Video Story Teller at Golden Hippo
Golden Hippo Media is a young, growing digital marketing company committed to helping everyone live their healthiest life. We create cutting edge health, wellness, and beauty products and work tirelessly to get them into the hands of the people who need them most - our customers. We're growing fast, but our core values remain the same as when we were founded in 2010.
We are looking for a seasoned Video Story Teller to produce persuasive, engaging and well-written marketing videos- -from short ads to longer sales documentaries—for our digital advertising campaigns.
Our ideal candidate will have:
- A Creative Imagination to originate fresh concepts;
- Experience gathering video assets —such as conducting on-camera interviews and directing videographers to shoot appropriate footage;
- A way with the written word. We believe the most important qualification for our video storytellers is skillful, (cliche-free) creative writing ability.
- And will be a writer who knows how to marry the words to the visuals; A storyteller able to weave copy, sound bites and b-roll together into masterful video content. (If that sounds high falutin’ - well we believe in the power of great storytelling).
HERE IS WHAT WE OFFER YOU
At Golden Hippo you have a chance to make an impact. You will have the opportunity to be creative, take initiative and grow. A career at Golden Hippo is more than just a job. It's the chance to work among friends every day, to work and play hard, and to see the results of your work firsthand. We work in a lively, laid back work environment with a fully stocked kitchen for our employees to use. We also offer:
- Competitive salary (DOE)
- Employer-paid benefits (medical, dental, vision, life)
- Matching 401K plan
- In-office CrossFit gym with professional coaches
- Yoga and meditation breaks
- Casual, "no dress code" atmosphere and an open office space
- Highly interactive work with a talented, passionate team
- UNLIMITED room for growth and results-based pay increases
WHAT YOUR DAY IS LIKE
- Originate concepts for short-form videos.
- Write scripts. Weaving together copy, soundbites, video b-roll and graphics.
- Work with videographer/editors to gather video assets, i.e. conduct on-camera interviews with brand representatives with an ear toward eliciting compelling sound bites, identify and direct videographers to shoot needed b-roll footage, conceive graphics.
- Oversee the editing process. Work with our editors to fine tune and optimize videos from pre-production to delivery.
- Analyze and Optimize videos. Analyze data on under-performing projects and re-imagine to optimize results.
- 3-5 years' previous experience in video writing/production.
- Experience writing to video and film/visual storytelling, such as TV news reporter, documentary producer/writer, commercial advertising/ marketing, etc.
- Exceptional Writing Skills. Writing for marketing videos or commercials is a plus.
- Ability to formulate strategies on how to market health and wellness products in fresh, creative and different ways.
- Understanding of Digital mediums.
Golden Hippo is always looking for smart, driven self-starters who are excited to build a place for themselves in one of the most fun, exciting companies in Los Angeles. If you thrive on community and communication, learning from your failures, and embracing the unexpected, Golden Hippo just might be the place for you.