Posted Feb 16

Producer / Broadcast Designer

New York, NY, United States Full Time

Overview and Responsibilities

Viacom is seeking a producer/editor/animator who brings strong production and post-production experience as well as an excellent creative background.

The Producer/Editor/Animator's primary function is to produce broadcast quality short-form video projects from inception through delivery, as well as craft the edit for videos using strong compositional and storytelling skills.

The Producer/Editor/Animator will also be involved in all aspects of the production including production set-up, brainstorming to execution and post-production.

The position will report in to the Catalyst group (Viacom’s in-house ad, branding and marketing studio.)


As a producer, the position would need to coordinate and oversee all aspects of video projects and all elements used within them, as well as work closely and maintain internal communications with Catalyst project managers, copywriters, and designers.

Other producing responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Working with the catalyst video team of staff members and project-based employees
  • Plan, execute, and oversee all aspects of shoot productions, including scheduling, budgeting, crew management, location scouting, and more
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in production and editing computer technology
  • Help find new and innovative video professionals
  • Manage a large volume of multiple assignments and tasks, while working under tight deadlines and budgets
  • By assisting in the creation of new and progressive video projects which reflect the attitudes and goals of the company
  • As an editor, this position would be responsible for editing a wide variety of videos, including mini-docs, PSAs, social/on-air promos, event tapes, and much more.
  • As an animator, this position would be responsible to design and animate broadcast quality short form video and animation projects for their own and others projects.

Basic Qualifications

  • Professional experience producing and editing in film, television, marketing, and/or advertising.
  • Professional experience producing a variety of projects, including producing shoots of all sizes - experience must include budgeting, scheduling, assembling a crew, and all other aspects of pre-production and production

Additional Qualifications

  • Mastery of editing within Adobe Premiere, and knowledge within the rest of Adobe Creative Suite, including After Effects
  • Mastery of 2D motion graphic techniques in After Effects.
  • Strong working knowledge of 3D motion graphic techniques in Cinema 4D
  • Must have understanding of current production and editing equipment/tools
  • Excellent creative editing abilities and aesthetic judgment
  • Must be able to mediate creative problems to arrive at best solution
  • Excellent writing, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Technical problem solving abilities
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Comfortable working individually or collaborating with a team
  • Extensive knowledge of VIACOM brands and contemporary popular culture

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