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Video Specialist

Downshiftology is a healthy food and lifestyle website where you’ll find delicious, wholesome recipes and tips for simple, healthy living. All of the recipes on Downshiftology are gluten-free and prioritize fresh, seasonal, whole food ingredients.

Downshiftology is looking for a video specialist to spearhead all recipe videos and YouTube videos – from shooting, to editing and posting – not only on the website but across all social media platforms.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Shoot professional long-form YouTube videos and short-form, overhead-style recipe videos.
  • Perform all audio and video editing, visual effects, sound mixing, color correction, encoding and compression.
  • Render videos for YouTube and other types of digital distribution, including social media.
  • Perform all pre- and post-production, including equipment and lighting set up and take down.
  • Work with the team to brainstorm and execute ideas that lead to engaging and innovative videos.
  • Maintain a cohesive brand look and feel across video content.
  • Approximately 15-20 hours of work per week.


  • Minimum of 2 years in video production and video editing
  • Expert proficiency with Adobe Premier Pro and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Expert knowledge of DSLR cameras and professional video equipment, lighting and audio
  • Knowledge of YouTube, Social Media, video trends and viral content
  • Self-motivated with strong communications skills
  • A creative, innovative mind for story-telling
  • Detail-oriented and hard working
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced environment and meet tight deadlines
  • Passion for healthy food and wellness a bonus!

To apply, produce a 1 minute or less video of your favorite Downshiftology recipe. See video examples on Upload the video to YouTube as a private video and share it with us. Send your resume and a link to the video to The videos will be evaluated on creativity, style, and alignment with the Downshiftology brand.

Salary dependent on experience.