Helen & Gertrude has an immediate opportunity for a videographer that can storytell at the speed of social. The Videographer is responsible for playing a pivotal role in the conception and design of high caliber content at Helen & Gertrude across a multitude of social platforms. This role will act as a driving force to create thoughtful, elegant solutions that meets Helen & Gertrude’s client objectives. We’re looking for a candidate familiar with every step of the video creation process, and doesn’t shy away from rolling up their sleeves.
The Videographer will work collaboratively within a cross-functional team to ensure our clients’ business needs are met while advocating the best solution for the end consumer. You will work alongside graphic designers, photographers and motion graphic artists to create videos, gifs, and cinemagraphs for content calendars on major social channels.
- Collaborate with creative team to ideate and storyboard concepts
- Be responsible for the setup, lighting, and camera work during shoots
- Direct all talent appearing on camera
- Edit your footage, including text/graphics animation and sound/music
- Work closely with motion graphic artists when applicable
WHAT YOU NEED:
- Present an exceptional portfolio
- Knowledge of video requirements of social media
- Expert knowledge of Adobe Premiere a must
- Proficient in other Adobe Creative Cloud suite of programs (i.e. After Effects, Photoshop)
- An understanding of how to scale video shoots to move at the speed of social
- A flexible attitude towards evolving responsibilities and environments
- Interest and passion for marketing, developing, and growing large brands
- Able to manage multiple projects at once and adhere to tight deadlines.
- Idea generation and brainstorming skills
- An understanding of social media trends (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, Pinterest etc)
- Motion graphics, graphic design, and/or photography experience is a huge plus
- You have a passion for innovation, storytelling through communication design and are innately curious
- You are a self-motivated, hands-on, proactive employee
- You are thick-skinned and a team player with a good sense of humor
- You have an unwavering patience for change
- You’re calm and composed under pressure, understand how to prioritize competing deadlines, and comfortable with ever-evolving processes
- You’re a positive, passionate person who collaborates well with cross-functional teams.
- You are equal parts thinker and doer who isn’t afraid to roll-up your sleeves
Helen & Gertrude offers end-to-end social media marketing strategy, creative, statistics, and ad buying services. Through the convergence of analytics and creativity, we deliver award-winning work and effective results for our clients. Helen & Gertrude is headquartered in Rochester, NY.
Location/Region: Rochester, NY (US)