Videographer (Freelance)

Refinery29, New York

A modern woman's destination for how to live a stylish, well-rounded life


About the team:

  • We’re looking for an experienced videographer to join R29’s expanding in-house video department. If you love nothing more than to be in the field shooting and producing video content you’ll love this job.

What Makes an R29er?

  • You have commitment and passion about the mission of R29 to be a catalyst for women to feel, see, and claim their power and realize their infinite potential.
  • The ideal candidate for this position will be extremely detailed, organized and a skilled multi-tasker with strong written and verbal communication skills. Experience in digital media planning is a plus. Previous or current experience working with fashion, retail or entertainment required. 

What you'll do: 

  • Shooting a variety of styles of original and branded content, in the field and in the studio, including documentary pieces, commercial-style shoots, long-form, etc. 
  • Organizing shot footage for post-production as well as for archives.
  • Periodically producing shoots in the field – your own and others’ – including directing cameras, dealing with talent, and obtaining signed releases and clearances.
  • Working with producers to properly set up shoots and projects.
  • Travel for domestic and/or international shoots, as required.
  • Help create and develop ideas for specific shoots or serialized shows as a member of R29 editorial and creative team.

What you have: 

  • 3+ years of experience shooting – both DSLR and pro-sumer cameras.
  • 2+ years of experience production experience.
  • Knows how to handle both audio and video in the field; knowledgeable on how to light scenes.
  • Strong understanding of storytelling – visually and narratively.
  • Workable editing skills using Final Cut 7 or Adobe Premiere
  • Unwavering desire to learn more about your craft and continue to become better.
  • Ability to cohesively and effectively work within a large creative organization, to embrace new experiences and take direction well. We welcome smart, intuitive candidates who have a passion for working in video production and for storytelling.
  • A deep love of beauty, style, wellness, and news is a bonus.

About Refinery29

Refinery29, the largest independent fashion and style website in the United States, is a lifestyle platform that delivers nonstop inspiration to live a more stylish and creative life. Through award-winning original programming, Refinery29 connects a fast-growing audience of users with content, commerce, and community, giving them all the tips, tricks, and tools they need to live a more beautiful life – and share it with the world.

Want to learn more about Refinery29? Visit www.Refinery29.com