Director of Video Content

Employer
Location
Los Angeles
Posted
Mar 18, 2014
Closes
Apr 17, 2014
Contact
Gregory Ellwood
Duration
Full Time
Premier entertainment news site and video content company is looking for a candidate to oversee department of three editors and shooters.

HitFix's video group produces original comedy content, edits/shoots red carpet interviews and creates original entertainment content for partner delivery. Candidate will bring creative and production experience to an already energetic team. Candidate will have no problem with also editing and/or shooting on a daily basis.

Ideal candidate is quick, detail-oriented, organized and personable, with camera talent. Experience with photography and lighting is a must. Experience in comedy or short form content and live production a must. Basic gaffing and sound engineering knowledge is a plus. Press/ENG experience is a plus. DP experience for commercial, television, film or internet is a plus. Access to or experience with Canon DSLR camera is also a plus. Experience with YouTube and social media a plus.

This is a full-time position in West Hollywood/Los Angeles area.

Duties:
Managing staff of three video editing of regular, daily short-form (1-10 minute) videos for Interview and Entertainment Press junkets, Premieres and Red Carpets. Shooting sit-down (1-3 subjects) and press-line interviews, run-and-gun event coverage, ENG coverage for set visits, lighting and directing shoots for original scripted comedy and narrative videos, and gaffing and/or camera operating for small studio original web series and live broadcasts.


Required:
5 + Years experience as shooter
5 + Years experience as video editor
2-3 Years supervising video team or editors
Expert knowledge of Final Cut (or Premiere) and Photoshop
Quick, Detail Oriented, Highly Organized and Personable
Love of Film, Television and/or Music


Recommended
Press/ENG/Red Carpet Camera experience
On Location Sound Engineering experience
Gaffing experience
Motion Graphics skill in Adobe After Effects
Experience Directing Photography
Canon DSLR familiarity

Do not approach traditional HitFix editorial about this position. To apply, please send resume and references to video@hitfix.com