About the Company
Futuristic Labs is exactly what it sounds like - a place to 'dream' & 'build' futuristic products. A research and product development studio with an enthusiastic team working towards building innovative consumer products to create a future with a superior and healthier lifestyle.
At the moment we are set out to solve home cooking. To achieve this, we have RIKU, our flagship product, which is a fully automatic, AI-assisted rice and curry maker. Other products in this ecosystem are Semi - A smart induction cooktop, A digital kitchen app and a Recipe platform. The perfect blend of hardware and software.
So if you love good home-cooked food and are excited to build an automated solution for the entire cooking process, then this is the place for you!
Futuristic Labs is looking for a Video (Food) Content creator who is capable of storytelling through a camera lens to curate aesthetic, neat and communicative cooking videos for our mobile app as well as YouTube.
You go beyond the mix of technical and soft skills with your creative vision in creating quality video content for our customers on our digital platforms who gravitate to information that is visually appealing and can be consumed quickly.
What you’ll be doing:
You will be responsible for setting up our content studio and guidelines and will be working with our culinary, design and marketing teams to capture RIKU/Semi in action.
Work alongside a food stylist to produce stunning and clean food videos for our digital platform.
Script, storyboard, budget, allocate resources, set deadlines and select optimal forms of media for projects.
Record and edit video and sound projects, including selecting program format for final output, capturing/importing media, organising raw media, creating and inserting static and motion graphics, titling, adding music/voice-over/sfx, media management and archiving project media.
Devour the dish prepared after capturing it on video :P
Continuous research and improvisation on new and innovative techniques to shoot videos and try to implement what suits our overall strategy.
What we’re looking for:
A Portfolio to showcase your previous work in film, videography or related disciplines, especially food related videos/pictures.
Video Production- Familiarity with professional DSLR cameras, Phone Cameras, various HD and SD formats, planning, studio and field production, lighting/grip, scriptwriting, storyboarding and photography for creating vibrant recipe cooking videos.
Experience in stills & food photography is strongly preferred.
Technical Camera skills: Experience and knowledge in how to operate a camera, what different cameras do, how to use various lenses, how to expose a shot, etc.
Audio Production- small format mixers, compression, EQ, effects processors, audio recording techniques for studio and field, multi-track and waveform editing.
Post production: Digital video editing, still and motion graphics design, and video compression for multiple delivery platforms.
Knowledge or experience of what goes into shooting elegant food shots.
Good understanding of Social Media Engagement and trends.
Fierce attention to technical detail.
A great sense of humour is an added bonus!
Curious about what it's like to work at Futuristic Labs?
Being in an early start-up, you will be working closely and along with the leadership team and can potentially learn and grow exponentially. (other roles)
Our people are at the heart of what we do at Futuristic Labs. We know we are better when all of our people are developed, engaged and able to bring their whole authentic selves to work. We invest in the health and well-being of our people. We train and reward talent and are looking to develop leaders at all levels to bring out the best in each other.