Digital Video Producer/Editor at Fandom
London, GB
About your role:
Are you a Digital Video Producer/Editor with a passion to produce videos about gaming, movies, and TV? Would you like to be challenged professionally and empowered to be as creative as possible?

As a part of global video team at FANDOM, Digital Video Producer/Editor in London will play a significant role in helping to create unique video content across the Fandom network. The Fandom video team is still in its infancy with a long-term goal for growth and development. We are looking for people that can impact the team in various ways. We are seeking people who can be leaders but are still willing to learn as well as people who want to learn with the determination to lead.

Aside from having advanced experience in operating professional camera gear and editing, it is necessary for the video producer to show strong narrative sensibilities.

You will be expected to do this every day:

Produce, shoot, and edit various video features on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
Work with Fandom Editorial teams in contributing new and creative ideas for video content on Fandom’s main site and it’s syndicated channels (YouTube, Facebook, etc.)
Work with Fandom’s Social Team to create content for its various social channels
Work with editorial writing scripts for a specific show(s)
Work with various hosts for particular shows and produce them in a professional manner
Work with various editorial staff to produce and nurture their on-camera presence
Participate in production meetings with various departments (editorial and sales) to discuss potential video projects and ideal production workflows
Cover a variety of conventions and entertainment events
Create a video for an original idea each month - can be a short film, spec commercial, etc.
Build and manage relationships with network/studio PR contacts and creators in order to secure content for Fandom and relevant Wikia communities
Coordinate with studio and agency contacts to attend press events and conduct interviews with talent/creatives
Maintain expert-level status by staying up on current entertainment news (movies, TV, games, etc.)

Opportunities to be creative and have your ideas heard
Opportunities to develop narrative and production skills
Regular domestic and international travel required as part of the position - Video Producers can spend short or long periods of time away from home
A lot of work
WORKING HOURS: Production Weekly hours tend to be somewhat normal, but can be irregular depending on the project or event. During these times, there is a high possibility of working long hours as well as working on the weekends.

You are… energetic, enthusiastic, creative team player and a self-starter - an excellent shooter, editor, and producer who will be able to hit the ground running with very little oversight or training necessary.

5 years + minimum production experience or working at a media company/pop culture industry
Broad understanding of video cameras and basics of camera control, shutter speeds, apertures, lens types, filters, and effects
Experience with and knowledge of video editing software, media codecs, streaming technology, and motion graphics experience
Experience with Adobe Premiere Pro
Knowledgeable in latest production and post-production hardware
Quick to identify key-video opportunities for Fandom’s audience that can be produced effectively and efficiently
Ability to tell a story visually
Ability to be resourceful
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Stamina, persistence and proactive manner
Ability to prioritize and cope with last minute changes (scripts, production schedules) while under pressure
Passion for pop culture and love of cinema, knowledge of movies, TV, comics and video games
Bonus points if you...
Experience hosting videos
After Effects and Photoshop experience
Active on various social media channels (Facebook, Snapchat, Youtube, etc.)
Understanding how to incorporate video into various social media platforms
Film Geek, Gamer, Comic Lover, Foodie
Benefits & Perks
Stock options
Pension contribution
Life insurance
Access to trainings and conferences
Regularly scheduled team activities and social events
Full pantry complete with coffee, a variety of drinks, cookies and healthy food options
Open, energetic and fan-focused, international work environment
Working for a global media company with huge reach, leveraging newest development approaches and technologies