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Genius is an online knowledge project with the goal to annotate the world.
 
Brooklyn    Posted: Monday, December 24, 2018
 
   
 
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Genius is looking for our first Producer / Director based in Los Angeles to facilitate our Genius Video operation on the west coast. A fluency in music cultureparticularly pop music & hip-hopis essential.

Genius is the world's biggest encyclopedia of music. Powered by its community, in-house creative team, & the artists themselves, Genius serves music knowledge to over 100 million people each month on Genius.com & everywhere music fans connect across the internet.

Founded in 2009, Genius began as a platform for annotating rap lyrics. Over the years, it has expanded its mission to include more than hip-hop, & more than just lyrics. Every song has a story that needs to be told, & the biggest names in musicincluding Frank Ocean, Lorde, & Cardi Bcome to Genius to give the world insight into their art.

To learn more check out our sizzle, & follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, & Youtube.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the production of Geniuss original series in LA
  • Direct episodic content for series like Verified, Deconstructed & more
  • Collaborate with video & content team to improve existing series
  • Pitch new video & franchise ideas
  • Maintain production & post production to ensure regular, timely distribution of LA content
  • Coordinate with team members to provide status updates & moving projects through pipeline
  • Book locations & freelancers when necessary
  • Preserve quality control & metadata maintenance
  • Assist with publishing, distribution & syndication
  • Act as a liaison between NY & LA offices

Requirements:

  • 3+ years in video production at media outlet
  • Strong understanding of post production workflows
  • Experience shooting talent interviews
  • Passion for editorially-driven, non-fiction filmmaking
  • Deep knowledge in a wide variety of music genres, particularly pop music & hip-hop
  • Fluent in the culture of social media & online communities
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced startup environment

Bonus:

  • Technical competency with Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, etc.
  • Technical competency with major digital video cameras
  • Fluent in Spanish
 
 
 
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