Our client, a multi-cutural cable network, is looking for a freelance Sr Preditor/Creative Director to join their team in Glendale.
You will report to the VP Brand Creative and be responsible for:
Edit key show trailers and business and brand showreels.
Write, conceptualize and script show trailers and showreels, and other video assets primarily for social and digital platforms.
Oversee small team of multi-media producers producing video and other social media video assets.
Give creative direction on every stage of the production of each asset in conjunction with the VP and Director of Creative and Operations where applicable.
Working with the VP and Director of Creative and Operations to channel notes and updates, ensure the trailers and reels are conceptualized and structured to meet the brief and the brand.
Working with the Production Manager make sure all video projects are delivered on time, and any delays are clearly communicated.
In conjunction with the VP ensure the overall business priorities, set by the senior exec group, are catered to and met in creating those assets.
Stay ahead ensuring brand speaks authentically to a youth audience on multiple platforms, with a focus on video, by staying abreast of the latest trends, memes, vernacular and happenings in the world of social media, Entertainment, youth media and marketing to ensure the video output of the team is compelling and effective across platforms.
5-7 years experience as a Sr. Preditor (Producer/Editor) from a broadcast network within a social team, or digital/social agency
Prior experience managing video editors/preditors, ideally 2-3 years under their belt
Hands-on executor with portfolio of promos being edited comfortable outputting to multiple platforms; including social and digital
Portfolio showcasing editing clip based showreels, sizzles and promos telling a story with footage in under :60 secs
Seeking an edgy tone having worked with existing clip-based footage
Strong understanding of cable/broadcast deliverables in branding and on-air promotion
Exceptional organizational and multi-project management skills with the ability to manage 3-5 projects at any given time with moving time-lines
Bonus if have worked to target multicultural millennial audiences
Excellent communication skills
Hands on experience with Final Cut Pro/Premiere Pro a must
Working knowledge of Illustrator, Photoshop, and After Effects is a plus
Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
Willingness to work weekends, nights and long hours
Does this sound like you? Apply today!
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The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
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