Manhattan Prep is a test prep company serving college students and young professionals studying for the GMAT (business school), LSAT (law school), and GRE (Master’s & PhD programs). Over the past five years, the company has produced interactive video study programs for the GMAT and LSAT and is establishing itself as an aggressive competitor in the realm of interactive test prep.
About the position:
We’re seeking one full-time employee (40 hrs./wk) to join our Media Production team. You’ll work with our Curriculum and Marketing teams to develop on-demand video lessons and marketing videos. You’ll be our resident expert on all things digital video, and help us take projects from pre-to-post production.
Our organization is entrepreneurial, growth-oriented, and energetic. We genuinely enjoy what we do and take pride in it. If you seek a challenging, exciting role—while working with talented and passionate people—this might be the position for you.
-You think critically, sweat the details, solve problems, and meet deadlines.
-You collaborate well with teammates, accept constructive criticism with an open mind, and challenge assumptions.
-You reflect on and improve your working methods and habits.
-You might be a seasoned freelancer who wants to transition to a more consistent schedule and join a creative team.
-Troubleshoot technical details of lighting and cameras and lead teammates on set, assuming the role of director of photography.
-Stay on top of industry technical and aesthetic trends and keep the look of our content relevant.
-Maintain an inventory of production equipment. Recommend new gear as needed.
-Collaborate with business stakeholders, script writers, and teammates to discover the look and feel of each video. -Define production design needs and work with teammates to prep the studio for each shoot.
-Plan a schedule for each shoot and create call sheets.
-Collaborate with Media Production Manager to determine production needs and costs for each video project. Create budgets and scope-of-work estimates.
-Maintain a pre- to post-production schedule for each video project. Coordinate hand-offs to other teammates for graphic and audio treatments. Coordinate review process with stakeholders.
-Compose, shoot, and edit beautiful 4k video, correct and grade color, coordinate the completion of audio and graphic assets with our Animator and Composer, and export final cuts.
-Assist our Casting Director in securing and scheduling on screen talent.
-Occasionally assist with still photography, including occasional professional headshots for staff.
-Coordinate final handoffs and distribution on various hosting platforms, as needed.
-Build interactive branching lessons with Articulate Storyline, as needed.
-Organize project and post production files with extreme attention to detail.
-Review teammates’ work, making suggestions for improving instructional content and storytelling.
-Take creative ownership of your work and your team’s projects.
Skills & Experience:
-1-5 years of relevant experience and/or an eye-popping portfolio
-Experience in Adobe Premiere and After Effects is required
-Competitive Salary, plus individual and company performance bonuses.
-Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance.
-401K Savings Plan.
-Casual dress code.
-Free Employee Prep Class (GMAT, GRE or LSAT).
-Family Discount on Manhattan Prep Classes.
-Various corporate discounts.
-An incredible team of smart and supportive people.
How to apply:
If this sounds like the job for you, apply online. Please include:
1. A cover letter.*
2. Your resume.
3. Links to a portfolio or work samples showcasing video production work. You can include these in your resume or cover letter if you are unable to load them directly to the site.*
*Applications without cover letters or portfolio/work samples will not be considered.
About Manhattan Prep
Manhattan Prep is a high-end, test-prep company serving college students and young professionals studying for the GMAT (business school), LSAT (law school), and GRE (master's and PhD programs). We are the leading provider of GMAT prep in the world. To learn more about Manhattan Prep visit: www.manhattanprep.com