Capture Artist

Cambridge /
Operations – Creative Services /
About Frontier
Frontier is an established, market leading independent developer and publisher of videogames for PC and consoles. Founded in 1994, we are based in the world-leading technology cluster and historic city of Cambridge, England.
With a growing team of over 600 talented people, we are passionate about creating innovative genre-leading games and authentic worlds for our communities of players.  

We have achieved serial successes across a wide variety of titles including Elite Dangerous, Planet Coaster, Jurassic World Evolution and Planet Zoo.

We are continuing to grow our team to support our existing portfolio and an exciting and ambitious future roadmap, which includes the development of both own-IP titles and licensed-IP titles. Our IP-license partners include Universal (Jurassic World), Formula 1 and Games Workshop (Warhammer).

We are also growing our team to continue the growth of Frontier Foundry, our games label for publishing games developed by carefully selected partner studios. 

Purpose of the role
Capture artists are able to find the best of what a game has to present. To represent the players experience, their aspirations, and the developers intentions. When working in tandem with a video artist this comes together to provide an engaging set of creative work that shows the product, and the work of those who made it, in its greatest light.

Key responsibilities

    • Capturing high-quality in-game capture content for trailers and other video content
    • Utilize debug functions as well new and evolving in-game tools to create footage
    • Work closely with the other members of the Video Department, Marketing and Creative Services teams to create game trailers, development diaries and a whole host of other video content
    • Compose and capture video and still images that show off key features, specific moments and upcoming content whilst looking its absolute best
    • Understand all of Frontier's games, keeping up to date with latest updates, DLCs etc
    • Work under the guidance of senior members of the team as well as provide detailed support to the rest of the media team.

About you

    • An interest in video games would be essential
    • Confident, responsive and creative individual, who can bring fresh ideas
    • Ability to communicate effectively with team members and the wider company 
    • Desire to learn and grow within the company 
    • Strong organisational skills 
    • A pragmatic problem-solver 
    • A good team player, willing to work collaboratively and receive feedback and guidance from the rest of the team and stakeholders. 

Qualifications, skills & experience

    • Essential 
    • A varied showreel of capture work showing both skills in still frame imagery, cinematography, and an eye for narrative.

    • Desirable 
    • An avid interest in video game engines.
    • An understanding of development or industry experience.
    • Photographic or video work.
This role can be offered on a hybrid working basis, which means you’ll have the opportunity to spend time working both in the studio and at home. You will probably be required to spend at least 50% of your time in the studio to facilitate collaboration and engagement. We can provide a comprehensive support package as part of any offer should you need to relocate.

What we can offer you
We offer the chance to work with talented and passionate people, developing and publishing sophisticated and enduring games in a creative and collaborative environment. We love what we do, and we work hard to provide outstanding experiences for our player communities. Frontier rewards this passion and determination by sharing in the company’s success and by supporting our teams to keep doing what they love.

Well-being is a big focus at Frontier and we are continually evolving how we can support our staff. We encourage a healthy work/life balance and host a range of well-being activities, initiatives and sessions to support both mental and physical health.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes a success-based annual bonus, share option schemes, pension, life assurance, private family healthcare, flexitime working hours, enhanced maternity/paternity package, in-house subsidised catering, support with relocation, a Cycle to Work scheme and free bike servicing, and social events.

We welcome and encourage applications from qualified candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.