Video Producer

US-CA-San Francisco
Regular Full-Time


Ziff Davis, a subsidiary of j2 Global, Inc., is a leading global digital-media company operating in four core verticals: Technology, Gaming, Healthcare and Shopping. Its brands – PCMag, Speedtest, ExtremeTech, Geek, Toolbox, IGN, Everyday Health, AskMen,, TechBargains, emedia and Salesify – produce and distribute premium content across multiple platforms and devices. Ziff Davis delivers advertising, performance marketing, data services and licensing solutions to thousands of clients worldwide. Ziff Davis publishes in 25 languages and successfully partners with local publishing operators across 114 countries.


IGN is looking for a talented Video Producer with a love of video games and entertainment. This position is in our San Francisco office, and requires direct experience managing, shooting, and editing videos. Experience working on web content for TV or Online Media preferred.




  • Produce and shoot smart, exciting, editorially valuable videos
  • Help develop coverage plans and execute according to established best practices
  • Coordinate VFX for shoots
  • Oversee final edits and publishing/syndication
  • Capitalize off of trends and tent pole events
  • Work with integrated marketing to pitch and produce compelling branded entertainment content

What does that mean exactly?

  • Work closely with IGN Editorial to concept, produce, and publish new and exciting features
  • Assemble, edit, and finish works in post-production
  • Ability to utilize basic techniques including applying graphics, titling, keying, audio filters, etc.
  • Supervise and participate in studio/location shoots
  • Oversee aspects of editing, encoding, and publishing


What will get you in the door?

  • Strong eye for shooting, producing, and editing
  • Experience with professional cameras such as Sony FS7, Sony EX3/EX1, Canon C300/C100, etc.
  • Experience lighting for interviews and/or scenes
  • 2-5 years of production experience
  • Ability to work well with others in a collaborative, team environment
  • Ability to manage multiple productions simultaneously
  • A positive, problem-solving attitude
  • Passion for IGN and/or video games, movies, tv, and pop culture

It would be extra awesome if you had…

  • Experience covering video games for a major publication
  • Deep knowledge of video games, movies, TV, and comics
  • Experience with ISIS, Unity, or similar media servers
  • Avid Media Composer experience
  • Strong understanding of emerging web-video technologies
  • Understanding of Internet trends, SEO principles, etc.
  • Have done post-production at a TV or entertainment-centric company

 Here’s the good stuff about us…

  • Live and breathe movies, TV and comics & games - see secrets before the rest of the world
  • Lots of opportunity to dream big and make things happen
  • Open and casual work environment

**We are an Equal Opportunity Employer**


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