Job Details

Production Associate, Visual Media

Production Associate, Visual Media
Accepting BioReady
Full Time

STEMCELL Technologies

not disclosed
British Columbia
Date Posted
29/05/2018 - 08:15
Closing Date
29/06/2018 - 08:15
Job Description

STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore.  Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as “Scientists Helping Scientists” – standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training.  We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree.  STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.

Job Description

The Visual Media Coordinator is responsible for delivering all projects on-time and on spec and managing the day-to-day project needs for the Visual Media department. This includes coordinating resources, setting deadlines, assembling assets required by the production team, and managing project communication for the Visual Media team. This role involves communicating the progress of all projects to the Visual Media Manager and other project stakeholders in both Marketing and other departments at STEMCELL. Another key aspect of this position involves reviewing scripts, as well as informing and guiding other departments in script creation.

The Visual Media Coordinator oversees department organization by keeping up-to-date and accurate records, and must ensure a ‘smooth running’ project management process to maximize department efficiency.

Education & Qualifications: 

Knowledge, Skills & Requirements:

  • Completion of post-secondary education (project management, business management marketing,  or video production is preferred)
  • 2+ years of Project Management experience is preferred
  • 1+ years of experience in a video production environment is prefered
  • A degree in life sciences is preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office & Google Suite
  • Fluent in English with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Technical experience in video content publication for various modes of distribution including online streaming is preferred
  • Experience in script writing is preferred


  • Able to prioritize and effectively manage multiple projects
  • Calm in high pressure, tight-deadline situations
  • Organized
  • Critical thinker
  • Detail-oriented
  • Patient
  • Friendly and personable
  • Self-motivated
  • Interested in continued learning and education
Duties & Responsibilities: 

Project Planning:

  • Plan video projects to adhere to time, scope and agreed quality standards
  • Schedule tasks, deadlines and milestones for all projects
  • Organize, manage and schedule photoshoots
  • Provide support in developing scripts, storyboards, video templates and style guides.

Project-Team (“Client”) Management:

  • Schedule and attend meetings with project stakeholders
  • Communicate production process to stakeholders
  • Facilitate the video review process by organizing appropriate communication

Day-to-Day Project Management:

  • Run all projects on a day-to-day basis from an organizational perspective
  • Assemble assets required for production team to perform tasks
  • Intimately understand the requirements of the project and ensure that work proceeds on-spec
  • Monitor and report on the progress of projects to all stakeholders, including pulling video metrics.
Other Information: 

This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and significant career development opportunities. If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding position, please apply online at