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BuzzFeed, Inc. (Ticker: BZFD) is home to the best of the internet. Across food, news, pop culture and commerce, our brands drive conversation and inspire what audiences watch, read, buy, and obsess over next. Born on the internet in 2006, BuzzFeed, Inc. is committed to making it better: providing trusted, quality, brand-safe news and entertainment to hundreds of millions of people; making content on the internet more inclusive, empathetic, and creative; and inspiring our audience to live better lives. We'll continue to recruit the best founders and creators to join us in this mission, with more additions like Complex Networks and HuffPost to come.
BuzzFeed is looking for a creative and resourceful Video Producer/Editor to work on compelling original video for BuzzFeeds video business in Australia. Reporting to our Director of video, you'll work on projects ranging from unique editorial long-form video for YouTube, to custom commercial content, short form UGC and TikTok original videos.
Youll have a technical and creative background in video producing and storytelling and know your way around a DSLR camera. You are ideas driven and you can pitch creative concepts to clients, as well as come up with new ideas on a monthly basis.
The ideal candidate will be an all around creator, know their way around telling compelling stories online. They will have editing, graphics and sound design experience. Youll also have worked in multiple content genres, from comedy to factual, scripted to unscripted. You have a natural understanding of social platforms, digital formats, and current content trends. You can work quickly and independently with a lets-get-it-done attitude and a willingness to manage a variety of programs, work to tight timelines and provide exceptionally high-quality creative content. You enjoy creating great relationships with clients, working with exciting brands, and have an obsession with creating high-quality, highly shareable editorial and branded content.
Organise and deliver high-quality videos quickly and independently.
Manage internal systems and be technically responsible for post-production.
Create, shoot, edit, and produce custom videos.
Create ideas for, and experiment with, new formats and content types.
Collaborate with the creative team in the ideation of concepts.
Come up with ideas that suit various social media platforms.
Lead new projects and own projects with limited supervision.
Keep up with a fast-paced and varied day-to-day schedule.
Help coordinate post-production workflow and occasionally support freelance editors, ensuring they meet expectations.
Feature as talent in the videos and be comfortable in front of a camera.
4+ years of experience with all forms of video producing and editing.
An excellent sense of pace and timing, a knowledge for the best ways to grab viewers, and how to tell a story in as little time as possible.
Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (Premiere Pro, PhotoShop, Media Encoder and After Effects etc.)
Knowledge of color correction and sound mixing.
2+ years of experience with video production working with DSLR cameras, lighting and editing.
2+ years proven experience creating compelling content for the web in the creative, sponsored content or advertising space.
Ability to communicate well with clients and colleagues.
Ability to create and communicate pitch decks and concepts.
A competitive drive -- you enjoy winning and really going for it.
A positive, curious, playful disposition (no haters).
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We celebrate inclusion and are committed to equal opportunity employment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.
You can expect:
A supportive, inclusive atmosphere on a team that values your contributions
An attractive and equitable compensation package, including salary and stock options.
A generous benefits program featuring paid time off, unlimited sick time, comprehensive medical benefits, a family leave policy, access to mental health platforms, retirement plans, gym and wellness discounts, and much more.