A leading Visual FX house is looking to hire an in-house blogger to follow and document the wide array of Commercial, TV, Feature Film, Video Game, and Interactive work that is on-going at our LA based office. This person will work on our blog idesignyoureyes.com
The right person will have strong writing skills and a distinct fun engaging yet professional voice. An interest and passion for visual storytelling in Commercials, Television, Film and Video Games is a must. Also required is a general understanding, interest, and ability to learn about the underlying technology and software behind cutting edge visual FX. Having Dabbled in After Effects or played with green screens is a plus.
This in-house blogger must have experience utilizing various social media and have the ability to multi-task as both editor, writer, and evangelist to grow the audience of this daily blog. The posting schedule will 3 or 4 times a week with the article/post lengths varying dependent on depth of interview, article or post. This person must also have a great feel for the social media space and be able to leverage and mold content effectively across different platforms. Therefore experience with various blogging and micro-blogging platforms (wordpress in particular along with blogger, vox , tumblr, facebook etc.) and an understanding of the different individual communities and audiences is important. Html expertise along with any other programming languages, while not required, is a big plus. The VFX blogger will also have responsibilities as the website administrator, updating the website with any PR/news items , new copy/language changes and new demo reel material for use by our sales team. Some light Photography, Video, and FCP editing may also play a small role in this position.
This is a full time position at our Culver City based VFX Studio (Southern California). After a 3 month trial period, the position will be eligible for full benefits. This is an immediate opening to be filled very soon.
How To Apply
Please send a resume, cover letter and related writing samples of your work to email@example.com with your full name and VFX blogger subject.
Please list your experience doing print or internet based journalism, links to professional and or personal blogs, along with stats around audience/readership in various mediums… wordpress, tumblr, blogger, vox or a conventional website.
Applications without links to websites, writing samples, mention of metrics and an in depth cover letter in the body of the email will be deleted. There is no travel or relocation allowance for this position. Therefore LA based candidates only please. This is an entry-level entertainment industry position and salary is relatively entry level.