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Video Production Manager

DEPARTMENT: Marketing

REPORTS TO: Sr. Director, Marketing

 

GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY

Are you a sports professional that enjoys the hands-on aspects of video production? Are you passionate about sports tech and helping athletes improve their game? Do you have a competitive drive to win? Do you like managing people, contractors, and agencies? If so, Blast Motion could be the perfect fit. We’re seeking a highly skilled and creative Video Production Manager to lead all aspects of video production to ensure we have fresh, authentic, high quality content available for social media, digital marketing, websites, retailers, partners, in-app training, etc. This job requires a creative, proactive self-starter who truly enjoys the hands-on aspects of video production, from scripting, filming and editing to the finishing touches that includes audio mixing, animations and special effects. In order to qualify for this position, a candidate must have a proven track record for delivering high quality media assets and they must be able to provide a portfolio of their work. This position is located at the Blast Motion corporate offices in Carlsbad, CA.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for creating video content and managing all aspects of video production. (team / agencies)
  • Responsible for leading video production process, from planning / scripting, filming, and editing in-house video production to managing all aspects of out-sourced, 3rd-party video production / contractors.
  • Must be comfortable working with ambassadors, social influencers, athletes, and large-scale / time sensitive video projects.
  • Provide creative video / photo direction for special effects / video case studies / commercials / social media / lead gen / digital marketing content.
  • Manage post-production tasks, which includes reviewing footage, making editorial decisions, tape logging, rough cuts, audio adjustment, color correction, final editing, and uploading to video sharing platforms.
  • Assist with managing, compressing, and delivering video projects and making video products available in a variety of digital formats, including broadcast ready video.
 
EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING / JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, advertising, or communications, with hands-on experience in video production.
  • Sports enthusiast with experience working on baseball, softball, or golf video productions. This experience is essential to drive the creation of authentic cotent that is seen as relevant, interesting, and actionable.
  • Must have experience with Adobe Creative Suite – Adobe Premiere / After Effects and Photoshop / Illistrator, with an Understanding of typography, color and composition.
  • Working knowledge of professional video production procedures, practices, techniques, and terminology.
  • Expereince with studio production. This includes an understanding of multi-camera video shoots, cinematography, principles of analog and digital video capture.
  • Experience working with audio recording equipment, lighting, and post-production equipment.
  • Ability to produce quality work in a fast-paced environment and work well under pressure / deliver on deadlines.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and collaborate with other departments (customer service, sales, product mgt., etc) and agencies (PR/MR, creative, video, etc.) and coordinate social media activities for video projects.
  • Willingness to travel approximately 30% by planes, trains, and automobiles.
     
ADDITIONAL DESIRED EXPERIENCE:
 
  • Drone piloting and video experience, as well as an FAA drone pilots license. 
  • Experience operating higher-level production equipment including gimbals, sliders, scrims, etc.
 
WORKING CONDITIONS AND REQUIRED PHYSICAL EFFORT:
 
  • Normal office conditions
 
If you are interested in an available position, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@blastmotion.com. Make sure to include the title of the job you’re applying for in the subject line.