Cirrus Aircraft's Mission is to deliver an aviation experience that is the pinnacle of innovation, quality, and safety to our customers. Cirrus Aircraft is the recognized global leader in personal aviation and the maker of the best-selling SR Series piston aircraft and the Vision Jet, the world's first single engine Personal Jet and recipient of the 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy. Founded in 1984, the company has redefined performance, comfort and safety in aviation with innovations like the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System (CAPS) the first FAA-certified whole-airframe parachute safety system included as standard equipment on an aircraft. To date, worldwide flight time on Cirrus aircraft has passed nine million hours and over 170 people have returned home safely to their families as a result of the inclusion of CAPS as a standard feature on all Cirrus aircraft. Find out more at cirrusaircraft.com.
Cirrus offers a competitive benefits package and is dedicated to the advancement of general aviation. The Cirrus Flying Club offers employees and their family members the unique opportunity to obtain their private pilot's license in the comfort of a Cirrus or rent a Cirrus for an impromptu adventure at a greatly reduced rate. We are committed to investing in the future of our employees and company by offering professional development and career progression opportunities and we engage employees by offering several employee and family events throughout the year, as well as the opportunity to take part in activity clubs and community events.
Cirrus Aircraft is looking for a motivated professional to work in a dynamic production environment, creating cutting-edge digital media for use in sales, promotion and technical-education applications. The applicant should expect to work creatively on content areas focused in marketing and technical subjects for the aerospace industry. The position will require the employee to be flexible, be willing to learn new software and hardware and exhibit a skill-set sufficient to support a full video production workflow. This skill set may include scripting, camera operation, lighting, grip work, video editing, image editing, motion graphics and 3D animation, interactive WYSIWYG development and other media production responsibilities.
As a requirement of this position, the applicant must be willing to travel, work occasional overtime hours including weekends and holidays as necessary to meet deadlines, and comfortable working in and around various small aircraft during flight operations. The position will be based at the Cirrus Aircraft Vision Center in Knoxville, TN.
Unwavering determination to produce on-time, industry-leading deliverables
Effective and clear written and verbal communication skills
Excellent organizational and planning skills
An established reel/portfolio of past work. (THIS IS A REQUIREMENT FOR THIS POSITION - APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A REEL, OR LINKS TO PAST WORK, WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED)
Self-motivated, with a positive and professional approach to media production and a willingness to be flexible in a variety of production workflows
Strong knowledge of modern computer, software and production technologies
A strong understanding of the current online landscape, specifically surrounding modern distribution technologies and evolving social media paradigms
Exemplary video editing skills for narrative and training content, executed while working alone, and/or in collaboration with the Director and production team
Basic sound editing, sweetening and final mixing skills
Basic video color correction and grading skills
Strong graphic design, motion graphics and animation skills
Experience with video encoding and digital authoring to multiple codecs, formats and channels, optimized for web and broadcast dissemination
Preferred 2-4 year college degree
Experience in a video/film production position
Fluent with the following software applications:
Mac OS (Required)
Apple Final Cut X (Required or willing to learn)
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator (Required)
Adobe After Effects (Required)
Cinema 4D or equivalent 3D animation/FX application
Experience with iBooks Author, Adobe Edge and/or Tumult Hype
3D modeling and design experience with applications such as: Cinema 4D, 3DS Max, Blender etc)
Development experience for Mobile platforms, specifically for iOS and Android platforms.
This opportunity is located in Knoxville, Tennessee. Chosen as the location for our Vision Center Campus, the hub of our customer experience activities, Knoxville is often described as a hidden gem. Surrounded by the Smoky Mountains and home to the rambling Tennessee River, the town offers a plethora of outdoor activities and a vibrant downtown. Very few places feature the opportunity to experience live music, culture, outdoor adventures and acclaimed cuisine in one location. It's no wonder why Knoxville was recently named as a "Top 10 Destination on the Rise" by Trip Advisor.
Cirrus is dedicated to a drug free work environment promoting equal employment opportunity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, national origin, color, age, disability, religion, pregnancy, veteran status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, receipt of public assistance, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.