Associate Producer, Lifehacker
Gizmodo Media Group is seeking an experienced, dynamic and highly creative associate producer for its productivity and lifestyle website, Lifehacker.com.
About the Company:
Gizmodo Media Group is the publisher of the web’s most original and fearless media brands, including Gizmodo, Earther, Kotaku, Lifehacker, Jezebel, Deadspin, Splinter, Jalopnik, TrackRecord and The Root. As part of Fusion Media Group, we reach an audience of +120 million visitors a month — more than one-third of all Americans.
About the Role:
The ideal candidate will find creative ways to make videos on topics ranging from how to find the best pair of jeans to secret tricks for getting the cheapest flight. They have a keen sense of humor and can explain in a way that’s entertaining and engaging stuff that might, in lesser hands, come off as boring. They should be curious about the best methods to keep produce fresh, travel light, and save money on household essentials; they should be passionate about finding out the best thing to buy, from phones to televisions to water bottles.
Speed in a fast-paced digital blogging environment is essential, as well as being a passionate visual storyteller looking for new ways to explain a hack and create new video formats.
As Associate Producer, you should have:
- 1+ years experience in digital video production.
- Experience as a shooter and experience editing in Premiere Pro are essential.
- Pitching and producing Lifehacker videos.
- Working collaboratively with Lifehacker’s talented bloggers and
- Working collaboratively with other GMG sites (Jezebel, Deadspin, Jalopnik, Gizmodo, Earther, The Root, Splinter and Kotaku).
GMG and its parent, Univision, are deeply committed to fostering a transparently inclusive workplace environment and people of color, women, people with disabilities and LGBTQ candidates are very strongly encouraged to apply. Our company-wide mission is to reach very diverse audiences and so, we are deeply committed to having teams and leaders that reflect this mission.
This is a full-time staff position based in New York City.
This position is in the WGA-E bargaining unit.