Saturday, October 14, 2006

be a YouTube editor programmer

I thought this was an interesting job description on the YouTube Jobs page.



Location: On Site (San Mateo, CA)

Want to be a part of the digital video revolution? Are you brimming with ideas about how to program and package video content? Do you have the patience and desire to find "video gold" -- the most creative, interesting, and humorous videos out there?, the leading Internet video sharing company, is looking for an enthusiastic and savvy editor/programmer to help take the site's features to the next level.

Job responsibilities will include:

* sourcing the best videos on YouTube
* brainstorming innovative ways to package and present video content
* programming the site on a daily basis
* daily research on what the v/blogosphere is buzzing about, pop culture happenings, current events, etc.
* programming calendar maintenance
* producing content for and programming editor vlog(s)

Required Skills and Experience:

* BA
* 1-2 years work experience in a high-tech environment
* Excellent written and oral communication skills
* Deep knowledge in one or more of these areas: music, TV, film, video games, animation, comedy, science & technology, comedy, travel, sports
* Incredibly plugged in to the Internet, technology and pop culture
* Detail- and deadline-oriented
* Excellent work ethic and team player. Must be dedicated, driven, and able to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

Preferred Experience:

* Knowledge, experience, and a user of
* Published writing clips/blogger/vlogger
* Familiarity with content management systems
* Video production/filmmaking experience

To apply, please email a cover letter, resume (plain text, HTML, or PDF) and links to any writing samples/URLs to jobs [at] youtube [dot] com

The subject line MUST include: "Job: Editor/Programmer."


1 comment:

carrie said...

it is cool how you are always on the lookout the way you are. i need to be doing that,too. i want to find satisfying work and i know it is a PROCESS.