Ascential, Video Creator, London

Company:
Ascential
Brand:
Central
Job function:
Content
Job type:
Perm Full Time
Location:
London, UK
Salary:
£ 0 - 0
Job ref:
JA-45
Close date:
31 July 2017
Ascential Plc is a global media company working within the Fashion, Branded Communications, Retail, Fintech and Construction industries. Ascential brands include the prestigious Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity,the global fashion trend-forecasting platform WGSN, the leading Fintech innovation congress Money20/20, the UK’s largest trade show Spring/Autumn Fair and environmental data business Groundsure.
 
The newly created Ascential Video Team is the video content creation unit of Ascential plc. Creating content across Ascential’s top brands means working alongside global leaders and visionaries in the industries that Ascential serves.
 
This team will be producing world class content showcasing the power of Ascential’s brands. This is an opportunity to be part of the founding team that has big ambitions and aims to rival leading consumer media outlets.

REPORTS TO Video Production Manager / Video Production Specialist
 
INTRODUCTION
Ascential Plc is looking for a Video Creator to join its internal video production arm Ascential Video. The ideal candidate will consider themselves a visual storyteller who uses video and moving images to bring content to life.
 
KEY PURPOSE
  • Support the Video team in rendering Ascential’s brands through a wide variety Of video assets - at every stage of the creative process from conception to production and final edit
  • To enhance and protect the creative integrity of the brands, whilst balancing the Commercial and creative needs, budgets and deadlines of multiple stakeholders
  • Provide filming, video editing and motion graphic support
  • To ensure all video assets are stored, catalogued and maintained to maximise efficiency and ease of access to everyone in the business
     
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
  • Shooting and editing videos such as interviews and events
  • Conceptualising and producing videos with a wide range of subjects, including Promotional materials, content marketing, social sharing
  • Storyboarding, logistics, and organisation of equipment for shoots
  • Editing content for award show shows
  • Creating motion graphics to support edited footage
  • Editing content and providing general video support to Ascential’s offices
  • Storage management of all video assets
  • Filming kit management and maintenance
 
QUALIFICATIONS
& EXPERIENCE
  • 1 to 2 years experience working in a similar role in a corporate environment
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects and Photoshop. 3D animation is an advantage.
  • Solid camera experience
  • Technical equipment knowledge. eg. camera, lighting, sound etc.
  • Technical software knowledge, format, codecs, outputs etc.
  • Strong portfolio/showreel
  • Photography skills is a plus
IT EXPERIENCE
  • Adobe Premiere Pro, After effects, Encoder and Photoshop
  • 3d animation is a plus
  • Mac savvy - must be familiar with general computer use including Microsoft word, excel, powerpoint and outlook
     
PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
  • Highly creative and thrive in a creative environment
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills
  • Quick learner, self-motivated but also a team player
  • Willingness to learn and go the extra mile
Please note that all applications need to include a link to either a showreel or a portfolio