Abt Electronics has an immediate opening for the position of a Videographer/Editor. We are a family owned company who has been in business since 1936 and continues to experience strong growth year after year. Abt Electronics specializes in electronics, appliance & furniture sales, delivery, installation and servicing all the products we sell. We are a perennial winner of the Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplace Award. We are looking for a highly motivated, flexible & friendly Videographer/Editor to join our team. If this is you, we want to hear from you!
In addition, must be comfortable contributing/working in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced and fun work environment. Primary duties include:
Light, record audio and film on-screen talent and product b-roll.
From a provided script, you will work with a presenter, acting as director and camera operator capturing the appropriate footage
Edit footage filmed to create a clear and cohesive video that is engaging, informative and clear.
Assist on larger productions setting up lights, moving equipment or possibly acting as a background actor!
2-3 years of experience working in the field and in the studio with audio/video recordings
Solid reel/portfolio* showcasing compelling production and post production abilities
Strong knowledge of lighting set-ups
Troubleshooting ability to resolve technical issues
Experience with DSLR cameras.
Technical proficiency in FCPX, Photoshop, Illustrator and audio software; After Effects a plus
Basic understanding of post production, color correction/balancing
Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
Must exhibit flexibility under pressure and demonstrate ability to produce results
Ability to be a one person team, or become a team member assisting on other projects.
Ability to use sound recording equipment (shotgun mics, lavalier mics).
Attention to detail is a must (check proper white balance, notice a smudge on the product being filmed, notice unintended reflections, etc.)
Able to accommodate unanticipated spikes in workload
Strong interpersonal skills and desire to be a collaborator in a creative team
*Candidates will not be considered without a reel or portfolio of work*
We offer our team members:
Full time hourly rate starting at $14 or more based on experience & shift
Yearly performance review
Potential for advancement
4 performance based bonuses throughout the year
Medical/Dental (Blue Cross and Blue Shield PPO Network) & Vision (VSP)
401(k) (Charles Schwab) which includes a matching program
Life & Disability insurance (Lincoln Financial)
Generous Paid Time Off/Sick Pay Program
Continued training & career development
Employee discounts on all products we sell
Employee fitness center complete with weight machines, free weights, treadmills, elliptical machines, basketball, and racquetball courts