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Corporate Studios is a start-up media production company in Victoria Island, Lagos. We are dedicated to servicing corporate clients and organizations. We provide On-demand Videos for seminars, events, conferences etc Also adverts, documentaries, content to fit into clients brand strategy.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Media Producer

Location: Eti-Osa, Lagos
Job Type: Full Time

Reporting & Supervision

  • The Media Producer will report to the Director.
  • While the position is nominally based in Lagos, the Media Producer will be expected to travel frequently to locations of projects

Primary Responsibilities
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Coordination and Pre-production:

  • The Media Producer is also expected to work in close collaboration and take direction from the Director and the rest of the creative team
  • Plan, envision and produce inspiring and informational short videos according to briefs
  • Brainstorm and propose content story ideas to the Director and creative team.
  • Turn the approved story ideas into an editorial calendar.
  • Develop and manage a production schedule,.
  • Actively participate in weekly meetings and strategy discussions with creative team and other partners.
  • In collaboration with the technical department , develop technical specifications for goods and services required in the media production process.
  • Develop and monitor budgets related to media production.
  • Supervise consultants who may be hired to support video productions.

Production:

  • Travel with the production team to locations.
  • Collaborate with Director and production team on the daily filming agenda and make changes as needed.
  • Conduct interviews with project stakeholders, on or off-camera.
  • Supervise a Photographer – Videographer, including providing her/him with a preliminary “shot” list and general direction about filming locations.
  • Review each day photos and video footage.
  • Supervise the photographer/videographer’s logging of video and the captions for the photos.
  • Maintain a file of signed video authorization forms.

Post-production:

  • Write scripts for approval by supervisor.
  • Identify b-roll and photos that illustrate each video.
  • Insert lower thirds and subtitles into final videos.
  • Productions must meet (and ideally exceed) Company and client quality and production standards.
  • Ensure that all products are accurate and provide context of the local situation.
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of the media product distribution strategy online and through conventional channels.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Provide a portfolio of professional work that demonstrates consistent, high-quality filmmaking, video or media productions.
  • Five years of general work experience; three years of specific experience in film making or media production required.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Proficiency at using Microsoft Office software, particularly Word is required.
  • Ability to edit video in Adobe Premiere Pro strongly preferred.
  • Strong leadership abilities and capacity to motivate a team.
  • Ability to work autonomously and take initiative.
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow up on tasks until completion is required.
  • Always to be professional in conduct and communication with colleagues and clients.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Video Editor

Location: Eti-Osa, Lagos
Level: Senior

Primary Responsibilities

  • Brainstorming with creative teams, including writers and creative strategists to develop solutions for clients, as well as contributing to the development of in-house content, formats and properties.
  • Engaging in the development and production of creative content, including but not limited to website and social media content, event coverage, adverts, scripted shorts or mini-series, documentaries or feature length films; on time and on budget.
  • Processing briefs to grasp production / creative team’s needs and specifications.
  • Organising briefs into manageable workflows to facilitate seamless editing and timely delivery of the most basic, to the most complex, post production projects.
  • Creating captivating story-telling footage of the highest standard.
  • Creating motion graphics and basic animation.
  • Strong colour correction and, working with sound engineers, audio balancing.
  • Creating compelling finished video content for broadcast, social and web delivery.
  • Editing of all forms of short and long form video content from “rushes” to final cut.
  • Interacting with the creative strategists, content editors, writers, videographers and sound recordists, to ensure high quality presentation of the final product.
  • Managing the postproduction process and workflows from footage ingest to final delivery.
  • Developing, managing and overseeing an efficient quality control process and the Associate Producers and / or quality control staff.
  • Working with producer/director to incorporate feedback and provide creative solutions.
  • Working on multiple projects with overlapping deadlines.
  • Ensuring logical sequencing and smooth running of edits.
  • Reviewing shooting scripts and raw materials to create a shot decision list based on scenes’ value and contribution to continuity.
  • Overseeing the orderly archiving of raw and edited footage, and management of the visual content library, including maintaining backups of all digital assets.
  • Consulting with stakeholders from pre-production to the post-production project phase.
  • Continuously researching and implement new editing techniques, technologies and industry best practices to maximise efficiency.
  • Keeping up-to-date with new trends, latest and future industry software and tools and the most appropriate techniques to satisfy the needs of the company.
  • Advising on studio/software or production upgrades where necessary in order to optimise output quality.
  • Participating in internal and external communications which may include pitch, email, group chats, correspondence, phone calls and meetings.
  • Undertaking any necessary duties to ensure a first-class service is provided always.
  • Being an ambassador for the business always.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Qualification in Film Studies, Cinematography or related field and/or minimum of 2 years’ previous experience in a similar role.
  • Proven work experience as a video editor.Solid experience with digital technology and editing software and suites (e.g. Avid Media Composer, Lightworks, Premiere, After Effects and Final Cut)
  • Provide a portfolio of professional work that demonstrates consistent, high-quality, editing skills.
  • Basic working knowledge of camera operation, photography, videography, lighting and other aspects of production preferred.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Competent Internet, email and Google applications user.
  • Sound knowledge of the creative, experiential, production within Nigeria.
  • Able to manage own time and prioritise work to ensure deadlines are met and targets achieved, and take personal responsibility for own work & actions.
  • Able to work within a secure and confidential environment, maintain confidentiality and demonstrate tact and diplomacy at all times.Able to work accurately with excellent attention to detail at all times and maintain the highest quality output
  • Capable of mentoring and training junior editors and other junior team members.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Cinematographer

