Title:  Media Production Director

Job Req ID:  13740

Aramco energizes the world economy.

Aramco occupies a unique position in the global energy industry. We are the world's largest producer of hydrocarbons (oil and gas), with the lowest upstream carbon intensity of any major producer. 

With our significant investment in technology and infrastructure, we strive to maximize the value of the energy we produce for the world along with a commitment to enhance Aramco’s value to society.

Headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and with offices around the world, we combine market discipline with a generations’ spanning view of the future, born of our nine decades experience as responsible stewards of the Kingdom’s vast hydrocarbon resources. This responsibility has driven us to deliver significant societal and economic benefits to not just the Kingdom, but also to a vast number of communities, economies, and countries that rely on the vital and reliable energy that we supply.

We are one of the most profitable companies in the world, as well as amongst the top five global companies by market capitalization.


This is to source one (1) Production Director I to handle the following roles and responsibilities:

- Provides technical direction for the production of assigned video and/or audio projects using creative and interpretive skills.

- Storyboard concepts, creates and edits written scripts, plan shot lists, scenes and appropriate questions for interviewees, employees and all levels of company management.

- Leads production meetings with proponents and contributors suggesting content and treatments based on objectives. Requests and manages production sign-off with proponents, management and SA Public Relations Department where necessary.

- Edits video to a high standard including mastering to various High Definition formats for Mac or PC use, DVD authoring and/or distribution through network folders.

- Originates and manipulates graphics using appropriate, video related software applications.

Key Responsibilities

1 Provides day-to-day technical work direction to assigned film/video crew. Crews may include contract personnel.

2 Participates in assignment briefings concerning the overall planning, scheduling and sensitivities of the assigned production.

3 Instructs assigned crew on matters such as production details, sequences, technical/aesthetic aspects, lights, graphics, or equipment required to develop the best possible production.

4 Forecasts and requests logistic support/materials for production work to ensure timely and effective project completion. monitors to assure technicians have proper equipment and materials on hand to avoid loss time. % 5 Writes and / or interprets script; plans, directs and integrates all audio and video elements of the assigned film/video/audio program.

6 Performs the activities of subordinate staff to demonstrate technique, instruct new personnel or provide technical assistance during scheduled production

7 Determines filming and lighting requirements and supervises entire camera operations. Provides advice on all aspects related to camera operations

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor of Arts in Communications & Media Production

Minimum 10 Years of Experience in TV/film production with accredited professional production organization.

A good theoretical background and practical knowledge of the systems, performance capabilities, equipment operating capability. Good understanding of Middle Eastern (specifically the Saudi Arabian) customs, values and traditions. Knowledge of pertinent Saudi Arab Government Laws and Regulations affecting production activities. Language Skills


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Working environment

Our high-performing employees are drawn by the challenging and rewarding professional, technical and industrial opportunities we offer, and are remunerated accordingly.

At Aramco, our people work on truly world-scale projects, supported by investment in capital and technology that is second to none. And because, as a global energy company, we are faced with addressing some of the world’s biggest technical, logistical and environmental challenges, we invest heavily in talent development.

We have a proud history of educating and training our workforce over many decades. Employees at all levels are encouraged to improve their sector-specific knowledge and competencies through our workforce development programs – one of the largest in the world.


Country/Region:  SA