Translation is an independent company built to help ambitious brands harness the power of culture to solve their biggest challenges. As a unique mix of experts in culture, technology, and storytelling, we are united by a passion to grow brands in ways that advertising alone can never do.
Everyone at Translation has a major (what it says on our email signatures) and a minor (our secret superpowers). We are creators, collectors, historians, and more. And in everything we do, we allow our expert fluency across different pockets of culture to inform the boardroom and elevate the work.
# What's the role?
As the Videographer (Preditor) you take direction well from the directors and producers you work with, as well as providing your expertise in a advisory role to the production. Your mentality is a self-starting technically adept shooter editor. You are a creative and the expectation from the head of content services is for you to work within budgets and always striving to deliver best in class video / editorial content for UnitedMasters and Translations accounts.
Shoot and edit a selection of short form video content for Social, mini documentaries, series, and branded content.
Travel and being a on the go Videographer that can shoot and edit in the field is a top priority for this role.
Creating many pitch videos for various accounts.
Execute multiple production iterations for brand projects that are assigned to you.
Organize and evaluate the content for quality control.
Editing of daily short form content.
Work closely with The head of content services and producers on finding the correct story with the available footage and archival material.
Work with producers in choosing the appropriate music for pieces.
Provide a general audio mix of final piece.
Have proficiency in recording voice over internally with basic gear.
Help manage internal equipment closet.
Other duties and/or special projects as assigned.
3-5 years experience cutting short and long form documentary, news and branded content.
College or University degree a plus.
Proficiency in Premiere is a must.
Must be comfortable working both with and without producers to create a cohesive story.
Must have experience in daily work flow and a fast paced work environment
Ability to shoot on a variety of cameras.
Working on multiple projects at a time with tight deadlines.
After Effects, Soundtrack and Photoshop experience is helpful.
Knowledge of Translation and UnitedMasters.
Professional positive attitude.
Attention to detail.
Ability to work independently and multi-task.
Understanding we don't go home till the job is done.