Job Description for Video Producer, Editor and Animator

Video Producer, Editor and Animator

Position: Video Producer, Editor and Animator
Location: Cape Town
Report to: GM – based in Cape Town
Responsible for: This position will have responsibility for converting a written script into training material by means of video production, editing and/or animation.
Communicates & Cooperates with: Senior Management; Subject Experts, Education stakeholders; Content Creators, Drone pilots and instructors; Drone equipment suppliers.

Position Overview:

As an exciting and unique South African technology company, we have a vacancy for a vibrant, driven and Video Producer, Editor and Animator, with experience in the educational industry.

This role is an integral part of the company’s growth and expansion into tertiary training and upskilling of existing professionals and potential candidates within this exciting industry. This includes producing videos, editing of videos and animation according to written content. Creating training material to be hosted on a Learner Management Systems.

The candidate must be experienced in having worked in a fast paced and deadline driven environment where success is determined by professional and efficient delivery to fellow team members. You must have the ability to work independently on a project or in a team environment. The ability to effectively communicate results to management in a fast-paced environment is necessary.

Communication skills and the ability to research subjects are extremely important.

This will include:
Video Producer, Editor and Animator

  • Converting written content into easy understandable training material
  • Video productions, along with plan, lay-out of studio and equipment
  • Editing of videos
  • Adding voice overs where required
  • Creating animated videos as per the script and the guidance of management and subject experts
  • Liaising with management and other team members on progress and any delays in the completion of the content
  • Research the latest trends in Learner Management Systems and make recommendations to the management to continuously improve the products and services
  • Any other reasonable task as might be requested by management

Key Requirements:

  • Video Production in the technology and education industry
  • Attention to detail
  • Understanding of Drones and/or Aviation
  • Must be computer literate
  • Experiencing in creating of training materials
  • Must be interested in 4IR and disruptive technologies
  • Must have own transport
  • Experience working with Learner Management Systems

Key Skills:

  • Technical capability and understanding of creating training material for all age groups.
  • Minimum 3 years experience.
  • Good oral and written communication.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Excellent skill for video editing and production.
  • HTML and Flash programming knowledge.
  • Visual design skills (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator).
  • Skilled in animation.
  • Converting written content in training material.
  • Experience in the education and drone/ aviation industries.
  • Proficient computer literacy (all Microsoft Office products).
  • Prepared to work after hours and weekends within reason.
  • Experiencing in creating training material and content.
  • Must be interested in 4IR and disruptive technologies, the education industry.
  • Experience working with Learner Management Systems and Customer relationship management platforms.
  • Technical capability and understanding.
  • Good oral and written communication.
  • Must have own transport.
  • Brand fit.
  • Good leadership skills.

Qualifications:

  • Tertiary qualification in related field.
  • Video Editing / Producer qualifications.
  • Animation would be beneficial but not essential.
  • Portfolio and references.

Applicants will be required to attend an interview during which there will be an initial skills test.

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