• Producer

    Location US-CA-Thousand Oaks
    Posted Date 3 months ago(10/23/2019 7:42 PM)
    Req #
    # Positions
    Production - Global Digital Production
  • Overview

    The Video Producer works directly with other Producers and Video Editors to create innovative and pedagogically appropriate videos for SAGE through creative storytelling, whether for products or internal use. The Producer manages individual projects, with limited guidance from the Executive Producer. Initiative and creativity is expected in working with requesters to deliver quality projects that meet deadlines and budgets. The Producer builds strong relationships with stakeholders throughout the company, acting as the point of contact for specific projects, products, and departments.

    Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

    The job functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Produce and deliver video content including animations, whiteboard, live action, marketing, sizzle reels, and original production, organizing and executing video projects from inception to completion
    • Together with the Executive Video Producer translate the pedagogical and marketing aims of internal stakeholders into quality videos
    • Field produce multiple, concurrent project shoots video shoots in the office, offsite, and at conferences and other video events, liaising with the Production Coordinator to organize and schedule vendors as needed
    • Manage the pre-production and planning of multiple, concurrent project shoots, including but not limited to:
      • Draft and send out call sheets
      • Organize and book accommodations for travel shoots
      • Schedule interviewees, tracking responses, feedback, and schedules
      • Provide clear and timely briefs to interviewees, production vendors, and internal stakeholders
    • Provide support at selected project shoots to facilitate set up and shoot preparation and conduct interviews as needed
    • Write scripts and copyedit other Producers’ scripts to develop the best production approach
    • Communicate effectively and efficiently with various stakeholders in a larger production process
    • Review all videos, upholding agreed standards of quality and branding
    • Work closely with the in-house videographers to communicate the learning objectives of the video and identify b-roll opportunities
    • Give constructive feedback to vendors as needed, escalating issues to Production Operations
    • Create and maintain documentation related to processes and styles
    • Attend, participate in, and contribute to one-on-one, team, and department meetings
    • Complete other various tasks within the Global Digital Production Department as required



    The additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Manage a stationary camera in shoots in the local office.
    • Perform post-production editing of video, audio, and media assets using Adobe Premiere Pro on occasion and as needed
    • Prepare Audio/Video synch for editing projects

    Qualifications & Education

    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in film, journalism, or an equivalent area of study
    • Extensive and recent knowledge of video production, including video production workflows and technology
    • Strong creative perspective and show reel demonstrating experience in a variety of video types
    • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft skills
    • Experience in managing a stationary camera (C-100 or similar) is a benefit
    • Intermediate skills in editing in Adobe Premier Pro


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