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!

The Community team is expanding Null Signal’s social media team in order to improve response time to queries from players, as well as to increase engagement of the playerbase with Netrunner. You will collaborate with team leads, the website editing team, and the Community manager, but also act autonomously. As an outward-facing role with control of our social media, it is vital that you have great communication skills, interpersonal skills, professionalism, and trustworthiness.  To apply to join our Social Media team, please fill out this form.

Duties:

  • Make announcements on behalf of other NSG teams 
  • Publicize blog posts on all our social media
  • Create hype and excitement for NSG events and releases on our social accounts
  • Respond to queries from players and people curious about the game
  • Relay queries and issues to the appropriate NSG team, and relay back the reply
  • Share and amplify positive coverage of Netrunner and NSG
  • Share and amplify noteworthy community events, content, and other endeavors
  • Share and amplify non-Netrunner related news that align with NSG’s ethos and values 
  • Maintain follower engagement and build community by posting other fun/interesting Netrunner-adjacent content (example

Must-have skills:

  • Excellent written communication skills in English for social media copywriting.
  • Ability to engage with community members of social media in a professional, calm, and constructive manner. 
  • Good judgement, a sense of responsibility, and worthy of being trusted with being the public face of NSG. 
  • Ability to receive delegated access to our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts, i.e. must have an account of your own to delegate access to (required – must have an account of your own to delegate access to)
  • Conduct all communications in line with the NSG Code of Conduct and in accordance with our ethos and brand image, and moderate comments and responses to our posts to remove any instances of hateful or offensive speech.

Preferred skills

  • History of participation in the Netrunner community 
  • Technical familiarity with Facebook, Meta Business Suite, Twitter, IG, and Mastodon, in particular their page management, moderation, and scheduling tools (can be learned on the job)
  • Familiarity with basic social media management and digital marketing principles, e.g. how to boost engagement and increase reach, how to understand analytics (can be learned on the job)
  • Knowledge of other languages in addition to English (nice to have, would be a big plus)
  • Graphic design and video editing skills, e.g. to crop a piece of art for a post or make graphics (example) are a plus
  • Note: Be sure to mention your time zone – the ability to cover a time zone our team does not currently cover, or to double-cover our busiest time period, is a plus
  • Familiarity with TikTok (nice to have)

A note on diversity

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 NSG different experiences and points of view than what we currently have on our team.

NOTE: Null Signal Games is a volunteer organization. All roles at Null Signal Games are unpaid.

To apply to join our Social Media team, click here!

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 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.

Can you run the net in multiple languages?


Null Signal Games is committed to ensuring as many people around the world as possible can play Netrunner in the language of their choice. Your work as a translator is essential to making this happen! As a translator, you will work with the other translators for your language to translate upcoming card sets (and older card sets, if they don’t already exist in your language) and the NSG website. You will be joining a motivated team, with a mix of people who have been translating for NSG since the beginning and newer recruits.

Job responsibilities include:

– Translating card text for upcoming sets using our translation software to translate all the text on a card
– Proofreading cards before publication by checking the final cards for layout issues, typos, inaccuracies, etc.
– Translating website text in our ongoing project to translate our website using our translation software

Must-Have Skills

– Native speaker of the language you will be translating into (usually your mother tongue), with excellent written language skills

– Excellent English skills, sufficient to grasp the nuances of both rules text and flavor text and to communicate with other NSG members

– Attention to detail

– Good IT skills – able to quickly learn how to use new software (translation software)


Preferred Skills

– Translation experience, especially with board/card/videogames

– Good time management

– Deep knowledge of the Netrunner rules and card pool

– Self-motivated and patient

Our current team 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 NSG different experiences and points of view than what we currently have on our team.

To apply to be a Translation Team Member, please fill out this form.

All Positions within NSG are non-paid volunteer positions. NSG is a non-profit, and everything we make from the game is reinvested into the game!

We look forward to your applications!