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PlayBrain

PlayBrain

Design
Posted on Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Founded in Tokyo in 2016, PlayBrain develops and fosters communication channels with gamers. From our Tokyo headquarters, we are part of the Japanese gaming community, allowing us to understand the interests and passions directly. With our strong international network, we connect with gamers and businesses involved with games around the world creating unique opportunities in Japan and abroad.

WHAT OUR CREATIVE TEAM DOES
The Creative Team is responsible for providing design for all of our different projects. The type of work can consist of branding, marketing, broadcast design and video. We work closely with all the different departments, such as the production and development teams.

RESPONSIBILITIES
・Designing graphics for:
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Logos and key visuals
- Online broadcast graphics (streamed on Twitch, Mildon, Youtube, etc.)
- Social media assets (marketing / promotion of LJL games with news, highlights from the broadcasts)

・Merchandise design, such as T-shirts, desk mats, keyrings, pin badges etc.
・Photoshoot for people and products. Photoshoot & image retouching (directing esports players for posing, selecting
photographs, setting up scenes for products).
・Active knowledge of the esports scene in Japan and internationally.
・Contributing to meetings through brainstorming, discussion, presentation, strategy, etc.
・Work closely with the design team and other divisions of the company
・Video editing & motion graphics, content for broadcast interval videos, intro videos, social media.
・Interest in video production, storyboarding, post production (editing, colour correction, music).

Must have skills :

Excellent knowledge of esports games, awareness of technicalities of live broadcast to understand how gameplay elements fit as a whole

Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere, Typography (Japanese)
Design principles
Ideation (Research / Idea Generation / Evaluation / Refinement)
Deck building and presentation delivery
Brand Design
Can design for both digital and physical (mostly digital)
Interpersonal skill
Design Strategy / Problem Solving
Esports Knowledge
4+ years experience as a Designer (mid-career)