LinkedIn - Director of Photography/ Editor

Posted 12-11-2015, offered

Career Level
Pay / Salary
Annual Salary
Experience Required
3+ Years
Job Description
At LinkedIn, the Director of Photography/Editor is responsible for the production of video content for the Pulse editorial team, including running the onsite studio and its shoots (both internal and field based), as well as editing and mastering HD broadcast ready videos of world-class content in a multimedia-first environment.

***Must have demo reel***


Responsible for all stages of video content production from staging, lighting, shooting, and editing through final mastering and distribution encoding.
Responsible for all aspects of recording operations, including setup of camera gear, sound recording equipment, lights, studio backgrounds, and all other production gear in studio and in the field to capture the highest quality video end product within tight production timelines.
Coordinate production techniques in line with Producer and key stakeholders for existing and new content.
Manage media effectively and safely throughout all stages of production, from capture, ingest, editorial, and compression for final delivery and archiving.
Prepare and edit footage (Live action/B-roll/VO/Graphics/Music/SFX) of varying complexities with quick turnarounds. Employing editing best practices to produce video content that inspires and engages.
Responsible for project management and collaboration with all key stakeholders through each stage of the Production/Post/Publication pipeline (directing support crew, defining project needs).
Communicate clearly with Producer and key stakeholders at each stage of the review and approval process, driving creation and completion in accordance to publication schedule deadlines.
Master final product using video editing software (Premiere Pro), color correction, and audio sweetening techniques through to final export to publication delivery specifications.
Work in a fast-paced environment where the demands and directions of the work are constantly changing.
Perform other duties as may be assigned.
Basic qualifications:

A minimum of 3 years of experience in media outlets and major news properties; HD Broadcast Production and Post-production workflow in a multimedia-first environment
Expert experience in HD video production using Sony CineAlta cameras(F5), with a deep understanding of composition, framing, and exposure best practices
Professional experience with directing talent and leading and managing crew on set
Must have strong Macintosh and PC computer skills including troubleshooting and basic networking knowledge in Mac and Windows environments
Must have superior project and time management capabilities within a fast paced, high productivity environment and a deadline driven schedule
Knowledge of the processes of HD broadcast production and post-production workflow
Knowledge of video lighting techniques, including studio lighting and field interviews
Knowledge and experience with HD video production control measurements such as vectorscopes, histograms, waveform monitors
Knowledge of use of computers and relevant accessories (e.g. operating teleprompter, working with chroma key)
Advanced knowledge and ability of video editing practices including experience with using Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere, Prelude, Photoshop, After Effects) and DaVinci Resolve
Must provide demo reel link in application
Mental requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to: solve practical problems and deal with variables; interpret and/or follow a variety of instructions furnished in written or oral form; use basic concepts to solve business problems associated with the role; use and understand computer programs to analyze and solve business issues.

Physical requirements and work environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, to speak and hear, and to frequently use hands and arms to handle, feel, and to reach. Specific vision requirements of this job include the ability to see closely and adjust focus. The work environment is an office setting or home office and the noise in the work environment is usually quiet.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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