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Director of Digital Video Production

Dallas, TX

Company Description

Élever Professional is seeking dynamic and organizationally-excellent Director of Video Production candidates to manage the productivity of an innovative client company's video production facility.  Our Austin-based client company is quickly emerging as the leader in producing high quality, product-related video at scale for the world's most recognized brands. With a long list of leading eCommerce clients,  they're looking for someone who is passionate about team-buidling and deeply knowledgeable of operational processes and production infrastructure.


Our client provides a turnkey service that includes creating high-quality video at scale, delivering video through retail-focused technology, and publishing to Social Media and retail channel partners to expand the solution's efficacy.They're on an aggressive growth trajectory and the Director of Video Production will play a critical role in the company's overall success.

 

Job Description

The leader of the video production team will serve as a key component of Production management influencing studio/facility strategy, supporting sales and market development, as well as an important contributor to the design and implementation of workflow automation directives. In short, be prepared to OWN the production facility and it's operations to build an innovative, differentiated production capability with a focus on quality, efficiency and profitability.

 

To be successful you’ll need to be passionate about the company's mission, own functional understanding of video-production, thrive in a flexible environment, and be very self-driven. Functions include:

  • Project planning & management framework
  • Managing high volume script writing with freelance labor pools
  • Acquiring and managing on-screen talent resources
  • Set design
  • Resource planning (labor, facilities, consumables)
  • Digital video technology & trends
  • High efficiency workflow design
  • Identifying and recruiting crew members (DP, PA, Talent)
  • Staging, lighting, camera and sound stage operations
  • Managing to productivity, efficiency and quality metrics
  • Identifying and recruiting Editors
  • Quality assurance
  • Warehouse management systems
  • Workflow management
  • Product inventory, assembly and staging

Qualifications

Successful candidates will possess a combination of the following qualifications:

Bachelors degree or higher strongly preferred

- 10+ years of solid production and business management experience

- Digital video capture experience in a professional sound stage environment

- Access to and knowledge of the video freelance community

  • Script development
  • Digital videography
  • Editing
  • Talent

- Deep knowledge of video project management methods & tools

- Environment: MP4/Flash encryption

- Video production process logistics

- Final Cut Pro – Server Edition

- Performance modeling and analysis

- Ability to track relevant trends, evolve production process/strategies and execute in a leadership capacity

Additional Information

Generous Comp + Bonus + Equity + Industry-leading Benefits package


Élever Professional is a leading firm in Executive Search and Recruitment.   We look forward to receiving your application! All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Visit us at http://www.eleverpro.com for more information about our services.