Little Dot Studios is an award-winning digital content agency and media network. We specialise in creating meaningful connections between premium content and digital audiences, realising potential in every story.
Born for the digital entertainment era and made up of over 300 digital experts across UK, US, Europe and APAC, we partner with some of the world’s most recognised TV, sports and consumer brands, including Netflix, The FA, Viacom, BrewDog, Sony, Formula E, Channel 4, Farfetch and Red Bull, producing original and branded content for more than 500 digital channels globally and delivering 6 billion views per month.
We also run our own digital broadcast network of more than thirty channels across social platforms and OTT video-on-demand services; licensing over 15,000 hours of hand-picked long-form content and watched by over 400 million viewers in 2020.
Content Editors need to be able to edit video content, including motion graphics, create relevant and effective metadata, including grammatically correct copy/subtitles, and be able to produce quality thumbnails and imagery in Photoshop. The role requires uploading content to the relevant social media platforms & application of the created metadata & thumbnails. This role also involves management of the materials/deliveries from clients, may include direct client communication, and reviewing platform data and analytics to infer learnings.
Based in: London (Brick Lane)
Reports to: Social Media Manager
Contract Type: Full time
Salary: Based on experience
Helping to build and maintain social channels/pages, including:
Designing brand assets, including any necessary motion graphics
Creating clips and editing compilations
Uploading video assets
A strong grasp of graphics design and motion graphics for the creation of platform content templates and promos
Writing copy for platforms, understanding the importance of editorial voice and tone
Subtitling content, where necessary
Creating and designing engaging thumbnails and imagery
WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED IN THE ROLE
Excellent knowledge of social media platforms (notably YouTube, Facebook and Instagram), specifically their use of video and the differences between the platforms
Excellent knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop and After Effects
Impeccable spelling and grammar – this is a must
Excellent knowledge of different videos formats, video compression, sound/video synchronisation
Proven experience/ability and genuine enthusiasm for video editing, motion graphics and graphic design
Ability to work under pressure managing multiple tasks, and an interest in taking on real responsibility within a rapidly growing and dynamic company
Willing to work outside of typical 0930 - 1800 hours when needed, due to the nature of the job and the projects being undertaken
Great communication skills, with a positive attitude
Awareness of current social trends
Understanding of platform data and analytics with an interest in interpreting learnings is a plus
Interest in brands, brand related content and marketing is a plus
Works well within a team
Interest in social media platforms
Takes pride in their work
HOW TO APPLY
- PDF CV
- PDF cover letter highlighting relevant experience
- Include your availability/notice period if applicable
Please send a PDF CV, PDF cover letter to email@example.com with your name and ‘LDS Content Editor in the subject line. Please include your availability/notice period if applicable.
All applicants should also show examples of engaging/successful digital video and image content produced within a brand environment.
Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, if this information is not included in the cover letter, or you do not provide a cover letter, it will not be possible to review your application.
Not accepting submissions from search firms or recruiters.
WHAT MAKES LITTLE DOT STUDIOS A GREAT PLACE TO WORK
TIME OUT - 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
STAY HEALTHY - Company sick pay & Perkbox Medical (online GP consultations & prescription delivery)
WELLBEING COMES FIRST - employee assistance programme with free counselling & a team of mental health first aiders you can lean on
HAVE FUN - Perkbox Benefits -hundreds of perks, discounts and freebies. Friday afternoon socials with views over Shoreditch in our Truman Brewery office on Brick Lane
PLAN FOR THE FUTURE - company pension
SUPPORTING YOUR FAMILY - Enhanced family leave
BE SUSTAINABLE - purchase a bike through our cycle to work scheme with the Green Cycle Initiative -
WORK FLEXIBLY - Flexitime and opportunity for hybrid working (mix of remote and office-based)
THINK GLOBAL - we have offices in London, LA, Berlin, Munich and Singapore
WHAT MAKES LITTLE DOT STUDIOS TICK?
We have 6 core values that are the drivers to everything we do:
We are superfans & radiate expertise -Expert knowledge informs all our thinking and we act as enthusiastic educators to our colleagues and clients. We know the content better than our clients and the platforms better than the platform-owners themselves. We live and breathe the content like superfans, and match people’s passions with their work.
We embrace the extraordinary - We are a group of creatively diverse people working with diverse content, talent and genres. We are an eclectic mix of passionate people offering different voices, opinions and approaches. Everyone is welcome.
We are collaborative partners - We are a client-first business and work collaboratively in true partnership with external brands, rights holders and platforms. We care about doing the best job for our partners, committed to always going the extra mile.
We are curious experimenters - “We have to continually jump off cliffs and develop our wings on the way down” (Kurt Vonnegut). We believe in paving new ways and flexible thinking, we have the confidence to continually test and learn and ask questions. We create the environment for no fear of failure.
We are a no-ego business - Being part of the Little Dot family means individuals are empowered and ideas can come from anywhere. We are friendly, respectful and approachable. Always straight-talking and honest.
Think (smart), live (well), laugh (often) - We believe the journey is just as important as the destination. We take our work seriously but enjoy ourselves along the way. We know how important quality of life is and through focusing on this we can make the work even better.
As we are currently working virtually due to the Covid-19 pandemic, all of our interviews and assessments can take place via video calls. Please let us know if we can make any reasonable adjustments or whether you have any difficulties accessing video conferencing facilities.
We are not accepting submissions from search firms or recruiters.
We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce at all levels of Little Dot Studios that reflect our diverse digital audiences and communities we work and live in. We commit to ensuring every employee, and in particular those from underrepresented groups, experiences Little Dot as an inclusive workplace. Little Dot Studios would like to actively encourage candidates from all backgrounds and demographics to apply.
By applying for this role, you may be considered for other roles at Little Dot Studios.
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