OPEN POSITIONS

Nextomic is a start-up at the intersection of entertainment and technology. We produce, market, and monetize high end visual content for an international audience.

OUR OFFICES

Budapest, Hungary  /  Los Angeles, United States

ON-CAMERA HOST / CONTENT CREATOR

Are you a passionate, creative, and dynamic individual with a flair for storytelling? We’re seeking an On-Camera Host / Content Creator to join our team, producing exciting, engaging, and viral-worthy content for TikTok, YouTube, and Instagram reels. This role will take you on a thrilling journey around the world, working with social media models, influencers, and photographers in diverse cultures and destinations.

Responsibilities:

  • Content Creation: Be the driving force in creating captivating content for our social media platforms. Conceptualize and produce original videos that showcase the personalities of social media models and influencers.
  • On-Camera Hosting: Bring out the best in people from various cultures, making them feel comfortable and engaged on camera. As the face of our brand, you’ll be responsible for presenting content in a natural, relatable, and enthusiastic manner.
  • Social Media Trendspotting: Stay ahead of the game by monitoring social media trends and pop culture. Utilize your knowledge to create relevant and shareable content that resonates with our target audience.
  • Viral Content Creation: Be proactive and quick-thinking in your approach to create content that has the potential to go viral. Experiment with new ideas, formats, and storytelling techniques to keep our content fresh and exciting.
  • Collaboration and Independence: Collaborate effectively with our in-house creative and production staff while also having the ability to work independently. Take ownership of projects from concept to execution, ensuring high-quality output.
  • Love for Travel: Embrace the opportunity to travel frequently to different destinations worldwide. Capture the essence of each location and create content that inspires wanderlust and connects with viewers on a global scale.

Qualifications:

  • Proven Experience: Demonstrated experience as an on-camera host, content creator, or influencer with a successful track record of engaging content on TikTok, YouTube, or Instagram reels.
  • Excellent Communication Skills: Strong verbal communication and storytelling abilities are essential to connect with diverse personalities and audiences worldwide.
  • Social Media Savvy: In-depth knowledge of social media platforms, trends, algorithms, and best practices.
  • Creative Vision: Ability to envision and execute unique, compelling, and innovative content ideas that stand out in a saturated digital landscape.
  • Passion for People and Cultures: Genuine enthusiasm for meeting and engaging with people from various cultural backgrounds, showcasing their stories, and celebrating diversity.
  • Technical Proficiency: Familiarity with video editing tools and equipment to ensure the delivery of polished and professional content.
  • Adaptability: Thrive in a fast-paced environment, able to adapt quickly to changing trends, locations, and scenarios.
  • Travel Enthusiast: Embrace travel opportunities with excitement, curiosity, and a willingness to immerse yourself in new experiences.

Please provide a demo reel with examples of on-camera work with your application. Depending on the candidate’s qualifications this role may be full-time salaried position, contract, or freelance. 

VISUAL EDITOR / POST-PRODUCER

Nextomic is searching for a Budapest based Visual Editor / Post-Producer. This role requires experience managing processes for both photo and video post-production, and a good fit would be a content creator / photographer / videographer with a wide range of knowledge in these areas.

You will be responsible to manage the entire post production process, from ingesting media, preparing photos and videos for our editing partners, evaluating completed work, making adjustments when necessary, backing up media, and providing final media to our various channels and partners. You should be experienced with photography and video capture, have a deep understanding of color, and have the style, taste, and “eye” of an art director. A background and interest in fashion photography is very helpful to this role. 

You must have experience with Adobe Photoshop, DaVinci Resolve, and be expert in the Mac OSX platform. Additional knowledge of NAS systems, Dropbox, and Capture One is helpful.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with editors to deliver content on schedule.
  • Work closely with photographers and videographers for content deliverables.
  • Work closely with video colorists to deliver perfect and consistent final deliveries for web and broadcast television.
  • Track and maintain photo and video production / post production workflow schedule.
  • Ingest images from photoshoots using Adobe Bridge and Capture One Pro.
  • Ingest and prepare video files in DaVinci Resolve.
  • Be responsible for back up and archiving of all content.

