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FableVision is always on the lookout for fresh talent. If you’re an artist, animator, developer, producer, user experience designer, or writer we’d love to hear from you. Staff or freelance, we generally prefer to work with people local to the Boston area – mainly so that we can work WITH you onsite on a regular basis. We're a fan of the team thing, which means studio camaraderie.

Openings

FableVision Studios is hiring three staff positions: Developer, Producer, and Marketing Coordinator.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value a diverse workforce.


Developer

We have a unique opportunity for a staff developer with a wide range of technical skills, problem-solving abilities and interest in the creative process of developing educational media for learners of all ages. You will be responsible for the programming needs of many of our products. We're seeking creative individuals who are eager to work with our team to push the limits beyond what currently exists in educational media. The Developer reports to the Technical Director.

While there is no exact formula, the ideal candidate would have experience with many of the below technologies and a healthy appetite for learning more.

  • Unity (2D Games, 3D Games, AR/VR)

  • HTML5 (HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Responsive Design)

  • HTML5 Games (Phaser, PixiJS, CreateJS, SpringRoll)

  • Web Development (PHP, AngularJS, Vue.js, React, Backbone.js, AWS)

  • Development Tools (webpack, git)

  • Database (MySQL)

 Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the developer on various projects.

  • Work closely with artists, designers, writers, musicians, content experts and producers.

  • Monitor industry trends, emerging technologies and standards to improve FableVision technical standards and processes.

  • Willing to work in a fun, collaborative environment with an energetic and creative team.

Additional Desired Skills:

  • Passion for creating educational projects.

  • Experience working in a multidisciplinary team.

  • Great with creative concepting for a wide range of projects.

  • Strong problem solving skills.

Resume and cover letter to Brian Grossman, Technical Director (brian@fablevision.com).


Producer

The Producer is responsible for the management of multiple client projects from the pitch stage through to completion and archival. You will lead and manage multi-faceted creative and technical teams, helping deliver client satisfaction, quality of service, and on-time and on-budget deliverables. You will be working on a wide range of small and large-scale interactive and linear media projects simultaneously. You will be the main contact with the clients, the caretaker of projects, and the leader of the project teams. The Producer reports to the Executive Producer.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience.

  • Excellent project management skills and experience in leading project teams.

  • Proven track record in delivering high-quality interactive games, websites, apps, and animation.

  • Demonstrable client and stakeholder management experience.

  • Experience and passion for children’s media and/or educational media production.

  • Strong organization, collaboration, communication, and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and retain attention to detail.

Responsibilities:

  • Communicate directly with FableVision clients to determine project needs and set up communications in a way that best matches those needs.

  • Supervise the creation of all assets, builds, and deliverables, and take responsibility for their completion on time, on budget, and in a manner fulfilling the creative vision of the project.

  • Manage staff and freelance team members consisting of creative directors, writers, instructional designers, artists, animators, technical directors, developers, sound designers and others as needed to best match the goals of the project.

  • Create a detailed schedule and update it throughout the project.

  • Work with the Executive Producer to finalize budgets and negotiate fees for outside contractors including talent.

Resume and cover letter to Peter Stidwill, Executive Producer (peters@fablevision.com).


Marketing Coordinator

As the Marketing Coordinator, your role is to share the story of FableVision to current clients, prospective clients, and the larger educational technology industry and community, and to support the sales / proposal team. The Marketing Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day management for all social media outlets and platforms, coordinate with production teams to ensure timely project wraps, support the sales / proposal team, and work with project management teams to efficiently transfer information to the marketing team when a project is ready for marketing efforts. The Marketing Coordinator reports to the Communications Director.

An ideal candidate has:

  • Related experience in working on both long and short-term marketing / communications campaigns and projects both individually and as part of a team;

  • A strong sense of organization, collaboration, and communication;

  • The ability to juggle multiple projects and retain attention to detail.

Responsibilities:

I. Marketing

  • Act as community manager, creating content and staying on top of trends.

