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Job Opening 9/6/2011–522 Productions Seeks After Effects Designer, Alexandria, VA
A leading video production company in Alexandria, VA Looking for a candidate that has a strong art and design background and at least 3 years experience using After Effects. Candidate needs to be able to create graphics within Photoshop and Illustrator. Knowledge of Cinema 4D would be a huge plus.
A little about the job: The responsibilities for this position include developing and creating animated corporate videos, marketing demos, designing title slides, establishing client brands, and a myriad other things that pop up on a day-to-day basis. Should have experience in FCP’s Color and possess the ability to multi-task, work as part of a team, and the desire to make quality projects. An award-winning sense of humor is another plus.
2 years experience working with Broadcast or Corporate Videos
3+ years using After Effects
Experience using Final Cut Pro
Basic understanding of Cinema 4D a plus, but not a requirement… yet.
Ability to concept original designs
Have a strong eye for design
Technical knowledge of the Post-Production process (delivering in HD and SD formats)
Work as part of a team, or complete projects independently without constant supervision
Strong time-management skills
Ability to adapt to changing deadlines
Ability to adapt to client direction
Knowledge of technical aspects of video production such as video formats, codecs, frame rates, video title/action safe zones, and legal color safety, etc.
Looking for multi-talented people. Ideally know how to operate HD video cameras and basic lighting techniques.
How to Apply:
To apply you must supply ALL of the following to firstname.lastname@example.org:
- Salary expectations
Job Opening 8/19/11–Full-time Web Developer, Washington D.C.
Position Number: 6599
Salary Range: $65,000 – $70,000
Band: Project Leader/Advisor
Work Hours per Week: 35
Position Type: Full-time Staff
The Web Developer plays a pivotal role in planning, developing, maintaining, and improving in-house web applications used by WAMU 88.5 to deliver a variety of content across an array of stable and emerging platforms. The Web Developer also develops with open source applications such as Drupal and WordPress, and integrates them into the workflow of WAMU’s in-house applications. The Web Developer is supervised by the Senior Developer and functions as part of the team responsible for developing, maintaining, and enhancing the station’s online properties.
A Bachelor’s degree and/or the equivalent experience in Web Development is required. A degree in Computer Science is preferred, but not required.
- The Web Developer is skilled in developing on open source platforms such as Drupal and WordPress.
- A high level of exhibited skill in designing and building web applications using open source technologies, particularly PHP, mySQL, and Apache
- A proven ability to plan, execute and support projects with minimal supervision
- An interest in contemporary web technologies and familiarity with ongoing and emerging web trends
- Familiarity with Zend or Eclipse IDEs and Subversion
- Familiarity with web application frameworks (i.e., Zend, Cake, etc.)
- Working knowledge of XHTML, XML, RSS, CSS
- Familiarity with Macromedia/Adobe Suites
- Excellent written and verbal skills and the ability to discuss technical concepts in plain English
- Ability to work closely as a member of a team with diverse individuals in a daily production environment
- Ability to perform on Windows, Macintosh and Linux Operating Systems
Send application materials to:
Organization/Station(s) — WAMU-88.5
Job Category –Information Technology (IT), Web Design or Development
Job Status -Full time
Deadline — Open Until Filled
Location Washington, D.C.
Salary $65,000 – $70,000
Job Opening 7/8/11–Part-time Videographer and Editor, Williamsburg
Smellycat Productions, a video & web production company located in Williamsburg, is looking for a videographer / editor with experience in the following:
* High-Definition videography (Currently using Sony cameras)
* Final Cut Studio (FCP 7, Motion 4, DVD Studio Pro 4)
Must be willing to work in a team environment. Work ranges from corporate training videos to online sales videos to customer testimonials and more.
Please contact Bill at (757) 288-7202 for more information or to schedule an interview.
Job Opening 6/20/2011–Sales Rep for No Worries Events-PR, Cville
Up and coming media marketing firm is looking for a commission sales representative. Our continued growth is your opportunity. This position can be full or part time but will require the ability to work during normal business hours. Other requirements: a computer with web access, telephone and a passion and knowledge for selling. Knowledge of the performing arts and ad sales are helpful but not required.