Qualifications

  • 3 years minimum in RAW photo capture.
  • 3 years minimum in video capture.
  • Experience as a retoucher and video editor.
  • Expert level in Adobe Photoshop and DaVinci Resolve software and the OSX operating system.
  • Highly organized.
  • Work efficiently.
  • Comfortable in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent English.
VIDEOGRAPHER / CONTENT CREATOR / PREDITOR

We are looking for an expert videographer / content creator based on Budapest, Hungary to join our team. We create a wide variety of content for social media and broadcast television. You should love to travel as our projects happen all over the world.

This is an “all around” role that is perfect for someone who has an interest in, and experience with, all aspects of visual content creation and is comfortable appearing on camera themselves. You should be comfortable using a wide variety of equipment, from mobile phones to broadcast cameras, in a fast paced environment. In addition to working with the full production team on assignment, the ideal candidate will be “Preditor”, i.e. a creator who can take an idea and run with it entirely on their own.

To be considered for this role, you must exhibit advanced skills in videography with presentation of your reel.

Responsibilities

  • Produce high quality and consistently compelling video, ensuring adherence to technical standards.
  • Direction of talent to produce compelling stories.
  • Logical and efficient planning, in coordination with producer, to meet project objectives.
  • Logging and organization of captured video assets, and coordination with editors.
  • Manage the care and upkeep of video, audio, and lighting equipment.
  • Handle high-volume of projects for multiple departments simultaneously.
  • Partner with Creative team to drive continuous improvement to visual standards.

Requirements

  • A strong video reel that demonstrates sufficient knowledge and techniques of visual content creation.
  • Demonstrate extensive experience with directing talent.
  • Extensive experience with Davinci Resolve.
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast paced environment.
  • Proactive and able to take initiative.
  • Detail oriented and creative.
  • Experienced with planning and executing productions.
  • Deadline-oriented with strong time management skills
  • Fluent English.
FEATURES WRITER / JOURNALIST

We are looking for a writer to produce engaging content for our entertainment lifestyle publications, both in print and online. The ideal candidate will be a skilled writer and proactive journalist who can identify captivating stories that resonate with readers. The primary focus will be on social media personalities, creators, influencers, and celebrities.

This role requires proficiency in conducting insightful interviews to uncover compelling narratives. We seek someone who can connect with individuals effectively to extract the best stories for our audience.

Responsibilities

  • Pitch and create best-in-class blended content that drives reach and engagement of our target audiences.
  • Meet deadlines consistently and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Continuously refine interviewing techniques to elicit the most engaging and authentic stories from interviewees.

Requirements

  • Native or Fluent English.
  • Proven experience as a journalist, writer, or content creator with a portfolio of published work demonstrating strong storytelling ability.
  • Exceptional interviewing skills with the ability to uncover and convey compelling stories from diverse individuals, particularly in the realm of social media and entertainment.
  • Strong writing skills with a keen understanding of tone, style, and voice tailored for an entertainment lifestyle audience.
  • Familiarity with social media platforms, influencers, and trends within the digital entertainment landscape.
  • Ability to work independently and proactively, demonstrating initiative in generating content ideas and pursuing interview opportunities.
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy and fact-checking in all written materials.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, English, or a related field (preferred but not mandatory depending on experience).
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build rapport with interviewees and collaborators.
COPYWRITER

We’re a startup media production company collaborating with brands and influencers to create engaging content for YouTube and social media. Currently, we’re on the lookout for a remote, project-based Copywriter to join our team. We need a long-term collaborator to help us shape and maintain our brand voice. Our ideal candidate should be able to adapt their tone of voice seamlessly, ranging from young, fun, and wild when communicating with our audience, to more calm and professional when interacting with brand partners and internal stakeholders. 

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with our creative team to develop engaging copy that reflects our brand’s personality.
  • Write entertaining and relatable content tailored to different audiences, prioritizing authentic communication over SEO tactics.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and audience preferences to keep our content fresh.
  • Work closely with our creative team to ensure seamless integration of written and visual elements.

Qualifications

  • Proven track record of exceptional writing skills, demonstrated through a portfolio of writing samples showcasing a range of styles and tones.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively within a remote team environment.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality work under tight deadlines.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to evolve with the dynamic needs of a startup environment.
YOUTUBE THUMBNAIL DESIGNER / GRAPHIC DESIGNER

We are seeking a talented graphic designer with excellent Photoshop/retouching skills on an hourly or per project basis. 

The designers primary responsibility will be to create compelling, eye-catching thumbnails that effectively communicate the essence of a video and entice viewers to click and watch. This role requires a blend of artistic talent, technical skills, and excellent story comprehension.

