NextThought Studios is looking for an innovative and charismatic, full-time cinematographer to join our team! We’re searching for an artistic visionary and passionate storyteller.

-Our cinematographer is responsible for creating a unique visual identity to any video through cinematography.
-They make decisions for lighting, camera equipment, and audio for all productions.
-Maintain all in-house equipment, including repairs and upkeep and suggestions for new purchases and improvements.
-Our ideal candidate will act as a one-man crew, often directing, running audio, lights, and camera OR will act as head of a large crew, assigning roles and responsibilities to others and leading the team towards a successful production.
-They will direct talent and crew and act as lead cinematographer for most shoots and are responsible for heading up and managing the pre-production tasks that will correlate with production, including, but not limited to location scouts, shot sheets, equipment lists, etc.

Experience / Skills

*Possess an inherent understanding of design and high-quality aesthetics
*Advanced knowledge of the latest production technology and best practices
*Demonstrates proficiency in composing and framing shots, applying the technical aspects of light, lenses, filters, camera settings, and audio
*Having the flexibility and problem-solving skills to handle production problems as they arise
*Must be ambitious, dedicated, and passionate, won’t settle for average, willing to go the extra mile and work long hours when needed
*Thrive under pressure with tight deadlines and unique obstacles
*Has ownership in every project created
*A Believer in NextThought’s purpose and strive for company success
*Updated demo reel is required