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Video Producer, BuzzFeed Blue

BuzzFeed, Los Angeles

The social news and entertainment company.


BuzzFeed Blue is looking for a creative and resourceful producer who can conceive and quickly execute compelling short form video content for the web and other digital platforms. Must be a native of the digital and pop cultural landscape with intimate knowledge of the latest and greatest in social media, content and emerging technology/platforms.

For this role, we are specifically looking for an information junkie with the video production and/or After Effects chops to create cutting-edge science, tech, gaming, or sports video content. Sample video content that we have produced is below, but this role has the opportunity to shape how BuzzFeed creates video content targeted towards the BuzzFeed Blue channel.

This job is full-time, based in Los Angeles, and we offer competitive compensation and stock option program.

Responsibilities

  • Jack-of-all-trades who can conceptualize, shoot, and edit videos and/or animate videos for the BuzzFeed Blue channel
  • Generate ideas for, and experiment with, new formats and content types for BuzzFeed Blue
  • Keep track of viral trends across all verticals, create content around them, and analyze the results of your work
  • Work with the team to give notes, brainstorm, and schedule regular releases of videos
  • Research science, tech, video games, geek, and/or music-related Youtube trends, popular content, and stories - Research sports-related Youtube trends, popular content, and stories
  • Works with the Publishing team to use data to help inform creative decisions
  • Has a tasteful eye for detail, formatting, and consistency
  • Can work fast and meet deadlines
  • Can work independently
  • Experience in video production (shooting, editing, lighting, etc.)
  • Has experience creating related content for YouTube

Requirements

  • 3-5 years of experience creating video content
  • A love of experimentation and trying to tell stories in new and different ways
  • A competitive drive -- you enjoy winning and really going for it
  • Proven ability to create compelling, shareable web video
  • Ability to work in small teams as well as go off on your own.
  • A positive, curious, playful disposition (no haters)
  • Has a proven interest in science, tech, video games, sports, and/or geek culture
  • Is an information and internet junkie who spends hours online consuming content from sources like YouTube trending, Reddit, podcasts, etc.
  • Can work fast and meet deadlines
  • Can work independently
  • Has experience creating YouTube video content strongly preferred
  • Huge bonus if has animation and/or After Effects skills

Sample Videos:

I Tried Escaping A Bounty Hunter

Regular People Wrestle Sumo Champions

We Trained Like Superheroes For 30 Days

The High Guys Decorate Cakes

I Tried Medical Marijuana For My Chronic Pain

Scared People Play Friday The 13th: The Game

Gamers Watch Professional Halo For The First Time

People Get Earwax Extractions For The First Time

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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 19 cities around the world and more than 1500 employees including reporters, video producers, data scientists, engineers, brand strategists, and more. We fuse hard work and fun, through a culture of experimentation, teamwork, equality, and humble confidence. 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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