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Are you looking to produce amazing stories about life as a parent and have your work seen by millions? Need a flex schedule that allows you to juggle work and kids? Childcare benefits? Generous maternity leave? Trust us: It's really fun to work for a brand you love! 

Fresh off our Series A funding round, we are now building out the video team at Scary Mommy, and looking for an exceptional creative talent who will join us on our mission to reimagine video/visual storytelling.

Company Description    

Led by a team that includes the former co-founder of Diapers.com (sold to Amazon), the head of digital at The New York Times and the Entertainment Industry Manager at Facebook, Some Spider is a fast growing digital media & entertainment company backed by Marc Lore and Vinit Bharara, founders of Diapers.com.

We’re home to two channels built for mobile and social: Scary Mommy (the biggest parenting property in the country, reaching over 100 million people each month), and CAFE (2016's breakout news and humor brand, reaching over 80 million people each month). And we plan to launch more.

Responsibilities:

-Work as part of the video unit to conceive, write, and direct branded video and original series

-Write and pitch concepts to advertisers and major video distributors

-Oversee creative direction of videos from concept to final cut

-Invent new video storytelling techniques optimized for mobile and social media

-Push to evolve video content and approach based on data, user input and instincts

Requirements:

-5+ years’ experience writing, producing and/or directing for creative productions

-Solid background in developing creative concepts, ideally for branded and other original video

-Experience directing talent and crew on-set and managing post-production to final cut desired

-Keen sense of humor  

-Degree in Film/TV or related field a plus

We value creativity, analytical rigor, crazy initiative, humor and kindness. We work hard because we love what we do. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, challenging work, a passionate team that cares, and the chance to turn this industry on its head. And we’re excited to hear from you!

‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬Email resumes to: paul@somespider.com

 

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