IPSY is an innovative fast-growing beauty company with production studios in Santa Monica, CA. We are looking to hire a Cinematographer to join our Studio Production Team. This role reports to the Photo Manager and will be responsible for planning and executing content for IPSY’s social media platforms. The ideal candidate has experience lighting for Beauty and Fashion.
- Work across all project types that the department is responsible for, including but not limited to live streams, short-form video, and growth marketing promo pieces.
- Work with in-house producing team to oversee production unit to stay on schedule, maximize efficiency and maintain a safe work environment on set.
- Oversee technical decisions such as lighting, composition, blocking, etc. to ensure successful execution of project vision and goals.
- Setup and breakdown set and equipment before and following each production.
- Plan technical details required to execute project.
- Ensure that standard operating procedures and safety protocols are adhered to.
- Organize the repair and routine maintenance of production equipment.
- 5+ years of experience in working as a cinematographer in video/film production. Cosmetics experience a plus.
- Strong communication and problem-solving skills.
- Able to work effectively, with diplomacy and sensitivity with on-screen talent and all members of the production team.
- Great eye for composition and ability to produce high-quality imagery under all sorts of lighting conditions, both interior and exterior.
- Deep understanding of lighting techniques and equipment along with proficiency in various systems such as DSLR, ARRI, and RED.
- Ability to bring energy, passion and a positive attitude to everything they do.
- Flexible schedule and willingness to travel.
IPSY was founded with one singular mission: to inspire individuals around the world to express their unique beauty. That’s how the IPSY Glam Bag came to life. With five products personalized for you—plus articles, videos, and more on ipsy.com—you’re free to try new things and express who you are. IPSY Shopper takes our mission to the next level by making beauty more accessible, rewarding, and liberating than ever before. And with IPSY Gen Beauty, Open Studios, and all the creator content that we post each day, our intention has remained the same: to give every individual the tools to form their own definition of beauty. With over 3M members and 8K digital content creators in our community, and generating over half a billion monthly content views, we’re just getting started.
IPSY is headquartered in the Bay Area with an office in New York City and a studio production and editing facility in Los Angeles. The company achieved profitability in its first year and raised a series B round of $100M with Sherpa Capital and TPG in 2015. We owe all of our success to our inspiring, energizing employees who make exceptional things happen every single day—fearless thinking, tenacity, and a pioneering spirit push us forward. From marketing and media to engineering and operations, we are united in our goal to democratize beauty, making it accessible and affordable for everyone and fearlessly representing individuality and inclusivity. We dream. We empower. We create. And we have great fun doing it together.