Associate News Programming Producer (Contractor Position) - IGN

Video Remote - United States


Description

Position at IGN

Associate Producer, News Programming (Contract)

 

IGN is looking for a talented associate producer focused on news programming with a love of video games, movies, and TV. In this role you’ll edit and produce IGN news videos including IGN Now, IGN The Fix: Entertainment, IGN The Fix: Games, and text-driven (rather than hosted) news videos.

IGN’s team is made up of all kinds of people that share a common love of games, TV, movies, comics, tech, and all things geeky. We strongly encourage people of every race, gender, sexual orientation, and background to apply.

We’re looking for a reel of demonstrable work for candidates to be considered.

What will get you in the door?

 

  • Experience and comfort enhancing short-form storytelling with great broll and music while retaining core news elements
  • Ability to work well with others in a collaborative, team environment
  • A positive, problem-solving attitude
  • Excellent time-management and project-organization skills
  • Comfort with the fast-paced, deadline driven production and post production that comes with timely news videos
  • Experience and comfort with Adobe Premiere and Creative Suite
  • Passion for IGN and/or video games, TV shows and movies
  • Willingness to learn new production / post production tech and software

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Producing and editing IGN’s various news video These include IGN Now, The Fix: Games, The Fix: Entertainment, and more. Example: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVQgnz4-WsM )
  • Working with the team to prioritize daily news stories for video coverage, with a hand in scripting, headlining, and creation of enticing thumbnails that maintain IGN’s editorial
  • Ensuring timely delivery of all projects and
  • Gathering and vetting properly sourced video assets for B roll of news related
  • Tracking export and delivery of multiple iterations and deliverables for com, YouTube, social platforms, and wherever IGN content lives.
  • Working proactively and collaboratively to overcome roadblocks and actively engage stakeholders to ensure proper delivery both into production and through
  • Maintaining high quality standards across all content you and your team are responsible
  • Building positive working relationships across all IGN content creators, and all cross functional

It would be a 1-UP if you have:

  • Photoshop experience
  • Script writing experience
  • Directing experience
  • Experience using OBS / Vmix
  • Excellent audio editing skills
  • After Effects or motion graphics experience
  • Strong understanding of video game and entertainment

 

What we need from you:

 

  • Demo reel and/or list of exemplary work
  • Your Wow us! Don’t worry about rencounting every element of your experience -- put in the dazzling stuff focused on your super powers.
  • A cover letter. We’re sure your resume can speak for itself, but we’d love to hear more directly from you, too.

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