Marina Shifrin worked for the Taiwanese animator Next Media Animation, but she doesn’t anymore! From the YouTube description:

I work for an awesome company that makes news videos. I have put my entire life into this job, but my boss only cares about quantity, how fast we write and how many views each video gets.

I believe it’s more important to focus on the quality of the content. When you learn to improve this, the views will come. Here is a little video I made explaining my feelings.

This is correct and I agree completely, but, ah, Marina: did they not have a dangerously-placed trampoline in the office? Could you not have brought in your own trampoline to fall off of, maybe? Or, at the very least, edited in a few of trampoline accidents that you stole from YouTube? I’m not the best at content, but I do think I know a little bit about giving the people what they want and what they want is trampoline accidents! Maybe work on it for a while and then get it back to us? Thanks, Marina! You’re the best. (Via HuffingtonPost.)

Comments (22)
  1. Good luck to her.

  2. Man, she is so much better than dancing than I am. That should maybe not be what I take away from this but OH WELL.

  3. Call me old fashioned, but I believe that spectacular resignations should be resereved for service industry jobs and George Costanza.

  4. I know the feeling, Marina, becoming sick of a place you once liked. Believe me you’ve made the right decision. I felt like a new man once I bolted.

  5. Doesn’t this video kind of prove her boss right? Marina?!?

  6. Guys, there has never been a day more than today when I have wanted to quit my job and go live in the wilderness with a only bunch of beautiful sheep and my Louis Tomlinson life-sized cut-out as company. Maybe this lady’s ballsiness will give me the balliness to do just such a thing.

    • Almost every Monday I wonder “is there a way I can combine social work with living alone in the forest?” Until we learn to communicate with tree slugs I feel like the answer is probably no

  7. It’s so weird that an internet company boss would be focused on hits. I would think he/she would just be like “whatever, business schmizness, just be creative and let me pay you to entertain yourself!”

  8. She’s right though, people only want to watch high quality videos. Just gonna park this thing right here…

  9. Man guys. I was already having so much trouble going back to work today because I spent Friday with people who are succesful at what they love, doing jobs I want to be doing, and I fit right in and they liked me and it felt like it could be a real thing…but it is a ways away if so, and I go back to a place that is soul-crushing, full of low-quality productions, and which threatened to fire me within days of my return from bereavement leave…

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