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On-Call Video Producer - Contractor pool



San Francisco Bay Area, CA, USA · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, November 1, 2023

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Udacity is on a mission to change lives, businesses and nations through radical talent transformation in digital technologies. We offer a unique and immersive online learning platform, powering corporate technical training in fields such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science, Autonomous Systems, Cloud Computing and more. Our rapidly growing global organization is revolutionizing how the enterprise market bridges the talent shortage and skills gaps during their digital transformation journey. Udacity is proud to be backed by respected investors like Andreessen Horowitz, Charles River Ventures, Bertelsmann and Drive Capital, among other leading VC firms, and provides a powerful and differentiated solution inside of a $32b total addressable market opportunity. Udacity has more than 100 enterprise customers including Airbus, Bertelsmann, BNP Paribas, Leidos, Mazda, and the United States Air Force.

Udacity is one of the most exciting companies in Silicon Valley, and is disrupting the way we learn! Named as one of CNBC's Top 50 Disruptors, Udacity is becoming the accepted route for how people learn the skills they need to get the jobs they want.

We frequently have exciting projects in process, and periodically will need short to long-term contractors to partner with our content development team. As projects arise, our team will reach out to qualified candidates within the contractor pool with more information on the scope and expected duration of the project, as well as providing detailed information on compensation. If you love a challenge, truly want to make a difference, and would like to submit your availability to join our contractor pool, we encourage you to read on and submit your application!

Partnering with Udacity’s Video Production team, a Contract Video Producer will assist with the creation of Udacity’s course and marketing content. The successful candidate(s) will work on projects assigned by the Senior Video Producer. For classroom content, a successful candidate may assist on Live Builds; schedule productions; review and critique content from the post-production team; and work with instructors on camera. For marketing content, a successful candidate would work with business partners and marketing teams to ideate on concept, write and story-board scripts, create shot-lists, conduct pre-interviews and interviews both remotely and locally in studio, supervise post-production including animations and editing, and deliver content to stakeholders.

The right candidate will be highly communicative and have experience working in fully integrated cross-functional teams. Producers that thrive at Udacity have experience juggling several projects at once yet know when to ask for clarification!

The producer’s main responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting / Running Live Builds (Set up similar to a live broadcast)
  • Tracking progress using JIRA and Google Sheets.
  • Communicating via email and Slack
  • Coordinating pre-production, production and post-production
  • Onboarding new on-camera instructors
  • Learning to review and suggest improvements for slides and lesson outlines
  • Reviewing and giving notes on all content / slides / outlines created for your programs

You’ll be an excellent fit if you have:

  • A minimum of 2 years experience as a producer
  • Have worked live broadcasts before
  • Familiarity with a VMix or switcher boards
  • Proficiency with the Adobe Premiere
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Aptitude for solid pre-production and organization
  • Demonstrable history of working on multiple projects at once

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Experience with online learning
  • Experience with Adobe AfterEffects

If you’re interested in applying and meet the requirements above, please submit:

  • Resume or cv
  • Reel/work samples
  • Cover letter outlining why you’re an excellent fit for this role

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people of all ages are strongly encouraged to apply.

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