Gameplay Capture Artist (Temporary Assignment)

This position is for a temporary engagement through our staffing partner DZConnex.

Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States for this position.

Why Naughty Dog?

For nearly 40 years, Naughty Dog has been crafting best-selling, critically acclaimed games that constantly push the boundaries of narrative, gameplay, and technology. We’ve been busy at the Kennel, most recently releasing The Last of Us Part I, a complete and faithful remake of the original game, rebuilt from the ground up and fully optimized for the PlayStation 5 and currently in development for PC. As a part of the Naughty Dog legacy, you’ll be continuing the development of extraordinary and enduring experiences for a broad, global range of audiences.

Naughty Dog games have long been lauded for their evocative, character-driven stories and attention to detail. We are committed to innovation within our games and as such have curated some of the top creative and technically innovative minds in the industry. We welcome diverse candidates and believe that a broad range of cultural and life experiences contribute to the overall well-being and success of the studio and the titles we craft together.

Naughty Dog is growing our Editorial team!

We’re looking for a Trailer Editor to elevate our team’s capabilities. The video editor responsible for cutting the trailers and supporting the marketing team with major public-facing assets.



  • The Gameplay Capture Artist works with our video editing and trailer teams to produce outstanding videos using exclusively in-game shots
  • In addition, they will work closely with the Design and Programming departments to script complex shots to allow for faster iteration
  • Position will apply custom internal tools to shoot and display games in new ways
  • Gameplay capture artist will shoot in both single and multiplayer scenarios
  • Identify and capture cinematic content from within a game, crafting imagery which demonstrates the game’s aesthetics and technical assets
  • Rapidly master games in development
  • Use debug functions as well new and evolving in-game tools to create footage
  • Work with varying levels of supervision and creative direction, ranging from complete autonomy to working with a director to capture specific requests
  • Work at a fast pace on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Problem-solve to achieve the best possible results while working within the confines of unfinished technology

Requirements & Skills:

  • World-class player of current platform (PS5, PS4, PC) video game titles including Naughty Dog IP
  • Experience creating visual content in digital or standard media (video, photography, gaming, etc.)
  • Thorough understanding of and passion for Naughty Dog’s games specifically
  • Creative, collaborative, and adaptable
  • Excellent communication, organization, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to perform at a high level whether working as part of a team or independently
  • A strong work ethic and a desire to get the job done right no matter what
  • Creative, problem solver, able to see angles or shots that others don’t

Bonus Skills:

Please note that these are desirable skills and are not required to apply for the position.

  • Programming experience
  • Multiplayer capture experience 
  • Video editing experience 
  • A technical assessment will be administered for this role 

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression, and gender reassignment), race (including color, nationality, ethnic, national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or parental status, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees, and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.


At SIE, we consider several factors when setting each role’s base pay range, including the competitive benchmarking data for the market and geographic location. Please note that the base pay range may vary in line with our hybrid working policy and individual base pay will be determined based on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location.

In addition, this role may be eligible for bonus and SIE’s top-tier benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, matching 401(k), paid time off, wellness program and coveted employee discounts for Sony products. 

Please note depending on employment type these benefits may vary.

The estimated base pay range for this role is listed below.
$70,700$106,100 USD
Trailer Editor (Temporary Assignment)