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.


We are seeking a Production Director to join the Media Production Division of the Corporate Communication Support Department. 

The Media Production Division is responsible for developing high quality, creative audio/visual content that promotes Saudi Aramco and its affiliates to internal and external stakeholders around the world. This includes, but is not limited to the development of high-quality event films, internal communications videos, social media content, promotional films and documentaries   

The Production Director’s primary role is to successfully execute production assignments, lead production crews, and to deliver projects across a range of industry sectors.  

Key Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following tasks:

Work in close consultation with project stakeholders to communicate and manage project, aims, and objectives.

Execute production assignments and lead production crews under difficult conditions, often in remote areas, in accordance with local customs and regulations.  

Write, develop, produce, and direct a wide range of video productions across all company operations.

Supervise personnel in all phases of production and post-production tasks from project planning, to final program approval and delivery.

Ensure production schedules and delivery deadlines are met.  

Minimum Requirements

As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor’s degree in a media related field from a recognized and approved program. An advanced degree is not essential, but is preferred. 

You will have at least ten years’ experience of producing and/or directing in a high-end corporate, broadcast or agency production environment, and a track record in successfully working with a broad range of project stakeholders.

You will have experience in writing and developing scripts and creative production treatments to the highest level.

You will have the ability to constructively receive, distil, and implement feedback.    

You will have experience in working with single and multi-camera production crews as well as researching, sourcing and directing actors, extras, models and voice-over artists.   

You must have the ability to undertake Risk Assessments and have an excellent an awareness of Health & Safety issues.  

You will have extensive knowledge of professional cameras and video formats, support equipment and production techniques.

You will have a complete understanding of the post-production process:  job functions, and responsibilities, non-linear editing systems, sound and graphics operations, as well as workflow and timescales. 

You will have an excellent knowledge of licensing, copyright and clearance procedures.

You must have excellent interpersonal skills.

You will have the ability to collaborate and inspire those around you.

You must have excellent copy writing skills.

You will be able to demonstrate creative and critical thinking.

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.


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About Saudi Aramco

Saudi Aramco is the world’s largest integrated oil and gas company; its upstream operations are based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and it also operates a global downstream business. Headquartered in the city of Dhahran, the company operates in eight locations within the Kingdom and 20 locations overseas, and employs around 76,000 people.