Vox Media is hiring a

Multimedia Producer - Vox.com Video

Washington, United States

 

We are looking for an experienced, visual-minded producer to join the Vox.com video team and produce videos across all of our distribution platforms. Successful candidates will have skills in a variety of areas -- graphics, animation, filming, and editing -- or the desire and demonstrated ability to acquire those skills quickly. Producer will be tasked with writing, shooting and editing 2-10 minutes videos for our YouTube channel, Facebook page and Vox.com itself.

 

Specific responsibilities:

  • Researching and pitching in-depth explanatory video ideas
  • Writing and recording voiceover
  • Generating creative ways to illustrate ideas, processes and concepts
  • Filming and/or animating based off of scripts and interviews
  • Gathering assets from archival sources
  • Working both collaboratively, with writers and other video producers, and independently depending on the video
  • Editing the piece together

 

Skills required:

  • Ability to tell complex stories in simple, understandable ways
  • Comfortable working in new mediums and formats -- with a willingness to experiment and to continue to improve production skills
  • Proficient video editor
  • Experience as a visual storyteller -- using either a camera, motion graphics, or animations, with some degree of experience in all three preferred
  • A deep understanding of the online video landscape

 

Depending on the candidate, this position could be responsible for creating quick-turnaround, visually-driven 90-second videos for Facebook, or for creating richly-animated 7-minute explainers for YouTube. We are growing quickly and are looking for talented video makers in all formats.

If this sounds like you, please send us a resume and cover letter. In your letter, please include at least 3 links to your past work (journalistic and/or educational examples preferred), and pitch 4 video stories:

  • One you'd make in a day
  • Two you'd make in a week
  • One you'd make in 2 weeks

This is a permanent, full-time position based in DC or NY.

 

About us:

Vox.com launched in April 2014. The video team has grown to 14 people and made a name for Vox as one of the leaders in informative web videos. We publish on our YouTube channel, on Facebook, and on Vox.com, creating videos both independently and in collaboration with the larger vox.com staff. As we grow, we’ll need help ensuring a consistent and high standard of quality so that our audience can be assured that they’re getting impeccable research along with stylish, beautiful presentation. 

Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.