Employment Opportunities

Are you passionate about home movies and family history? Do you enjoy experiencing family history through the lens of home videos? Are you the guy or gal everyone in your family turns to with a video or media question? We are looking for reliable individuals with strong attention to detail to join our team as Video Gurus in our Roseville and Coon Rapids stores.

Video Guru
Twin Cities based retail media transfer company Astound Video Duplication and Transfer is growing and looking for experienced jack-of-all-trades video technicians to work full time in our Roseville and Coon Rapids locations. Candidates must be detail oriented, comfortable working alone, self-motivated and able to think creatively to accomplish a wide variety of video (and audio) tasks.

Ideal candidate will have retail sales/customer service experience. Familiarity with audio and video terminology as it relates to cameras, audio, lighting, VTRs, media, video codecs, editing, etc. and ability to multi-task and work well under deadline pressure are preferred.

Tasks will include but are not limited to editing video and authoring DVDs from client supplied instructions, performing assorted video transfers and conversions, working with customers in a retail environment to identify video transfer needs, writing up orders, handling payments, and answering video-related questions. Working one-on-one with customers to edit their home movies. Position will also include organizing and running orders on our transfer equipment in various departments throughout the facility including telecine film transfers, tape capturing, image scanning, and audio transfers.

Demonstrated experience editing with Final Cut Pro, DVD mastering with DVD Studio Pro and video conversions with Compressor (or similar nonlinear editing and authoring software) is a plus.

This position is full time, approximately 40 hours per week with opportunities for additional hours as workload allows. Some Saturday hours are required and some hours at our other stores in the metro may be required. This is an hourly position. Starting wage is $13 - $16 per hour depending upon qualifications with paid time off and a review after 6 months. Overqualified applicants are welcome to apply, but wage range is fixed. We will be accepting and reviewing applications on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

Interested parties should submit: a cover letter of not more than one typed page, explaining why you are applying for this position; a current resume; and a completed application (available here). Note: All documents must be submitted electronically and must be in PDF format. Please e-mail your application to sales@astoundvideo.com.

Entry Level Film Transfer Technician
Are you passionate about home movies and family history? Do you enjoy experiencing history through the lens of home videos? Astound Video is looking for a reliable individual with strong attention to detail to work in our Film Transfer Department at our Roseville store.

Job responsibilities include organizing, splicing, and running film reels on our film telecine equipment, monitoring film transfers, repairing broken films, and other duties as assigned. This is an entry level positions and training will be provided. Basic computer competency is required.

This is a part time position, approximately 20 hours per week. Hours are flexible, additional hours are available from time to time, especially Nov.-Jan. We like to promote from within and solid performers are often offered permanent positions.

Job is located at Lexington & County Road B in Roseville, MN.

Reliable transportation is a must.

Starting pay is $12 per hour, payroll is run monthly.

To apply, visit our web site at www.astoundvideo.com and print out and complete an employment application (available here). Then e-mail the application along with a current resume and a one page cover letter explaining why you are interested in the position to sales@astoundvideo.com. You may also mail or drop off your application in person at:

Astound Video
2167 Lexington Ave N.
Roseville, MN 55113

We will be accepting and reviewing applications on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.