Join Null Signal Games

Null Signal Games is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to supporting and expanding the game of Netrunner. From time to time, new positions within the organization become available. If you want to put your unique skills and passion for the game to work, check out the postings below and consider applying!

Please note: these positions are unpaid. You can and should expect to learn and practice new skills, but Null Signal Games is an all-volunteer organization.

We’re always looking for more playtesters to help us shape the future of the game! Click here to apply for Ban List testing, or click here to apply for product testing (which is currently testing the cycle after Borealis, codenamed “Bell Tower”). To join testing for the Eternal format, join this Discord server. All levels of experience with the game welcome!

Null Signal Games is looking to expand and ensure around-the-planet/clock coverage for live streaming of official Null Signal Games events.

As an Associate Streamer, you will be involved in live broadcasts for official Null Signal Games events (including tournaments in various formats) through our Twitch and YouTube accounts. You will also be invited to help out in shaping the multimedia presence Null Signal Games has on streaming/video platforms, including promotional/educational content for the game and more – the screen is the limit!

You can see examples of past live streams on our YouTube channel.

Examples of tasks:

  • Managing and tweaking audio settings for the whole stream (including audio of stream guests via Discord)
  • Navigating between and on different sites involved in a live event (jinteki.net, cobr.ai, netrunnerdb.com, alwaysberunning.net, nullsignal.games, etc.)
  • Navigating on jinteki.net and highlighting relevant content to ensure a clear and informative experience for the stream viewers
  • Managing the guest schedule and incoming/leaving stream guests
  • Co-moderating the live stream chat with other Null Signal Games members
  • Running prize raffles/giveaways via the Twitch chat
  • Creating visual/audio elements for Null Signal Games streams/content (starting/intermission/ending screens, audio/video trailers or jingles, etc.)
  • Commentating on ongoing live games (optional)

Skills:

  • Ability to act professionally on stream (i.e.: can we “give you the keys” to the official stream and trust you to make decisions that reflect Null Signal Games well?)
  • Good communication skills using text/audio channels
  • Hosting and moderating live online events/chats
  • Practical knowledge of various game-related sites: jinteki.net, cobr.ai, netrunnerdb.com, alwaysberunning.net, nullsignal.games
  • Producing live online streams using various software options
  • Using various browser extensions/”hacks” to modify displayed content
  • Using Discord; specifically, the group audio chat feature
  • Practical knowledge of any of the following streaming tools: OBS, Streamlabs, Restream, Voicemeeter

This is a learning role — if you aren’t an expert in any or all of these skills, that’s not a problem, we can help you learn!

To apply to be an Associate Streamer, complete the following form.

NOTE: Null Signal Games is a volunteer organization. This role is unpaid, as are all roles in the organization.

As an associate organizer, you will help with projects from various parts of Organized Play. You will carry out basic but essential tasks within the Organized Play department, working with other roles within Organized Play, such as the Prize Coordinator, to help them complete larger projects. You will also serve as an associate judge at online events, handling judge calls and data entry to keep the tournaments running smoothly.

Examples of Tasks:

  • Find vendors for prizes the Prize Coordinator decides to offer for events
  • Get quotes for prizes to help the Prize Coordinator create event budgets
  • Work with the Visual Team to create logos and art that meet the specs of prize suppliers
  • Take judge calls and either adjudicate or gather the necessary information to escalate to senior judges
  • Use cobr.ai and other tools to keep the tournament running properly

We are looking for folks who have and/or are looking to hone the following skills/experience:

  • Research abilities / “google speed”
  • Basic experience with Excel/Google Sheets
  • Basic knowledge of Netrunner Rules
  • This is a learning role — if you aren’t an expert in any or all of these, that’s not a problem, we can help you learn!

To apply for the role of Organized Play Associate Organizer, please complete this form.

NOTE: Null Signal Games is a volunteer organization. This role is unpaid, as are all roles in the organization.

