• Junior Editor / Production Assistant

    Job Locations US-CA-San Ramon
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(12/5/2018 11:47 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-3161
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    AMF Media Group
  • AMF Media Group Overview

    We are looking for an energetic, creative, and well-organized Video Jr. Editor /Production Assistant to join our Production Services department. The Jr. Editor/PA will manage the day-to-day projects tracking and coordination of the video production team and work with Creative Services and Account Management to ensure that all projects are properly tracked and scheduled. Also serve as a support function and execute details on assigned accounts within the framework assigned by the Production Director or Sr. Video Lead, and the Creative Director.

    To be successful, the Jr. Editor/PA will demonstrate an entrepreneurial style, exhibit smart thinking that reflects client objectives, attention to detail and timeliness, be proactive and have a get-it-done attitude, and be able to effectively interface with all agency departments.

    Role Summary

    WHAT YOU’LL DO:

    Pre-Production:

    • Work with video production teams to plan for assigned projects
    • Translate video outlines into a comprehensive production schedule
    • Support and/or arrange all logistical details including scouting locations sites
    • Pack all equipment and prep for shoots

     Production:

    • Support the Creative Director (CD) and Director of Photography (DP) on set
    • Ensure all camera equipment and gear is unpacked/packed and ready for next setup; at the request of the CD/DP provide gear, equipment, or prop
    • Responsible for all props and wardrobe
    • Responsible for managing the production schedule and keep on task
    • Keeping time and alert CD/DP when time crew needs to beginning wrapping up and prepare for next shot set-up
    • Responsible for logistics/venue; communications with facility manager
    • Ensure all crew members (make-up artists, talent, etc.) show up on set; call them if they have not arrived
    • Ensure that CD/DP covers all elements of the shot list; alerts them if there was something missing
    • Responsible for managing talent on set; prepare them for next call
    • Responsible for getting all talent release forms signed
    • Provide any task as requested by the CD/DP

     Post Production:

    • Log Footage
    • Build Projects in Premiere
    • Make selects with guidance
    • Bring certain projects to conclusion
    • Keep editing pipeline moving when team is on shoots
    • Be responsible for data integrity and backups
    • Basic Motion graphics experience in After Effects is a plus
    • Provide technical finishing services: color correction and grading, audio mixing and compressing

     

    WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in film making or video production
    • 2 - 4 years working as a video editor in a professional film, tv or video environment
    • Ability to manage a project from concept to production while working under strict deadlines and ability to deliver on those deadlines
    • Highly skilled Mac-based video editor who can tell stories creatively and efficiently
    • Expert knowledge of Adobe Premiere & plugins, After Effects, Photoshop, Media Encoder, and Audition
    • Intimate knowledge of 4K/UHD camera specifications and familiarity with sound/lighting equipment
    • Familiarity with popular social media platforms
    • Experience in a fast-paced, deadline-driven work environment
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite Design software knowledge preferred
    • Must be detail oriented and self-starter
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work well under pressure and multi task
    • High energy with the ability to take direction, work independently but also as team player
    • Excellent communication skills

     

    OTHER

    • Travel about 25% of time
    • Must be able to carry 25-50 lbs camera gear and equipment

    What is AMF’s Culture like?

     

    “It’s a very fast-paced culture. We have an energetic and supportive environment that encourages and rewards participation at all levels.”

     

    Why do you think this position is a good opportunity for an experienced professional?

     

    “If you’re someone who has ambitions to be a great marketer or advertiser this is a great training ground because of the exposure and the experience that you will gain being at AMF. This is a place for people who have entrepreneurial spirits and are ambitious because there’s an opportunity to develop quickly and gain exposure to the different components of marketing and advertising.

     

    There’s this adage of “forming, storming, and norming”. We’re still forming… which can be scary and daunting for some. AMF is looking for someone who finds being a foundational pillar of an organization exciting. Someone who can recognize the advantages of a rare opportunity where you can join a firm and become a valued contributor immediately.”

     

    Why do clients choose AMF over the competition?

     

    “They choose us for 3 reasons:

     

    • We are a very agile firm. We are responsive and nimble, and have the ability to be flexible to provide the best solution for our client’s business.
    • We are a one-stop shop. Our firm can provide all services that our clients need.
    • Our talent. We have ‘big time’ talent, ‘big time’ thinkers all who are committed to transformative change for our clients.”

    What are a few of the most important intangibles this candidate needs to have, in order to be successful in this position 

     

    “They need individual accountability. We are a supportive organization, but we’re not a hand-holding organization. We want an individual who has ambition and drive, is detail-oriented, and has very proficient organizational skills. Lastly, the ability to be pliable. Every day is a different day here at AMF.”

     

    HOW TO APPLY 

    If you’re up for the challenge and this is something you would like to consider, please apply online using the Apply Now button at the top of the page

     

     Our interview process normally consists of:

     

      • A phone interview with one of our Rockstar Recruiters
      • 1-2 rounds of on-site interviews with the Hiring Team
      • Offers usually go out within 24-48 hours of your interviews

    Additional Information

    AMF Media Group is a fast growing full service marketing agency that needs talented professionals to help it continue its rapid expansion. Engaging today's consumers and businesses through the evolving communication platforms requires new tools and thinking.  At AMF our staff has more than 100 years of journalism, marketing, branding and multimedia experience. We are a dynamic and nimble marketing communications firm created for the 21st Century. We deliver meaningful consumer connections, actionable brand insights and real business results, all faster than a traditional firm and with the track record of success to prove it

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