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Videographer / Video Editor

First Contact Entertainment is seeking a talented Videographer / Video Editor to join our Creative Services team. You’ll work with a small team to produce high quality content for a new Web Show about tech, games, game developers, and the gaming industry at large -- all with a humorous edge. The ideal candidate will have experience as a videographer, creating and editing short-form entertaining video content for YouTube, social media, and/or traditional media. Having a passion for content creation, tech, and video games is a must. Recent graduates and those with a willingness to learn are always encouraged to apply.

Area

Creative Services

Job Type

Location

Full Time

Santa Monica, CA USA

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Produce Web Show content in collaboration with our host and Creative Services team

  • Work with team on scheduling, equipment lists, and production plans -- focused on short-form media

  • Help decide on equipment needed for quality filmmaking, audio capture, and editing

  • Effectively provide direction to interviewees/talent when needed

  • Set-up, light, shoot, and edit content for weekly uploads

  • Edit videos in a timely manner

  • Export videos in formats suitable for uploading on multiple social media channels

  • File management - organize workflow efficiently within Creative Services team

  • Effectively collaborate with other departments, as needed

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience in offsite, 'pick-up and go' style filmmaking at events, etc.

  • Experience in green screen compositing

  • Experience in an editing style for the digital media / social media world

  • Experience with multiple camera set-up

  • Proficient in Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects (Adobe creative suite a plus)

  • Experience in building a show set - framing, lighting, filming with natural and studio lights

  • Experience in operating and mixing audio

  • Proficient in applying notes and revisions under tight deadlines

  • Proficient in file management, G Suite

  • Experience doing basic sound editing in Premiere and Audition

  • Ability to follow an aesthetic package and style guide

  • Ensure quality standards are maintained

  • Must be currently eligible to work in the USA

DESIRED SKILLS

  • Experience with a show/series format

  • Experience with live streaming, game streaming, OBS

  • Knowledge of color correction in Adobe Premiere

  • Knowledge of video codecs utilized in online content creation workflows

  • Gif-making from video clips

  • Positive and upbeat demeanor

  • Attention to detail

  • A sense of humor, enjoys a fun team environment

  • Passion for video games, VR, new tech, memes, and pop culture!

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
  • At least 2 years of video production / editing experience (can be from one’s academic career)

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send all required documents listed below to:

jobs@firstcontactent.com

      

SUBMISSION / PORTFOLIO REQUIREMENTS
  • Resume

  • Cover letter

  • Link to videos, a reel, or a YouTube channel containing videos you have produced/shot/edited