Video & Animation Specialist

Video & Animation Specialist

We are looking for a Video & Animation Specialist who can collaborate with our VFX/Media and Design team. We are looking for someone comfortable behind the camera and can produce high-quality videos and photographs. In addition, the Video & Animation Specialist will work with our exhibit and graphic designers, developers, and producers to contribute to concept designs for the next generation of interactive exhibits. The ability to storyboard, organize shoots and equipment, and conduct complex media productions is important. We work with world-renowned museums, zoos, aquariums, and Fortune 500 companies. In addition, the Media/VFX department provides marketing support for our creative work and our line of touch tables and interactive displays. Please see our portfolio to learn more about our work: http://ideum.com

The Video & Animation Specialist will report to the VFX/Media group manager. The Video & Animation Specialist should have a good working knowledge of video editing, compositing, animation, post-production, and publishing tasks. We are looking for someone who can capture compelling media and is deeply interested in elevating their animation skills. The candidate must be team-oriented and enthusiastic about upholding Idem’s standards through quality assurance of all creative deliverables, and be self-motivated and dependable under tight deadlines. This is a full-time, onsite position in Corrales, New Mexico.

Qualifications

  • Relevant Portfolio/Reel
  • Demonstrated camera skills, videography & photography
  • Demonstrated video and photo editing skills, Adobe Premiere or equivalent
  • Some compositing and 2D animation skills, Adobe AfterEffects or equivalent
  • The ability to plan pre-production and post-production tasks
  • Organizational skills
  • Strong ability to communicate ideas and concepts
  • Detail-oriented
  • A willingness to learn new software and production techniques
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to contribute to documentation and other written materials
  • Highly motivated and self-directed
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent problem-solving skills

Extra Credit:

  • Experience with storyboarding
  • Experience with Adobe Suite products
  • Experience with 3D animation
  • Experience in the museum or non-profit world

About Ideum

We create meaningful experiences that use emerging technologies. Our approach is to create exhibits that evoke wonder, awe, and surprise, but that also tell important stories about science, art, history, and culture that have a lasting impact. We are committed to creating visitor-centric interactive experiences of substance delivered in immersive and exciting ways.

We work with museums, educational institutions, Fortune 500 companies, and other entities throughout North America and around the world. Our firm provides design services, custom software development, media systems design and installation, and custom fabrication.

Our multitouch tables and touch walls are practical implementations of recent advances in multiple areas of emerging technology. Our hardware products are built to be used in social environments where they encourage interaction and collaboration. We take pride in what we design and build, and we focus on reliability and performance to create products that last. We are located in scenic Corrales, New Mexico (near Albuquerque and an hour from Santa Fe). Please visit our website to learn more about us: http://www.ideum.com.

Benefits and Incentives

$45,000 – $60,000 depending on experience

After 90 days of employment, this position includes paid time off, health, dental, and vision insurance, critical illness and accident insurance, life insurance, and short-term/long-term disability. After one year of employment, employees are eligible for our 401K Safe Harbor Profit Sharing Plan.

Equal Opportunity & Eligibility

Ideum, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. This application will not be used for limiting or excluding any applicant from consideration for employment on a basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Should an applicant need reasonable accommodations in the application process, he or she should contact a company representative.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

How to Apply

Please include a resume, cover letter, and relevant work sample/portfolio/reel. No phone calls or walk-ins, please. NOTE: *Applications without a cover letter and portfolio will not be considered.