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Primary Videographer / Cinematographer

Ideal for a professional grade videographer looking to take on more projects via assignment work. Enjoy timely payments, and working with some of the west coasts best photographers and videographers on a variety of awesome projects.
Videography Styles
San Diego, CA and surrounding areas. 
Los Angeles, CA and surrounding areas.
San Francisco Bay Area and surrounding areas.
Sacramento, CA and surrounding areas.
Central Valley, CA and surrounding areas.
Seattle, WA, and surrounding areas.
Some out of state / long-distance travel may be available. 
Varies per month depending on bookings.
None at this time. 
Qualifications & Skills
Capable of producing cinematography
Portfolio of at least 8 different projects including 2 weddings
Positive attitude
Minimum 2 years of videography experience
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work independently
Ability to travel to on-location shoots
Passion for videography
Professional-grade equipment
Exceptional customer service mentality and skills
Artistic intelligence
Technical intelligence
Emotional intelligence
Sense of humor
Bonus Qualifications
Multicultural experience
Multilingual fluency
Advanced portable lighting
Job Description
Work with Aiya photography to expand our videography business. Perform a variety of photography projects including weddings, engagement shoots, modeling shoots, family commercial and product. Work as either a primary or second videographer as needed. Set appointments with clients, follow-up when needed and deliver presentations/consultations. Maintain and nurture relationships with existing clients. Generate agreements and obtain relevant authorizations for videography. Follow Aiya Photography’s' policies and procedures. Assist in marketing campaigns and initiatives. Maintain minimum acceptable standards. Understand what it takes to create exceptional videography and how Aiya Photography is different. Instruct, guide and mentor junior videographers during events. 
Business requirements (does not apply to CA)
Business license 
Liability insurance
Project expectations

Plan and coordinate all shot needs

Handle all filming and shoot per video project

Ensure logical sequencing and smooth running of all productions

Continuously discover and implement new editing technologies and industry's best practices to maximize efficiency


Equipment needed

We are ideally looking for people on the Sony Platform. 

Pro camera (Sony A7iii or better)

Back-up Camera (A6500 or better)

50mm Prime Lens (Sony 50mm f1.8 or better)

Mid focal length zoom lens (Sony 24-105 f4 or better)

Zoom Lens (Sony 70-200 f4 or better)

Drone (DJI Mavic Pro or better)

Sound Recorder (H4N  or better)

Lav recorder (Sony recorder with Sony lav mics or better))

Gimbal (Zhyun Crane or better)

Monopod (Any fluid head monopod or better)

Tripod (Any fluid head tripod or better)

Off Camera lighting (3 x temperature adjustable LEDs or better)

Quick-release plates (Any brand ok)

Other information
Own transport to arrive at events
18 years or older
Must be legally permitted to work in the US
Background and reference checks required.
Must be able to lift heavy lighting and equipment (up to 50 lbs)
Weekend availability 
Examples of work
Please visit our video gallery page and youtube page to get an idea of how we shoot. 
$50.22 - $60.07 per hour
W2 position  
You are not required to exclusively work for us
All other states
1099 position. $25 to $75 per hour. Travel expenses covered. 
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