CBS Corporation Video Producer, Editorial in San Francisco, California

Video Producer, Editorial

REF#: 30907


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff


JOB LOCATION: San Francisco, CA


CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry. Our brands dive deep into the things people care about across entertainment, technology, news, games, business and sports. With over 1 billion users visiting our properties every quarter, we are a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks online.

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Brand overview:

CBSi Games is the #1 network of games media sites and includes some of the most popular gaming destinations in the world including GameSpot, GameFAQs, Giant Bomb, and Comic Vine.

Role Details:

  • GameSpot is seeking a talented shooter/editor to create premium video content on our Editorial team, for publication on our website, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitch.

  • The successful applicant will be expected to ideate, develop, and produce high quality, entertaining, and informative videos on a daily basis.

  • They will be comfortable working to brief on some projects, and leading brief creation on others, taking on board ideas from all levels of the business and forging a plan using their judgement and instinct about what our audiences are interested in. Knowledge of and passion for video games is a must.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Video production - writing, filming, capturing, editing

  • Responsible for coming up with ideas, writing scripts, and, when appropriate, presenting in front of camera

  • Contribute to Peer Review and cross publisher video discussion, to maintain highest quality of video across the business

  • Participate in regular brainstorms with the wider GameSpot team to come up with new ideas and ensure we are always producing the most innovative features possible

Key Projects:

  • Producing industry leading editorial video for GameSpot’s award winning editorial slate - this includes News and Reviews, our two most high trafficking content areas

  • Play an active role in our bi-weekly Peer Review to ensure we are always driving our standards ever higher


What you bring to the team:

  • Bachelor's degree in Film/Media/Production (or equivalent experience and training)

  • Minimum 2 years experience in a professional video production organisation

  • Excellent shooting and editing ability, with a showreel to demonstrate. Premiere shortcuts should be embedded in muscle memory.

  • Excellent communication skills

  • A passion for video games, and a willingness to match that passion with an intelligent, consistent, and fully committed, hands-on approach to the task at hand

You may also have:

  • YouTube certification

  • Experience with Asana project management software

  • Experience working with TriCaster or equivalent live production equipment

  • Attended E3


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