Backlot

The collaborative 3D design tool for filmmakers

Business Development

Location
Los Angeles, California / Remote
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
3+ years
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John Chirikjian
John Chirikjian
Founder

About the role

About Backlot

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Backlot is the collaborative 3D design tool for filmmakers.

We enable filmmakers to visualize, iterate, and plan their films with ease- all before getting to set. Virtually shoot films in our 3D platform and then share photo-real exports and blueprints with the entire team. With accurate cameras & lights, animatable characters, detailed sets, and a massive library of over 25,000 digital props, Backlot is the go-to software for filmmakers to digitally create their visions and win pitches.

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About us

We're a tight team of filmmakers, product managers & engineers hailing from Google, Microsoft, and the MIT Media Lab, with short films that have premiered at Tribeca and the LA Film Festival. We're backed by investors like Y Combinator and titans from some of the largest film studios in Hollywood.

Backlot was featured a top startup in the YC S20 batch by TechCrunch and has a customer base that has been growing faster than we can handle since our launch. We've built a product that customers love and look forward to expanding our team!

Backlot has been used by large production companies and high profile creators like Wiz Khalifa .

If you share our passion for building the best (and coolest) tools for filmmakers, we'd love to speak with you.

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About the role

As a founding member of the business development team, you will have the opportunity to build the team, culture and strategy from the ground up. You will work directly with the CEO on company direction, sales strategy and market opportunity as we make Backlot the best and most essential filmmaking tool ever.

  • Develop strategy around new market and expansion opportunities
  • Grow our existing filmmaker user base tenfold by expanding into new industries
  • Develop new sales strategies for future product launches
  • Identify risk and be decisive in ensuring it is managed
  • Provide accurate forecasting for deals and quarterly revenue

About you

  • 3+ years experience in enterprise software sales
  • Demonstrated success in managing executive relationships with partners and/or customers
  • Exceptional communication skills and and a high energy, positive attitude
  • Excitement to be a part of building a company from the ground up & enjoy a high degree of ownership
  • Experience using Hubspot CRM is a plus
  • Filmmaking knowledge & an interest in digital creative tools are a plus!

Why you should join Backlot

Backlot

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Backlot is the collaborative 3D design tool for filmmakers.

We enable filmmakers to visualize, iterate, and plan their films with ease- all before getting to set. Virtually shoot films in our 3D platform and then share photo-real exports and blueprints with the entire team. With accurate cameras & lights, animatable characters, detailed sets, and a massive library of over 25,000 digital props, Backlot is the go-to software for filmmakers to digitally create their visions and win pitches.

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Backlot
Founded:2020
Team Size:11
Location:Los Angeles, CA
Founders
John Chirikjian
John Chirikjian
Founder
Daniel Citron
Daniel Citron
Founder