No Worries will be working with four performing arts organizations for their fall playbill advertising-Live Arts, Play On, The Paramount Theater, and The Louisa Arts Center. While these are theaters, organizations like The Paramount Theater and The Louisa Arts Center also support local films and filmmakers. Working to promote and sell these theaters benefits the entire regional performing arts community.
This position is local to the Richmond/Charlottesville I-64 corridor. Applicants please send resumes and cover letters to email@example.com
Job Opening 6/18/2011–Various Positions, C-SPAN, Washington D.C.
C-SPAN-Producer – Washington Journal (Temp) – (AS10531)
Produces segments for C-SPAN’s signature morning call-in program.
- Identifies and suggests relevant topics and guests for daily programs.
- Books guests for these segments.
- Decides what video and graphic elements to include within the segment.
- Actively participates in editorial meetings.
- Briefs hosts and control room staff.
- Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Political Science or Radio/TV.
- Three to five years news or public affairs television production experience.
- Strong booking skills.
- Control room experience a plus.
- Demonstrated knowledge of and interest in public policy and books.
- Understanding of C-SPAN programming and philosophy.
- Demonstrated editorial decision-making experience.
- Strong knowledge of and interest in Capitol Hill and public affairs.
- Demonstrated proficiency with computers and the Internet.
- Ability to work under pressure and consistently meet deadlines.
- Ability to work with and lead a team.
- Flexibility with hours and workdays.
C-SPAN-Producer – Temporary – (AS10537)
Responsible for the program schedule of C-SPAN, C-SPAN2, or C-SPAN3 for a 12-hour time block. Prepares programs for air and monitors live and taped coverage of public affairs programming.
- Develops schedule of programming to air on the C-SPAN networks on a daily basis, consistent with C-SPAN’s editorial and presentation guidelines.
- Works with Production Assistant to prepare accurate program logs.
- Writes and prepares scripts and graphics for programs, schedule information, and transitions.
- Responsible for accuracy of graphics and scripts during shift.
- Includes most timely and relevant promotions in transitions.
- Creates on-air graphics to promote upcoming programs, and works with master control to make sure they air.
- Prepares for coverage of live events, and communicates clearly to announcer and master control driver during live coverage.
- Monitors coverage of House, Senate, congressional hearings, feeds and other public policy events we cover.
- Serves as line producer for special programming events. Plans and communicates operational needs for coverage.
- If approved, records audio tracks for transitions.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree in related field.
- Two to four years related experience preferably on Capitol Hill.
- Good organizational, grammatical, writing and spelling skills.
- Attention to detail.
- Ability to work as a team leader and team member within strict time constraints.
- Flexibility to work varied schedules.
- Ability to maintain accurate records and consistently perform in a highly detailed environment.
- Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form.
- Demonstrates thorough understanding of and consistent adherence to C-SPAN corporate values, policies and procedures.
- Interest in and knowledge of politics and public affairs.
- Flexibility to work varied schedules, including evenings and weekends.
C-SPAN- On Air News Editor – Washington Journal – (AS10513)
Produces –and delivers on-air — brief news and information inserts for C-SPAN’s Washington Journal program. Duties include identifying new and contextual information being reported about Washington policies and politics and its key players by newspapers, websites, blogs, Twitter posts, etc. Also, looks for key opinion pieces written about current issues. Responsible for organizing how this information is presented during the program, Monday-Friday.
Culls a variety of sources to find new information about politics and public policy.
Identifies significant opinion pieces about current topics.
Researches information which will provide context to or make connections about the workings of Washington.
Monitors other morning programs for new information.
Gathers video/graphic elements for these segments.
Works with the program’s production staff to present this information on air.
Produces other segments for the programs.
Actively participates in editorial meetings.
Represents C-SPAN to outsiders and cultivates contacts.
Other duties as assigned.
Must have demonstrated experience in Washington-based public affairs television production and/or reporting.
