Post Production Generalist at BuzzFeed

New York

Post Production Generalist (NY)

BuzzFeed Motion Pictures is searching for an exceptional Post Production Generalist to own and oversee all technical aspects of post production, media, training and support for our New York Video Team. We run our own internal studio where we write, direct, and produce BuzzFeed video content. We are looking for smart, skilled, passionate self-starters to join our growing team.


  • Train and Provide Technical Support to Video Producers of all skillsets with Adobe Creative Cloud applications (including Premiere Pro, Photoshop, After Effects and Media Encoder) and video workflow
  • Facilitate Physical and Digital Media Requests (Hard Drives, CF/SD Cards, Project/Asset Requests, Archiving, File Transfers, etc)
  • Create and manage accounts related to stock resources, file servers and services and online platforms)
  • Act as SME for all things technical related to Video and Post Production Technology (Camera, Apps, Codecs/Formats, New Technology, etc)
  • Provide Technical Notes and Feedback on Rough and Final Cuts as needed
  • Work with Production and Video Producers to support Production Technology needs (Live Studio, Video Shoots, DIT)
  • Liaise with IT for all technology needs (hardware, software, workflow, systems, etc)
  • Other Post Production, Media and Technical duties as assigned
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • Must have work authorization to work in the United States

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Film, Media, Information Technology or related field
  • 4+ years experience in post production or digital field 
  • 4+ Years of Premiere Pro Experience (Editing, Media Management, Encoding)
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud apps including Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator, Media Encoder and After Effects
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office or Google Apps
  • Knowledge of digital media including codecs, image types, resolutions, frame rates
  • Working knowledge of Post Production processes
  • Knowledge of shared storage, file servers, file transfer platforms and MAMs/DAMs
  • Knowledge of digital media including codecs, image types, resolutions, frame rates
  • A patient and coaching demeanor for training new producers on editing software

Desired Characteristics 

  • A passion for technology, filmmaking and digital platforms
  • Must be proactive and self-starting, able work without supervision
  • Must have strong leadership and communication skills
  • Must have the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment with multiple moving parts
  • Must be meticulous, technical, organized, and focused at the same time

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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