Content Creator

Job Location: South Pasadena, CA 91030

Job Salary: $55,000 – $65,000 a year – Full-time

Job Description:

Are you a visual storyteller who knows how to captivate an audience through videography, photography, sound design, color, and imagery? Starke Marketing is seeking a creative and dynamic Content Creator to join our team in South Pasadena, CA. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in conveying compelling narratives that engage and convert audiences for both Starke Marketing and our valued clients.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Storytelling

  • Understand client objectives and craft visual narratives that entice audiences to become customers.
  • Organize, communicate, and storyboard project visions for effective collaboration.
  • Research and comprehend target demographics to create appealing messages.
  • Employ creative approaches to reach diverse audience segments.
  • Demonstrate a strong grasp of storytelling structures, from set-up to climax and resolution.
  • Collaborate with teams to craft messaging for specific subjects, projects, or goals.

Videography

  • Swiftly capture content at a moment’s notice.
  • Utilize a wide range of equipment (DSLR, audio devices, lighting, etc.) without compromising quality.
  • Recognize the significance of content and equipment redundancy.
  • Exhibit strong organizational skills and provide clear direction to the team.
  • Prioritize delivering high-quality work without cutting corners.
  • Thrive in fast-paced, ever-changing environments.
  • Confidently direct talent and crew throughout pre-production, production, and post-production.
  • Multitask effectively when working with crew members.
  • Harness creative thinking and maintain impeccable attention to detail.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills for client and production team collaboration.
  • Proficient in post-production techniques.
  • Physically capable of handling recording equipment for extended periods.
  • Adept at using computer software for planning, editing, and scripting.

Content Creation

  • Distinguish between short-form and long-form content.
  • Break down long-form scripts into smaller content pieces for ad creatives, retargeting campaigns, and social promotions.
  • Skillfully integrate graphics and text that align with the content’s style.
  • Knowledgeably use stock footage when required.
  • Efficiently incorporate stock video and photos without detracting from the video’s message.
  • Produce content promptly to meet client needs and campaign deadlines.
  • Provide guidance to team members to meet various project deadlines.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years of active filming experience with a DSLR, Mirrorless, or Video camera.
  • A minimum of 5 years of active experience working with Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects.
  • Ability to create engaging scripts in line with project goals and target audiences.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and adaptability to changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Proficiency in export settings and video optimization for different platforms (e.g., YouTube, web, social media).

Workload:

  • Full-Time; Salary
  • 40 hours/week, including occasional weekends
  • Some projects may involve travel to various locations across the country on weekdays and weekends.

Visual Demands:

  • Extended periods of looking at computer monitors, video/DSLR cameras, typing, sitting, listening, and reading.

Physical Demands:

  • Repetitive hand motions at a computer keyboard.
  • Sitting and standing for 7-8 hours per day.
  • Occasional listening and speaking on the telephone, in-person meetings, and virtual meetings.
  • Occasional business conducted at other offices or offsite.
  • Transportation may be required.
  • Ability to reach, grasp, pull, bend, and occasionally lift up to 35 lbs.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $55,000.00 – $65,000.00 per year

Expected hours: 40 per week

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8-hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • South Pasadena, CA 91030: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

  • Please provide a link to your portfolio. Applications without a portfolio will not be considered.

Experience:

  • Videography: 5 years (Required)
  • Video editing: 5 years (Required)

Language:

  • English (Required)

License/Certification:

  • Drone License (Preferred)
Banking jobs: Content Creator
Full time: Full Time
USA: South Pasadena
Salary: $55k-$65k
Work location: In-person

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