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