Requirements for Senior Video Producer

  • Five or more years experience creating videos in an array of styles ranging from educational direct-to-camera, video podcasts, animated explainers, and short documentaries 
  • Technical knowledge of cameras, lighting, and audio; you are just as comfortable shooting solo as you are directing a small crew on set
  • Highly creative with a strong sense of visual design and storytelling
  • Proficiency with Adobe Premiere; experience with Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, and Essential Graphics a big plus
  • Very strong attention to detail, organization, and time management while balancing multiple projects at a time
  • Experience communicating and coordinating with C-level executives and business leaders preferred
  • Willingness to jump in wherever needed to help a shoot and the team succeed
  • Contagious curiosity and passion for entrepreneurship and technology

Responsibilities for Senior Video Producer

  • Craft videos and series using the technical skills you’ve honed–including research, writing, shooting, editing, design; the more you love to do the better
  • Take ownership of our promotional and brand marketing videos
  • Guide internal and external subjects (often with limited on-camera experience) through the filmmaking process
  • Supervise freelance editors, animators, designers, and on-set crew; review their work and provide feedback in a timely manner



Our full benefits package includes medical, vision, and dental plans, infertility benefit, STD/LTD, life insurance, commuter benefits, flexible spending account, health savings account, 401(k) + 4% matching, generous parental leave, paid holidays and flexible paid time off policy.

About this position

We’re seeking a multi-talented Senior Video Producer to join as an integral part of our growing team. You’ll help build a slate of original Youtube series, collaborating closely with the Video and Content Lead and leading your own projects from pre-production to publication. We’re looking for people who love experimenting in a fast-paced environment, creatively embrace constraints and are excited about building a culture of storytelling at Y Combinator.

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Job Summary

Years of Experience
$120,000 to $150,000 + bonus (depending on skills and experience)
San Francisco Bay Area
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Y Combinator (YC) is a startup fund and program. Since 2005, YC has invested in nearly 3,000 companies including Airbnb, DoorDash, Stripe, Instacart, Dropbox, and Coinbase. The combined valuation of YC companies is over $300B. YC has programs and resources that support founders throughout the life of their company. Startup School teaches the basics of starting a company. The YC batch program helps founders as they build their product, talk to their customers, and raise funding. Work at a Startup makes it easy for founders to find their first engineers. YC Series A helps founders launch their A round. YC Growth Program provides founders with resources to scale their companies and hire an executive team, and YC Continuity invests in their later stage rounds.

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