Current Job Opportunities at Scherba Media

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Photographer

If you're an experienced professional photographer who's looking for part-time work, Scherba Media might be the perfect fit for you! We're looking for detail-oriented photographers who not only know their way around a DSLR, but also how to spot a good composition from miles away. And although having your own gear is definitely a plus, it's not always necessary - our business model makes sure of that. Part of being on the team means adhering to deadlines and responsibility - after all, we specialize in home photography and require our photographers to bring the right equipment with them to each shoot, capture the right angles and return the gear on time before offloading all files. Most importantly, our staff will ensure your work gets seen with editors ready to review everything once it's received!

Locations: Butte/Plumas County,  Sacramento, San Fransisco

Responsibilities

  • Keeping track of assigned shoots via email/our scheduler
  • Meeting client deadlines
  • Communicating with production team
  • Keeping an up to date account of your availability in our scheduler
  • Capturing all necessary angles for a property highlighting a home's strengths as well as unique features
  • Maintaining Scherba Media's standard of professionalism when communicating with our clients, their clients, and other team members
  • Delivering all files to editors promptly in Google Drive in the appropriate folders

Requirements

  • Reliable transportation
  • Residency in the above mentioned regions
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to receive constructive criticism
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team of photographers, photo editors, digital producers, social media producers, and designers
  • Knowing your way around a DSLR camera in manual mode
  • Knowledge of how to handle a wide range of lighting conditions

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience shooting real estate photography
  • Ability/motivation to learn new techniques/skills to stay up to date with current industry standards
  • Experience with photo editing softwares
  • Drone photo/video experience
  • Experience with 3D cameras

Videographer

Are you a professional photographer with an eye for detail, an understanding of composition that makes your shots standout, and experience shooting with DSLRs & stabilizers? If so, Scherba Media is looking for you! We're currently hiring part-time photographers to shoot homes in the Butte/Plumas County, Sacramento, and San Francisco areas. You don't need to supply your own DSLR – if that works better with our business model we'd be open to it though. Our photographers will bring all required gear to shoots on time and make sure they capture every appropriate angle of the home. Not only that, when the shoot is done they'll be responsible for returning the gear and offloading files ready for the next shooter and letting the editor know what's been uploaded. Ready to have some camera fun? Sign up now!

Responsibilities

  • Keeping track of assigned shoots via email/our scheduler
  • Meeting client deadlines
  • Communicating with production team
  • Keeping an up to date account of your availability in our scheduler
  • Capturing smooth, properly exposed footage with good composition of a home's exterior and interior layout and features.
  • Maintaining Scherba Media's standard of professionalism when communicating with our clients, their clients, and other team members
  • Delivering all files to editors promptly in Google Drive in the appropriate folders

Requirements

  • Reliable transportation
  • Residency in the above mentioned regions
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to receive constructive criticism
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team of photographers, photo editors, digital producers, social media producers, and designers
  • Knowing your way around a DSLR camera in manual mode
  • Knowledge of how to handle a wide range of lighting conditions
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience shooting real estate videos
  • Ability/motivation to learn new techniques/skills to stay up to date with current industry standards
  • Experience with video editing softwares
  • Drone video experience + FAA license
  • Experience with 3D cameras
  • Experience with Ronin stabilizers
  • Bonus qualification: already owns a 4k 60fps full frame dslr

FAA Drone Pilot

Scherba Media is looking for the best of the best when it comes to certified drone pilots! We are searching in the Butte/Plumas County, Sacramento, and San Francisco areas for the perfect candidates. Not having your own drone is no problem; if we find someone with technical skills and a compatible model, we’ll make it happen. Our top-notch drone pilots know how to bring all the right gear, take beautiful shots, and return equipment in an orderly manner. Plus, they're extraordinarily organized, making sure files are offloaded quickly while notifying the assigned editor. So don't wait - if you think you've got what it takes to join our crew, let us know today!

Responsibilities

  • Keeping track of assigned shoots via email/our scheduler
  • Meeting client deadlines
  • Communicating with production team
  • Keeping an up to date account of your availability in our scheduler
  • Capturing a wide variety of drone shots for each property with good composition and steady footage.
  • Maintaining Scherba Media's standard of professionalism when communicating with our clients, their clients, and other team members
  • Delivering all files to editors promptly in Google Drive in the appropriate folders

Requirements

  • Reliable transportation
  • Residency in the above mentioned regions
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to receive constructive criticism
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team of photographers, photo editors, digital producers, social media producers, and designers
  • Knowing your way around a drone controls and settings
  • Up to date and valid FAA drone pilot license
  • If using your own drone, up to date drone registration

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience shooting real estate videos
  • Ability/motivation to learn new techniques/skills to stay up to date with current industry standards
  • Experience with DJI drones
  • Experience with 3D cameras
  • FAA drone license and 4k drone at or above quality of DJI Mavic Pro

Photo Editor

If you're passionate about art, have experience in real estate photography, and are looking for full-time or part-time work, then Scherba Media is calling your name! We are currently seeking remote photo editors that possess an eye for detail, especially when it comes to exposure, color balance, and saturation. Being up to speed with Adobe Lightroom and Aurora will also be beneficial as HDR photography will be a major component of this role. With strong computer skills and internet connection adequate for professional editing being essential requirements of the job, being part of the Scherba Media team will require commitment to communication excellence, follow-through professionalism, and a dedication to delivering high-quality results. This one's made for you - don't miss out!

Responsibilities

  • Adhering to editing schedule with flexibility for short notice projects
  • Meeting client deadlines
  • Communicating with production team
  • Editing bracketed photos in Adobe Lightroom
  • Color correcting photos
  • Enhancing photos to meet quality standards
  • Saving and uploading final jpegs as well as edited dngs

Qualifications

  • Experience with and passion for advanced photo editing techniques
  • Knowledge of various resolution/compression settings for various platforms
  • Demonstrated ability to edit HDR photos 
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience with Google Drive
  • Ability to receive constructive criticism
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team of photographers, photo editors, digital producers, social media producers, and designers

Video Editor

Are you passionate about art and videography? Do you have an eye for compelling visual storytelling and experience in editing with Adobe Premiere Pro? If so, you could be the perfect fit for Scherba Media's open position of remote photo editor! We look forward to seeing your work that exhibits excellence in communication, follow-through and professionalism. Plus, it's remote so working from the comfort of your own space can be a reality. However, before applying make sure that you have a fast internet connection, strong computer skills, and the hardware necessary to render 4K files. Mac & Windows users are both welcome!

Responsibilities

  • Adhering to editing schedule with flexibility for short notice projects
  • Meeting client deadlines
  • Communicating with production team
  • Editing video clips together in Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Adjusting color & exposure as needed and adding appropriate supplemental music
  • Editing/rendering out 4K short 1-2 minute property videos
  • Uploading to our Vimeo channel with appropriate settings/descriptions for each video

Requirements

  • Experience with video editing in Adobe Premier Pro
  • Demonstrated ability to tell a visually appealing story for a property through video and music
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to receive constructive criticism
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team of photographers, photo editors, digital producers, social media producers, and designers

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience editing real estate videos
  • Ability/motivation to learn new techniques/skills to stay up to date with current industry standards
  • Demonstrated ability to tell a visually appealing story for a property through video and music
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience with Google Drive