Videographer Intern

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Videographer Intern

Are you a creative person? Someone who envisions commercials and skits in their head?

Do you want to improve your ability to shoot and edit videos?

If so, Helcim is looking for a passionate Videographer Intern to join our amazing design team for a four-month term starting in January 2022. We’re looking for a person that is passionate about creative storytelling through video production to join our talented team of video professionals.

Helcim is a young, socially-responsible, positive, fast-paced company and team members must work well under pressure and want to grow with us. This position is part of our brand new outreach strategy with a focus on video content marketing.

What you will do:

  • Collaborate with managers and the video content creation team to produce weekly/monthly video content that explains concepts, showcases customers/case studies, promotes features, How-To’s, marketing material and more.
  • Captivate our audience with engaging video production and editing.
  • Create videos that bring value to our audience beyond just self-promotion.
  • Whenever possible, provide assistance on all fronts of video pre-production, production and post-production.
  • Able to assist productions by running a second camera, or ingesting and organizing footage.
  • Help to ensure all productions are consistent with the Helcim brand identity and values.
  • You have a high sense of composition and photography.

Who you are:

  • You are a creative professional who loves to shoot and edit videos.
  • Strong technical storytelling skills.
  • Jedi in Adobe Creative Suite software (Audition, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Photoshop)… may the force be with you
  • Comfortable with all aspects of setting up and executing video shoots, either in studio or run and gun.
  • Strong editing skills are a must. Ability to craft a story, whether it’s inherent in the script or lifted from the footage, is key.
  • Skilled in all components of the production, including sound, lighting, camera, and post production.
  • Strong technical camera and lighting knowledge, or a deep willingness to learn more.
  • A basic understanding of sound production/editing is required, with an advanced knowledge a definite asset.
  • Strong critical thinking skills – especially in an on-the-fly environment
  • Receptive to constructive criticisms… It looks great, but here’s something we could try next time….
  • A team player who prioritizes collaborative work and the good of the whole over personal achievements
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, combined with strong interpersonal skills… don’t worry, you don’t need to be Shakespeare.

Must provide a portfolio showcasing various videos, psst… this is really important.

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Interest in marketing an asset
  • Experience with 3D Design is an asset.
  • Experience with motion graphics, and animation is considered an asset.

Why Helcim?

Helcim is a payments company that gives small and medium sized businesses a better way to accept debit and credit cards. Thousands of merchants across Canada and the US choose Helcim for their payment needs because of our excellent customer service and innovative software solutions. We ranked number 91 on the Globe and Mail’s 2019 list of Canada’s Top 400 Growing Companies, and we have big plans to redefine the payments industry. To accomplish this, we need a talented team of people who are passionate about working in fintech.

At Helcim we build teams of engaged, caring and intelligent people. In return we provide an environment where you’ll be excited to come to work each day and tackle challenges with your colleagues. You’ll also enjoy company provided snacks and team lunches to keep yourself fuelled and the opportunity to recharge and connect with your team members at company social events.

We invest a lot of time and energy imagining and creating a company and culture that encourages discussion, the trade of ideas, and the execution of amazing products and services. We’re friendly and collaborative, working together to achieve big goals. If you want to join our team and feel you can contribute to the growth and success of our company – we want to hear from you!

Join Our Team

If you would like to be considered for this position, please submit your resume, portfolio, and cover letter, visit

Please address your cover letter to Helcim Human Resources.

Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada and be located in Calgary for this position. Helcim uses a hybrid work structure where team members can work 3 days in the Calgary office (Monday/Wednesday/Friday) and 2 days (Tuesday/Thursday) at home. Staff are required to be fully vaccinated to work in our office and participate in company events.

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