02-24-12 – San Francisco, CA>Reno, NV – Join a digital communications agency that is reinventing the rules of communication. At LaunchSquad, we work with the world’s most innovative, change-the-world companies, driving creative PR, social media and content creation programs. The production team at LaunchSquad is growing and we’re looking for a talented visual storyteller to join the team as a Filmmaker (Creative / Planning / Editing / Shooting).
The Filmmaker will help the team with all aspects of filmmaking from conceiving, plotting and crafting dialogue to shooting, editing and polishing footage. Duties will include, but are not limited to: research, writing, editing, shooting, editing footage, color correcting and adding basic motion graphics to frames. Client videos will vary from 30-second web spots to new product promotions, company stories and customer-use case studies. Projects range in size and scope requiring independent execution at times as well as multidisciplinary collaboration with teams. The filmmaker will lead client relations on projects and manage all phases of video production. Demonstrable technical skills (camera/editing), a sharp aesthetic eye, and an intuitive sense of how a story builds are a must in this role.
LaunchSquad offers a fast-paced, fun and rewarding work environment. We’re looking for candidates who have an independent, creative streak and a whatever-it-takes attitude with clients and teammates. This position is a great opportunity to collaborate on all aspects of the creative process and learn and grow with a motivated, talented team of filmmakers, producers, designers, animators, illustrators and storytellers.
2-3 years of video production experience, including client relations and project management
Advanced editing skills in FCP with working knowledge of key-framing (Motion or After Effects is a plus), Photoshop and Illustrator
Experience shooting; DSLR preferred
Ability to capture, compress and output digital video to various file formats
Detail oriented and organized with proven ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
Intuitive with story: can map plot, structure varying arcs, write scripts and edit
Positive, can-do attitude
Applications will not be considered without a resume, cover letter and full-length samples of your work, including notes about what your role was on each project. Reels do not suffice.
Please send your submission to the email address above. This is a full-time, on-site position in LaunchSquad’s San Francisco office.