Ford Media Lab is seeking a highly skilled Videographer for the creation of client advertising and marketing videos. This person will work with our Creative Director and production team, as well as collaborate with account executives to fulfill client requests. We are open to both freelancers for contract work, as well as part or full-time candidates for employment with Ford Media Lab.

Our ideal candidate must possess:

  • Excellent technical skills

  • Creativity

  • Reliability

  • Strong work ethic, especially at a fast pace

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Ability to work independently while being productivity focused

  • Strong commercial awareness

  • Ability to interpret client needs

  • Ability to communicate effectively

In addition to offering your creative vision, this is a role for a true problem solver and executor. You’ll be challenged with turning a creative brief into a final deliverable, assembling the team and resources needed to produce, direct and deliver the desired result while adhering to timelines and budgets.

Our ideal candidate should be proficient in:

  • Shooting and lighting for both photography and videography

  • Working on creative initiatives from concept to completion

  • Developing best practices to guide the constant improvement of videography

  • Seeking out appropriate subjects and opportunities

  • Carrying out research and preparation for a shoot

  • Working in different locations for a variety of clients

  • Using an extensive range of technical equipment, including cameras, lenses, lighting and specialist software

  • Arranging objects, products, scenes, props and backgrounds

  • Effectively handling subjects and giving proper direction

  • Covering a variety of video shoots as assigned or directed

  • Pre and post-production, including planning, execution, editing and final presentation

  • Expert understanding of the latest versions of editing platforms such as Adobe CC After Effects, Final Cut Pro X, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premiere Pro

  • Coloring knowledge (Resolve preferred)

  • After Effects for motion graphics

  • Broadcast & online video formats

  • Compression and file requirements (i.e. Compressor & FTP clients)

  • Organizing working film sets, crew positions, and the casting processes

  • 3D animation would be a plus

Think this is for you? Please send resume, desired employment arrangement (freelance/contract or part/full time internal), portfolio and equipment details for consideration.

Kyle Ford