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Senior Videographer/Animator

Req id:  2839

Waterloo, ON, CA Richmond Hill, ON, CA

OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY

As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 

 

The Opportunity:

 

This hands-on multi-disciplinary role is responsible for the creation and development of video productions across the organization, from writing creative briefs through to distribution and execution on progressive video campaigns.

 

*Demo Reel or examples of work required upon application*

 

You Are Great At:

 

  • Working with creative briefs to develop concept pitches and production plans
  • Planning and coordinating productions from single day global shoots to multi-day productions involving actors, to compelling event experiences
  • Work closely alongside Creative Director and Manager – Video Marketing to ensure all productions stay on-track and on-brand
  • Building production plans, writing scripts, and managing budgets
  • Taking complex technical ideas and translating them into compelling marketing assets
  • Editing and animating a variety of projects from interviews to explainer videos, to campaign advertisements
  • Working closely with executive clients to deliver on company objectives and visions

 

What It Takes:

 

  • 6-8+ years experience in video production or a creative marketing role
  • Experience leading teams on set and in productions
  • Demonstrated success as a creative contributor – knows how to turn content into story
  • Turn briefs into compelling content that drives campaigns
  • Understands brand and content marketing
  • Can both produce, and execute on the technical side of video productions
  • Has experience working in the tech industry or a similar field
  • Advanced knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite and prosumer videography equipment
  • Excellent script and content writing skills
  • Develops content with all stages of marketing journey in mind (web, advertisting, social, paid)
  • Lead, inspire, and challenge team members to produce their best work
  • Ability to work overtime, weekend and/shift hours in addition to or other than the average workday when required

 

Problem Resolution

  • Comfortable with tight timelines and challenging projects
  • Inspires trust and confidence in all stakeholders
  • Partners with clients to work through concerns
  • Manages client relations and expectations, ensures all points of contact result in clear direction

 

Relationships

  • Leads team members through projects, motivates and inspires
  • Delegates and develops junior team members
  • Works closely with clients and project managers to ensure deliverables are being clearly communicated and understood

 

Specifications

  • Strong skills in videography and animation (explainers, live-action composition)
  • Can plan and organize a production – keeping it on time and budget
  • Monitors and manages projects without micromanaging
  • Can strongly share and communicate project vision

 

Self-Management

  • Can juggle and prioritize multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Looks for creative solutions to challenges
  • Is self driven – pushes outside their comfort zone
  • Constantly looks for way to improve on projects and process

 

Communication Skills

  • Strong creative problem solving skills
  • Leverages innovative and progressive marketing ideas and techniques
  • Can clearly communicate ideas, and interpret other peoples visions
  • Can inspire and excite all project stakeholders

 

 

At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email accommodationrequests@opentext.com. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws including but not limited to: Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA)Equal Employment Opportunity  and Employee Polygraph Protection Act


OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY

Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

Perks 
If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Benefits 
Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

Explore your career and your potential. Become an OpenText Voyager.

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