails to promote products, events and community initiatives (includes static, video and animated assets).
  • Producing promotional assets for PlayStation Network, Xbox, Steam, Switch, and 3rd party ads/takeovers while strictly adhering to each platform’s specifications.
  • Generates and updates tickets and documentation regarding Creative Services tasks.
  • Plans and illustrates concepts by designing rough layouts of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size and style, and related aesthetics.
  • Coordinates with internal teams, including marketing, in the design concept phase through completion of a project.
  • Obtains approval of concepts by preparing rough layouts for review.
  • Prepares final layout by marking and pasting up finished copy and art.
  • Liaising with front-end web developers to deliver all necessary aspects of your designs and ensure correct implementation.
  • Pushing basic graphical updates to live servers using our content management system.
  • Coordinates with outside agencies, art services, printers, etc. to complete projects.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending design workshops; reviewing professional publications; and participating in professional societies.
  • Other related graphic/video duties as assigned.

What Craft Expertise You’ll Have

  • Tools/Technology /Knowledge
  • Required: Strong proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud, primarily Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Lightroom and Illustrator.
  • Nice to haves: Experience with After Effects, Audition, Davinci Resolve, using Atomos Shogun hardware and Jira.
  • Craft / Experience
  • Required: 1-5 years of experience in web graphics production or other closely related artistic fields.

Other Criteria

  • Years of Experience, Education, and/or Certification…
  • Required: Associate’s/Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Graphic Design, Web Design, Interactive Media/Design, Digital Arts/Media, or a related field.
  • Additionally, you should possess the following qualities:
  • Professional, autonomous, proactive, highly motivated, and well organized.
  • Ability to receive feedback and direction.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and visual communication skills.
  • Ability to work under stringent deadlines and notify a supervisor of possible issues in a timely fashion.
  • Knowledge of the Entertainment/Gaming Industry a plus!

We invite you to get in the game with us and help us make exciting experiences!About Our Company

Daybreak Game Company LLC
is a recognized worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online games. Best known for blockbuster hits and franchises such as DC Universe™ Online, PlanetSide®, EverQuest®, and Dungeons and Dragons Online®, Daybreak creates, develops, and provides compelling online entertainment for millions of gamers worldwide. We are the game publisher for Darkpaw Studios, Rogue Planet Gaming Studio, Dimensional Ink Games, and Standing Stone Games. To top it off, we are making games in three of the coolest cities in the United States: San Diego, Austin, and Boston. We make games that bring people together and build lasting communities and are totally devoted to delivering the ultimate gaming experience! Find out more about our company at Aware of Fraudulent Recruiting Activities

Daybreak Game Company will never ask applicants to provide their social security numbers, date of birth, bank account information or other sensitive information in job applications. Additionally, our recruiters do not communicate with applicants through free e-mail accounts (Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or through online messaging apps (WhatsApp, Hangouts). We will never ask applicants to provide payment during the hiring process or extend an offer without conducting a phone, live video or in-person interview. Please contact Daybreak Game Company’s People & Culture team at if you encounter a recruiter or see a job opportunity that seems suspicious.

  • Daybreak Game Company, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to Diversity in the workplace.**
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