Digital Media Producer

Hot Topic HQ - City of Industry, California - Full-time


Hot Topic – the retail destination for music and pop culture-inspired merch – is looking for a Digital Media Producer to assist the marketing team with the execution of its video campaigns. Hot Topic is a fun, fast-paced environment. You will partner with marketing strategists, graphic designers, copywriters, photographers, and other internal business partners to integrate video strategies into brand marketing campaigns. If you‘re a music fan and a pop culture junkie, this is the role for you.

The Digital Media Producer – Hot Topic is a critical role in maintaining a steady output of content for customer facing social media platforms and in-store video displays. Additionally, the incumbent will be responsible for producing internal video communications for the Hot Topic team.


  • Video shoots – Shoot engaging video content to support Hot Topic marketing initiatives, campaigns and collections. Responsibilities include, lighting, sound, and camera operation.
  • Editing – Edit Hot Topic marketing videos in new and innovative ways, focused on compelling imagery and storytelling .  
  • Catalogue maintenance – Consistent and accurate archival of completed projects. Maintenance of footage library for future edits.
  • Additional support in execution of marketing strategies.
  • Research and suggest opportunities to grow the Hot Topic video presence.
  • Social Networks – Stay up to date on all current and emerging social platforms.
  • Gear maintenance – Ensure all gear is properly stored to prevent unnecessary wear. Identify repair needs.
  • Live events – Assist in the production needs of all live events; including set building, lighting, A/V equipment operation, photos, crowd control; as necessitated by the event.
  • Pre-production – Pitch and develop content ideas with marketing team and on-camera talent.
  • Scripting and storyboarding.
  • Sound recording and mixing.
  • Motion Graphics.
  • Video trends – Stay on top of video innovations to keep Hot Topic on the cutting edge of content. 


  • Film degree or equivalent production experience.
  • Passionate about video. Experienced with channels including YouTube, Facebook and Instagram. 
  • The ability to transport and operate heavy equipment. 
  • Knowledge of Pop Culture. 
  • Fashion industry background a plus. 
  • Strong communications skills (written and verbal). 
  • Proactive, entrepreneurial and resourceful – with a good sense of humor.
  • Fast learner, adaptable, organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to work in a high-pressure team environment.
  • Experienced in Final Cut and the Adobe Creative Suite. 
  • The ability to travel as necessary.