Vox Media is hiring a

Shooter/Producer, Snapchat Studio

New York, United States

We’re looking for a talented short-form shooter/producer to work on our Snapchat Studio team. This video role encompasses the filming and logistics of shooting nonfiction stories.

Vox Media is one of the fastest growing media companies today, combining the best content, technology, and distribution capabilities to connect with an audience of 170 million people each month who rely on us for a modern, intelligent take on the world.

Simply put, we create smart media brands for smart audiences. We got our start innovating in sports media with SB Nation, the largest and fastest-growing network of fan-centric online sports communities. We now have eight brands including Polygon, The Verge, Vox.com, Curbed, Racked, Eater, and Recode.

We’re looking for a talented short-form video shooter-producer to work on our Snapchat Studio team. You should love the struggle of how to record and convey stories and information, and be excited to push the limits on how stories can be told in new forms.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plan and execute beautiful and smart video shoots for Snapchat documentaries
  • Work with team to plan storytelling methods and script executions
  • Handle the logistics of both equipment and humans for complicated shoots
  • Research and help pitch original ideas in partnership with the team
  • Hire freelance reporters to research and write stories and scripts
  • Help to recruit subjects for videos
  • Work collaboratively with team that includes filmmakers, writers, designers, animators and video editors to create superb narratives

Requirements

  • You must have exquisite visual style
  • You must have an eye for the important shot and the revealing moment
  • You must understand shooting for vertical video format
  • Experience with conceptualizing and filming nonfiction content is required
  • Background in journalism or documentary or nonfiction film strongly preferred
  • Versatile in ability to research and report and craft stories on a variety of topics, including science, tech, entertainment, sociology and also profiles
  • Ability to multi-task projects
  • Exceptional at revision and iteration
  • Ability to work collaboratively with people who aren’t visual thinkers
  • Must not be vain about edits

To apply, please submit:

  • Your resume
  • Your reel and/or a cover letter in the medium of your choice
  • You don't have to send a formal letter that's like something they taught people to send in the 1940s. You don't have to tell us you'll be "an asset to our company." Just relax, be concise, and tell us who you are and what you got and why we want to meet you. Please find some way to demonstrate that you are the best candidate

About working at Vox Media: This is a permanent, full-time position with benefits. You'll be joining a family of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about creating for the web, building tools to foster online community, and doing work that's challenging and fun. 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.