Assistant Shooting Director/ Videographer

Fuzzy Duck is a vibrant, friendly and highly productive creative studio and we’re looking to hire a talented Junior Director/Camera Operator to join our growing team based in Media City. As a central member of our creative studio, you will work alongside the film production team and other animators/designers for clients such as The National Trust, Holts, United Utilities and Chester Zoo across a range of digital platforms – from initial brainstorm to final delivery – helping to produce films of the highest quality.

Within the film production team, we have a mix of people with different skills in writing, producing, directing, cinematography, editing and sound design.

We are looking for a filmmaker who is an all-rounder, with a good knowledge of pre-production, production and post-production, yet also a person who is technical and understands and wants to use new technology.

Someone who likes to challenge themselves and is flexible in various filming situations, whether it be filming an event, assisting on a commercial or self-shooting a documentary. Being able to Our strength is as a company is in our versatility, and we are looking for an ambitious filmmaker who wants to grow and try different things, as well as developing into a self-shooting director over time.

Helping to shape our business not the other way around in a young company with huge aspirations.
The position requires someone who has strong communication skills both internally and as a client-facing member of the team, as you will be representing the company when you are out filming and at meetings with clients.

You

You’ll be personable, super creative and happy to tackle and assist the directors on different types of shoots, and occasionally 2nd camera operates and/or self-shoot on smaller projects. Experience in editing is ideal, but the main role is to help with film production in pre-production and during production and helping to prepare projects for the post-production team, by logging and organising and backing up footage shot during the production phase. If you have experience as a videographer, those skills will help you with this role. Depending on experience, the role can expand into creative development and occasional directing/producing of smaller projects.

Responsibilities

Requirements

Hours are Monday – Friday
8.30 – 5pm or 9.00am – 5.30pm – During filming days these hours will vary
20 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
Extra day off on your birthday
Endless supply of coffee and a selection of teas (when in the studio)
Salary: £20-25k (dependant on experience)

Please send your CV, cover letter and a showreel (if possible) to jobs@fuzzyduck.co.uk

We are currently only accepting direct applicants for this role, no recruitment agencies at this time, thank you.

We look forward to hearing from you.