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Video Producer

Day’s Edge Productions

About Day’s Edge Productions

Understanding our world and where we fit into it is what gets us out of bed. Day’s Edge Productions is an award-winning media company dedicated to telling true stories about science, nature, and their intersections with human culture. We work around the world with broadcasters, NGOs, scientists, universities, and brands to tell stories with breathtaking visuals, compelling characters, and vital messages. Our projects include broadcast documentaries, web series, educational videos, advocacy films, promotional campaigns, and photo stories. Day’s Edge is committed to taking our audiences to the wildest places on earth and the frontiers of our scientific knowledge, while exploring our own histories and cultures in this rapidly-changing world. We want you to join us.

What you’ll get out of this opportunity

  • Collaborative culture in an exciting work environment
  • Opportunity to work on stories for a broad range of platforms (Television, Streaming, Web, Education, NGOs, Brands, Magazines).
  • Opportunity to work on cutting-edge science stories
  • Extensive domestic and international travel
  • Opportunity to work on a primetime broadcast science series
  • Growth opportunities within a growing company
  • Competitive base salary
  • A reason to live in San Diego!

About the Role
Day’s Edge is seeking a full-time Producer to create documentary stories that matter about people, places, organisms and ideas that make this world worth inhabiting and protecting. You will be developing, producing, co-producing, and writing broadcast television, web-series and shorts, advocacy films, media campaigns, branded stories and more. You will be based in San Diego, but will travel domestically and around the world. The role includes, but is not limited to:

  • Pitching: creating pitch decks, ideas, writing treatments, presenting ideas at festivals and conferences, etc.
  • Development: creating new project ideas, developing existing concepts into full show treatments, finding and working with 3rd party collaborators, creating budgets, etc.
  • Research: delving into the literature (peer-reviewed and otherwise) about science, conservation, natural history, history and culture topics, finding locations and characters for stories, etc.
  • Pre-production: assembling production crew, organizing logistics, coordinating and purchasing travel and accommodation for the team, coordinating interviews and character schedules, location scouting, location and appearance releases and permits, etc.
  • Field production: Directing films, managing production crew, interacting with clients and story characters, filming, sound, managing paperwork and releases, data backup and management, maintaining and organizing financial records of expenses, etc.
  • Writing: pitch decks, treatments, shooting scripts, scripts, loglines, grants etc.
  • Post-production: Ingest, log, and organize footage from shoots. Edit films and/or supervise an editor using Adobe Premiere (editing skills are a plus) and other elements of the Adobe Creative Cloud. Coordinate with color/sound studios for finishing. Move completed films through legal / standards review with clients, prepare binders, etc.
  • Promotion and Distribution: communicating and negotiating with broadcasters and other distribution partners, promoting projects on social media, writing press releases, attending screenings and other promotional events, etc.

What you’ll need

  • Experience as a documentary producer (Television experience is a plus)
  • Passion for science, technology, natural history, and culture (science background a plus)
  • Willingness to travel extensively as needed
  • Experience with the logistics of video / television production (visas, permits, transporting equipment, managing small production teams, etc.)
  • Experience writing documentary scripts
  • Experience with development and research for nonfiction stories
  • Positive, hard-working, can-do attitude
  • Collaborative attitude
  • Openness to feedback and challenge
  • A desire for continuous learning and improvement
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Communication, organizational, and time management skills
  • Initiative in solving new problems as they arise, both technical and creative
  • Experience in the Adobe Creative Cloud, particularly in Premiere Pro. Experience in DaVinci Resolve and After Effects is a plus.
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Pride in efficient work
  • Aptitude for understanding the technical aspects of filmmaking
  • Basic understanding of cameras and other filmmaking equipment


  • applicable,: 1 year (Preferred)
  • producing web video: 1 year (Preferred)
  • photography: 1 year (Preferred)
  • video production: 1 year (Preferred)
  • digital editing: 1 year (Preferred)

Required travel:

  • 50% (Preferred)

Video Producer



Join our team and make the world better for developers!


