(JOB FILLED) Now Hiring: Videographer


Mar 03, 2016

This position has been filled. Watch our blog for future job opportunities at Slayer.

Slayer is building something extraordinary. Our Marketing team’s new Media arm seeks its first dedicated contributor, a Videographer. Continually aiming to enchant our clients and expand our reach, our next vital step is to reimagine how we do video.

A full description of this position can also be viewed as a PDF file.

As our Videographer, you will collaborate with a small team of creative marketers to develop a media strategy that will define our tactics for the next 1-­2 years. You will conceptualize and create videos and other media to be used across many different channels, including our website, social media, technical support, e-commerce, and content marketing. Knowledge of both videography and still photography is preferred, as photography may account for as much as 25% of your weekly workload.

Our team is based in Seattle, WA, and candidates not currently living in the area should be willing to relocate. This is a full-­time position, which receives numerous benefits, including health, 401(k), vacation time, paid holidays, and plenty of delicious coffee.

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Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and sustain a strategy for engaging and effective video production.
  • Assist the Marketing team to create a budget that both accomplishes our goals and stewards our resources.
  • Coordinate logistics for multiple projects at various stages of production simultaneously.
  • Create plans and/or storyboards to clearly communicate vision for each film before shooting begins.
  • Write scripts that assist staff to quickly and accurately execute on set.
  • Scout, select, and stage film locations, including studios and real-­world environments.
  • Coach on-­camera participants and/or actors toward skillful performance.
  • Operate camera, lighting, and audio equipment.
  • Edit video and audio with professional software.
  • Prepare finished videos for publication on multiple platforms, e.g. social media, Slayer website, etc.
  • Manage and organize media for easy retrieval by staff.

Required Skills

  • Excellent communication, verbal and written
  • Constructive attitude in teamwork
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Expressive screenwriting and storyboarding
  • Creative eye for staging products and people
  • Expert lighting and audio management
  • Artistic cinematography that engages, entices, and motivates the audience
  • Proficiency with Final Cut Pro X and/or Adobe Premier Pro, according to personal preference
  • Preferred:
    • Creative photography
    • Motion graphics and animation
    • HTML and CSS languages, as well as WordPress

Qualifying Experience

  • At least 2 years full-­time film production, including product and/or brand marketing
  • Preferred:
    • Project management
    • Barista or other coffee-industry work
    • Participation in a new product release

Interested? Send your resume, cover letter, and portfolio to marketing@slayerespresso.com.


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