Employment Opportunities

Video Guru
Are you the guy or gal everyone in your family turns to with a video or media question?

Twin Cities based retail media transfer company Astound Video Duplication and Transfer is looking for an experienced video guru to work full time in our Minneapolis or Apple Valley store. Candidate must be detail oriented, comfortable working alone, self-motivated and able to think creatively to accomplish a wide variety of video 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. Ability to multi-task and work well under deadline pressure.

Tasks include 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, write up orders, handle payments, and answering video-related questions. Working one-on-one with customers to edit their home movies. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Demonstrated experience editing with Final Cut Pro, DVD mastering with DVD Studio Pro and video conversions with Compressor is a plus.

This is position is full time, approximately 40 hours per week with opportunities for additional hours as workload allows especially October-December. Regular Saturday hours are required. This is an hourly position. Starting wage is $13 - $16 per hour depending upon qualifications, with review after 6 months. Overqualified applicants are encouraged to apply. 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. We will be accepting and reviewing applications on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

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.