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Video Producer at BuzzFeed

New York


Video Producer

BuzzFeed’s video team in New York is looking for a creative and resourceful social video junkie who can create compelling original videos and/or manage a team of creatives for any and all of our social pages. Must be a native of the digital and pop cultural landscape with intimate knowledge of the latest and greatest in social media and emerging technology/platforms.  Must love to experiment and not see it as a step down to make something quick and low-budget. Must not be precious. The ideal candidate has a background in independent video production and genuinely believes the internet and social media is an amazing place full of creative people doing incredible things.

This job is full-time, based in New York, and we offer competitive compensation and a stock option program.   

Responsibilities:

  • Create, shoot, edit, and produce videos for any one of BuzzFeed’s social pages
  • Excellent sense of pace and timing, a knowledge for the best ways to grab viewers, and a sense for how to tell a powerful story in as little time as possible.
  • A love of experimentation and trying to tell stories in new and different ways
  • Make creative, fun, and social-driven videos that people will like and share across any of our platforms
  • Generate ideas for, and experiment with, new formats and content types
  • Keep track of viral trends across all verticals, create content around them, and analyze the results of your work

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of experience with all forms of video production and equally proficient with a DSLR as a mobile phone
  • Strong passion for social media and all things internet (writing skills a plus)
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Premiere pro, Photoshop etc. -- After Effects skills a plus)
  • A scrappy competitive drive -- you enjoy winning and really going for it no matter what tools you are provided with
  • Ability to work on your own as well as in small teams
  • Proven experience leading a small team or short term initiative
  • Organized with your time and a solid understanding of how long your projects will take
  • A positive, curious, playful disposition (no haters, no preciousness)
  • Organized with your time and a solid understanding of how long your projects will take
  • A team-oriented leader who also works well independently

About BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed is the leading independent digital media and tech company delivering news and entertainment content to a global audience. We have offices in 18 cities around the world and more than 1300 employees including reporters, video producers, data scientists, engineers, brand strategists, and more. We infuse hard work and fun though a culture of experimentation, teamwork, equality, humble confidence, and infusing hard work and fun. As an employee, you’ll enjoy perks like office events, snacks, career development courses, and no work on your birthday! But most importantly, you’ll work with inspiring colleagues to build tools and create content that helps connect people all over the world.

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