Guaranteed Rate

About Guaranteed Rate Companies:

The Guaranteed Rate Companies is a leader in mortgage lending and digital financial services. Headquartered in Chicago, the Guaranteed Rate Companies has more than 7,000 employees in over 850 branches across the U.S., serving all 50 states and Washington, D.C. Since its launch in 2000, Guaranteed Rate Companies has helped more than 1 million homeowners with home purchase loans and refinances, with a total loan volume of more than $116 billion in 2021 alone. The company has cemented itself as an industry leader by introducing innovative technology, offering low rates and delivering unparalleled customer service. Honors and awards include: Top Lender for Online Service for 2018 by U.S. News & World Report; Best Mortgage Lender for Online Loans and Best Mortgage Lender for Refinancing by NerdWallet for 2021; HousingWire’s 2020 Tech100 award for the company’s industry-leading FlashCloseâ„  technology; No. 3 ranking in Scotsman Guide’s 2021 list of Top Retail Mortgage Lenders; Chicago Agent Magazine’s Lender of the Year for six consecutive years; and Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces list for seven consecutive years. Visit for more information.

Position Details

Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

What's the Role?

Guaranteed Rate is looking for a Videographer with top-notch editing, motion graphics and shooting skills to join an amazing team and company. You’ll work closely with other videographers as well as graphic designers and executives in marketing, recruiting and technology to produce on-brand, multi-channel culture pieces, sizzle reels, interview videos and more.

The ideal candidate will have exceptional insight and creativity, an engaging portfolio of video projects, incredible work ethic and a commitment to embody Guaranteed Rate’s vision, core values and personality.

Guaranteed Rate offers a fast-paced environment with multiple parallel projects. From national consumer-facing campaigns and weekly internal updates to social media postings and editorial content for our partner site, Gateless, you will be instrumental in shaping a consistent voice and visual presentation.

Samples of past work are required, presented as a demo reel or portfolio of videos.

Compensation - $80,000-$100,000k per year


  • Work closely with the Marketing and Creative Services teams to identify video stories that support Guaranteed Rate's branding and messaging. 
  • Research topics, identify locations and resources, interview subjects and plan video shoots. 
  • Create and edit quality videos that support the creative brief for each project. 
  • Execute the video compression and encoding of content for online use and distribution. 
  • Edit music with appropriate tone, timing and rhythm. 
  • Research stock footage and stock photo elements for production and video needs. 
  • Ensure that all videos are edited to convey the most effective message in an ideal length of time. 
  • Distribute completed projects to stakeholders in the proper finished format. 
  • Ensure all names, titles and words that appear in the final product are correct. 
  • Properly backup and archive all footage for future retrieval. 
  • Be comfortable working both independently and in a collaborative, team-oriented environment. 
  • Be flexible in scheduling time as needed. Some extended weekday hours should be expected. Weekends are rare, but possible. Open to weekday travel as needed.
  • Two or more years of experience in video filming and editing. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (Premier, After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator). 
  • Experience with lighting and staging a shoot. 
  • Understanding and knowledge of color correction. 
  • Excellent sense of pace and timing. 
  • Ability to visualize the written word and express it in pictures and sound. 
  • Ability to explain your creative decisions and handle criticism. 
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines. 
  • Experience with still photography and video editing a big plus.

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