Rent the Runway is hiring a

Video Producer/Editor

Chicago, United States

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 creative and resourceful video producer/editor who can create compelling short form video for the web and other digital platforms. Must be a native of the digital, fashion and pop cultural landscape who is savvy with the latest and greatest in social media, content and emerging technology/platforms.

Responsibilities:

  • Conceive, shoot, and edit fashion, lifestyle and brand videos for Facebook, Instagram, and other platforms - this is our first foray into the space and will look for you to lead and innovate our efforts there
  • Work with creative team members on ways to visually enhance videos
  • Discover and create new recurring video formats and franchises to live on RenttheRunway.com, Facebook, Instagram, and other platforms
  • Video production from planning, shooting, lighting, sound recording, editing, and to uploading

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS plus 4+ years of experience creating compelling digital & video content
  • Experience with cameras, audio and lighting equipment must be comfortable using DSLRs pro-sumer cameras
  • Exprience 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
  • We welcome smart, intuitive candidates who have a passion for working in video production and for storytelling
  • A deep love of fashion and style