Director of Video Content – HitFix (Los Angeles)
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 is 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.
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.
- 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
- 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
This position is based in Los Angeles and is expected to work out of our company office located at 8322 Beverly Blvd in Los Angeles, CA. Compensation will be commensurate with experience, but will consist of a base salary, commissions and stock options.
Check out our website at www.hitfix.com to get a better understanding of our company and send inquiries/resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org
You must be a US resident and authorized to work in the US. HitFix is an equal opportunity employer. No recruiters please.