The Videographer/Editor will play a critical role in visual storytelling for the University, its schools, departments, and units. Under the direction of the Director of Multimedia Content/Producer, this position will be responsible for producing a variety of videos, from short news or feature pieces to longer form videos, but always with visually compelling content that builds awareness, grows audiences and drives engagement in support of the University's strategic vision, mission, and brand.
The ideal candidate is an eager, resourceful and creative video producer experienced in pursuing and developing original ideas to meet various marketing and communications goals. The Videographer/Editor will have experience with all aspects of video production, from concept to completion, including storyboarding, scripting, directing, interviewing, videography, audio, lighting and post-production. The Videographer/Editor will have a role working with a content team that is producing robust and integrated packages that bring together video, graphic and web design, photography and the written word.
Partner with the Director of Multimedia Content/Producer to oversee all aspects of video pre-production processes including consultation with internal partners/stakeholders; development of project outlines and shooting scripts; creation of shot lists and storyboards; location scouting and selection; talent casting; creation of production schedules; preparation of gear requirements; and selection of additional crew (as required).
Produce short, quick turnaround videos that stand alone, are used for social media, or are part of multimedia packages that highlight University student, faculty, alumni or programmatic excellence.
Work alongside a content team in envisioning and executing brand storytelling through video.
Execute as videographer to carry out on pre-production shot lists and storyboards. Responsible for video, audio, and lighting equipment setup and operation; directing and leading on-location shoots; conducting interviews and ensuring valuable sound bites are captured; recording voiceovers as required; and capturing b-roll.
Responsible for all aspects of post-production activity including video and sound editing to ensure captured video tells a powerful visual story that elicits a positive emotional response, inspires action, and communicates impact.
Work collaboratively with designers, writers, and editors in the creation of graphical elements and copy that adhere to the Suffolk University brand.
Ensure all videos meet the needs of a varying audience through the use of captioning as needed.
Prepare video for multimedia formats including web, and other digital distribution mediums.
Partner with the Director of Multimedia Content/Producer to establish and maintain processes and best practices for delivering finalized content and organizing the production asset environment.
Manage and maintain video archive and file transfer platform(s).
Create, organize and manage digital content management and storage solution.
Oversee team of student producers/videographers to assist in the capture, editing, and delivery of digital content.
Stay current with video trends and emerging technologies that would improve, help, or otherwise benefit the production workflow.
Bachelor's degree in film, videography, or related field; 5+ years demonstrated professional videography, filmmaking, and editing experience
Proficiency operating and maintaining professional-level video, lighting, and audio equipment in the field and in studio environments
Understanding of the principles of videography, the production process, motion graphics design, and video editing and techniques
Demonstrated technical experience using video creation/editing software (Final Cut Pro, AVID, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Media Encoder, etc.)
Knowledge of copyright, image permissions, and fair use protocols for music and video resources supporting production
Ability to organize and keep track of large amounts of media
Ability to multitask and prioritize assignments while under tight deadlines
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of internal/external stakeholders
Strong problem-solving, organizational, and time management skills
Willing to work occasional nights and weekends
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About Suffolk University
Located right in the heart of downtown Boston, Suffolk University gives its students unparalleled access to the city and all it offers.Our college green is the Boston Common. We are steps from dozens of historic sites like the Old State House, Faneuil Hall, and the Massachusetts State House. We have no real boundaries to our campus' Boston and Suffolk blend together. That means our students have incredible access to a wealth of opportunities, whether it's museums and restaurants or internships and co-ops. At the same time, we also take pride in being a personal, student-centered school, where faculty and administrators know students by name. We take the time to recognize each student's promise, figure out what makes him or her tick, and build important mentoring relationships.As we have done since our founding, we strive for one thing at Suffolk: give students the tools they need to be successful, smart, and satisfied at whatever they choose to do.