Camera Operator & Editor
50,000.00 — 60,000.00 per year
POSITION: Camera Operator & Editor
REPORTS TO: Founder and Director
SALARY: $50 - $60k
PROJECTED START DATE: November 1, 2019
Under the direction of the Founder and Director, the Camera Operator & Editor’s primary role is to provide leadership, guidance, and their own creativity and personality to a project throughout the production & post-production process. In addition, this position requires extensive international and domestic travel.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Prepare gear for shoots, researching and renting gear when needed;
Stay abreast of trends and technology, specifically how it can aide in project deliverables;
Keep an eye toward competitive work and ensure the brand stays ahead and pushes boundaries.
Work with the Director and Producer(s) to prep shooting locations and subjects by building out storyboards;
Using an “editors’ eye”, filming content that will drive great storytelling;
Assist with lighting and capturing quality audio;
Support and help implement technical decisions such as cameras, lenses, lighting, composition, and blocking to ensure successful execution of project vision and goals;
Review dailies to confirm required shots are being captured according to the shot list and production schedule;
In collaboration with the Director and other editor(s), ingest, organize, and edit video footage, audio, and music tracks according to tight scripts and storyboards or loose production guidelines;
Work fluidly with other editor(s) as a support;
Facilitate and address all agency and/or client cut changes throughout the approval process;
Prepare projects to be handed off to other editor(s) for color grading and sound engineering;
Concept and edit trailers, teasers, and company marketing material;
Maintain proper file structure and approach allowing for future edits/adaptations;
Maintain all editing equipment, troubleshoot problems, and actively facilitate repairs;
Ensure the brand aesthetic is successfully translated into high quality visual assets.
Relocation to Louisville, KY required;
Excited to travel domestically and internationally and has the ability to be on production for extended periods of time;
Is capable to work and film inside dangerous and risky environments;
Proficient in DaVinci Resolve, Adobe Premiere and After Effects;
Experience working with RED and Sony cameras;
Preferably has drone experience with a 107 license;
Highly creative and an out-of-the-box thinker that has worked in both the documentary and commercial filmmaking spheres;
A team player that thrives in a collaborative environment;
Maintains a positive attitude and performs well in stressful situations;
Practices humility and is hungry to learn;
Mad ping-pong skills.
TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume, and a sample of your work showcasing your shooting and editing talent. Include “Camera Operator & Editor” in the subject line. Only those candidates who are selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
Experience / Skills
Capable of DP'ing projects as well as editing for final review.
About Nadus Films
We aim to deliver the highest quality video production for your next project. We tell a story in everything we make, from 30-second commercials to full-length feature films. We follow a proven framework to communicate a clear, compelling message to your targeted audience. Our team will carry your vision forward using their expertise in all aspects of filmmaking.