Video Production Manager


We all know that video is the way forward when it comes to engaging with an audience. Think YouTube, TikTok, Insta Reels etc.  As consumers we want to be able to watch quality content that is fun and creative, no matter where we are watching. 
Video is where it’s at – so if video is at the heart of everything you do, read on because 99designs is looking to grow their Creative Team (again), this time with a Video Production Manager. 
99designs is the world’s global creative platform that makes it easy for clients and designers to work together to create designs they love. Its mission is to champion creativity to create opportunities for people around the world. Founded in 2008, 99designs has grown from a small, online forum into a worldwide community of talented designers that is now the go-to solution for businesses, agencies, and individuals. 
A little bit about the opportunity
A newly created role in a very clever and creative global team, you will coordinate and support video creation from concept to delivery, and you will be the glue that holds the production team together.  You will be supporting various stakeholders in the business to bring their ideas to life and help them succeed. You will have input into the strategy, guiding with your expertise, and you will execute and deliver. You will work across everything from high frequency YouTube content, to internal educational videos to larger production on-location shoots worldwide. You will produce content that is of high quality, but value for money while streamlining processes to create efficiencies. 
A little bit about you
Ideally, you will have been in and around the video business for a few years and managed different kinds of productions. You may have been the one behind the camera in a former life, now more comfortable calling the shots and rallying the troops to pull off a kick-ass production. Or, you may have been producing video content for big brand campaigns in house or in agency, but wanted more control over the process so have gone at it alone producing content for influencers on social media. Wherever you have come from you need to be able to work collaboratively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders (art directors, copywriters, editors, marketing managers etc), have solid organisation and planning skills as there are many moving parts and it’s your responsibility to bring it all together – on time and on budget!
Collaboration and creativity is everything at 99designs.  They are always looking to push the boundaries and come up with innovative ideas that delight and inform. They love a wacky idea, nothing is off limits (within reason of course). 
Why 99designs?
As 99d continues to scale, they are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team that reflects the communities in which they operate. They want people to feel like they belong and can bring their whole selves to work. Their aim is to continue to foster a collaborative environment with a keen focus on innovation, growth and ownership. Below are just some of the things they do to support their people:  

  • Career development and learning in whatever way suits you! Courses, formal and informal mentoring, conferences… however you learn best 99d has got you covered.
  • Culture of workplace flexibility and wellness. Study? Parent juggling? Everyone has different needs and the business will support you in the best way they can. Some people work remotely, some with flex start and finish times…the common thread is it’s all about your individual needs. With annual wellness bonuses of $605 + annually refreshing your WFH space with $300, you’ll be supported to do your thang.
  • Support for working parents. 18 weeks paid parental leave policy for all parents (they don’t distinguish between a primary and secondary carer), which can be accessed part time or any way you want it over the first 18 months, which you can access from day 1 of joining. They also pay superannuation for paid and unpaid parental leave for 18months!
  • Support for the community. In addition to 99nonprofits, 99designs provide one paid volunteer day a year for you to support a charity and the community as you see fit!
  • 99d are also a Proud Code Like a Girl internship partner, host of Girl Geek Academy hack days, & maintain popular open source projects, and support a range of other community groups. It’s in their DNA.

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