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Creative Producer

RemoteUnited States, New York, REMOTEDesign

Job description

The Air Apps team is hiring highly motivated teammates to help build, maintain and market our mobile applications. We are a 100% remote company with just over 50+ employees working across the globe every single day to build products that enrich people's lives. We combine the simplicity and greatness of Apple products by creating utility and productivity apps that make people's lives easier. Our portfolio contains Translate Now & Calculator Air, both the fastest-growing apps in their category. Our apps have been downloaded over 90 million times and received over 2 million ratings with an average of 4.7 stars.

Mission

At Air Apps, we intend to make people's life easier by offering software solutions that allow people to perform their daily activities in work, social, fitness, and learning right from their mobile devices.

About the role

The creative producer role is a vital role in our Design Department, being responsible for the creation of videos and motion graphic content to enhance the visual experience of our apps and to showcase the benefits of our apps to the rest of the world. The creative producer will create videos for marketing, product design, social media, and more by writing scripts, shooting videos, animating, editing, and collaborating with stakeholders to final handoff. The ideal candidate will create motion, and video content that wow the viewer and entice them to take action.

Responsibilities

  • Create video and motion graphics from initial concept to final handoff

  • Use video editing and motion design software such as Premiere Pro, After Effects, Cinema 4d, and Adobe Animate

  • Handle all aspects of producing a video, from creating rough cuts, animations, scripts, 3d animations, sound design, and more

  • Process client briefs to deliver projects that meet the expected goals and deadlines

  • Utilize professional lighting techniques, operate camera, secure talent and locations, record on-set audio, and source voice overs

  • Make necessary edits based on client feedback to scripts, rough cuts, and animations

  • Submit projects for feedback and approval using team slack channels

  • Adhere and contribute to the ongoing development of video and motion design guidelines

  • Continuously seek to improve processes and workflows for your areas of responsibility

  • Constantly strive for higher quality outputs and greater efficiency

  • Collaborate with marketing, product, development, and other design team members

  • Always analyze the competition so we can strive to do better

  • Identify and communicate problems so we can work toward finding solutions

  • Analyze and implement video and motion design trends

  • Incorporate brand imagery and follow brand guidelines when producing content

  • Produce videos that elevate our brand and show the user the benefits of our products

  • Create campaigns designed to meet company targets and broader business goals

  • Craft beautiful video and motion design content that connects with the user’s in an authentic way

  • Brainstorm ideas with other team members, seek inspiration online, or use other methods that allow your creativity to flourish

  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders' creative decisions by backing up your ideas with examples and sound reasoning

Expected daily activities

  • Write scripts, shoot and edit video
  • Sound design and color correction
  • Draw storyboards
  • Create motion graphics
  • Add to video and motion guidelines
  • Add videos to youtube channel with thumbnails and descriptions.
  • Collaborate with other designers and across teams on slack
  • Update project statuses on Jira
  • Backup and organize files on Google Drive

Your opportunity

We offer a fully remote, results-driven work style that enhances productivity and quality, providing excellent work-life balance. We also have great opportunities to connect within our international team through coffee calls, team meetings and hackathons.

  • Proven startup with significant ambitions.

  • Highly competitive salary and bonuses.

  • Flexible work environment, 100% remote.

  • Apple hardware environment.

  • USD100.00 Monthly allowance (Home office, Learning, Wellness).

  • USD350.00 Home office setup.

  • USD 500.00 Yearly Learning and Development budget.

  • USD 200.00 Yearly to meet a colleague

  • Air-Get-Together - We hold a yearly global get together. (Berlin2023)

Statutory benefits

  • Health insurance (or your country's standard).
  • 24 Annual vacation days (or your country's standard).
  • 10 days sick leave (or your country's standard).
  • 4 weeks parental leave (or your country's standard).
  • National holidays (or your country's standard).
  • 40 Hours work-week (or your country's standard).
  • Plus any other statutory benefit in your country.

Job requirements

You aspire to join an energetic team in a fast-growing startup to develop and grow products at scale. Your desired skills and experience include:

  • Proficient in English

  • Embrace change; able to thrive in a Startup environment

  • 5+ Years as a video producer, motion designer, camera operator, animator or related field

  • Expert in Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Cinema 4d, Illustrator, Photoshop or related video and motion design software

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong time and task management skills

  • Strong eye for detail

  • Be a team player with the ability to effectively communicate with people from different backgrounds and experience levels

  • Work effectively with multi-functional and international teams

  • Work highly collaborative, without any micro-management necessary

  • Work agile and fast, very fast

  • Receive and provide constructive feedback

  • Love remote life and believe in a fluid work/life environment:

  • Find the needle in the haystack mentality and solve problems methodically

  • Juggle multiple projects at the same time

  • Communicate heavily about statuses and issues

  • Manager of one mentality

  • Use Slack and other remote communication/reporting tools

What Happens Next?

We expect to review your application ASAP. You'll hear from us within 2-3 days if we decide to invite you to a People Interview. This will be a video interview with a member of our People Operations Team (approx. 30 min). You will both talk through your background and your approach to remote, teamwork and Air Apps.
After the People Interview, the top candidates will proceed to the Technical Assignment. The assignment is representative of the kind of day-to-day work you'd be doing on the team. We usually only invite candidates to this stage that meet minimum standards, and those candidates should follow the deadline laid out upon its receiving. After the Technical Assignment, the top candidates will proceed to the Technical Interview stage. You'll talk with hiring manager for the role about your technical knowledge, experience and discuss the position (approx. 1h).
The next phase of the hiring process will be a Soft Skills interview. Here, one of our Learning and Development team members will meet with you regarding your communication skills, social skills, and personal attributes.
The top candidates will proceed to the final stage, the Team Interview. You'll talk to the hiring manager and one of the team's members to go over the team dynamics and collaboration.

After the interviewing process is complete, you will be asked to provide a minimum of three references that we can check before advancing to the last step. We aim to make an offer 3-5 days after the references are provided.
Please note that we're unable to offer individual feedback during the process. We usually see 1,000+ applications, and our team can't provide personalized feedback. It is a demanding application process. We appreciate you giving us that consideration, and we promise to provide you with our full attention in return.

Disclaimer

This position is fully REMOTE; no re-allocation or visa sponsorship is provided. Air Apps is flexible about your work location and hires in the EU and the Americas; however, you will be hired in your legal country of residency. Any change in your residency, may be cause for re-evaluation of your employment. 

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