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The Videographer/Photographer is responsible for capturing, editing, and creating a wide variety of visual media content, including photography, video and graphic design, that will support Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology’s missions in clinical care, education and research. This is a multi-role position that will work within the marketing team to create and implement visual media content to relay a particular message, idea or concept for the MIR brand. This position requires knowledge and proficiency with current video/photography/graphic design programs to produce elements for various marketing initiatives, including consumer ad campaigns, digital marketing channels, sales materials and internal communications.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Create video and photographic content to support MIR’s communications and marketing initiatives. Blend technical skills with an artistic eye to professionally execute general and special assignments, including coverage of campus activities and special events; procedures in surgical environments and research labs; editorial photos for publications; medical equipment, such as MR, CT, and PET/CT scanners; headshots, portraiture and group photography; faculty/patient profiles, etc. Edit and produce final-form video and photographic content for use in a wide range of marketing materials, including websites, sales collateral, print and digital magazines, social media platforms, posters, internal newsletters, etc. Apply special effects, motion graphics, retouching and typographic overlays as needed.
Provide graphic design and production support for Senior Graphic Designer for various design projects, including sales collateral, event signage and posters. Oversee project workflow for poster production, including printing, mounting and trimming.
Coordinate and schedule video and photo shoots within the department of radiology. Serve as project manager for video and photography projects as assigned.
Maintain photo and video library using MIR Digital Asset Management system and traffic requests as directed by Senior Graphic Designer.
Maintain up-to-date insight of trends and styles in multimedia and communication design.
Bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism, film or communications field and at least four years’ work experience in video and/or multimedia production.
Two-plus years of professional experience taking photos and producing video in a business or academic environment. Experience in a medical, scientific or educational setting a plus.
Comprehensive portfolio that demonstrates proven technical, editing and storytelling skills through photography and videography.
Proficiency with video, graphic and editing software packages, especially Adobe Creative Suite.
Experience formatting photo and video content for a wide range of media, including print and digital magazine format, HD video and social media platforms.
Familiarity with video special effects and motion graphics, and photographic manipulation.
Working knowledge of HTML, CSS and WordPress.
Ability to work in both Mac and PC environments; proficiency with Microsoft Office, specifically PowerPoint, Word and Outlook.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Well organized with strong attention to detail and time management skills.
Team player that can also work well independently.
Comfortable working on projects with tight deadlines and short notice.
Ability to multitask.
Willingness to ask questions to ensure clear direction and understanding.
Professionally represent MIR at client meetings and work-related events.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Will occasionally have to work evenings and/or weekends for events and location shoots.
Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
Work with proprietary clinical and research faculty presentations/documents.
Work with patients who are required to sign Media Release Forms.
*** LINK TO VIDEO AND PHOTOGRAPHY PORTFOLIO REQUIRED***
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Radiology Marketing. The position is located at the East Building. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The hiring range for this position is $47,985 - $61,193 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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