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Senior Video Producer

Job Summary Are you a Senior Producer with avid interest and knowledge of the exciting world of cryptocurrencies and blockchain? If yes, then The Defiant could be the perfect place to put that to work writing, creating, and editing films that capture the zeitgeist. We are looking for someone with energy as booming as the …

Senior Video Producer

Job Summary

Are you a Senior Producer with avid interest and knowledge of the exciting world of cryptocurrencies and blockchain? If yes, then The Defiant could be the perfect place to put that to work writing, creating, and editing films that capture the zeitgeist. We are looking for someone with energy as booming as the market we cover, with a passion for creatively visualising stories as written on the page with a unique point of view that demands to be heard by our rapidly expanding audience. This is a space that moves at lightning pace, where every day is a new story and the audience leans on us to help them understand the chaos, so let’s make it fun. 

*** MUST BE NYC BASED OR WILLING TO RELOCATE ***

Lead Requirements

  • An extensive production portfolio
  • 3 – 4 years of professional experience writing with on camera presence 
  • Genuine interest in crypto and some basic knowledge is a must. Previous in-depth knowledge is a plus but not a requirement
  • Can self-manage as well as manage others in end-to-end production.
  • Create compelling, innovative, entertaining, and educational scripts for daily productions in English & within budget (short – long formats)
  • Consistently deliver all for the sake of information and entertainment.
  • Write in accordance with the specified format, tone, and brand voice… We do it differently.
  • Self-edit work for spelling, grammatical, and punctuation errors
  • Revise work based on the everchanging crypto landscape
  • Appraise and clear others’ work for publishing
  • Research intended topic thoroughly to gain vital background information
  • Confirm accuracy of work according to factual evidence
  • Deadline Oriented

Production Requirements

  • Proficiency with mirrorless cameras or similar (A7S3, FS5/FX6, etc)
  • Familiarity with video editing software (Adobe specifically) 
  • Experience with hands-on film/video making
  • Comfortable presenting script to camera
  • Consistently produce engaging work
  • Enjoys pushing creative boundaries.
  • Works well independently during pre-production
  • Excellent communicator
  • Deadline-driven
  • Experience working with on-camera presenters is valuable but not essential

Conditions

  • Full-time
  • Competitive salary & benefits
  • Opportunity to advance in a fast-growing crypto startup

📢 Apply by sending a CV and cover letter to jobs@thedefiant.io


About The Defiant

The Defiant is the most trusted information source focusing on the open economy. We bring unbiased, balanced, facts-based and timely reporting to decentralized finance, NFTs, and web3. We believe blockchains will be the underlying infrastructure of the financial system and will add a valuable layer to the internet. At The Defiant, we are the best placed to cover that transformation.

Defiant Media Inc. was founded in 2019 by Camila Russo, former Bloomberg News journalist and author of The Infinite Machine, the most read book on the history of Ethereum. Today, it has a core team of 20, plus a network of dozens of contributors. The Defiant publishes news stories and features, research reports, opinion columns, exclusive interviews, and tutorials across its website, newsletters, podcast, and YouTube channel. Hundreds of thousands consume our content each month. We are building a platform focusing on on-chain DeFi data which we expect will become an indispensable tool for investors, traders, and analysts following the industry.