Freelance Videographer – South Africa (Remote)

Canva

Canva’s Commitment and Mission
At Canva, we celebrate diversity. We deeply believe that bringing together diversity of thoughts, perspectives and expression is key to building the best product, team and company. We look for many different skills and abilities, as well as how you can enhance Canva and our culture. So, even if you don’t think you quite meet all of the skills listed or tick all the boxes, we’d still love to hear from you!
Our mission at Canva is to empower the world to design and since launching in 2013, we have grown exponentially, amassing over 75 million monthly active users across 190 different countries and a team of over 2,800 people… and the best bit is that we’ve only achieved 1% of what we know we’re capable of.
Join us and design your future.
We are looking for passionate Freelance Videographers to join the Contractor Videography Pool that is led by the in-house Canva Video Production Team! We’re interested in engaging Videographers on a part-time basis for an initial 12-month period.
Our videography library encompasses a range of fresh, varied, and beautiful videos — so we’re after self-motivated videographers who love to have creative freedom in responding to a brief in one or more of the following categories:
– Portrait
– Fashion
– Trends
– Sports
– Still Life/Product
– Food
– Landscapes/Architecture
As part of the hiring process, you will be required to conduct an initial test shoot. We will be assessing how you communicate, your capacity to meet the production deadline, your ability to meet our quality standards throughout, and the way in which you execute the ideas provided in the creative brief.

What you’ll do

    • You will collaborate closely with the Canva Video Production Team during the pre-production stage
    • You will cast a diverse set of models & book the appropriate studio/location, securing signed model/property releases when applicable
    • You will be responsible for booking relevant creative collaborators when appropriate (i.e. hair and makeup artist, fashion stylist, etc.), as well as sourcing relevant props and mindfully allocating the provided allowance
    • You will shoot videos based on creative briefs directed by the Canva Video Production Team and in line with the technical guidelines
    • You will be required to meet the production deadline by carrying out the production in an efficient manner
    • You will submit a refined set of videos, choosing only the best clips per layout!

About you

    • You have an online portfolio showcasing your videography work (please share the link to your amazing work in your application!)
    • You possess an exceptional understanding of the fundamentals of videography and have a proven track record of delivering fresh, relevant, high-quality videos
    • We are looking for an outstanding eye and experience shooting videos with style variations
    • You are skilled with post-production software including Davinci, Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro or similar.
    • You hold a good command of English and your local language
    • You own or have full access to videography equipment
    • You can to commit to at least one shoot every fortnight!
    • You enjoy taking creative and art direction
    • You’ve got experience in sourcing talents/locations and securing releases
    • You are an efficient storyteller and are confident you can run production within an allotted production timeline
About the team
As Canva continues to scale, so does our user base, and in order to ensure we’re providing fresh, relevant ‘ingredients’ for all of their design needs, we’re continually producing and acquiring new content in the form of photos, graphics, fonts, videos, and more.
The mission of the Videos team is to create high-quality, diverse and inspiring videography. One of our biggest goals is to diversify and grow our video library providing our users with authentic, culturally relevant videos that they can use in their designs.
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Working at Canva 
Our culture is unlike anywhere else and we design your #CanvaLife experience to empower you to do the best work of your life.
Whether you’re in the office, working from home or choosing your own adventure, our benefits for permanent Canvanauts include:
• Equity packages for you to truly be a part of the Canva journey. Hybrid work model (in-office & from home) coming together for 8 days a year.
• Flexible leave so you can recharge, give back, support others or focus on your own professional development.
• Inclusive parental leave policy that supports all parents and carers throughout their parenting and caring journey.
• An annual Vibe & Thrive allowance. This is for you to spend on whatever will support your wellbeing and development.. because you know what you need to Vibe and Thrive, better than anyone.
• Virtual and in-office wellness benefits including Canva University, Employee Assistant Programs and Fitness & Meditation Classes.
• Canva For Good program matching your not-for-profit donations, Force for Good leave (3 paid volunteering days) and a range of sustainability and ethical initiatives to get involved in.
We make hiring decisions based on your experience, skills and passion. Please note that interviews are conducted virtually. When you apply, please tell us the pronouns you use and any reasonable adjustments you may need during the interview process.

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