Senior Social Video Producer at Animoto

| Greater NYC Area
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At Animoto, we help our customers communicate who they are, what they do, and what they love through video. We are proud to help them share these passions and that is why we are working hard to create best-in-class easy-to-use online video editor with a large selection of pre-built templates that can customize to make engaging, shareable content for their audiences on social media.
If you are a digital storyteller with experience pitching ideas, developing, and creating social videos, then this is the job for you. As a member of the Video Content team, you’ll improve our vision for Animoto’s template portfolio by keeping a finger on the pulse of social video and turning trends into outstanding example videos that our millions of users can modify to make their own.
You will have a direct impact on the success of the Animoto customer. The video templates we create for our customers help them become stronger social media marketers for their own small businesses. Your video expertise will also be crucial to the company as we determine the future of our template and video strategy. Your perspective on video and social media best practices will be important to many facets of the company and crucial to Animoto’s success.

What you'll do:

  • Bring the ‘tude and generate tons of ideas while flexing your visual storytelling muscles to pitch new storyboard ideas that increase engagement on social
  • Write scripts, sketch story ideas, refine copy, shoot content, and edit stories to create new storyboards for different audiences, in different visual styles and moods
  • Work collaboratively and cross-functionally to execute your work
  • Define, set and maintain the standard for quality in our template portfolio
  • Research what resonates with users and their audiences, measure the performance of your work and incorporate data and user research into your decision-making and creative process

What we're looking for:

  • 3-5 years of experience of the entire process at a digital publisher or creative agency
  • Ability to recognize trends occurring on different platforms and communicate changes in strategy based on those trends
  • Strong point of view of what gets engagement on social
  • Exposure to UX Design process
  • Exceptional visual storytelling skills; you know how to captivate viewers
  • Create a large volume of ideas quickly; write crisp copy; shoot beautiful content; edit for brevity and energy; tastefully blend in music to drive deeper emotional connections in your work
  • Have a good sense of color to create moods and the design sensibility to choose the right font and color pallet to enhance the narrative
  • Able to communicate your ideas and the why behind decisions
  • Give and receive important feedback in a small team environment
  • Proficiency in editing software such as Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, Photoshop to edit content


  • Experience with hypothesis-driven experimentation 
  • Experience working with dynamically generated video content
  • Experience working in a product company, in an Agile environment
  • Embrace experimentation

Why join Animoto:

  • The opportunity to work with really smart, talented and interesting people (our design team rocks!)
  • Opportunities for professional growth
  • Weekly catered lunch, bi-weekly Product Demos, Social Fridays, fully stocked kitchen, fun environment, and 5 ways to make coffee at our amazing NoHo office
  • Bi-annual company events and hackathons
  • Amazing benefits such as 100% medical/dental/vision, equity, 401k, upgraded Netflix, Amazon Prime, Spotify, and corporate discounts with AT&T and Crunch

We embrace the differences of our team members and seek diversity of beliefs, backgrounds, education, and all the other things that make us unique. We aim to create a space where employees can bring their true selves to work every day. Animoto is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • ExpressFrameworks
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    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • RedshiftDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • OptimizelyAnalytics
    • SnowplowAnalytics
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • Adobe Premiere ProDesign
    • JIRAManagement
    • ContentfulCMS
    • ResponsysEmail


We are located in NoHo with R/W/6 trains around the corner and a short walk from Union Square as well as Broadway-Lafayette stops

What are Animoto Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in Local Community
Friends Outside of Work
Eat Lunch Together
Open Door Policy
Team-Owned Deliverables
Team-Based Strategic Planning
Group Brainstorming Sessions
Pair Programming
Open Office Floor Plan
Unconscious Bias Training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Team Workouts
We have something we call Insanimoto where everyone is welcomed to join the workout session in our open space.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home remotely on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Employees get free lunch on Monday.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per week.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
We offer employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, the ability to attend job-related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and Learns
We host lunch and learn meetings once per quarter.
Promote from Within
Mentorship Program
Our mentorship program includes Cross-department program, Career mentoring.

Additional Perks + Benefits

We also offer upgraded Netflix, Amazon Prime, Spotify subscriptions.

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