Machinima Artist (SMG4)

Sydney, NSW | Part/Full-time | Flexible Work Arrangement

Job Info 

Glitch Productions is looking for a highly capable and creative machinima artist who will help create content for our Machinima Comedy Series SMG4.

We predominately use Garry's Mod and Project 64 (Super Mario 64) to create shots and Sony Vegas to edit. No prerequisite in this software is needed (all taught on the job) however is a bonus!

Responsibilities

The role involves two kinds of content creation;

-Non Scripted Content-

  • For this, the artist is expected to create 'reaction style' and 'shitpost' videos with our characters. These are non-scripted and are up to the artist how they creatively go about this. Here's an example;
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTuNRarn4AE

  • It also involves making 'shorts' for example;
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QsAYoLEVKSc

  • The machinima artist will be working alongside other machinima artists and our director (SMG4) will be giving feedback and directive periodically.

  • This will be the MAIN kind of content the artist will be creating.

-Scripted Content-

  • Following a script and creating/animating content for our main SMG4 series for example;
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dy03JJsbkc

  • Note that episodes are predominately memey in terms of comedy (like the above) HOWEVER we also don't shy away from mature/emotional scenes. Strong animation/cinematography/editing skills would come in great hand here. FOR EXAMPLE;
    https://youtu.be/vEWR3NtcneY?t=1381

Qualifications/Experience 

  • MUST have a strong understanding of internet/meme culture.

  • MUST have a strong understanding of pop culture, cartoons, and Nintendo games.

  • MUST understand ‘Gen-Z’/Shitpost style humor and write comedy-driven stories based around this.

  • MUST enjoy SMG4 content

  • Editing skills with software such as Adobe Premiere or Sony Vegas

  • Good understanding of cinematography techniques

Bonus Skills

  • Keen interest and knowledge in Nintendo games and characters.

  • Experience in 3D animation

  • Experience in layout or storyboarding

  • Experience in Garys Mod, Unreal Engine, or Unity

  • Experience with VFX 

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