As a Prize Distributor, you will be responsible for making sure people get their prizes. You will take large shipments from the Prize Coordinator and repackage them to distribute to the participants of online tournaments, and you’ll handle tracking progress on prize shipping. In the tournament offseason, you will help the Organized Play department by assisting with tasks assigned by the OP Manager, Scheduling & Logistics Coordinator, or Prize Coordinator.

All relevant expenses (including postage, packaging materials, customs duties, and, if necessary, storage) will be reimbursed by

  • Null Signal Games on production of receipts.
  • We are currently looking for Prize Distributors based in the USA and the UK.

    Examples of Tasks:

    • Track and receive shipments from the Prize Coordinator
    • Repackage items and ship to individuals
    • Complete small tasks assigned by other team members in off periods

    If you want to join our awesome team, we are looking for folks who have and/or are looking to pick up the following skills/experience:

    • Basic knowledge of packing materials and how to solidly pack items of various sizes
    • Knowledge of how to do bulk shipping through FedEx, UPS, or USPS
    • Basic knowledge of tournament structure and event organizing is a plus

    To apply for the role of Prize Distributor, please complete the US form if you are in the US, or the UK form if you are in the UK.

    NOTE: Null Signal Games is a volunteer organization. This role is unpaid, as are all roles in the organization.

    As a Recruitment Associate, you will assist the Recruitment Lead in establishing recruiting processes, sourcing talent for the organization, and handling inbound applications. Null Signal Games can only make Netrunner if there are enough people in Null Signal Games, so this role is crucial. The recruitment team is very new, so there’s a chance to make a huge impact on how this team will function.

    Examples of Tasks:

    • Ensure that role postings are up-to-date
    • Collaborate with teams across Null Signal Games to write/update job descriptions for open roles
    • Research automated job board solutions to support a move away from the article paradigm
    • Support the goal of establishing common recruiting practices by talking with team leads across the organization
    • Identify upcoming chances to source new candidates (e.g. large tournaments)

    We are looking for folks who have and/or are looking to pick up the following skills/experience:

    • Communication abilities
    • Basic knowledge of recruiting is a plus, but is not necessary
    • Experience with project management is a plus, but not necessary

    To apply for the role of Recruitment Associate, please complete this form.

    NOTE: Null Signal Games is a volunteer organization. This role is unpaid, as are all roles in the organization.

    The Marketing Team at Null Signal Games is all about sharing our love of the game with others. We are focused on social media, content creators, content creation, and one of our biggest areas, conventions!

    Marketing for Null Signal Games is unlike any other marketing job you will come across. Revenue growth is not part of the equation for us. We aim to get this amazing game into as many people’s hands as possible. A download from our PnP files, a new account on Jinteki.net, or even someone playing some other way like on Tabletop Simulator is just as important as a sale for us.

    If you join the marketing team you will be working on a bunch of different initiatives of varying sizes. For instance, you could be organizing our presence at a convention, working with a content creator on a video, or working with some other people in Null Signal Games for a new stream idea.

    Our team is open to the ideas that you bring, and we are always looking for new perspectives and experiences.

    Must-have Skills
    -Ability to work on multiple projects at once
    -Ability to operate with a large degree of autonomy
    -Ability to act professionally as a representative of Null Signal Games when meeting with industry professionals at conventions or discussing the org online.

    Preferred Skills
    The following skills are not required, but they may help you stand out.
    -Convention experience working booths
    -Experience with social media and engaging with tabletop industry professionals
    -Analytics analysis from social media
    -Knowledge about budgeting/budgeting software
    -Experience with crowdfunding platforms
    -Experience with charities and charity drives

    Our current team also acknowledges that the tabletop industry as a whole needs to do a better job with diversity. We are prioritizing those applicants that can bring to Null Signal Games different experiences and points of view than what we currently have on our team.

    To apply to be a marketing team member, please complete this form.

    NOTE: Null Signal Games is a volunteer organization. This role is unpaid, as are all roles in the organization.

    We look forward to your applications!