Producer – Video & Photography Amazon Devices

Amazon.com Services, Inc. - Seattle, WA

Full-time
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • 5+ years of experience as a video/motion/photo producer or similar role.
  • 2+ years of experience leading project delivery for large, cross functional, projects
  • Bachelors degree
  • Knowledge of workflow within a marketing, production company, or retail creative department
  • Experience on shoots with 25+ person crews
  • Ability to manage production budgets from $50K - $1M
Are you a producer looking to help drive the video and photography for a fast-paced evolving brand? Amazon is looking for an exceptional Producer to join their Devices marketing team. In this role, you will manage projects and workflows across all Amazon Devices brands, including Echo, Alexa, Fire TV, Fire tablets, Kindle, and more within our marketing team.

If you are an expert at matching the right skills to deliver creative projects, and your experience and knowledge allow you to identify, communicate, and alleviate downstream challenges and interdependencies with partner and/or stakeholder teams we want to talk.

At Amazon, we strive to be Earth’s most customer-centric company. We believe a remarkable customer experience starts with heart, intuition, curiosity, play, guts, and taste. Devices marketing is passionate about telling stories that show how Amazon devices make life magically simple. We focus on building rich experiences, brands that matter, and delight that drives engagement and action.
  • Manage all operational aspects of a content production for video, photography and animation work including pre-production, production, workflow, timelines, asset development, delivery and budget tracking.
  • Create production schedules, manage SOW process, billing, estimate time, track costs and project completion requirements.
  • Experience in kicking off and briefing agencies on Amazon processes regarding branding, creative, billing, project tracking, creative production, finishing and delivery.
  • Ensure team establishes and maintains appropriate processes, procedures, forms and job tracking to keep deliverables on time and on budget.
  • Work closely with design leads and creative directors to proactively clarify requirements and use cases, actively seeking clarification when there is ambiguity.
  • Anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs, and balance business needs versus technical constraints
  • Work across teams to create strong relationships with stakeholders and senior leadership teams
  • Communicate project status with design team and stakeholders regularly
  • Put repeatable processes in place that help the team plan and manage multiple parallel projects and run our business
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Comfortable managing large scale productions with complex deliverables that serve multiple teams.
  • Background working cross-functionally with multi-disciplinary teams. Experience working directly with creative directors, art directors, designers, writers, project managers and marketing managers
  • Expert organizational skills and the ability to prioritize, monitor, and manage workload.
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks effectively and communicate department process changes to all necessary internal and external partners.
  • Experience with project management tools and Digital Asset Management systems. Naming convention process experience a plus.
  • Extensive contacts in motion and photography industries
  • Expert organizational skills and the ability to prioritize, monitor, and manage workload.
  • Excellent understanding of design, video, photo and motion work
  • Able to identify and mitigate risk on projects
  • The ability to stay calm in the midst of chaos is essential to this role.
  • Ready to jump into any situation, assess and take control.
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role.
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age