Location: Eti-Osa, Lagos

Primary Responsibilities
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Conceptual Research and Design:

  • Discuss all aspects of script and director’s approach to picture in preliminary talks with director
  • Analyze script as whole
  • Analyze story structure
  • Analyze characters
  • Research period, events, general subject and appropriate design elements
  • Devise style, visualize approach
  • Continue talks with director on new ideas
  • Come to agreement with director
  • Discuss and come to agreement with production designer
  • Discuss and come to agreement with technical adviser.

Practical Research and Design:

  • Ascertain or find out budget requirements
  • Scout and approve locations
  • Plot sun position for locations
  • Check local weather
  • Review, discuss and approve set plans
  • Review, discuss and approve spotting plans for stages
  • Review and approve props, picture cars, airplanes, boats, horse-drawn vehicles, mock-ups and miniatures

Technical Research and Design:

  • Visit equipment vendors
  • Explore new equipment
  • Learn how new equipment works
  • Invent (or cause to be invented) special equipment or techniques for projects
  • Choose and approve crew
  • Supervise manufacture and testing of new modified equipment Visit sets under construction
  • Approve wild walls, ceiling pieces and any moving set pieces
  • Check lighting-fixture crew
  • Walk locations and stages with all departments to discuss requirements
  • Approve set colors and textures
  • Approve costume colors and textures
  • Approve makeup and hair
  • Generate (or cause to be generated) and approve equipment lists for camera, electric and grip
  • Check dailies screening rooms for correct standards E. Implementation
  • Cast stand-ins
  • Train crew to use any new equipment
  • Walk locations and stages with director and device shooting plan
  • Make list of special equipment for production manager and indicate number of days required
  • Work with assistant director on shooting schedule (order and days required for each scene)
  • Estimate and order film stock (type, size and quantity)
  • Generate (or cause to be generated) and approve rigging and shooting manpower and man-days
  • Assist other departments in getting required equipment, manpower and tests
  • Drop by all departments and visit department heads at least twice a day to answer any questions
  • Mediate any problems between departments
  • Check loading of production trucks or cargo containers for location or international shipping
  • Visit cast run-throughs and rehearsals
  • Advise and back up director on any problems
  • Shoot tests for style
  • Shoot tests for lab
  • Shoot test for lighting of principal actors
  • Shoot tests for camera and lenses
  • Shoot tests for wardrobe and makeup
  • Shoot tests for any special effects processes, unusual rigs props or methods.

