Shooter & Editor Freelancers

  • 372 S Independence Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23452, USA
  • Contract

Company Description

Jpixx Video Agency: Jpixx specializes in custom content messaging through cinematic narratives and high-energy edits. Our distinct vision pushes the boundaries of integrated media and we are known for our ability to apply the most effective video execution to the project at hand. With exceptional camera work, motion graphics, video editing and design, our work targets a diverse audience who value authenticity and crave an emotional connection bringing every­day people and places into extraordinary light. See how we Capture Life Creatively here: jpixx.com

Job Description

Are you experienced with commercial video work and have a flexible schedule? Do you capture the right framing and capitalize on available lighting? Are you able to edit for story and identify the best moments out of hours of footage? Would you like to work with a team who are on a similar continuous journey in sharpening their craft? Do you have a high standard and enjoy pushing the boundaries artistically on all that video can and will do? Jpixx is seeking Freelance Videographers, Editors or those that excel in both to expand its network of freelancers for overflow work on an as-needed basis.  

We run a very supportive team environment and are needing more hands on deck.  We are looking for someone to work with us locally, often working within our Virginia Beach office. 

Editor

  • Proficient in Video Editing (Adobe Premiere); able to articulate story and edit with inspiration, creativity and style.
  • Helping the team by adhering to company file structure  and systems and organizing footage, backing up drives, and logging clips.
  • Meticulous with details to incorporate required client branding, accurate titles and style that works with each client and project being sent out.
  • Accountable and able to handle feedback and take detailed direction for multiple rounds of edits.

and/or

Shooter

  • Experienced DP-minded shooter with the ability to work quickly and operate Canon Cinema Cameras. 
  • Ability to shoot both documentary-style/event/run & gun as well as staged shots with lighting and storyboarded movements.
  • Excellent with the art of Lighting. Build, use and maintain 3-axis stabilization rigs (MoVI Pro). Knowledgeable of when to use specific frame rates, lenses and accessories.
  • Intrinsic style and high standards that push you to continue to improve. (Trying new angles and re-thinking to be outside the box)
  • Adaptable in both large and small group settings and able to pivot with the unexpected variables that pop up on shoot day.
  • Bonus if you can also handle a DSLR and shoot stills in much the same way.

Qualifications

  • A background in video production, amassing knowledge of many aspects on own or in college and using it with at least 1-5 years of professional video work experience.
  • Be responsible, dependable, organized and an excellent communicator (as well as follows directions well).
  • Ability to problem solve and troubleshoot.
  • Proficient with editing software; Adobe CC, specifically Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, and Lightroom; Knowledge of Mac OS.
  • Experience working with creative teams to develop ideas, take direction and execute strategies.
  • Being a self-starter and deadline driven is a must.
  • Understanding of marketing principles and short form video
  • Dedication to your craft taking the time to make a quality result, while also being open to feedback an having perspective of the end goal for the client.
  • Professionalism is always expected as you would be interacting with professionals, creative teams and clients.
  • Team oriented attitudes where you may pitch in for logging and transferring footage - build, organize and maintain gear; if needed for the team.

To Note:

  • Working with us could be a combination of working at your own station or within one of ours in Virginia Beach. Must live close to Virginia Beach. 
  • Potential for traveling out of the area, out of state and country to film on location.
  • Time requests could span from in or outside the regular work week, early mornings, late nights and weekends. 

COMPLIMENTARY EXPERIENCE

  • Director of Photography
  • Marketing Savviness
  • Photography 
  • Graphic Design
  • Color Correction and Color Grading
  • Sound Design
  • Motion Graphics
  • Ability to apply set makeup
  • Production Design
  • Creative Writing, screenwriting, copywriting
  • Journalistic Writing and Interviewing Skills

Additional Information

IF INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION PLEASE FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Send us your info, with your resume attached through the job posting.
  2. Send your portfolio, or samples of your work. (MUST INCLUDE TO BE CONSIDERED!)
  3. Send a short note about yourself -- include a little about your current schedule; list "complimentary experiences" you may have (find sample list above).

No phone calls, please. 

*This is a freelance - as needed position and is not a full-time job, although it could lead to that one day potentially. 

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Jpixx LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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