Production And Videography Manager

Spirit Halloween

Egg Harbor Township, NJ

Come work with us at Spencer’s & Spirit Halloween, where you’ll be working with the best and brightest colleagues as you help us deliver the most fun experience and product possible to our guests. We’re fast-paced and take our work seriously, but we always have a good laugh at the end of the day. Walk through our stores or the halls of our corporate office and you’ll see firsthand that we’re laidback and irreverent. We’re firm believers in being true to YOU, so tattoos and piercings are as common as water cooler convos. Whether it’s critiquing our new exclusive costumes or quality testing newly implemented software technology, our teams understand the importance of working collaboratively to challenge status quo and achieve our goals. We keep pushing ourselves to go above and beyond and are looking for top talent to become a part of our team!

CHECK OUT OUR BENEFITS!

  • Competitive salary & incentive opportunity
  • Career advancement
  • Comprehensive benefits package including Vacation/Sick/Personal/Holiday
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Disability/Life and AD&D insurance, Tuition Reimbursement & 401k for eligible associates
  • 30% discount on merchandise

POSITION SUMMARY

Summary: The Production & Videography Manager sets the standards for Spirit Halloween and Spencer’s brands. Key responsibility includes producing branded videos/imagery in collaboration with internal teams (photographers, creative, marketing, buyers, etc.) High-level videography skill sets including lighting, techniques and digital artistry as well as collaborative work style are essential to this role. This person will need to be a self-starter, managing the creative process for short videos of varying topics from inception through completion. (Includes, but not limited to storyboard development, shoot planning, editing, etc.)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

· Produce creative short videos for the many Spirit/Spencer’s consumer touch points, including social media, ecommerce sites, email campaigns, and other marketing materials/initiatives.

· Manage videographer by creating production timelines, providing feedback through the post-production process and directing production while on shoots.

· Manage communications between teams through production process from inception through completion.

· Work closely with cross-functional teams to oversee quality of video from a branding and style perspective.

· Proven leadership skills to manage projects and crew.

· Partner with studio manager to help coordinate projects and workflow.

· Streamline process without sacrificing quality. Use proven techniques to improve brand imagery.

· Act as Brand Steward as applicable assuring quality of imagery look and feel.

· Contribute and keep current on industry standards, styles, trends and technology.

· Work collaboratively with all partners to drive and support team growth and success.

· Ability to meet deadlines and take direction from Sr. Photographer, Designers, department leaders.

· Produce content library for all finished projects.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • BS or AS in Commercial/Advertising Videography/Photography or related field.
  • 5+ years of professional experience in Commercial/Advertising videography or equivalent.
  • Proficient in multiple digital video/photography platforms and relevant software including (Creative Cloud, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Capture One PRO, Photoshop and Lightroom).
  • Advanced lighting skills, with tungsten, strobe and natural daylight.
  • Expert technical knowledge of video processing and digital enhancement techniques.
  • Experience in a variety of studio and location settings, fashion models and editorial/studio lifestyle.
  • Expert level in all Mac software, Adobe CS6 (or current version – specifically Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat).
  • Strong grasp of different file types and when to use them (converting video formats per project as needed based on platform).
  • Motion Graphic skills a plus.
  • Strong understanding of file sizing and resolution for digital application.
  • Strong sense of urgency, drive and passion to take ownership of all projects.
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Strong organizational skills and must be detail oriented.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Good sense of composition.
  • Collaborative team player.
  • Retail videography experience a plus.
  • Interest in Halloween, pop-culture, music, teen lifestyle a plus.

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