Rent the Runway is hiring a

Multimedia Editor

About Rent the Runway:

Described by Forbes as “Tech’s Next Billion Dollar Star” Rent the Runway is set to disrupt the $1.7T Global Fashion Industry by ensuring that rental is a habitual, convenient, daily part of getting dressed. We believe that every woman in the U.S. and soon every woman in the world, should have a subscription to fashion that is powered by a mobile-first experience, aided by top-notch customer service and serviced by omni-channel capabilities. We also believe that fashion is an industry that should be democratized by giving everyone access to the real thing and the associated feelings of self-confidence that comes with. Since our launch in late 2009, we have raised over $125MM and built a transformative business model, proprietary technology all coded in-house, a unique reverse-logistics operation and one of the most beloved brands on earth. 5MM women in the U.S. are members of our community - many have used Rent the Runway for some of the most important events in their lives. We have also launched a foundation to support female entrepreneurship and help women build scalable businesses. There is a revolutionary spirit in our founding DNA that permeates to our culture today; Our team is smart, aggressive, entrepreneurial and ready to continue challenging old systems and rewriting new rules.

Position Overview:

Rent the Runway is looking for a top multimedia editor to create dynamic, highly-visual and compulsively-shareable content for the site’s blog, social media channels and beyond. This role will report to the site’s Director of Content and involves collaboration with our creative, product, marketing and fashion teams. If your style and insta-game are on point, you are deeply passionate about women’s issues and lifestyle content and you have the digital and visual storytelling chops to match, this job is for you. You’ll join a dynamic, fun, successful team at the forefront of fashion and tech.

Responsibilities:

  • Own multimedia content development end-to-end from concept to creation to distribution. This includes, but is not limited to social-first, short-form video, graphics, animations and GIFs tailored for all our major customer touchpoints (Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and Rent The Runway’s site, blog and retail stores)  
  • Participate in brainstorms and develop your own video and multimedia franchises that represent Rent The Runway’s brand ethos and promote the company’s products and values -- this is our first foray into the space and will look for you to lead and innovate our efforts there
  • Video production from including: concept development, scripting, sourcing, talent direction, pre-production, production/shooting, post-production, finishing/delivery
  • Work with creative team members on ways to visually enhance videos
  • Stay abreast of content and technology trends in the entertainment, video production and motion graphic communities, and suggest new ways to implement these

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS plus 3+ years of experience creating compelling digital multimedia and video content (publisher experience is a plus)
  • Mastery of the Adobe Suite
  • Experience with cameras, audio and lighting equipment must be comfortable using DSLRs pro-sumer cameras
  • Experience handling both audio and video in the field; knowledgeable on how to light scenes
  • Strong understanding of storytelling – visually and narratively
  • Experience editing video content and willing to move quickly and fast to cut content in real time
  • Workable editing skills using FinalCut 7 or Adobe Premiere
  • Ability to cohesively and effectively work within a small creative organization, to embrace new experiences and take charge to launch ideas quickly
  • Boundless energy for coming up with new ideas and ways to execute them
  • We welcome smart, intuitive candidates who have a passion for working in multimedia and for storytelling
  • A deep love of lifestyle content and women’s issues

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