Video Producer

Company: 
CMD
City: 
Portland
State: 
OR
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We are 170 wayfinders and storytellers, united by one vision: move brands forward by bringing great ideas to light with brilliant creative, illuminating strategy, and pinpoint analytics. Does the challenge of creating work for some of the world’s largest brands excite you? Do you yearn to work with sharp and curious people who are more about ideas than egos? Then, hello! Nice to meet you.

As a video producer, you’ll be working with a cadre of smart, passionate visionaries in our eclectic Slabtown office. The position requires excellent leadership, project management, creative vision, planning, and communication skills. You will manage budgets, coordinate schedules, and work closely with account services and the creative group to develop video solutions for our clients that are on time, on budget, and beyond expectations.

THINGS YOU WILL DO

Collaborate with the creative director, account manager, and client to establish expectations of project and schedule

Develop a working budget for each project that meets clients’ expectations and budget requirements

Manage all aspects of video production by supporting the creative vision, direction, schedule, budget, and

client satisfaction

Select and hire crew, talent, writers, and editors and make arrangements with vendors and freelance partners necessary for the successful completion of the project with the goal of getting the best talent and equipment for the best price

Ensure profitability of the project

Complete purchase orders and other paperwork required

Track and monitor financial performance of each project

Work closely with the account staff and clients to communicate progress of each project

Upon project completion, follow archive procedures and finalize financial aspects of the project

Manage multiple projects at one time

Oversee large-scale budgets as well as small budgets

Establish and nurture good relationships with outside film vendors and resources

Wear multiple hats as a line producer, production manager, and project manager depending on the budget

Champion creative work with the ability to find solutions to make great ideas happen within budget

Communicate and thrive under pressure

Use working knowledge of the post-production process to ensure timely delivery of the finished product

Know all the roles and responsibilities of each crew member

Be highly detail oriented with the ability to negotiate rates

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required of this position. CMD is an equal opportunity employer.

THINGS YOU HAVE• Minimum five years of experience producing film and video projects• Samples of work relevant to B2B and B2C• Ability to travel on very short notice and work long hours for short periods of time • Valid passport and driver’s license• Ability to work in a collaborative work environment• Broadcast advertising production is desired• Ability to think on your feet and make quick decisions

DROP US A LINEWe are a creative agency, and we value outside-the-box thinking. Demonstrate this to us however you wish and submit the following materials as one document (PDF or Word format):

• Cover letter with qualifications and suitability for this position, and salary requirements • Résumé

Submit your materials directly to jobs@cmdagency.com. Your email subject line should read: Video producer—last name, first name

Cheers and good luck. 

Deadline: 
Application Instructions: 

DROP US A LINE

We are a creative agency, and we value outside-the-box thinking. Demonstrate this to us however you wish and submit the following materials as one document (PDF or Word format):

• Cover letter with qualifications and suitability for this position, and salary requirements • Résumé

Submit your materials directly to jobs@cmdagency.com. Your email subject line should read: Video producer—last name, first name