Video Producer (San Mateo, CA)

IXL Learning - San Mateo, California - Full time

IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by over 10 million students worldwide, is looking for an experienced Video Producer/Editor versed in motion graphics to join our thriving team in San Mateo, CA. The Video Producer/Editor will create and manage a wide range of video content to support marketing efforts.

As the Video Producer/Editor, you will work closely with our video, marketing, and product teams to develop video content that engages with our key audiences: Educators, parents, and students. You’ll take a hands-on approach, owning the production process from start to finish: conceptualize, coordinate, write treatments, film, build motion graphics and edit. Content you’ll create includes how-to videos, eLearning resources, product ads, customer testimonials and web/social media videos. The ideal candidate is an innovative, deadline-driven self-starter who is very passionate about marketing our products. You should be able to demonstrate your full range of experience in video production.

Required: Please provide a link to DEMO REEL or PORTFOLIO highlighting work that fits the criteria below, including strong motion graphics work you built yourself.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

  • Take creative briefs to clear, concise and engaging finished videos: Conceptualize, shoot, build motion graphics and edit video content that supports IXL’s products and brand marketing, enhancing the user experience along the way
  • Have an affection for short form visual storytelling - Demonstrate why video is the best method to tell the story, bring the content to life, and educate on the product in ways other media cannot
  • Capture clean screen recordings that present the product in the best light and fit the pace of the overall video
  • Direct, shoot and edit live action testimonials, fully animated how-to videos, digital ads and more
  • Discover and integrate music tracks, clean up voice-overs and mix audio
  • Work with the lead video producer, video editor and marketing team to develop production logistics and post production workflows, including iterating on our video standards and collaborating on new styles and formats based on content performance
  • Work closely with marketing and product teams to uphold the best execution of brand design and strategies while pushing content ideas and visual styles that fit and elevate IXL’s core messaging
  • Support the management of our video hosting platforms including YouTube, Frame.io and the IXL website, using analytics to inform video creation with the digital marketing team

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

  • BA/BS degree and 4-6 years of proven experience in producing digital video and motion graphics content
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Premiere (video editing) and After Effects (motion graphics)
  • Fluency with the Adobe Creative Cloud platform including Illustrator and Media Encoder
  • Proficient in capturing and incorporating screen recordings
  • Fundamental knowledge of videography including camera settings, lighting, composition, audio recording and directing
  • Fundamental understanding and application of editing principles including pacing, cutting to b-roll/music, composition and framing
  • Technical knowledge of live action and motion graphic post-production workflows, including an understanding of audio mixing, color grading, video codecs and exporting best practices
  • Enthusiastic attention to detail and the desire for a flawless final product
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, resourceful and industrious
  • Ability to coordinate, manage and track multiple video projects and marketing campaigns simultaneously
  • Determined, innovative problem solver willing to learn new techniques and workarounds when faced with tough challenges and deadlines
  • You have experience or an interest in creating videos for edtech/education/eLearning companies and can learn quickly about the industry and our products
  • Bonus: Have marketing knowledge outside of video production including content, digital and product marketing
  • Ability to work effectively in a remote setting

ABOUT IXL LEARNING

IXL Learning is a leading educational technology company on a big mission: creating innovative learning experiences that help all learners reach their full potential. IXL's comprehensive curriculum and insightful analytics help more than 500,000 teachers deliver personalized instruction, and empower over 10 million students to achieve new learning milestones every day.

At IXL, we’re passionate about our mission of creating the best educational technology that improves learning for all students. We bring that same passion to creating a workplace that values diversity on the basis that all of us bring a unique perspective and experience that advances IXL’s mission.

We strive to increase diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, and physical or mental ability and to continually promote a work environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work.

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Marketing

Experience Level

Mid Level

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