New Vacancies – Junior Camera Operator & Junior Editor

We’re looking for two new team members to join Mallard Productions on a full time basis. The positions are Junior Camera Operator and Junior Editor.

Junior Camera Operator

This role would suit someone who is a passionate filmmaker and loves going that extra mile to get the best shot.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Filming videos for the corporate, broadcast, sports, music and events sectors
  • Conducting interviews with people on camera
  • Dealing with clients in a professional and polite manner
  • Selecting the right equipment for different shoots
  • Dealing with rushes and maintaining the safe delivery of footage to the edit suite
  • Taking responsibility for projects and self producing when necessary, or working closely with a Project Manager/Director to achieve their vision
  • Making  decisions in collaboration with the Project Manager for lighting, sound, camera and lens selection
  • Composing and framing shots and having a good understanding of camera settings, filters and codecs
  • Occasional post production duties, including editing and grading (this will be secondary to camera operation)

The successful applicant will need to be able to:

  • Have a good understanding of different cameras and equipment
  • Be able to use a variety of shooting styles.  Experience working with steadicams, gimbals, sliders and large sensor cameras will be of benefit but not essential
  • Hold a full UK Drivers license, or be in the process of obtaining a license
  • Understand that filming can take place at unsociable times and (sometimes) long hours and doesn’t mind working evenings and weekends.
  • Not mind travelling and staying on location during shoots that last multiple days
  • Adapt shooting style to suit the project and work quickly when required
  • Take their own initiative
  • Experience working to tight deadlines and maintain a positive attitude under pressure
  • Understands latest filming techniques and equipment and has a passion for keeping up to date with latest releases
  • Good communication skills

To apply please complete this form.  If you have any questions please email info@mallardproductions.co.uk with the subject heading ‘MVP Camera Operator’. Salary will be based on experience.  Please note we are only accepting applicants who currently reside in Scotland, and the job will primarily be based out of our offices in Glasgow.

Junior Editor

This role would suit someone who loves editing, telling stories through a digital medium and is great at completing projects within a deadline. The job will be predominantly office based but there may also be edits required on location.  The successful candidate will work closely with the Project Manager and Head of Post Production to ensure the smooth delivery of projects, from conception to completion.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Ingesting, logging, backing-up and organising footage
  • Communicating with the production crew about important information for the edit
  • Editing videos with tight deadlines
  • Creating social media clips for the company
  • Working with the Head Editor to deliver projects
  • Subtitling and captions
  • Vision mixing and live streaming
  • Logging and naming
  • Light graphics/animation work
  • Working on long and short projects

The successful applicant will need to be able to:

  • Have a good understanding of Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Have a basic understanding of other Adobe Suite Programs
  • Good computer and technical skills
  • Time manage projects
  • Take ownership and full control over projects assigned to them
  • Understand that editing can take place at unsociable times and doesn’t mind working evenings and weekends

To apply please complete this form.  If you have any questions please email info@mallardproductions.co.uk with the subject heading ‘MVP Editor. Please note we are only accepting applicants who currently reside in Scotland, and the job will primarily be based out of our offices in Glasgow.

We have not set a hard deadline for these vacancies but are expecting to conduct interviews in June.

Date 4th June 2021

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