Videographer/Editor

Media Glenview, Illinois


Description

Abt Electronics has an immediate opening for the position of a Videographer/Editor. We are a family owned company who has been in business since 1936 and continues to experience strong growth year after year.  Abt Electronics specializes in electronics, appliance & furniture sales, delivery, installation and servicing all the products we sell. We are a perennial winner of the Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplace Award. We are looking for a highly motivated, flexible & friendly Videographer/Editor to join our team.  If this is you, we want to hear from you!

Primary duties include:

  • Light, record audio and film on-screen talent and product b-roll.
  • From a provided script, you will work with a presenter, acting as director and camera operator capturing the appropriate footage
  • Edit footage filmed to create a clear and cohesive video that is engaging, informative and clear.
  • Assist on larger productions setting up lights, moving equipment or possibly acting as a background actor!

Requirements:

  • 2-3 years of experience working in the field and in the studio with audio/video recordings
  • Solid reel/portfolio* showcasing compelling production and post production abilities
  • Strong knowledge of lighting set-ups
  • Troubleshooting ability to resolve technical issues
  • Technical proficiency in Davinci Resolve, FCPX, Photoshop, Illustrator and Audition; After Effects a plus
  • Basic understanding of post production, color correction/balancing
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Must exhibit flexibility under pressure and demonstrate ability to produce results
  • Ability to be a one person team, or become a team member assisting on other projects.
  • Ability to use sound recording equipment (shotgun mics, lavalier mics). 
  • Attention to detail is a must (check proper white balance, notice a smudge on the product being filmed, notice unintended reflections, etc.)
  • Able to accommodate unanticipated spikes in workload
  • Strong interpersonal skills and desire to be a collaborator in a creative team

*Candidates will not be considered without a reel or portfolio of work*

We offer our team members:

  • Yearly performance review
  • Potential for advancement
  • 4 performance based bonuses throughout the year
  • Medical/Dental (Blue Cross and Blue Shield PPO Network) & Vision (VSP)
  • 401(k) (Charles Schwab) which includes a matching program
  • Life & Disability insurance (Lincoln Financial)
  • Generous Paid Time Off/Sick Pay Program
  • Continued training & career development
  • Employee discounts on all products we sell
  • Employee fitness center complete with weight machines, free weights, treadmills, elliptical machines, basketball, and racquetball courts