Capture Artist

Job Locations US-MD-Hunt Valley
Job ID
Regular Full-Time


ZeniMax Online Studios is seeking a creative and energetic Capture Artist to join our Creative Services team. The Capture Artist will help create in-game promotional art for one of the most beloved, award-winning franchises in history, and will bring to life action or story sequences through control of lighting, characters, and props while maintaining the look, feel, and essence of the game experience.


  • Create cinematic images through creative use of in-engine game tools
  • Support the studio and marketing teams to deliver world-class visual assets
  • Help capture imagery for print, online media, ads, and in-game UI
  • Receive and provide feedback in a constructive and collaborative manner
  • Critique one’s own work, be self-motivated, and meet set deadlines


  • 2+ years of relevant experience in the industry or educational equivalent
  • Strong understanding of cinematography, design intent, and character narrative
  • Excellent composition, lighting, and camera angle choices; must have a portfolio demonstrating excellence in composition, color theory, and narrative; photography examples are a plus
  • Exceptional eye for color theory in a visual media
  • Artistic and creative vision
  • Must have a positive attitude, be a team player, and have excellent communication skills both verbally and written
  • Ability to adapt to changing creative direction
  • Proficient user of Photoshop

Preferred Skills

  • An understanding of video games and gamer communities
  • Working knowledge of current 3D software or game engine (e.g. Unity, Unreal)
  • Worldbuilding and Environment Art production experience
  • Familiarity with video editing tools (Premiere preferred)
  • Training in anatomy and animation fundamentals is a plus

Salary Range

Capture Artist - The typical base pay range for this position at the start of employment is expected to be between $55,000 - $140,000 per year.


ZeniMax has different base pay ranges for different work locations within the United States, which allows us to pay employees competitively and consistently in different geographic markets. The range above reflects the potential base pay across the U.S. for this role; the applicable base pay range will depend on what ultimately is determined to be the candidate’s primary work location. Individual base pay depends on various factors, in addition to primary work location, such as complexity and responsibility of role, job duties/requirements, and relevant experience and skills. Base pay ranges are reviewed and typically updated each year. Offers are made within the base pay range applicable at the time.


At ZeniMax certain roles are eligible for additional rewards, such as merit increases and discretionary bonuses. These awards are allocated based on individual performance and are not guaranteed. Benefits/perks listed here may vary depending on the nature of employment with ZeniMax and the country work location. U.S.-based employees have access to healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, wellbeing benefits, paid vacation time, paid sick and mental health time, and several paid holidays, among others.

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