Video Producer

New York
Jul 28, 2014
Aug 27, 2014
Human Resources Department
Digital Media, Other
Full Time
The Museum of Modern Art is currently accepting applications for a Video Producer in its Digital Media Department. Reporting to the Associate Director, Digital Media the Producer details and executes MoMA’s content strategy for video, producing content to build and engage audiences within a clearly defined strategic framework and oversees the production and distribution of video at two extremes: high-quality video for exhibitions and the collection, and informal behind-the-scenes clips for social channels.

Specific responsibilities include:

?Establishes and collaborates with a small commissioning board to determine the editorial vision, audience development goals, scope and rhythm of an annual program of video, working within a delegated budget.

?Works with curators, conservators, educators, and other specialist staff to create compelling video content for a range of audiences - both original content and content adapted from existing footage. Ensures that video content is delivered on time and within budget.

?Coordinates the live-streaming of events, performances, and symposia, and oversees the selection, circulation and reuse of short extracts.

?Coordinates with the Digital Planning and Innovation (DPI) group to evaluate new collaboration and distribution opportunities. Works with the marketing and social media team to determine the most effective social distribution strategies and acts as the editor of MoMA’s video channels, such as YouTube.

?Communicates regularly with stakeholders and collaborators so that priorities and progress are widely understood. Ensures that performance metrics are defined, tracked, and reported.

?Works as part of an informal design network within MoMA, collaborating with peers from the Audio Visual, Advertising and Graphic Design, Interpretation, and Exhibition Design and Production. Ensures that the Associate Director - Digital Media, Senior Creative Director - Advertising and Graphics Design, and Director - Audio Visual, are involved in creative direction and brand implementation.

?Works with Imaging and Visual Resources, General Counsel, and Archives to develop digital asset management procedures and systems.

?Actively researches user-generated content and new and popular formats, and enables creative reuse of assets by developing and maintaining standards, tools and templates, and fair use guidance.

?Identifies new talent to build a roster of filmmakers, video production companies, and image producers to keep MoMA at the forefront of digital in museums. Establishes and manages an annual program of film fellows to produce informal short-form content for use on social and email channels.

Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in film or another creative discipline and three or more years experience producing a variety of short-form video content or equivalent. Proven editorial, creative, and technical flair in the production of short-form video, from scriptwriting/storyboarding to editing. Expert understanding of the competitive landscape, audience trends, social media, and other distribution channels. Excellent planning, project management, and communication skills, with proven experience in managing concurrent projects. Ability to work proactively, collaboratively, and effectively under pressure with a wide variety of Museum staff and outside partners. Interest and knowledge of art preferred. While the successful candidate should have training and experience as a generalist filmmaker, this is a producer role and encompasses commissioning, production, distribution, and reuse.

Please send a cover letter and resume to Include the job title in the subject line of your message. Applications must include salary requirements.

The Museum of Modern Art is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

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