Title: Production Manager (Post-Production Focus)
Company: Seesaw Learning
Work Type (Full-time, Part-time, Temporary): Full-Time
Seesaw is an ed-tech company that opens the window to learning, allowing the brilliance and uniqueness of every elementary student to shine through to teachers and families. More than 10 million people across 150+ countries use our all-in-one education platform monthly.
Historically, families had little insight into what their children were learning in school, and students had to demonstrate their skills in a one-size-fits-all way that failed to capture the depth of their knowledge. Since 2013, Seesaw has paved a new way for learning by enabling families to participate in their children’s education. Our platform generates a powerful learning loop that connects teachers, families, and students, thus creating an environment where every student can thrive.
Seesaw’s mission is to create an experience where students are inspired to be their best. We all deeply value education and come to work knowing that what we do today enables future generations. Seesawers take pride in knowing that our work makes the learning experience better and more accessible to all.
This role is a part of the Curriculum team, who is tasked with creating the award-winning PreK-6 supplemental curriculum used by millions of teachers and students. In this role, you’ll work closely with a team of curriculum developers and operations managers on the Curriculum team - composed of former educators dedicated to creating diverse, inclusive content - to deliver hundreds of engaging, meaningful, and powerful media assets.
You’ll also have the opportunity to work with Curriculum leadership to support the larger Seesaw Library vision and in strong cross-functional projects with other team members (ex: Marketing, Implementation, PD).
As a Production Manager at Seesaw, you will be a crucial part of our content development team, responsible for creating, editing, and releasing high-quality educational videos designed for the Seesaw platform. You will collaborate with educators, instructional designers, and developers to produce engaging and effective content that enhances the learning experience for students and teachers.
Leverage your creative skills in the post-production phase of content creation – including editing, art, animation, graphics, sfx, and more – to craft compelling narratives and visuals that captivate our audience and facilitate learning through video/multimedia.
Manage multiple production projects simultaneously, adhering to deadlines and budget constraints, and ensuring top-quality, accurate, engaging assets.
Collaborate, review, and edit content created by the production team including puppet videos, animation, VO, songs, acting, and more.
Stay up-to-date with the latest video production technologies, tools, and software (such as Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, etc) to continuously improve content quality
Define and oversee all creative guidelines, including Seesaw’s approach to diverse, equitable, and inclusive content in collaboration with Curriculum managers and developers.
Provide hands-on coaching and feedback to direct reports to help grow functional skills and success within the team.
Directly engage in prototyping projects, marketing projects, and social-media as needed.
5+ years (or equivalent experience) of functional experience as either a content creator or editor
2+ years of experience as a team lead or manager
Proven experience on a production team, preferably in the Ed-Tech or educational content creation industry
Proficiency in video editing software (e.g., Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro).
Strong scriptwriting and storytelling skills
Demonstrated ability to handle uncertainty and change, and support a team through organizational changes
Excellent communication and collaboration skills
Passion for education and a commitment to improving learning outcomes for students
Bachelor's degree in Film, Video Production, Multimedia, Education or related field preferred
Believe in yourself - we encourage you to apply!
Compensation & Benefits:
Our salary ranges are based on paying competitively for our size and industry. Salary is just one part of our total compensation package that includes equity, perks & benefits, and development opportunities at Seesaw. Individual pay decisions are based on several factors, including qualifications for the role, experience level, skillset, geography, and balancing internal equity relative to other Seesawers. It is our expectation that the majority of candidates who are offered roles at Seesaw will land well within our salary ranges based on these factors.
The annual base salary hiring range for this position is: $88,000 - $104,500 + RSU range of 420-630
This is an exempt position.
Benefits include: Medical/Dental + Orthodontics/Vision Coverage, 401k Match, Flexible Paid Time Off, Mindfulness First Fridays, Monthly Technology Stipend, Home Office Setup Stipend, Professional Development Stipend, Paid Parental Leave, Charitable Donation Matching, Volunteer Days.
Seesaw cares about building a diverse and inclusive team to better advocate for the needs of our incredibly diverse K-12 users.
We prioritize work-life balance and actually walk the walk — we care a lot about our work, but care more about our employee's well-being. We encourage everyone to work at a sustainable pace and have a flexible vacation policy that people actually use.
Seesaw provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religious creed, color, sex, sex stereotype, gender, gender identity/gender expression/transgender, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information/characteristics, marital status/registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, or military or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Seesaw complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
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