Additionally there will be more generalized graphic design needs such as banners, cover art, and other digital art. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design visually appealing and click-worthy thumbnails for a variety of video content in the entertainment niche, ensuring each thumbnail aligns with the video’s theme and message.
  • Analyze titles, descriptions, and video content to understand the key message, emotions, and story arc. Translate this understanding into a single, compelling image that encapsulates the video’s essence.
  • Use your creativity to design thumbnails that spark curiosity and engage our target audience, driving higher click-through rates (CTR) and viewer retention.
  • Work closely with video editors, content creators, and marketing teams to ensure thumbnails align with the overall brand aesthetic and marketing strategies.
  • Stay updated on the latest YouTube trends, thumbnail styles, and best practices to continuously improve and innovate our thumbnail designs.
  • Participate in A/B testing of thumbnails to determine the most effective designs and strategies for maximizing viewer engagement.

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as a graphic designer, with a portfolio showcasing your skills in creating compelling visual content including specifically for Youtube.
  • Exceptional ability to understand and interpret story ideas and/or video content to create thumbnails that effectively communicate the story and evoke curiosity.
  • Strong artistic sense with an eye for detail, color, and composition. Ability to think outside the box and come up with innovative designs.
  • Proficiency in graphic design software such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, or similar tools.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to collaborate effectively with team members and present your ideas clearly.
    Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to changing trends and feedback to continuously improve thumbnail designs.
  • Fluent English.
EDITORIAL DESIGNER

We are seeking a talented editorial designer to help manage visual content across our print and digital products. You will primarily be working on the print layout of our monthly fashion & lifestyle magazine, while overseeing the related website in coordination with our web designers. 

You should have a strong background in design, a modern aesthetic, excellent communication skills, attention to detail, operational efficiency, and a healthy respect for deadlines. As a start-up, we need leaders that can wear many creative hats and take on varied list of responsibilities. 

Though this is primarily remote work, we give preference to candidates based in Budapest, Hungary.

Responsibilities

  • Lead creative projects, from concept to execution.
  • Demonstrates a high understanding of typography, visual hierarchy, color theory and design principles.
  • Provide creative solutions and consistently deliver on-brand concepts and executions.
  • Remain current on industry, cultural, and technology trends, and look for opportunities to proactively incorporate them into our creative concepts.
  • Understand various execution formats and incorporate best practices for various deliverables including social media, print, web and motion graphics.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 2+ years in art direction or graphic design.
  • Experience working with a creative team (advertising, digital, social media, publishing).
  • Self-motivated team player with the ability to perform well under pressure.
  • Expert level knowledge of all related software and processes, especially Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Ongoing drive to understand emerging techniques, design trends and philosophies in marketing and technology.
  • Must have a portfolio (share anything that conveys the way you think or approach assignments, even if it was never produced).
  • Design portfolio must be submitted with application.
YOUTUBE CHANNEL MANAGER

We are seeking a YouTube specialist to manage all aspects of the platform from strategy to everyday operations for our entertainment channels.

The ideal candidate is someone who lives and breathes YouTube, can think of creative ways to improve video content performance, and stay updated on the ever-changing world of social video. We want someone who is data-obsessed and can help translate numbers into qualitative actions that will help grow our audiences. You must have your finger on the pulse of cultural trends, and translate them into actionable strategies and ideas.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and publish video releases and schedules.
  • Optimize channels and create and organize video playlists, add custom end cards, and work with design teams to update channel design elements.
  • Generate viral worthy ideas in collaboration with creative and production teams.
  • Remain ahead of the curve on industry, cultural, and technology trends, and look for opportunities to proactively incorporate them into our creative concepts.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 2+ years strategizing for YouTube channels.
  • Experience working with a creative team (advertising, digital, social media, publishing).
  • Ability to experiment wisely with content and strategy to optimize for key metrics.
  • Strong working knowledge of SEO best practices and keyword research
  • Analytics expertise and experience building data-driven video strategies.
  • Proven track record of audience growth on other channels.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
YOUTUBE VIDEO EDITOR

We are looking for a talented video editor for YouTube videos in the entertainment niche. You must be ahead of the trends in editing for the fast paced and dynamic style that Youtube requires. Ideal candidates will be a one stop shop for editing, motion graphics, and sound design. Though your main responsibility will be with long form videos, having a strong understanding of shorts will be a bonus. 

