Careers at Squashed Robot Films

Join us – Opportunities in creative video marketing, photography, TV, film & documentary

Career opportunities

at Squashed Robot Films

 

About Us

 

JOIN THE AWARD WINNING TEAM AT SQUASHED ROBOT FILMS!

We are passionate about making content which fulfils a purpose, we approach each project with an  inquisitive attitude, whether this is animation, photography or video, no matter how big or small. We  believe every team member should love what they do and where they work!

We are big believers in constant learning and improvement, exploring individual passion and honing  skills. We would love for all of our staff to have the same drive and willingness to push the  boundaries of their understanding and technical knowledge or exploring new skills or techniques.

Latest Opportunities

Filmmaker & content creator

Full time position (40 hours per week) supporting all areas of the business, including but not limited  to filming, editing, maintaining of equipment/studio space and pre-production.

Production Coordinator

This is an entry level, full time position (40 hours per week) which will develop as your skills,  knowledge and confidence grows.

Job Specification / Description

Filmmaker & Content Creator

 

About the role:

Full time position (40 hours per week) supporting all areas of the business, including but not limited  to filming, editing, maintaining of equipment/studio space and pre-production.

The role includes

  • Creative concept generation
  • Filming on various cameras either as a solo crew or part of a team
  • Assisting with aerial operations
  • Assisting with studio shoots (photo and video)
  • Editing (Adobe PP CC)
  • Video & Data Management
  • Basic equipment maintenance
  • General office based tasks

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary dependant on experience
  • 28 days paid holiday which includes bank holidays
  • Working in a fun and innovative team
  • Based at HQ in Cheltenham Town Centre on Royal Crescent
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Career progression within the company
  • Free unlimited coffee

 

About You:

We are looking for someone who is career driven, charismatic, confident, creative, who can use their  initiative and has a passion for all aspects of Film & TV.

You must be able to demonstrate proven experience in professional filming and video editing while  working in a team or independently.

** Most of our work takes place during standard working hours however for some projects you will  also be required to work evenings, weekends and even outside of the UK, so some flexibility is ideal.

Essential Skills:

  • Proven history of both filming and editing professional projects
  • Experience in editing both long & short form video content
  • Local to Cheltenham (or willing to commute)
  • Cinematic and/or photographic lighting
  • Colour Correction (with and without LUTs

Desirable Skills:

  • Delivering broadcast content
  • Delivering commercial social media content
  • Utilising drones in professional productions (as spotter, assistant, pilot or camera  operator)
  • Experience in Sony Mirrorless and Broadcast Cameras (FS7/FS5) (theoretical or  practical)
  • Full clean UK driving license
  • Simple Motion graphics

 

What happens next?

Please email your CV and any examples of your work to careers@squashedrobot.co.uk. Please put  your name and the role you’re applying for in subject line of the email. If you would like to discuss or  clarify any of the points outlined please do so with Lisa Cullis (Managing Director) via the email  address above.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Deadline for applications 10th May 2019.

Job Specification / Description

Production Coordinator

 

About the role:

This is an entry level, full time position (40 hours per week) which will develop as your skills,  knowledge and confidence grows.

You will report to producer/directors to coordinate on and off set elements including pre and post  production. You will also be required to produce call sheets & schedules, plan shoots, complete  necessary paperwork and communicate with clients and suppliers.

 

Projects include:

  • Studio photo/video shoots
  • Corporate films
  • Commercials
  • TV shows & documentaries
  • Aerial shoots 

About You:

We are looking for someone who is career driven, organised, personable, confident – who can use  their initiative and has a passion for production roles in film, commercial and TV.    The role is generally during working hours, however the candidate must be flexible with willingness to  work weekends, evenings and during campaign periods.

Essential Skills:

  • Ability to communicate professionally
  • Confident on the phone and in person
  • Highly Organised and able to multitask
  • Problem Solving
  • General knowledge of production environments

Desirable Skills:

  • Excel/Google sheets
  • Some knowledge of business processes
  • Further understanding of filmmaking process
  • Understanding of social media platforms
  • Health and Safety Risk Assessments
  • Social media posting (and capturing of imagery)
  • Full clean UK Driving License

Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary dependant on experience
  • 28 days paid holiday which includes bank holidays
  • Progression with performance reviews
  • Working in a fun and innovative team
  • Based at HQ in Cheltenham Town Centre on Royal Crescent
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Career Progression within the company
  • Free unlimited coffee

 

What happens next?

Please email your CV  to careers@squashedrobot.co.uk. Please put your name and the role you’re  applying for in subject line of the email. If you would like to discuss or clarify any of the points  outlined please do so with Lisa Cullis (Managing Director) via the email address above.

Squashed Robot Films - Video Marketing in Cheltenham

LOCATION

Squashed Robot Films
4 Royal Crescent, Cheltenham,
Gloucestershire, GL50 3DA

Call us now on 01242 222 037 | Get in Touch

Squashed Robot Films is situated on Royal Crescent in the heart of Regency Cheltenham

LOCATION

Squashed Robot Films
4 Royal Crescent, Cheltenham,
Gloucestershire, GL50 3DA

Call us now on 01242 222 037 | Get in Touch

Squashed Robot Films is situated on Royal Crescent in the heart of Regency Cheltenham