Job title: Senior Videographer
Closing Date: 31/01/2022
Location: Cape Town
Travel Involved: No
Date Required: 01/02/2022
Job Type: Permanent
Education: Diploma
Company: Highbury Media
Job Category: Photography
Compensation: N/A
Position Summary:

Highbury Media (Pty) Ltd is SA’s largest independent magazine and digital publishing company responsible for some of the country’s best-performing titles. We are currently looking for a Senior Videographer for our Videography department.

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Receiving briefs from the art directors and editors, film and edit accordingly
  • Assisting on shoots when required
  • Managing video interns and ensuring that all assigned work is completed
  • Stay updated/informed as to what is happening in the world of social media and online content production
  • Editing and assembling recorded raw material into an exciting finished product for online as well as TV broadcast
  • Regularly collaborate with the marketing team
  • Manage and oversee all technical aspects of video recording and editing
  • Involved in conceptualising storylines for upcoming projects
  • Working closely with editorial teams to create video content for different audiences
  • Edit creative and exciting content within given brief boundaries
  • Go out to locations or onset if required



  • Diploma or relevant degree in videography
  • Ability to work on Final Cut X and skilled in DSLR videography
  • Valid driver’s license and own transport
  • Being skilled or having a portfolio in stills photography would be an advantage


  • A natural ability for visual storytelling
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to focus and prioritise in a fast-paced work environment
  • Experience in video editing software, including Final Cut Pro and Premiere Pro CC
  • Sync multi-camera angles and audio
  • Create logo builds and manipulating video templates
  • Experience in motion graphic work, including Adobe After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Manipulate 3D space in After Effects and work with kinetic typography and compositing
  • Skills in audio editing is a must, mastering audio/cleaning and sourcing and adding music