21 June 2024

About us

Do you have a passion for video and/ or photography? Do you get inspired by working for a juvenile industry leader with a real vision and premium products? Do you know how to create visual brand assets that not only give young first-time parents goosebumps, but also spark an emotional response? This is your opportunity to work with globally recognized brands like Maxi-Cosi. We are looking for a creative and innovative Filmmaker who can act as the right-hand of our Multimedia Manager for Dorel Juvenile.

N.B. when applying, please share your portfolio with us!

Your mission

As a Filmmaker, your role focusses on creating visual stories that resonate with our audiences. You will be capturing the essence of our products and brands and the emotions they evoke. You do this though actively bending light while taking stills or shooting a video and will be supported by our brand, creative and multimedia teams. (You do this) You will bring scripts to life, capturing emotions, narratives, and artistic visions. Including various genres such as documentaries, commercials, and product focused media.

Key responsibilities

In this position you will be expected to wear multiple hats. While our in-house production team grows, your focus will shift towards the tasks that really make you shine. We defined some primary and secondary skills to be successful in this position. If you know you are the talent with technical skills and experience, we are looking for please apply as well!

Primary skills:

  • You are responsible for capturing photos or video images in our home studio and external locations for multiple purposes and channels.
  • Engage in creative brainstorming sessions with the multimedia manager, creative director, and brand lead.
  • Plan and prepare for shoots, including casting, location scouting, and equipment setup.
  • Translate scripts into captivating visual sequences.
  • Have knowledge of handling and taking care of all filming related equipment such as cameras, microphones, lighting, props, and other.
  • Responsible for directing yourself and if applicable other camera operators to ensure the needed footage is acquired.
  • Collaborating closely with other members of the crew to create the desired result using both technical expertise and creativity.
  • Offer creative solutions on the spot and actively participate in all production stages, with a particular focus on filming and lighting.

Secondary skills:

  • Contribute to editing and post-production processes, showcasing your multidisciplinary skills.

Not sure if you fit this profile? We are also looking for a post-production specialist. Look here.

Your profile

  • A proven track record as a Filmmaker with experience preferable in a production agency, filmmaking, or advertising company.
  • A clear understanding of cinematography, crafting the images to make up a film. Understanding camera angles, lighting, and composition is crucial.
  • A robust portfolio demonstrating your involvement in multimedia projects and your specific contributions.
  • A deep passion for storytelling, with a willingness to take risks and push boundaries.
  • Proven track record and ability to clearly express ideas and master the use of visual language.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the film industry and the complete production pipeline.
  • Physical stamina to handle camera equipment for extended periods and the ability to construct necessary filming setups.
  • Extensive knowledge of how to handle equipment. You are familiar with various equipment, language used in film production and on set such as cameras (RED, Arri, Canon, Sony), lens (Cooke, Zeiss, Canon), and light gear (key, fill, low lighting, fresnel, skypanel).
  • Proactive team player, entrepreneurial spirit with a capability for seeing the bigger picture while maintaining attention to detail.
  • You are proficient in using editing software (Creative Cloud, Davinci Resolve) for post-production work.

Are you ready to grow with us?

  • A salary between 55 and 60K a year including a 13th month and holiday pay. Salary is based on your experience and knowledge, with room to grow.
  • This is a full-time, on-site position for 40 hours per week, flexibility on production days is required.
  • You will first receive an annual contract with a probation time of one month.
  • The annual leave entitlements consist of 28 vacation days in the case of full-time employment.
  • Extensive retirement plan.
  • Other terms include travel expenses, use of a laptop and telephone if required, option to purchase extra holiday hours, Bicycle Plan and collective health insurance.
  • Besides work there is time for fun such as team outings or our Workout on Wheels bootcamp every Tuesday.

N.B. This position is eligible for our internal ‘Refer a Friend’ policy. Please ask your HR Manager for the terms that apply.

Step into a world where your visual execution of our creative vision shapes the future of our leading brand. As part of our young team, you’ll have the unique opportunity to infuse your innovative ideas and personal touch into our evolving identity. We’re only hiring individuals who aim high and are driven to excel. With us, you’ll experience growth and development in a flexible environment that values your input. Your contributions will not only enhance our connection with young parents in their search for the safest and most comfortable innovations in juvenile products, but also leave an indelible imprint on our brand’s legacy. If you’re ready to reach for the stars and make a significant impact, we invite you to join us and help steer our journey to success. Are you ready to grow?

About Dorel Juvenile

Dorel Juvenile is the world's leading juvenile products company. Our well-known products and strong brands Maxi-Cosi and Tiny Love are complemented by regional brands and are available in more than 100 countries.

We are proud to work with 2.700 highly driven professionals in 25 different countries. All our talented employees share the same mission: to Care for Precious Life. We help families live carefree lives by providing them with juvenile products with the highest safety and comfort standards.

Our frontrunner mentality matches our position as a global market leader. Being first means we forge our own path; we explore new ways to enhance our brands. We are continuously reinforcing our leading position and believe that team spirit, personal drive, and accountability can make a real difference in achieving sustainable growth. A vital element of our daily operations is the strong connection we maintain with our consumers. We engage with them wherever they are, so they will always benefit from our products and services, even in ways they did not expect.

Working at a Top Employer 

We are thrilled to have been officially certified as a 'Top Employer' for 2023 and 2024 for our Dorel Juvenile Europe HQ in the Netherlands! This certification highlights our dedication to enriching our workplace through proven people experiences, aligning with our ambition to become the Employer of Choice. Our People Strategy, designed with your needs in mind, prioritizes connection, clear communication, development, and learning. Please ask us about this during your interview process.  

For more information, visit the Top Employers Institute's website.