12/30/19

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NOW HIRING: Project Manager (SF)

Portal A is an award-winning digital studio that creates branded and original entertainment for a new generation.

Independently owned with offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles, Portal A partners with top global brands and develops original programming for streaming networks.

Our team is looking to hire a Project Manager based in our San Francisco office to oversee multiple clients and projects simultaneously.

Responsibilities
• Manage day-to-day communication, project and account management with a diverse set of clients
• Manage complex projects start-to-finish, from initial creative development through production, post-production & launch
• Facilitate flow of information between external partners and Portal A’s internal team of producers, creatives, and strategists to ensure the right people get the right information on time
• Manage project timelines and ensure timely approvals and feedback from external partners
• Collaborate with the team to make sure each project is tailored to the brand and brief
• Work hand-in-hand with Portal A’s leadership team on internal processes surrounding client and project management

Skills/Qualifications
• 3-5 years of direct client management experience in a creative environment
• Excellent writing skills and ability to communicate complex ideas in clear, concise language
• Detail-oriented to the extreme
• Experience in all aspects of creative development and production
• Able to multi-task and manage a variety of projects at once
• Active and experienced in digital media, personally and/or professionally
• Strong team building, collaborative, and interpersonal skills
• Strong ability to establish priorities and make time-sensitive decisions
• Willingness to work on a collaborative team in a startup environment

A few of the benefits of working at Portal A
• Our team is fun, curious, full of creativity and optimism, with a strong desire to innovate
• Our office environment is flexible, autonomous, focused, and collaborative
• Our team structure is flat and non-hierarchical, with opportunities to grow into leadership and contribute at various layers of the process
• We offer competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and generous bonuses
• Benefits include a matching 401K plan, medical, dental and vision group coverage, gym and phone reimbursements, commuter benefits, and much more
• Flexible vacation and work-from-home policies, including multiple team-wide WFH days a month.
• The chance to be at the forefront of one of the most dynamic, complex creative and strategic industries – original and commercial online video
• Office always stacked with drinks and snacks
• Weekly lunches catered on the company
• Matching charitable donations at year-end and volunteer opportunities throughout the year
• Fun days and outings (baseball games, concerts, volunteer days, etc.)
• Fresh Portal A swag (backpacks, hoodies, water bottles, etc.)
• Travel budget between our LA and SF offices

How to apply
Email jobs@portal-a.com with your resume, references, and a few sentences on why you’d be interested in working with us. Please include “PROJECT MANAGER” in the subject line of your email.

Portal A is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women, people of color, LGBTQ, veterans, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for our open positions.

11/21/19

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Now hiring in SF!

NOW HIRING in our SF office. Lead a team creating breakthrough video content with the most influential talent and brands in the world.

Learn more about the role.

11/21/19

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NOW HIRING: Freelance Producer-Director-Editor

Portal A is an award-winning digital studio that creates Branded and Original entertainment for a new generation. Based in Los Angeles and San Francisco, we partner with the world’s most exciting celebrities to launch their YouTube channel and produce content with them that reaches millions. Current clients include Stephen Curry, Odell Beckham Jr., Martha Hunt, Carmelo Anthony, Adam Rippon, and more. 

Our team is looking for a multi-talented creative to produce, direct, and edit content for our soon-to-be-announced A-list celebrity YouTube channel, premiering early this year. 

Our ideal candidate is passionate about the YouTube and understands the type of content that resonates with his audience; is a creative self-starter; has an understanding of production and thrives working both in small crews and single-handed; has experience taking projects from start to finish. Most importantly, we want someone who we can trust and is ready for an adventure. 

Responsibilities
• Brainstorm, research, and pitch new videos for the YouTube channel, along with our team
• Producing, directing & editing original content for this celebrity YouTube channel
• Capture video and audio on set, and download all content
• Edit hero videos, as well as social cuts for main YouTube channel, and associate social media accounts

Qualifications
• Must have a deep-rooted knowledge & passion for ​internet culture, movies, with particular interest in action and sports
• Self-starter with a positive attitude and problem-solving skills
• Proficient across YouTube, and social media platforms,
• Must have strong creative instincts
• Strong shooter/DP
• Must be a fast Adobe Premiere editor
• The​ ​ideal candidate understands the nuances of creating content specifically for YouTube
• Must work well in a team environment and be receptive to feedback
• A network of other freelancers, should help be necessary
• Owning their own camera and audio equipment a plus

Required Application Materials
• Resume
• Cover Letter which should explain why you’re a strong candidate for this position
• Work Samples/Portfolio

Other Notes
• This is an ongoing freelance position, we need someone with a flexible schedule, who should expect 3-5 days/month to start
• Salary is DOE
• Work should start in February, and be ongoing if hire is a good fit
• Some travel is expected

How to apply
Email portalajob@gmail.com and please include “Celebrity YouTube Channel” in the subject line of your email.

Portal A is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women, people of color, LGBTQ, veterans, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for our open positions.

11/21/19

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Unboxing the new #Pixel4

The Pixel and pizza collab the internet was looking for.

Watch some of our favorite creators in the world bring the Pixel to life (and dominate some Domino’s):


@ItsJoshPeck: https://youtu.be/klx41_tzrTY 
@kingvader: https://youtu.be/cavWhhH-oNM
@MerrellTwins: https://youtu.be/Y7KGfkpefpc 

11/21/19

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Cheers! Salud! L'chaim!

Raising our glasses to SEASON 2 of our series #BreakTheIce, starring the only host to do it backwards and in skates @Adaripp and brought to you by our friends at @KetelOne. Skate into Season 2 with us on Adam’s channel.

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