Video Producer

US-CA-Los Angeles
Category
Video
IGN
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

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, Offers.com, 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 Video Producer with a love for entertainment and video game content. This position is in our Los Angeles office, and requires direct experience shooting and editing videos from start to finish. Experience working in online media or TV preferred. Focus on our movie, TV, and comics coverage verticals.

 

Must have demonstrable work and/or a reel.

Responsibilities

  • Execute shoot-to-edit production
  • Work with editorial staff to develop coverage plans and execute according to established best practices
  • Cooperatively conceive and organize new programming to increase viewership across multiple platforms
  • Capitalize off of trends and tent pole events
  • Oversee final edits, publishing and syndication
  • Example work: cut news segments, movie/TV/comics reviews, and topical round table discussions
  • Studio shoots: working with preset equipment, executing consistently, working independently or with minimal additional staff
  • Work with integrated marketing to pitch and produce compelling branded entertainment content

Qualifications

  • 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, scenes, and shows
  • 3-5 years of production experience
  • 2+ years camera experience
  • Adobe Premiere or Avid Media Composer editing experience
  • Ability to work well with others in a collaborative, team environment
  • A positive, problem-solving attitude
  • Passion for IGN, movies, TV, and more

 It would be extra awesome if you had…

  • Experience covering entertainment and gaming coverage
  • Studio experience
  • Significant experience with non-linear editing.
  • Strong understanding required and emerging video production technique and technology
  • Experience using networked video, Facilis, Avid or Avid Unity
  • Experience managing video asset archives and servers
  • Understanding of Internet trends, SEO principles, etc.
  • Have done post-production at a TV, entertainment- or game-centric media company

 Here’s the good stuff about us…

  • Live and breathe movies, TV and comics, see secrets before the rest of the world
  • Open and casual work environment

 

**We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer**

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