Video Producer (VRV)

Audience Development Team | San Francisco

Ellation, Inc. is a transformative entertainment company and home of industry-leading platforms Crunchyroll and VRV. Crunchyroll is the world’s largest destination for anime and manga, boasting a global community of more than 25 million registered users and over 1 million subscribers. VRV is a fast-growing entrant in the SVOD space and is an audience-focused aggregation platform featuring premium SVOD channels including Crunchyroll, Funimation, Rooster Teeth, and Shudder.

The Role: 

At VRV, our audience represents a passionate and eclectic group of individuals that deeply love a variety of entertainment including anime, animation, gaming, science fiction, horror, and so much more. This hire should be a proven and capable editor, understand the VRV target audience, have a relationship with our content and engaging online video, and offer a creative perspective. We are working hard to build a VRV community - and this Editor role will allow us to launch original video that brings our brand voice to life and engage our fans around the content they love.

The Video Producer will manage original video production for VRV and it’s associated social accounts. This role requires experience with internet and short form video production, as well as familiarity with the YouTube platform and culture. The Video Producer conceptualizes, produces and shoots content on a daily basis. Working under our Senior Producer, the team will look to you on managing the daily aspects of regular shoots, working with talent and managing shooting shooting schedules. The ideal candidate can work independently, take direction, and has a native interest in fandom communities and content creation. Strong teamwork and project management skills, along with attention to detail, are key.

Please submit a reel and/or links to previous video work, if any.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage production, shooting and publishing of weekly videos
  • Expertise with camera, lighting, audio, and other production equipment
  • Ability to handle all aspects of video production (lighting, camera, sound, post-production)
  • Research, identify and pitch relevant topics and related genres
  • Coordinate talent, guests and set
  • Collaborate with talent and editors to create polished final products
  • Work closely with Senior Producer, Host/Writer and Editor to coordinate production schedules and strategy
  • Lead field shoots as needed
  • Prepare media assets including content clips, music, graphics, photos, as needed
  • Process and edit footage as needed
  • Review performance of content on YouTube, social media, etc. to optimize for better results
  • Stay current with VRV content and audience preferences

Additional Considerations:

  • 3-5 years experience in online video production and/or shooting
  • Demonstrated interest in fandom communities
  • Fluent with Adobe Premiere and the greater Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, and life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care FSA
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Employer paid commuter benefit
  • On-site gym, showers, yoga, and wellness classes
  • Catered lunch and dinner 4 days per week
  • Fun, passionate and skilled co-workers
  • Pet friendly environment - pet insurance and dog friendly office

*Please beware of recent scams to online job seekers. Those applying to our job openings will only be contacted directly from @crunchyroll.com and @ellation.com email accounts. If you have any questions of the authenticity of an Ellation or Crunchyroll job offer, please contact jobs@crunchyroll.com before giving away any personal information.

About Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll is the world’s largest destination for anime and manga, boasting a global community of more than 25 million registered users and over 1 million subscribers. Fans connect through the most complete anime library including "Naruto Shippuden," "Attack on Titan," and “Dragon Ball Super,” events such as Crunchyroll Movie Nights, Crunchyroll News, and can purchase related merchandise through its online store. Through its app on game consoles, set-top boxes, mobile devices and more, Crunchyroll delivers content from leading media producers directly to viewers translated professionally in multiple languages. The service is available for free or through a premium offering that allows users to watch ad-free with access to simulcasts—top series available immediately after Japanese broadcast.

Fans can also view Crunchyroll on VRV, an audience-focused aggregation platform featuring premium SVOD channels and a curated house channel, VRV Select.

About Ellation

Ellation, Inc. is a transformative entertainment company and home of industry-leading platforms Crunchyroll and VRV. With majority investment from Otter Media, a joint-venture between AT&T and The Chernin Group, Ellation operates at the intersection of technology and media to redefine the next wave of media interaction and consumption -- breaking down barriers to content experiences for passionate fans around the world. Ellation’s offices in San Francisco, Tokyo, and Chișinău develop the product, design, engineering, marketing and content that brings our communities of passionate fans together.  

About VRV

VRV is a leading audience-focused aggregation platform featuring premium SVOD channels including Crunchyroll, Funimation, Rooster Teeth, and Shudder, alongside a curated house channel, VRV Select. Created to provide fans with a next-gen entertainment experience, VRV offers immersive content experiences in a digitally-driven environment via bundled subscription, a la carte subscription, or ad-supported options. As a platform, VRV helps partners extend their reach and distribute their premium content through a high-quality, branded experience on mobile, web, and popular living room devices.