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Videographer (DOP) / Editor

Two Giraffes is a full-service video production company and animation studio based in Crows Nest. We partner with agencies, brands and not-for-profits to create multi-platform advertising and marketing video, animation & photography content. There is a famous proverb, that all good things come in pairs. At Two Giraffes, we live this simple proverb in our services, processes and our culture. We are a full-service Creative Video Agency. We create and strategise. We film and animate. We are leaders in content creation but we are highly collaborative in concept ideation – because we think two heads are better than one, that lighting always rolls with thunder and gin is more fun with tonic.

Why we have this role at Two Giraffes

We’ve recently seen a huge amount of success, and we’re now looking for a creative and motivated Videographer (DOP)/Editor to come up with creative concepts for client pitches, film and edit video projects – and get in on the foundation and grow with the company. Your creativity will ultimately be translated into content that delights our clients.

We are looking for someone to work in-house within a creative capacity, to shoot and edit video projects. You will be getting in on the ground floor and growing with the company. You’ll be given full autonomy, so it is important that you are a highly skilled and creative Videographer (DOP) / Editor so you can hit the ground running. This is a wonderful opportunity if being an integral part of this important growth stage at Two Giraffes delights you. This includes the decision making, creative and strategy that feeds our growth, and where your skills, drive and opinions matter.

A day in the life of a Two Giraffes Videographer/Editor will involve

• Filming, editing and GFX design engaging content from end to end in collaboration

with the Two Giraffes team

• Going out on location for various shoots as videographer ranging from TVC’s, to

corporate branding and social cuts

• Editing content in a high-volume, deadline-oriented environment

• Using your creative background, passion for research, and knowledge of video content and animation trends to create fresh and interesting creative concepts

• Ability to use creative background to uphold the quality of video content expected from Two Giraffes – therefore, not just ticking the boxes, but always thinking outside the box on ways to make our videos a step above the rest

• The self-management of post-production requirements, liaising & negotiating when necessary to ensure the projects get completed successfully, on time, on brief and in budget.

• Maintaining accurate records and documents related to the production and post production process

• Finding video, animation and graphics reference videos

• Assisting Producer in building the team of specialists and equipment required for production

• Assisting Creative Director in planning out production requirements for creative concepts

Skills and Experience

• 5+ years video/editing experience (videographer, cinematographer, editor, motion GFX designer)

• Production experience: knowledge and familiarity in camera operation across Sony, Canon and BlackMagic models alongside basic lighting and sound

• Good understanding and experience in post production – GFX/after effects/Davinci/etc.

• A strong creative mind and high level storytelling skills

• A keen, creative visual eye for shooting original video content that tells a story

• Solid experience with digital technology and editing software packages up to Delivery

• Meticulous attention to detail

• Great organisational & project management skills to deliver content on time and provide fast revisions

• Exceptional speed at video editing

• Strong experience with non-linear video editing and production systems, ideally Avid/Premiere Pro Adobe Suite/Final Cut Pro desirable

Bonus points if you have

• Your own camera gear for video and editing

• Experience in TVC’s as a DOP

• Highly skilled in Adobe CS, including After Effects

• Colour Grading Extraordinaire

• Sound Mix Master

• Have worked in a similar production company or agency that focuses on creative advertising content so you understand the world of advertising & marketing as well as multi-platform digital video campaigns

• Have edited both animation & live action videos

• Existing relationships with contractors or freelancers to call upon

• Potential Clients you could bring on board

Benefits of working with us

Infinite Possibilities: Why settle for less than the ability to make your job an extension of what you’re good at? You’ll be given an opportunity to collaborate in ways you’d never see in a larger business, and when the company grows too big to do that anymore, you’ll be the one that got in on the ground floor.

Genuine Empathy: We’re real with you and want you to be happy. You’re working in a small collaborative team where we all truly care about each other. Where a morning meeting is more of a good morning-hello and personal check-in. We love balance, keeping mental health healthy and our team flourishing in their hobbies or kicking personal goals.

Real Recognition: You’ll never feel like a cog in the machine at Two Giraffes, We appreciate the work that you do, and we recognise when someone’s doing an amazing job because the work you do here has a very real impact on our success

Crows Nest 2065

Two Giraffes Creative

Interested?

Email: apply@twogiraffes.com.au
Subject: Videographer (DOP) / Editor

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