Update: Thank you to everyone who submitted an application for our Enterprise Filmmaker position. The response was quite overwhelming; over 300 applicants. We met some great people and reviewed a lot of great work. We’re working to notify everyone directly if possible; especially if you applied from the Seattle area. Recognizing that will take a while with several hundred people though we wanted to give a broader update so that we didn’t just ‘go dark’.
In the mean time, we’re excited to bring Zack Ketz to the team next week. More on him soon!
Sparkworks Media is a motion media production company in Seattle, WA. We are seeking a full-time Video Producer – we call him/her an Enterprise Filmmaker – to join our team. At Sparkworks Media, we are passionate about our work and strive to provide the best creative, value and an overall excellent experience to our clients. We foster a healthy work environment and collaboration among our tight knit team.
You’ll will work directly with clients to guide the successful creation of storytelling media projects for their marketing and communications needs. The ideal candidate will have a broad skill set including understanding of live-action and motion graphic production, the ability to tell a story, excellent time and process management skills, strong communication and people skills, competence with video creation software and a creative eye.
Responsibilities will include:
Collaborate with the team to develop superb creative solutions for clients
Help establish scope and vision on new projects, including budgets and proposals
Ensure external stakeholder and internal stakeholder project goals align
Participate in project kickoff meetings
Copywriting and editorial on behalf of the client to tell their story
Establish project timeline and ensure project adheres to the timeline
Ensure stakeholders (internal and external) are aware of and understand project status, resources, tasks, schedule, and budget
Keep track of open and completed project tasks and ensure project meets milestones
Manage client expectations through clear, straight forward communication
Schedule meetings with all parties as needed and lead internal project meetings
Review projects for quality and content
Authorize and track project resource allocation
Qualifications and Skill Requirements:
Strong project management skills
2yr+ degree plus 3-5 years of professional video/media experience working with clients
Strong storytelling and writing skills with a keen creative and detail oriented eye
Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
Self-directed with the ability to collaborate with and manage teams
Experience with editing techniques in Adobe Premiere
Excellent oral, written communication and interpersonal skills
Flexibility to adjust work schedule according to workload demands
Ability to multi-task and work quickly within a framework where priorities often shift and/or conflict.
High level of attention to detail and meticulous follow-through
Negotiation and leadership skills and ability to elicit cooperation from others
**Have more skills? Those are the basics. If you have more skills that will make our projects better, let us know!
Please send your résumé, cover letter with salary requirements and access to a reel of your work (website, Vimeo, YouTube, etc.) by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: Enterprise Filmmaker Resume