Video & Photo Associate Producer

Round Rock, TX
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Heather Farrin

Job Description:

Aquent's Client, an in-house advertising agency, is seeking a detail-oriented and social media savvy video and photo producer to work with our energetic and passionate content studio team. This position will work closely with creative staff to produce consumer, gaming, and commercial marketing videos and photos for use in social media and across various other vehicles including their website.

• Coordinate production schedules and shoot logistics including shoot day(s) hour-by-hour schedules aligned to shot list, call times, talent arrival, etc.
• Source, negotiate rates, and manage outside vendors (e.g., editing, audio, motiongraphics, and 3D rendering)
• Recruit internal volunteers; book external talent when needed, including VO
• Location scout and acquisition
• Source all product(s) taking responsibility for products before, on set and after
• Coordinate the stock assets (e.g., imagery, footage, music) as well as purchase props, including wardrobe when needed
• Onboard all shoot crew members, receive, approve, and submit their invoices for payment
• Manage production budgets and book travel for shoots
• Act as PA on shoots (both in our studio, at events and lifestyle productions) acquiring any last-minute needs including equipment, batteries, propping, etc. 
• Manage post-production which entails digital video editing, still and motion graphics design, and video compression for multiple delivery platforms and localizations / translations (as needed)
• Assist DP on set (as needed)

• ~3 years of experience in working in television, film, or new media in a production company or advertising agency
• Must possess strong knowledge of and experience working in the social media space
• Solid understanding of video/graphic formats and a good grasp the video editing process and industry standard video editing software tools
• Experience with audio recording, mixing, and editing
• Strong collaboration and communication skills
• Be responsive, highly organized, have excellent attention to detail
• Ability to move quickly and be available after hours during events and shoots
• Scrappy, get it done spirit, and the ability to work with demanding clients and compressed timelines all while having fun

Client Description:

Our client offers so much! Work in a corporate setting for a major technology company, but have the feeling that you’re in an agency. How do they do that? Check this out:

  • They offer flexible schedules to promote work/life balance. Need to pick drop the kids off at school before getting in? No worries! They get it!

  • They understand that although you’re freelancing, you’re still interested in growing your career path. They invest in learning & promote creativity on their projects, teams, and with individuals. Freelancers are included in things like team off-sites. Not something you see every day!

  • They recognize freelancers as members of their teams who are helping to get the same projects across the finish line. There’s no separation here. You’re part of the team! They’ll tend to offer up permanent conversion to most freelancers after an extended period of freelance.

  • They encourage growth beyond your job title. They understand that value comes from growth, and the growth is a 360 degree thing. Interested in enhancing your current skill set with complementary skills? This is the place! They allow work on projects outside your core competencies, in order to build new strengths.

Have no fear that you’ll fit in here. They make it work, and accept you as part of the team!