Hacksmith Jobs

Videographer / Video Editing Expert
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

Introduction

The Hacksmith team is made up of outside-the-box thinkers who take fictional ideas from comics, movies, and video games and make real working prototypes. We make Viral Videos of our creations on YouTube, and in doing so make dreams a reality by building real life superhero tech; as seen in our channel trailer! We take pride in inspiring youth around the world to get into STEM and other related fields, while always dreaming bigger. We are social influencers and we make money by selling advertising to companies who want to reach our demographic of young males. Our social media reach is as follows:

YouTube: 6,900,000 subscribers / 50M+ views per month

Facebook: 230,000 likes / 286K+ reach per month

Instagram: 240,000 followers

Company

Feel like you can’t tick all the boxes above? If you have some of the skills and experience that we’re looking for and are willing to use your talent to learn the rest, we encourage you to apply!

You must be local or willing to relocate. This is a role is based in Kitchener Ontario and telecommuting is not an option.

To apply, fill out this form: https://forms.gle/oWRvw1EU7LXDcPUe9

Position

We are looking for someone who is passionate about making videos. There will be ample opportunity for creativity, responsibility, and meaningful contribution to the team. You should be looking to grow your career with us as together, we grow the company. You’ll capture our everyday antics, experiments, and creations, then edit that content into epic, entertaining videos to share with the world. You will also have the opportunity to travel to exotic locations to capture epic events. Here are some examples of past videos, to give you an idea of the future content you’ll be working on: 

Responsibilities include:

  • Create entertaining, original video content for our various social channels. This will primarily include filming, editing, and graphic design. 
  • Pre-production planning 
  • Set-up of lighting, cameras, microphones 
  • Directing scenes to ensure efficient production that adheres to the creative vision 
  • Camera work (DSLR, GoPro, Cell phone, Chronos, OBS, etc.)  
  • Editing (Adobe Premiere)
  • Review (frame.io)
  • Re-edit existing YouTube content for reposting on Facebook / Instagram.
  • Develop methods to improve video production efficiency. 


About You

You're a passionate videographer with  intuition for making viral content. You're able to utilize the available resources with maximum efficiency and take pride in improving existing processes. You know every feature in Adobe Premiere and wouldn't be able to live without your shortcuts; you have a keen visual sense and an instinct for telling powerful, compelling stories through imagery and editing style. You want to be surrounded by creators in a fast-paced, growing company that thinks big and dreams even bigger. You're able to take a scope and run with it, working independently while seeking help and feedback when necessary. At your core, you are a creator and want to show the world what you can do. Are you ready to take your career to the next level with Hacksmith Entertainment?

Required Skills

  • Proven experience with cameras, audio, lighting equipment, and Adobe Creative Cloud. 
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with an interest in growing with the company. 
  • Understanding of YouTube, social media and the entertainment industry.
  • Strong awareness of YouTube and internet culture, memes, vernacular, pop culture, etc.
  • Proactive spirit - need to be constantly thinking of new ways to streamline tasks and day to day expectations.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, quickly changing environment.

Bonus points

  • Have worked for a YouTube channel before
  • Have run a YouTube channel before
  • An Engineering/Tech/Science background
  • Have worked for/with influencers
  • Experience in advertising

Know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!