POSITION: Camera Operator & Editor
REPORTS TO: Founder and Director
FTE: 1.0
SALARY: $50 - $60k
PROJECTED START DATE: November 1, 2019

SUMMARY

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

Pre-Production

 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.

Production

 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;

Post-Production

 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.

Job Requirements

 Relocation to Louisville, KY required;
 Excited to travel domestically and internationally and has the ability to be on production for extended periods of time;
 Adventure junkie;
 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.