Kickstarter helps artists, musicians, filmmakers, designers, and other creators find the resources and support they need to make their ideas a reality. To date, tens of thousands of creative projects — big and small — have come to life with the support of the Kickstarter community.

Brand Photographer-Videographer at Kickstarter
Kickstarter’s core mission is to help people bring creative projects to life. Our Brand team works to help project this mission to the world. Now, we’re looking for a great Photographer-Videographer to join us. In this role, you’ll collaborate with disciplines across Kickstarter to help communicate our brand to the world creatively; and have the opportunity to positively impact the lives of the creative community at large.
This is mid-level position, working full-time out of our beautiful office in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, and will report into the Brand Creative Director.

Your primary responsibility will be delivering consistent, compelling original content for the Kickstarter brand.
This includes:
  • Capturing both candid and staged photos that will be used by the Kickstarter brand across our product and social platforms.
  • Filming and potentially interviewing Kickstarter Creators for product and social video content.
  • Collaborating with members of the Brand team to help create a look and feel for all brand content that helps project our mission to the world at large.
  • Working across the Kickstarter organization to create engaging content that connects with different Kickstarter communities while maintaining a sense of consistency at a brand level.
  • Capturing both scripted and unscripted video content in various locations including but not limited to Kickstarter headquarters, events at which Kickstarter is present, and on location with Kickstarter Creators.
  • Helping us bring us our brand to life in an engaging and creative way.
Our ideal candidate is someone who:
  • Has minimum three years experience filming and photographing content for brands.
  • Can demonstrate strong technical skills with regards to current photography and video equipment and lighting.
  • Enjoys solving problems with limited resources.
  • Can work collaboratively with people from other disciplines.
  • Is a directorial leader who wants to be a part of the creative process.
  • Has a strong visual point of view and can capture and deliver beautiful film, but is able and willing to adapt their style to channel specific reference and direction.
  • Is willing to travel.
  • Is excited about helping to establish a look and story for a global creative brand.
  • Believes in the importance of creativity.

If this sounds like you, please send us a resumé and cover letter, as well as a link to your portfolio or other examples of your work. A note about why you’re interested in working for Kickstarter and what you can offer to this role can also go a long way. This position is eligible for our comprehensive benefits program, including stock options, 401k contribution, generous vacation time, and health, dental, and vision coverage.

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Why work with us
Kickstarter is changing how millions of people around the world engage with art and creativity. There’s something special about knowing your hard work and talents are helping tens of thousands of creative projects come to life.
Culture
Team Kickstarter is only just over a hundred people — still a tight-knit group, considering everything that’s happened so far. Every week brings new challenges, and every week we work together to meet them. (We also have plenty of fun together: hack days, happy hours, trips, workshops, movies, lunches, and a lot of laughing.)
Perks & Benefits
25 days vacation
full health, dental, and vision coverage
16 weeks of family leave
generous 401k contribution
education stipend
bike stipend
wellness stipend

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