  • Draft copy for studio website and various marketing collateral, including one-sheets, blogs, case studies, project announcements, and e-newsletter

  • Oversee analytics across all platforms and report findings to leadership team

  • Learn FableVision’s portfolio and be fluent in all studio projects

  • Monitor deadlines for upcoming conferences, awards, and film festivals       

  • Draft conference session, award submissions, and thought leadership pieces

  • Establish and strengthen relationship with FableVision clients and prospects as secondary marketing and PR contact

  • Co-manage studio website

  • Coordinate events and internal logistics, including open houses, industry meet-ups, and school visits

II. Business Development / Proposals / Client Services

  • Support the sales team by assisting with conference registrations and travel accommodations

  • Assist with editing proposals

  • Attend sales calls and meetings and take notes

  • Manage contacts in sales database

  • Represent company for events and appearances

Resume and cover letter to Sarah Ditkoff, Communications Director (sarah@fablevision.com).

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Internships

We offer unpaid internships in art, production, and marketing throughout the year. We require that all interns be current students doing internships for credit. 

Our internships provide an opportunity to learn industry skills and obtain professional experience in a fun, dynamic environment. Interns can focus on design/animation, marketing, or production, and are given projects that correspond to their experience and skill level. You can hear an inside perspective on our intern-written blog InternVision.

Our internships generally have three internship periods during the year: spring semester (January-April), summer (May-August), and fall (September-December). The deadline for summer internship applications is April 1. The deadline for fall internships is August 1. The deadline for spring internships is December 1. 

From the Intern Desk

Marketing and art interns also have the option to complete an independent project during their time with us. This could be a podcast, a blog series, a video project, or something of your own making! Hear from some of our former interns to hear what they had to say about their time interning at FableVision Studios! 


Production Intern

The production team works with every member of FableVision. Production intern tasks include:

  • Gain deeper insight into our creative projects and learn how we take the client’s vision from an idea to a reality.

  • Review long term and weekly schedules to assist in team coordination.

  • Perform testing on prototype, alpha, and beta interactives.

  • Complete office tasks such as preparing materials for meetings and organizing files.

  • Assist production assistants with variety of assignments, from scratch voice recordings to project meeting prep.

  • Provide feedback at various stages of projects.

  • Conduct background research on topics ranging from mobile apps to new children's TV shows.

  • Engage in bi-weekly readings and discussions.

We are looking for current students who are passionate about:

  • Media production, TV, and animation

  • Education

  • Gaming, game-based learning, and interactive media

  • Design, user experience, and emerging technologies

Send your resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to michaelf@fablevision.com

 

Art Intern

We look for creative artists who can work independently and learn new skills on the job. Owning a laptop and digital tablet is also helpful, but not required.

Art interns assist with various types of
projects, including:

  • Animation

  • Web design

  • Game design and production

  • Print design

Computer experience is required in at least
three of the following:

  • Adobe Flash

  • Photoshop

  • Illustrator

  • InDesign

If you're an animator, we like to see examples of Flash animation, since that is what we use the most. Other kinds of animation are also fine to send, as well as sketches, paintings and drawings. If you are a designer, we like to see examples of web design or print design.

Interested artists should send samples of their work by email or web link. There is a lot of competition for internships, so the more work you can show us, the better.

Send your information to hannah@fablevision.com.


Marketing Intern

Marketing interns assist the marketing team in a variety of ways. Marketing intern tasks include the following:

  • Learn about the company's full range of offerings and projects and suggest ways to promote and market our company, projects, and services.

  • Write for and maintain social media profiles.

  • Conduct internet research on various topics ranging from mobile applications to new children's television shows.

  • Write short reports about research and communicate research results to marketing team.

  • Draft, proofread, and copyedit various marketing collateral.

  • Assist with planning Studio open house events and client launch parties.

  • Complete office tasks such as updating client information and mailing lists, and assisting staff on various projects.

We are looking for people who are interested in:

  • Writing and communications

  • Brand management

  • Marketing, specifically social networking

  • Educational media, including television, web, mobile, and gaming

Send your resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to sarah@fablevision.com.

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