Strong understanding of how Washington works and its key players.
On-air, either television or radio, experience preferred.
Extensive knowledge of news and information sources.
Strong familiarity of C-SPAN mission and programming.
Excellent communication skills necessary.
Minimum four years relevant work experience including television production and Capitol Hill knowledge.
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Political Science or Radio/TV.
Ability to work early mornings five days a week.
C-SPAN-Assignment Desk Director
To provide direction and coordination for our editorial coverage of events both locally and nationally; to supervise the logistical planning of events including local crew scheduling, hiring of remote crews, trucks, studios and booking of feeds; to oversee the quality control of our crew hire process and to oversee all aspects of day-to-day desk operations.
Directs and encourages Assignment Editors in finding and selecting relevant events for coverage.
Demonstrates ability to make quick, sound decisions regarding editorial coverage of daily events.
Oversees coordination of logistical planning for local coverage including field crew scheduling and daily crew communication.
Oversees logistical planning for remote event coverage including studio booking, satellite requests, fiber booking and crew hires.
Works closely with Vice President of Programming and Managing Editor in determining editorial focus.
Supervises the training and support of staff; including fostering solid understanding of staff on technical and logistical needs for local and remote coverage.
Works with other departmental managers to communicate coverage decisions.
Liaisons with other Programming Managers regarding International, National, History, Politics and Books events.
Responsible for maintaining effective and efficient communications regarding all incoming video feeds.
Serves as a member of the senior programming staff responsible for assisting the department in setting overall goals.
Manages the work schedule of Assignment Desk personnel.
Demonstrates commitment to C-SPAN’s mission in coverage decisions including long-form content and balanced presentation of views.
Keeps abreast of upcoming public affairs events by monitoring all media platforms including social media sources.
Strong knowledge of public policy and current events.
Minimum eight years of related experience, including at least two years management experience.
Proven editorial decision-making skills.
Technical knowledge of TV production and electronic news gathering.
Ability to communicate effectively both inside and outside the organization.
College degree in Journalism, Communications, Political Science or related field preferred.
Understanding of C-SPAN’s programming mission and philosophy.
Ability to work flexible hours and adapt to changing priorities.
Job Opening 5/11/2011–Associate Producer, McLean, VA
Award Winning Documentary Company Seeking Associate Producer
McLean, VA based documentary company, The Johnson Group, is seeking a full time associate producer to add to their team. They are looking for someone with at least 3 years experience in this role. The position also includes some office admin responsibilities. See website listing for details.
For more information, visit:www.thejgroup.com/opportunities.
NO PHONE CALLS, please
Job Opening 5/10/2011–Sound Recorder
Job Opening 5/9/2011–Web Design & Video Production Company seeks Salesperson
Job Opening 5/2/2011–Local Youth Media Organization Seeks New Program Director
If you have questions, please direct them to Richard Jaeggi at firstname.lastname@example.org
Gandhi Brigade Youth Media in downtown Silver Spring is looking for a new Program Director. This is a tough job for a tough person with a lot of heart. If you know an extraordinary person with strong program management experience and a love of young people forward them this job post on Idealist:
Job Opening 4/21/2011–Grip Needed
Wed Apr 20, 2011 7:20 am (PDT)
4/15/2011-Job Opening: Video Editor
Paladin Media Group seeks a freelance final-cut editor for several upcoming jobs beginning the week of April 18th through the end of April. Must be experienced in final-cut pro. Rate will be determined based on experience. May be required to work from our office in Charlottesville, VA. If you are interested please email a copy of your resume along with links to your recent work to Melissa@PaladinPictures.com and include the word EDITOR in the subject line. No phone calls please.
3/14/11–Job Openings (2)–Full-time Producer & Video Editor
in Washington, D.C. has two position open for hire:
Their website is: http://www.homefront.tv/
The position descriptions:
Home Front Communications in Washington, DC is looking for a creative, full-time producer to join its award-winning video production/story telling team. Visual creativity prized. This highly innovative and motivated professional is adept at independently managing all aspects of video production for prominent non profit, government and corporate clients. Ability to juggle multiple projects on often tight deadlines needed. Key responsibilities include: developing truly creative, cutting edge digital storytelling concepts, script writing, post production, and field producing. Experience with multi-media formats a must. Client services focus will be key. Strong communication and interpersonal skills and ability to travel expected.
