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Videographer 🎥

videography • photography • editing • animating
We are looking for a highly motivated, self-driven, videographer who can shoot and edit beautiful food videos.
About BUG

At BUG we make it easy to cook delicious insect meals at home – with our insect cooking kits delivered straight through your letterbox.

 

We’re on a mission to change perceptions and take edible insects mainstream. To do this BUG is building a world-class team of fun-loving, ambitious people, and we’d love you to be one of them! 

 

We’ll be developing and launching badass products that our customers absolutely love, whilst growing our community and spreading the word through creating world class content and hosting events and street food stalls. 

 

CoFounders Leo and Aaron founded BUG in 2018 as a weekend hobby cooking and shooting insect recipe videos in their garage for fun. In April 2020 they sold the first BUG Kit.

 

Will, the team’s Chef, is an industry leading development chef, having previously designed the recipes and ready meal ranges for Coop, Tesco and Waitrose supermarkets, in addition to several high street restaurants. 

 

We have an experienced board of advisors including Donna Egan (former VP of Marketing at Gousto), Alvaro Baudet (former Procter & Gamble and Ernst & Young), and Ben Cooper (a well connected advisor and investor). Our investors include Holly Branson (daughter of Richard Branson), Peter Norris (Chairman of Virgin Group), Carl Pei (founder of One Plus), James Frost (former CEO at Gay Times), amongst others.

 

As a startup that's forging a brand new category, we are scrappy and very hands on. We’re looking for people who love a challenge, are comfortable pushing themselves, learning, and growing with us.

The type of person you are and your values are just as important to us as your experience and skills. We only hire really kind people!


We are looking for a highly motivated, self-driven, videographer who creates amazing videos and loves food. You’ll need to be creative, adaptable and a fast worker – we’ll be shooting a lot of videos!

Who You Are
Values we’d love from you:
  • Sense of humour with a healthy dose of humility

  • Creative

  • Ambitious

  • Team player and great communicator

  • Very organised and runs a tight ship

  • Able to take (and give) constructive feedback

  • Positive – a glass half full kind of person

  • Loves food – especially shooting it!

Role

As our key content creator, you will be shooting, producing and editing content for our website and social media – and we’re planning on making a lot of it! On top of shooting world-class recipes videos you’ll also have space to experiment with different styles of video format. We aim to be the go-to content platform for edible insects and your role will be core to driving this.


You will be working closely with the founders and the other members of the marketing team to plan the content schedule and deliver it.

You’ll be:
  • Shooting, producing and editing video and photo content for our website and social channels

  • Shooting BUG events (ie. street food, supper clubs, festivals). This might require working a weekend every so often, in place of a weekday(s).

  • Developing and shooting experimentative ideas that could go viral (ie. parodies, short form docs etc). We love THIS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5b9pre0kag&t=29s

  • Planning content schedule

  • Creating small graphic animations for our website and social media

  • Jumping in to help other team members every so often

What you need to do the job effectively:
  • Believe insects are the future of food, and have a strong desire to help create a more sustainable food system.

  • Have Jedi-like shooting and editing skills.

  • You should be able to use Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects

  • Already be well versed in food photography / videography

  • Can translate the BUG brand into video format

  • Is tidy and very organised

  • Amazing people skills

  • Entrepreneurial in solving problems. ie. can independently own a problem and find solutions

  • Speak, read and write in perfect English

  • Be able to work in our London studio (Islington)

Bonus (but not at all essential): 
  • Have designed for and previously worked with a food brand

  • Can render and animate in 3D on software like Blender, Maya, 3ds Max etc.

What You'll Get

£25k – £30k per annum, company share options, a real opportunity to shape the future of food with a young, fun and ambitious team in role of a lifetime (we think!), and have a blast along the way!

Please Send
  • Examples of your work ie. a showreel, portfolio (we want to see food!!)

  • CV and contact details for at least 3 references

  • Cover letter explaining why you’d like to join us

  • Apply via link below or email work@bug.recipes

  • Subject your email 'Videographer Application – 'Your Full Name'' – we wont see it otherwise!

Apply By: Midnight Monday 14th June 2021