Shooting
Planning:

  • Check and approve all call sheets and shooting order of the day’s work

Blocking:

  • Watch rehearsal of scene to be shot
  • Device shot list with director (coverage)
  • Choose lens and composition; show to director for approval
  • Make sure composition and movement fulfill scene task
  • Work out mechanical problems with camera, dolly and crane grips
  • Set any camera-movement cues
  • Place stand-ins and rehearse, fine-tune
  • Ensure proper coverage of scene for editor
  • Work with assistant director on background action.

Lighting:

  • Design lighting to show set/location to best advantage relative to story, style and dramatic content
  • Light each actor to reinforce and reveal character
  • Make sure mood and tone of light help to tell story
  • Design light for minimum reset time between setups
  • Utilize painter for control of highlights, shadows, aging, dusting-down of sets and props
  • Set and match light value, volume, color and contrast of each setup (exposure)
  • Set any lights cues (dimmers, spot lights, color changes and any preprogramming).

Preparation:

  • Work out any sound problems
  • Work out any problems with other departments
  • Check, set and approve all stunts with stunt coordinator
  • Set any additional cameras required for stunts
  • Double-check safety with all concerned
  • Show shot to director to make any final changes
  • Get actors in for final mechanical rehearsal; solve any outstanding problems.

Photography:

  • Photograph scene
  • Approve or correct take
  • Check parameters and reset for next take
  • Shoot any video playback material
  • Make sure that stills are taken of scene.

Administrative:

  • Make sure Director has any special camera or lighting notes
  • Check Equipment inventory
  • Check that camera logbook is being kept up to date
  • Complete day’s work
  • Discuss first setup for the next day
  • Ensure that camera, electrical and grip crews get all copies of equipment rental or purchase invoices and approve before accountants pay vendors
  • Check for return of all unused equipment

Training:

  • Train camera crew for next job up the ladder I. Contingency
  • If director is disabled, finish day’s shooting for him or her.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Completed Degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
  • Ability to operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and perform repairs to audio and video equipment.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and schedules.
  • Records maintenance skills
  • Ability to configure, operate and maintain studio and/or field audio, lighting and associated production equipment.
  • Knowledge of computerized tape editing applications and procedures.
  • Knowledge of professional audio and/or video tape editing and post-production procedures, techniques, and standards.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Photographer

Location: Eti-Osa, Lagos

Responsibilities

  • Take professional pictures in a studio or on location
  • Work closely with clients and colleagues to produce high-quality photographic images
  • Use different techniques to enhance the photographs as required
  • Use photo manipulation software such as Adobe Suite to get desired results
  • Recommend creative ideas to exceed expectations of goals and objectives
  • Use artistic knowledge to enhance and compose photographs
  • Review sets of photographs and select the best results
  • Operate various photographic equipment such as single lens reflex cameras and film or digital cameras and lighting.

Qualifications

  • Proven experience as a photographer in a competitive industry
  • Provide a portfolio of professional work that demonstrates consistent, high-quality photography.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detailed knowledge of photography art and lighting
  • Strong creative presence and artistic flair
  • Customer focus with a desire to over deliver on quality
  • Able to follow instructions clearly to achieve desired results
  • Able to stand and move around for long periods at a time
  • Flexible to travel to locations as required of the job
  • Always to be professional in conduct and communication with colleagues and clients.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Company Secretary

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full Time

Primary Responsibilities

  • Files management/ archiving
  • Coordinates office management activities.
  • Arrange for outgoing mail and packages to be picked up.
  • Prepare confidential and sensitive documents.
  • Answers telephone communications and record messages
  • Assists in creating and revising forms; proposes procedures, formats, and standards for office correspondence
  • Prepares minutes of meetings from notes and/or recordings
  • Assist in the planning and preparation of meetings, and conference
  • Account and invoices management.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Competency:
  • Planning and organizing
  • Information collection and management
  • Knowledge of administrative functions

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • At least ND in Secretarial Studies / Office Technology Management or qualification in a related discipline
  • At least 1-3years experience with good customer service.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Proficiency at using Microsoft Office software, particularly Word is required.
  • Ability to work autonomously and take initiative.
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow up on tasks until completion is required.
  • Always to be professional in conduct and communication with colleagues and clients.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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