Genius is hiring a

Video Director / Editor

Brooklyn, United States

Genius is searching for a Video Director / Editor to oversee the strategy and production of our video content. A fluency in music culture—particularly pop music and hip-hop—is essential.

Founded in 2009, Genius is a unique media company that’s powered by community, our in-house creative team, and the artists themselves. We serve music knowledge to over 100 million people each month on Genius.com, Spotify, and everywhere music fans connect across the internet.

Responsibilities:

  • Direct, shoot and edit Verified, Deconstructed, IRL and more
  • Pitch new video and franchise ideas
  • Collaborate with video + content team and improve existing series

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience shooting documentary-style field production
  • Experience shooting talent interviews in studio
  • Experience recording voice over
  • Diverse visual style with strong sense of composition
  • Ability to quickly learn new production tools and news shooting styles
  • Passion for editorially-driven, non-fiction filmmaking
  • Technical competency with major digital video cameras
  • Expert with Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, etc.

Bonus:

  • Live experience (Facebook live or livestream)
  • Journalistic background
  • Past experience with new media outlet