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Video Producer

Video Producer

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What We're Looking For

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The Video Producer works closely with university faculty and the 2U Content team to manage on-set video production and post-production in the mission to deliver a series of content-rich academic videos. The challenges of the position are both creative, logistical and technological, require on-your-feet problem solving, a keen eye and ear for detail and the ability to oversee a system of many moving parts with grace and confidence. A successful video producer will manage all of these demands while putting our ultimate goal first and foremost – creating dynamic content while ensuring an excellent faculty experience. This position will be based in Arlington, Virginia.

Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To

Reporting to the Vice President of Video Production, the Video Producer assists in all aspects of video content pre-production, production, and sometimes post-production, including:

  • hosting and preparing faculty for their studio intensive experience through one-on-one client interaction
  • maintaining an accurate video production log (i.e. shot list, editor notes, timecode) while balancing professor and production needs during long studio days
  • establishing genuine relationships in a short period of time
  • communicating effectively and efficiently between various stakeholders in a larger production process
  • interfacing directly with faculty, other 2U teams and our vendors to manage expectations, cater to faculty needs, and offer guidance to (and even substitute for) production crew when required while producing academic content
  • documenting and maintaining production schedules
  • organizing and managing digital assets
  • producing special projects, which may include field production
  • taking ultimate responsibility for delivery of high-quality video assets that meet and surpass client expectations
  • engaging in creative problem solving
  • consistently meeting individual goals while navigating your role within a larger team
  • a willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done

Things That Should Be in Your Background

  • 5+ years of professional production and project management experience
  • Experience working with high-profile clients and putting them at ease with new processes
  • Comfort and desire to learn and master new technologies
  • Fundamental understanding of video production and post production
  • A keen eye and ear for identifying client wants and needs
  • Proven ability to exercise sound decision making in a fast-paced environment
  • Effective team leadership skills

Other Attributes That Will Help You in This Role

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate in a courteous, tactful, and concise manner
  • Ability to work and contribute in a team environment
  • Familiarity with using technology; Google Docs, Microsoft Office, basic video editing, the Adobe Creative Suite, and general web-savvy
  • Enthusiasm and ability to thrive in an atmosphere of constant change

About 2U Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU)
2U partners with leading colleges and universities to deliver the world’s best online degree programs. Our Platform, a fusion services and technology, enables schools to attract, enroll, educate, support and graduate students around the world. Our company culture is united by our No Back Row® philosophy; the idea that when we each lean in and do our part, we are better individually and collectively.

2U Diversity and Inclusion Statement
At 2U, we are committed to creating and sustaining a culture that embodies diverse walks of life, ideas, genders, ages, races, cultures, sexual orientations, abilities and other unique qualities of our employees. We strive to offer a workplace where every employee feels empowered by the ways in which we are different, as well as the ways in which we are the same.

Why It’s Great to Work at 2U
2U offers a high-energy work environment that’s both challenging and fun. We work hard, but our offices are casual and social places. We wear jeans to work and fuel brainstorming sessions with snacks and seltzer.

2U offers a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance, disability and 401(k)
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks
  • Generous paid leave policies including a PTO allowance for your vacation, personal, or sick days
  • Additional time off benefits include:
    • time off to volunteer for non-profit organizations
    • parental leave after 12 months of employment
    • holidays that include a winter break from Christmas through New Year and more!
  • Tuition reimbursement program

EEO statement:
2U is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants or employees and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, military or veterans’ status, or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 2U’s equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, job benefits, pay and dismissal.

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.