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Creative Producer, YouTube - Los Angeles (contract)



Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, February 2, 2024
The Role
Jellysmack is seeking a highly motivated and organized producer to join our growing team in Los Angeles. You must have extensive experience producing for social video platforms such as Facebook, Snapchat with an emphasis on YouTube.
You will work on the ideation, creative development, production execution, acting as the Producer/Director on set, working closely with on-camera talent and contribute to the editorial overview by making data-informed decisions to produce overperforming videos that directly reach the unique audience of each social video platform. This role will work across existing originals as well as develop new series.
Creative and self-starter, this role is at the heart of all the challenges and opportunities implied by content development on social media. You will be required to balance between hands-on creative production keeping a clear focus on performance within digital video economics.
Partnering with the Director of Development & Content Strategy, and collaborating with the VP of Production and Performance Team in Paris, you will create the vision for the content that reflects a deep understanding of the type of programming that over performs with each unique platform.

What You Can Expect

  • You will lead the creative production process for the shows, from pitch, to concept development, through production, with teams of experts in each vertical.
  • You will collaborate with other departments to ensure that creative workflow aligns with Jellysmack Originals’ production capabilities to deliver performance driven shows at scale.
  • Must showcase your creative development and story structure with proven experience of providing script coverage and notes through the entire production cycle, with an emphasis in post production and editorial.
  • You will review performance metrics to optimize content performance and make data-informed decisions for the creative execution
  • Proficiency in understanding the correlation between video performance and its direct impact on revenue generation.
  • Prioritize internal communications and disseminate information regarding creative, deadlines and status updates; update internal trackers and project management documents as needed (i.e. including but not limited to devising timelines for internal milestones, including scheduling of internal and external creative kickoff meetings to ensure alignment with organizational objectives and facilitates timely project execution)

A Little About You

  • You are collaborative, creative, organized and motivated person
  • You are a native digital creative mind with an obsession for using data to launch and grow profitable content.
  • You have strong project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously. You always meet deadlines thanks to your organizational skills and capacity to structure projects.
  • You have prior experience managing a team
  • You approach content creation through the combination of your analytical rigor and your creativity, which is nourished by exchanges with your peers and talent.
  • You have a deep roster of creative talent within the industry that you leverage to get shows done.

Skills and Qualifications

  • You have previous experience in creating content for successful Youtube channels.
  • Possesses a deep understanding of Facebook and Snapchat with knowledge of the talent, true crime, podcast, entertainment, sports and influencer landscape;
  • 5+ years of relevant experience producing digital video production
  • Experience in directing and working closely with on-camera talent both in person and remotely
  • Understanding of how video performance ties to delivering financial results that increase revenue
  • Comfortable taking creative direction and guidance, and implementing changes
  • Self-motivated, proficient multi-tasker, able to stay organized with multiple simultaneous projects
  • Enthusiastic team player able communicate succinctly, emanate calm and remain focused in a growing, changing environment
  • Overseeing multiple projects, adept at anticipating potential issues, identifying problems, recommending and implementing solutions
  • Stays current with social platform trends, communications and practices
  • Ability to attend meetings that can be as early as 7AM PT to accommodate international time zones
  • This role will be required to be in Los Angeles and work on set in Los Angeles as needed
  • Background in creative development and story structure with proven experience of providing coverage and notes through the production cycle, particularly in editorial/post production
A Bit About Us
We are Jellysmack, the global creator company, and we’re obsessed with helping creators Go Bigger.
We believe that creators are the future of entertainment, and we are on a mission to elevate them to their highest potential across social platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, TikTok, YouTube, and beyond.
We use technology, data, and expertise to turn the talented video creators of today into the digital icons of tomorrow.
Our powerful AI detects and develops the most promising creators, inviting only the best on a life-changing journey to skyrocket their social growth and build long-term success.
Through multi-platform distribution, financial backing, streaming television syndication, content ideation, brand partnerships, and more, Jellysmack provides the all-encompassing infrastructure that the world’s top creators need to maximize their value.
Our industry-leading solutions impart the gift of time and empower our elite community of creators to prioritize their passion. Our exclusive roster includes names like MrBeast, Bailey Sarian, Brad Mondo, The Try Guys, KallmeKris, Junya, and Luisito Comunica.
We're extraordinarily proud of the company we've built and our numerous awards, including: Fast Company’s Most Innovative in Social Media (2023) and #1 Most Innovative Company in Video (2022), Digiday’s Best Distribution Strategy (2023 Video and TV Awards) and Best Social Management Platform (2022 Technology Awards). We have also been recognized by Forbes and Built In as one of the best places to work in the United States. Our people are Jellysmack's greatest competitive advantage, and we'll continue to invest in our people-first culture.
Ready to be part of a great human adventure?
We’re dedicated to making the best working environment possible for our people. All you have to do is apply; we are ready to let you show off your talent!
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