We are building the Developer Relations team in Microsoft engineering. Our global team is maniacal about making the world amazing for developers of all backgrounds. We’re excited to support and contribute to open source platforms, tools, and processes. We’re spreading awareness of Microsoft Clouds, Azure and Microsoft 365, and enabling developers to achieve more with docs, videos, events and more!


The Channel 9 Team is looking for a video specialist to help manage our Redmond Based Production Studio. Our studio produces 20 weekly developer shows along with virtual conferences that reach a global audience. We are looking for a swiss army knife video specialist that can implement the latest tech in our facilities and level up our creative form of storytelling.


  • Responsible for directing shows in studio and remote, ensure every component of production runs smoothly.
  • Provide technical direction, set-up, support and guidance for studio shoots as well as remote shoots
  • Setting up, configuring, and operating video switchers and additional equipment, while also directing, audio mixing and more.
  • Partnering with Producers to ensure a unified and well-executed production, both prior to and during filming
  • Working directly with clients to define show requirements and gather production elements
  • Create, maintain and track equipment inventory list
  • Work with Producers on equipment orders, facility improvements/upgrades and studio schedules
  • Manage priorities and workload effectively to meet all schedules and deadlines
  • Take detailed production notes for editor/post-production Producer
  • An expert ability to provide clear creative direction in a timely manner, and an understanding of how to scale and prioritize time


  • Knowledgeable in streaming platforms, codecs, Adobe Creative Cloud and the latest trends in AV production gear
  • Help conceptualize and drive the development of innovative yet scalable projects that help drive growth and engagement
  • Contribute to brainstorming at all stages of project development and capture follow up action items
  • Establish creative direction, style and methodology for all creative projects
  • Create training material for the production environment and cross training other staff members at various proficiency levels
  • Manage, coach and develop vendors/videographers in new techniques and possibilities
  • Must have strong leadership skills and a proven ability to partner and collaborate with the production team to enhance the creativity and overall production value of DevRel’s projects
  • Adapt a “one team/bigger picture” mentality and partner with leadership to establish and champion clear strategic vision and purpose for the team and support integration
  • Create new, engaging and innovative creative campaigns while maintaining consistency of our client’s brand identity.

Video Producer, Member and eLearning Content

The Taunton Press

Fine Homebuilding is the leading multimedia publication for architects, designers, builders, remodelers, and do-it-yourselfers interested in high-quality, high-performance homes. We are looking for a video producer who will be responsible for creating and producing video content for Fine Homebuilding. In partnership with the content team, the video producer creates video content that inspires, educates, and delights our audience of professional homebuilders, tradespeople, architects, and homebuilding enthusiasts. The video producer must be aware of and supportive of the brand’s business objectives and be adaptable to dynamic business needs and content distribution methods as technology evolves. The measure of success for this position is video engagement, membership growth, and video content velocity and promotion. The video producer reports to the director of video and collaborates regularly with other video producers, freelancers, and the rest of the content team.


  • Use research from the marketing and analytics teams to develop video content that feeds membership growth and retention
  • Manage budget resources effectively
  • Keep a watchful eye on innovations in video content to find and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Create and post video content, as needed, in WordPress, following best SEO practices
  • Collaborate on monthly content calendar (SEO topics for video, engagement metrics, etc.)
  • Refine existing and new video content to improve SEO
  • Participate on screen in podcasts and video projects where needed
  • Collaborate on new and repurposed video content for online learning initiatives, such as online classes, webinars and live events.


  • Skilled at video/audio production and editing at scale
  • Familiarity with the homebuilding industry, with some hands-on experience
  • Skilled at producing video content for multiple platforms, including web, social media, and live events
  • Creativity and the ability to manage multiple projects with minimal oversight
  • Knowledge of video needs for social media platforms (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, TikTok)
  • Familiarity with WordPress and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to source high-quality video content from other contributors, as needed
  • Ability to travel for on-site productions, trade shows, and other business needs