Archive Team Photographer (EU/AU Times)

Archive Team

12 hours/event

Volunteer

Any Timezone

Overview

Furality Online Xperience is the furry convention that celebrates the VR furry fandom!

Furality, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) public charity that operates a semi-annual online convention, which is made possible by our innovative and exciting use of virtual reality. By combining the best parts of VR and the furry community, we’ve created an immersive event that brings together the furry fandom in an extraordinary way.

Why Furality needs you!

The Furality team is a close-knit and diverse group of furries that are passionate about driving the VR furry fandom forward and having fun! You'll need to be 18 years of age or older to participate as a member of the Furality team.

Since our team is located around the world, all Furality team members work together remotely using our organization's collaboration tools, such as Discord and Notion.

What you'll do!

NOTE: This application is for EU-based working hours of 12pm - 8pm GMT and/or AU-based working hours of 1pm - 9pm AET during the event weekend. Please note which time block you are appling for in your application.

As an Archive Team Photographer, you will help us by being behind the camera and capturing the life of the event, people having fun, dancers, the shows, and the magic that happens at our events! During our events, you will operate a virtual camera within VRChat to take photos. Someone who has experience in photography in VRChat, and a terrific eye for catching action would be a great fit for this position.

  • Operate virtual handheld camera and virtual camera drone using VRCLens in VRChat
  • Capture photos of virtual worlds, attendees, interactions, and additional storytelling of our events in VRChat
  • Move between VRChat instances as directed to ensure event coverage
  • Organize and catalog photos using internal tooling
  • Closely follow the action as requested, keeping the subject in focus, and report any problems to the Archive Team Lead
  • Upload all photos to provided cloud storage
  • Use Discord voice and text channels to communicate with Archive Team Lead and the production team
  • Work with the rest of the team to capture different types of photos in VRChat
  • Participate in creative briefings and brainstorms with the production team
  • Shoot poses that don’t look posed (off guards/roaming) as well as getting the people's attention and ask to take their photos!

Qualifications

  • A portfolio/examples of past photos taken - (please link to in application)
  • Strong working knowledge of photography and the VRCLens and/or VRChat camera
  • Ability to respond quickly and effectively to directions from Team Leads
  • Ability to configure and upload VRChat avatars in Unity
  • Access to VRChat and PCVR headset required
  • A strong enough computer to handle taking photos at 4k of VRChat instances with 25+ furry avatars on no safety settings (Please note in your application your system specs)
  • Should have at least 25GB of free space to work with per event weekend
  • Flexibility with working hours during the weekend of our Furality events

Extra skills that make our tails wag!

  • Previous experience in event photography or related disciplines
  • Live event experience
  • Experience with taking group photos
  • Experience with color correction