Motion / Video Jobs
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Onward Search is on the hunt for a Video Editor to join our client's team. This position reports to the Director of Post-Production. Responsibilities: Edit flagship shows, formats and concepts Help to shape visual style & tone, and maintain consistency across programming Scope, plan and execute original post-driven projects During post-production, find storylines that may have been missed Collaborate with the team to develop original format & show concepts and execute on the post-production elements Proactively develop a post pipeline with a plan of how the show will roll out and be marketed to the end user Develop social extensions of YouTube programming that expands reach in addition to social-native video concepts Develop post-led projects on social and emerging video platforms using both existing and new content Occasionally both produce and edit videos or segments Identify and fix post-production challenges and/or inefficiencies Requirements: 5+ years video editing experience, specifically with YouTube and social media Must be familiar with the gaming space Expert editor in Premiere, moderate-high level of experience in VFX Experienced in sound and color mixing Portfolio showcasing executed content for social and can show results/ROI Able to work with existing footage and create a powerful story Detailed, meticulous, and organized; experience working with Asana, Trello, Jira, or similar project management tools Ability to be flexible and work proactively
Freelance Marketing Designer
Our client, an internet marketing service, is seeking a Freelance Marketing Designer to join their team. This position will be 5-10 hrs/wk for 3 months. This role is 100% remote and must be comfortable working on pacific time hours. Responsibilities include: Produce the design and production for websites, product graphics, web logos, social media graphics and banners, static and rich banner ads, email campaigns, and email templates Work with Marketing team to translate and create marketing requirements into compelling, appropriate campaigns and designs Manage and produce design work, including banner sizing and versioning, design fixes on pdf, illustrative graphics, marketing materials as needed Experience: 2+ years of relevant design experience MA, BA, BFA, or BS in Design Knowledge in Graphic Design, Typography, Placement Graphics, and Illustrative Graphics Bonus Points: Motion graphics experience
Onward Search is recruiting a freelance Production Coordinator to start immediately for our start-up client on a freelance assignment through the end of the year. This position will be 20-30 hours/ week. This position will require some onsite work on shoot-days. Responsibilities: Help manage day-to-day photo and videoshoot logistics, supporting Creative Producer and Photo Producer in the pre-production and post-production process Handles shoot day logistics, including organizing and setting up craft service, preparing and sending call sheets, and arranging transportation Oversees inventory of props and keeps studio efficiently organized and coordinates transportation of necessary props on shoot days Ability to jump in and assist on shoots, handling load in, setting up lighting and equipment, assisting photographer/cinematographer as needed, moving furniture, aiding the prop stylist, etc. Supervises and instructs PAs on set and acts as point of contact for vendors when needed Handle import of final production files into digital asset management system, ensuring proper tagging and metadata input Option to assist with video or photography post-production process, if retouching and/or video editing are within candidate’s skillset Musts: Minimum 2 years experience in production, photography, or videography Organized, efficient self-starter who can anticipate problems and take steps to solve them before they happen An eager-to-learn team player who’s not afraid to ask questions Ability to juggle multiple moving parts simultaneously A strong visual eye and high taste level necessary Excellent communication skills Technologically savvy Knowledge of lighting equipment or experience on a photo set a plus Knowledge of Asana, Adobe Creative Suite, video editing and/or retouching a plus Must have a car and ability to help in lifting equipment, moving furniture, etc.