Home Front Communications in Washington, DC is looking for a full-time, contract video editor with creative graphics design experience to join its award-winning production team. This highly motivated professional is comfortable working on projects ranging from quick-cutting, graphics-driven, effects-heavy pieces to story-telling videos and news packages. Video editing in SD and HD formats with experience using Final Cut Pro and Adobe After-Effects is a must. Experience with Flash, Photoshop and Illustrator, as well as knowledge of video codecs, and presentation software, such as power point and keynote, is strongly desired. Minimum five years experience in a professional organization. Looking for a team player who is enthusiastic and looking to develop new skills in digital and multi-media production.
Applicants should respond to email@example.com
1/19/11–Job Opening Full-time Audio Engineer, Richmond, VA
BES, a full service commercial production services facility in Richmond is looking for a full time audio engineer. Qualified candidates should send their resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. BES is one of the oldest and largest teleproduction facilities in Virginia and the position will require working mostly in recording and mixing TV and Radio commercials, videos, web shows and more, but field audio recording on location will also be required. We offer a professional laid back atmosphere, minimal meetings and a no-nonsense dedicated commitment to our clients. We offer excellent health benefits, 401K and profit sharing. Experience of at least a few years in audio production is needed. PLEASE, no phone calls.
1/14/11–Job Opening–Spanish Language Video Producer, JMU, Harrisonburg, VA
A fluent Spanish-speaking video producer is needed for the creation of Spanish health education videos at James Madison University in Harrisonburg Virginia. The Producer will be responsible for scheduling and set supervision and will participate in post-production as needed. The Producer will also ensure proper Spanish language usage. Experience with HD camcorders and DSLR cameras is required, along with knowledge of Final Cut Pro and familiarity with Color, Soundtrack and Compressor. Knowledge of Motion, After Effects, Photoshop or Illustrator is a plus. This is a full time (40 hour) position with benefits at the rate of up to $45,000/yr.
For more details or to apply, go to http://joblink.jmu.edu/ click on “Search Job Openings” in the upper left corner, and enter the Request/Posting Number of 0403847 or contact Laura Brennan at email@example.com. Applications are being accepted now.
1/11/11 Job Opening–Executive Producer (Science/Tech), Chevy Chase, MD
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) seeks an exceptional Executive
Producer to lead a new, long-term initiative for the production of high-quality
science documentary films at its headquarters in Chevy Chase, MD.
As the largest private supporter of biomedical research and science education
in the United States, HHMI believes there is a need for more television
programs that bring new scientific knowledge to large audiences, illustrate the
scientific process, and inspire the next generation of scientists, educators,
and general public. This is a unique opportunity to create, develop, and
produce original science programs of lasting impact.
The Executive Producer will have overall responsibility for the production of
series and individual programs, and development of strategies for their
broadcast and promotion. He or she will work with the Vice President for
Science Education to research and evaluate prospective program ideas, and will
be responsible for commissioning programs and supervising independent
producers. The Executive Producer will work with HHMI’s outstanding in-house
educational resources team to facilitate the development of program-derived
materials for the classroom.
Creative leadership. Take a lead role in the research, development, and
creation of new programs and series across a broad swath of compelling subject
areas. Select, support, and work collaboratively with talented filmmakers to
produce important, original programs of the highest quality and impact.
Establish high content, production, and creative standards.
Strategic leadership. Develop partnerships, including co-productions where
desirable, with existing strands and broadcasters in order to bring programs to
the largest, most appropriate audiences, including international markets. Work
with HHMI and external communications experts to devise and implement the best
means for promoting programs. Collaborate with HHMI staff, outside consultants,
and broadcasters to establish online distribution channels.
