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Thank you for your interest in Wide Angle. We are currently hiring for the following positions:

MULTIMEDIA PRODUCTION APPRENTICE

Organizational Background: Wide Angle Productions is a social enterprise powered by Wide Angle Youth Media. We create compelling video content for organizations and businesses that strive to make Baltimore a healthier, happier city. We mentor Baltimore City youth ages 16-24, who concept, shoot and edit stories from start to finish. An ideal candidate will be comfortable working alongside youth and provide technical and professional skills training as needed.

Job Description: Wide Angle Youth Media is seeking candidates for a Multimedia Production Apprentice. This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits, and is designed to give a recent college graduate a launchpad for a career in digital media. The position includes working on video media from start to finish, including a combination of video pre-production, production, and post-production roles. The position also includes helping Wide Angle staff to train and mentor younger students in digital media. Production work will occur on-location throughout Maryland.

The highly effective Multimedia Production Apprentice will:

  • Create and develop multimedia (audio/video) content for client stories.

  • Collaborate closely with clients and stakeholders to help facilitate the creation of multimedia content.

  • Develop production plans for client projects including scheduling, booking crew, and preparing production equipment.

  • Perform camera operation, audio production, lighting, and grip/rigging task with minimal supervision.

  • Work independently, as well as part of a team to establish project deliverables.

  • Deliver finished content to clients in accordance with the established timeline.

  • Archive finished project media for storage.

Skills required include being able to...

  • Mentor younger producers at they work on post-production tasks.

  • Organize media assets in Adobe Premiere.

  • Build b-roll stringers and quote assemblies.

  • Source music tracks from online databases.

  • Color grade in Adobe Premiere or Davinci Resolve.

  • Record voiceover and complete post-production in Adobe Audition.

  • Create graphics files in Adobe Illustrator and/or Adobe After Effects.

  • Edit still photos in Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop.

Work Quality: Wide Angle Productions focuses on short documentary content. We are looking for someone who is excited to work on films such as:

  • 2019 Demo Reel: https://vimeo.com/314058523

  • Under Armour Uniform Reveal: https://vimeo.com/283080185

  • Soccer Without Borders: https://vimeo.com/275853153

  • Turnaround Tuesday: https://vimeo.com/236628691

This is an 18-month position. At the conclusion of 18 months, the employee will either advance to a new role at Wide Angle Youth Media, or staff will work to find placement in other media productions roles in the area.


To Apply: Top candidates will be contacted to start the interview process on a rolling basis, with a deadline to apply on Friday, March 29, 2019. Submit the following:

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

  • Links to relevant work samples

  • 2 Professional References

  • Please note that incomplete applications will not be reviewed or considered.

  • No phone calls please.

Application Timeline:

  • 3/29 Application Closes

  • 4/4 Individual interviews held from 10am - 11:30 am

  • 4/10 Offer letter sent to top candidate

  • 4/17 Position start date

Wide Angle Youth Media is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or handicap, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, citizenship status, service member status, genetic information, union affiliation or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

 
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