Lead Producer- Video Game Publishing
Responsibilities: Oversee publishing production team supporting external developers Act as primary contact with stakeholders and external teams Create timelines for internal and external teams, evaluating schedules with executive management and keep things on schedule while prioritizing tasks, departmental inter dependencies Manage any issues or risks that develop in the process Work with publishing leadership in establishing and implementing product roadmap monitoring product evaluation checkpoints Collaborate to put together and manage related budget and cost forecast for publishing projects. Responsible for all publishing project deliverables including milestone review, external build creation including marketing/PR needs Provide solutions to production issues to resolve the resulting schedule, cost, and scope conflicts Manage cross team communication including at the executive level; both internally and externally Qualifications: PM background, including Scrum, Kanban, and traditional waterfall methodologies and tools, with ability to assign priority based on experience Detail oriented while thriving in high stress situations At least 5 years production experience including 2+ years as Senior or Lead Producer. Ability to lead and implement producer’s best practices, tools and techniques for team members Working knowledge of game dev from start to finish including proven background with first party submission requirements and ability to move through milestones and set timelines accordingly Strong time management skills Must have shipped 2 games w/ production credit Previous experience working with multiple projects simultaneously Preference to applicants with: UE4 Plays or has worked on First Person Shooter Proven ability of tackling challenging projects Experience in full software development lifecycle of shipping a game Positive, problem solving mindset Benefits: Profit Share Flexible Hours Full medical, dental and vision covered w/ 100% of premiums for the family Up to 30 days of PTO 16 paid Holidays 401k Match
Lead Character Artist
We are well established gaming company that is looking for a Lead Character Artist to lead and develop our current Character Team in creating visually inspiring, fully realized characters and creatures, both natural and unnatural. If you are looking to work on an exciting new product, and work with a company that is rapidly growing and is striving to create immersive worlds for it's players, then we might be the right place for you! If you are a lead Character Artist looking for an exciting new project, then please read on! Responsibilities: Create high resolution sculpts, clean low-resolution meshes, unwrap, and project in your software of choice Ability to create High Quality textures in Substance Painter/Designer that work well in a PBR environments Provide mentorship, art feedback, and training to fellow team members Constantly improve and advocate for best creation and production practices Communicate outside of the art team directly with other developers and relay that info to the rest of the team Work alongside the Art Director to define look of the characters and creatures as well as develop team to further push our quality bar upward Work closely with Animation and Technical Artist Leads during the creation process Work with the Art Director and Producer on schedules for the team. Create tasks and manage scheduling for the individual team members using Jira Attend Daily sync up meetings with other Leads and Art Director Work with Art Director on the hiring of new Character Artists Requirements: Character Artist with 8+ years experience in the games industry Shipped at least one game as a Lead Artist Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Excellent 3D art skills (3D modeling, texturing, composition) Relevant Software Knowledge of 3ds Max/Maya, Zbrush, Substance Suite, Marvelous Designer, Photoshop Familiarity of PBR materials, Texture mapping, character rigging fundamentals, and cloth simulation Passionate about the Craft Excellent Eye for Detail and creating believable Characters and Creatures Knowledge of Current VFX techniques and Terminology Preference to Applicants: With UE4 experience
Videographer with Photography/Video Editing Skills
Our client, a content company, is seeking a Videographer with Photography and Video Editing skills to join the team. RESPONSIBILITIES: Work in pre-production collaborating with the team to research trending Youtube content to develop original content ideas Work to plan the logistics of capturing the content including lighting, location, time, etc. Film and photograph content while on-set Edit TikTok, Instagram and Snapchat content REQUIREMENTS: 1-3 years experience in a fast paced content creation environment Strong understanding of YouTube, TikTok, Instagram and Snapchat Experience filming, photographing and editing content for digital platforms/creators Experience with Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere Pro Experience using Canon DSLR cameras or comparable Interested? Please apply and talk to a recruiter today?
3D Environment Artist
Onward Search is looking for a 3D Environment Artist to take on a freelance role at a studio near downtown LA. This is an intimate team with 2 offices who specialize in creating environments for photoshoots, commercials, videos and more. They work very collaboratively to make sure their clients are not only satisfied but "wowed" by the work being produced. This studio collaborates with the other, which happens to be in the UK so communication is as important as high end skills. Taking ownership, ensuring every detail matches the expectation from start to finish is required. Deadline driven, constant communication as projects are built is also necessary to be successful here. REQUIREMENTS & RESPONSIBILITIES: Skills needed include: 3D Studio Max, Autodesk Maya, Corona, Substance Painter, Substance Designer, Unreal Engine, VRay, Zbrush Portfolio should convey eye for details and realism, use of lighting, ability to apply textures and should show well-structured compositions 3+ years experience - looking at varying levels of experience working with post-production Team player who takes ownership and responsibility to make sure all details are perfect and client is satisfied Deadline driven Excellent communication skills - overly so Participate in team discussions, image critiques, etc. Experience with client contact Open to working onsite in studio with very small team and enough space to be safe during these uncertain times
Junior Art Director/Designer - Digital Key Art/Photography
Our client, a content company, is seeking a Jr. Art Director/Designer to join the team. Responsibilities: Research, concept and create digital key art from concept to completion to create eye catching, clickable and viral social content Research/find trending thumbnails and content on YouTube to bring learnings to brainstorm meetings Create mock-up images that communicate the concept clearly Direct and photograph the assets on a monthly basis Quick and efficient turnaround needed Musts: 2-4 years of experience with a strong foundation and/or education on fundamentals of art or illustration Mastery of Adobe Photoshop Experience concepting and implementing digital key art Photography experience ideal Experience working in a fast paced and highly competitive digital landscape YouTube addict with strong general Social Media experience consuming it as entertainment daily