Responsibilities

  • Organize raw video assets.
  • Create and manage an efficient workflow, from raw video to final export and distribution.
  • Select and combine the most effective shots from raw video to form a clear, logical and dynamic story.
  • Collaborate with videographers, directors and creative directors to deliver viral worthy content.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 3+ years proven experience in editing.
  • Experienced with Davinci Resolve, CapCut, and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Ability to work quickly, efficiently and independently.
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to multitask and prioritize projects.
  • Ability to stay composed and troubleshoot problems during technical issues.
  • Video editing reel must be submitted with application.
SHORTS VIDEO EDITOR

We are looking for a talented shorts video editor in the entertainment niche. You must be ahead of the trends and edit in a fast paced and dynamic style that captures and keeps attention on TikTok, Youtube Shorts, and Instagram reels. Ideal candidates will be a one stop shop for editing, motion graphics, and sound design. You must understand the different styles needed for that various social platforms.

Responsibilities

  • Organize raw video assets.
  • Create and manage an efficient workflow, from raw video to final export and distribution.
  • Select and combine the most effective shots from raw video to form a clear, logical and dynamic story.
  • Create eye catching motion graphics.
  • Enhance the story with sound design.
  • Collaborate with videographers, directors and creative directors to deliver viral worthy content.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 1+ years proven experience in editing.
  • Experienced with Davinci Resolve, CapCut, and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Ability to work quickly, efficiently and independently.
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to multitask and prioritize projects.
  • Ability to stay composed and troubleshoot problems during technical issues.
  • Video editing reel must be submitted with application.
PHOTO RETOUCHER

We are looking for an experienced photography retoucher, with an emphasis on fashion and color correction. While this is primarily a remote work posistion, preference is given to Budapest based retouchers who can work from our studio occassionally.

This is a fast paced role delivering magazine quality images of people for web and print.

Responsibilities

  • Process RAW images.
  • Retouch for perfect, but realistic skin, and compelling color.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 3+ years proven experience in retouching.
  • Expert in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Bridge, Dropbox, and Capture One Pro.
  • Ability to work quickly, efficiently and independently.
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to multitask and prioritize projects.
  • Ability to stay composed and troubleshoot problems during technical issues.
PHOTOGRAPHY ASSISTANT

We are seeking a Budapest based freelance photography assistant to support our photography and videography crews on local and international shoots. From managing equipment to providing logistical support, you will ensure smooth operations on set and help bring our creative vision to life. This role requires a resourceful and collaborative individual who is not afraid to roll up their sleeves and get the job done.

Responsibilities:

  1. Equipment Setup and Maintenance: Assist with the setup and breakdown of photography and videography equipment, including cameras, lighting, and audio gear.
  2. Logistical Support: Coordinate logistics for photo and video shoots, including scheduling, location scouting, and securing permits as needed.
  3. Assisting on Set: Provide assistance to photographers and videographers during shoots, including handling props, adjusting lighting, and ensuring all equipment is functioning properly.
  4. Heavy Lifting: Ability to lift and move heavy objects, such as camera equipment, lighting stands, and props, as required during setup and breakdown.
  5. Resourcefulness: Actively seek out solutions to overcome challenges and adapt to changing circumstances on set.
  6. Collaboration: Work closely with the photography and videography team to execute creative concepts and achieve project goals.
  7. Video Production Support: Assist with video production tasks as needed, including setting up cameras, operating equipment, and assisting with editing and post-production.
  8. Safety Compliance: Adhere to safety protocols and procedures to ensure a safe working environment for all team members on set.

Qualifications:

  1. Experience: Previous experience working as a photography assistant or in a similar role within the media or video production industry.
  2. Technical Skills: Familiarity with photography and videography equipment and terminology. Experience with video editing software is a plus.
  3. Physical Fitness: Ability to lift and carry heavy objects and equipment, as well as stand for extended periods during shoots.
  4. Resourcefulness: Proactive problem-solving skills and the ability to think quickly on your feet to resolve issues as they arise.
  5. Collaborative Spirit: Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  6. Flexibility: Willingness to adapt to changing priorities and work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.
  7. Attention to Detail: Meticulous attention to detail and a commitment to ensuring high-quality work.
  8. Passion: A passion for photography, videography, and visual storytelling, with a desire to contribute to the success of our productions.
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