Mic is a diverse news and media company for young people. Our mission is to inform, inspire, and empower our generation to make change happen. Each month, more than 65 million young people rely on Mic to make sense of the world.
Mic is expanding its talent-focused content video offering and looking for a creative Director/Editor to join the Voices team in the NYC studio. The Director/Editor will execute productions, ranging from ongoing series to one-off videos, from concept to completion. They will contribute to crafting dynamic, impactful videos that balance humor and message for each personality on the roster.
Shooting, Directing and Editing Mic’s original personality series, comedy sketches, and one-offs
Assist with creative direction and expertise across all areas of video from pre to post production
Ideate new ideas that balance comedy with message, and within reason for a day-to-day production
Support writers with feedback/notes on scripts and help push the ideas in scripts to their best result
3+ years shooting, directing and editing comedy and internet-styled productions
Demonstrated understanding of comedy and how to take complicated concepts and make them fun
Strong writing, communication, and presentation skills
Ability to work independently across multiple projects under tight deadlines and manage expectations of all stakeholders
Proven ability to thrive in a dynamic environment and work as a team player
Strong creative vision and ability to articulate your vision to other team members
Proficient with Adobe Premiere, After Effects, and Photoshop