Program management. Supervise program producers throughout all stages of
production by reviewing ongoing projects and providing timely, constructive
feedback. Oversee the post-production process through program broadcast. Work
with HHMI legal and financial staff throughout the process to ensure that all
related business transactions are conducted at the highest professional
Budget. Work with the Vice President for Science Education to prepare
production and promotion budgets. Ensure that field producers have sufficient
time and resources to produce exceptional films. Monitor production expenses
and progress to ensure that films are made on-budget and delivered on-time.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of 10 years experience in
producing long-form, science-oriented, non-fiction television programs. He or
she will have a firm commitment to and demonstrable track record of creating
and producing high-quality, original programs.
The Executive Producer must have thorough knowledge of the television
production process, from development through post-production, including:
Exceptional story telling, writing, and editorial skills
Extensive experience in field producing and directing
Substantial experience in supervising producers, including animators and musicians
Knowledge of post-production process
Knowledge of industry standards for rights and clearances
Excellent leadership and collaborative skills
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Experience in managing program budgets
Broad knowledge of and experience working with leading commercial and public
broadcasters of science programming
Solid understanding of the role of the web in enhancing program impact
Strong commitment to educational outreach
HHMI is an intellectually demanding, results-oriented, collaborative
organization with excellent salaries and benefits. For more information about
HHMI, visit http://www.hhmi.org. Please provide to Sean Carroll, VP of Science Education, HHMI, 4000 Jones Bridge Road, Chevy Chase,
A cover letter containing an outline of your reasons for interest in this position, a synopsis of your qualifications and experience, and the names of at least three filmmakers or executive producers with whom you have worked who would be able to serve as references.
Three copies of DVDs of what you consider to be your two most outstanding
works, along with a brief description of your role in each project (e.g., conception, writing, production, executive production etc.)
HHMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Posted:January 7, 2011
12/14/10 FREELANCE: FINAL CUT EDITOR
Filmmaker looking for freelance Final Cut editor to work on music documentary and related projects. Initial project should run approximately 15-20 hours; would like to start as soon as possible. Much more may follow. Editor will work closely with me on my PowerMac in my home office (in Carrsbrook off of 29N near Lowe’s & Walmart) using Final Cut 6.0.6. Timing of work hours is flexible; will negotiate hourly pay. Contact Deke at 434.531.5794 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
10/25/10 JOB OPENINGS (2)–Lead Mentor & Program Coordinator, Light House Studio, Charlottesville, VA
Program Support: Light House Studio, a nonprofit independent media-education center dedicated to local youth who want to make movies with an emphasis on personal expression, is looking to build our programming team. Interested candidates should visit http: www.lighthousestudio.org by 12 November, 2010 for more information and application instructions. Flexible or part-time schedules considered. Salary DOE. No calls please.
Lead Mentor: Ideal candidates have experience in filmmaking and teaching and share our passion for working with middle- and high-school youth and making great films. The selected candidate will collaborate with our Executive Director and a volunteer Board to design programs, implement workshops and ensure effective selection, training and support of other Light House mentors.
Program Coordinator: Ideal candidates have strong organizational and communication skills and ideally have excel, filemaker pro and quick books experience. The selected candidate will work with our team to design and coordinate programs, support marketing and development efforts and provide administrative support.
10/21/10 OPPORTUNITY–Resourceful Producer, Charlottesville, VA
Creative Filmmaker Seeks Resourceful Producer. Are you the kind of person that can make things happen? Can you take on several logistical problems at any given time, and find workable solutions? Are you good a getting people to contribute time, talent, resources and money to a project? Do you want to make movies? If so, then I’ d like to hear from you. I make visually compelling fantasy films that featureimaginative production design and special effects. A great deal of thought and care gointo them, and I’ d like to partner with someone that can help facilitate my increasingly ambitious productions, and share in the responsibilities and rewards of making them.
Production experience is preferred but not necessary, so long as you’ re the type of person that can grasp what a film project entails, and help me see it through to completion. Contact Russell Richards at email@example.com, or (434) 825-0557.A little about my latest film “ Fiji Mermaid” can be seen on my blog