The Videographer will work under the direction of the Creative Director. They will consult with the Creative Director to understand the vision, requirements, and purpose of the video projects. They will manage the planning and production of video projects as a team member for the purpose of recruitment, professional development, storytelling, and community relations. Work includes creating high-quality video content consistent with the brands mission and strategic goals using a combination of sophisticated techniques and professional experience; operating digital cameras, lighting and audio equipment on location; exercising independent creative judgment and technical expertise in shooting video; collaborating with a team of creators, leadership, and internal and external clients to create high-quality videos that will be seen in online ads, social media, streaming television, and other mediums.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Advanced technical and creative knowledge in DSLR and Digital Cinema camera operation
Advanced technical knowledge in video and audio capture
Advanced technical and creative knowledge in environmental and studio lighting techniques
Advanced comprehension of a complex Digital Asset Management System
Ability to work with agility and effectiveness within complex projects and under tight deadlines
Good working knowledge of visual effects and color grading
Creative and technical problem solver.
Creatively plan and translate abstract concepts into effective visual form
Work with other technical and non-technical staff to organize and implement filming of instructional or other educational related projects
Work with stakeholders and talent to be comfortable in front of the camera
Advise staff on effective media communication practices, adapt video products to fit needs of staff and target audience
Explain various principles of video to clients
Develop and optimize workflow techniques to manage complex video projects effectively and efficiently
Troubleshoot video product complications
Perform basic repairs on video/photo equipment
Write and speak clearly, concisely and effectively
Meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities
Research and remain current on the developments and applications of state of the art video production technology
Create and develop multimedia (audio/video) content for campus stories, internal company announcement videos, external promotional social videos, product marketing videos, recruiting videos, corporate training and other enterprise-wide projects
Maintain institutional brand through consistent application of appropriate graphic identity markers in all video and photo production
Travel and setup equipment for filming on location
Occasionally work on nights and/or weekends when necessary
Scout locations, schedule and make necessary arrangements for shoots
Create high-quality products by deadline that meet the client’s vision and strategic goals
Meet accepted standards of video production and if relevant photography
Operate equipment and lighting with creative expertise; clean, maintain, and ensure the security of equipment.
Translate market research into effective creative strategies with collaboration from other team members to meet set goals.
Follow proper procedure for editing and archiving of images.
Juggle multiple tasks; plans ahead; manage time effectively
Maintain accuracy and timeliness in all aspects of this work.
Keep supervisor and/or team leader aware of any situation that may require proactive management, i.e. situations that may attract positive or negative attention to the organization.
Properly maintain equipment and keep an orderly and organized operation; participate in and contribute to creation of better office systems.
Treat confidential information with extreme care.
Carefully use resources of the office; practice economy without sacrificing quality.
Work independently, as well as part of a team to establish project deliverables
Collaborate closely with internal staff and stakeholders to help facilitate the creation of multimedia content
Record video and sound projects, including selecting program format for final output, capturing/importing media, organizing raw media, editing footage and sound files, creating and inserting static and motion graphics, titling, adding music/voice-over/sfx, media management and archiving project media
Refrain from presenting problems without suggesting solutions.
All other duties as assigned
Carrying, Climbing, Crawling, Driving, Kneeling, Lifting up to 25 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Twisting, Walking, Grasp, Talk or Hear.
The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Blue Learning considers applicants for all positions without regards to race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, marital status, veteran or military status, disability, or any other legally protected status. ResponsiveEd is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Occasional national travel: occasional prolonged and irregular hours
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited College or University in the area of videography.
2+ years of professional videography experience (preferred)
5+ years of experience in similar role (preferred)
Adobe Premiere and After Effect experience is necessary
Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator experience (preferred)
Please email your resume and include a link to your portfolio to CreativeServices@ResponsiveEd.com.
The OrganizationWe are Blue Learning, a Charter Management Organization that supports the top Charter Districts in the nation with providing hope to students, families, and communities. As a CMO, we take care of the operational aspects of the organization, so the District can focus on the education of their students. We are an integral part of impacting the lives of 22,000+ students across 80+ campuses. Please refer to ResponsiveEd.com to review the main brands we service. DepartmentBlue Learning, Creative Services Job LocationIn-house, Lewisville Full Time/Part TimeFull-Time Salary InformationSalary commensurate with experience Wage/Hour StatusNon Exempt Reports toDirector of Creative Services Department SummaryWe are the Creative Services Department, a division of Marketing and Communications that focuses on the creation of visual media for brands in the non-profit and education sectors. Our team of creative professionals specialize in taking the story of our brands and bringing them to life through graphic design, video, and web design. Our team collaborates with internal and external partners to:Advance and protect the brand’s identity and reputation.Reinforce and grow our brands in graphics, images and words.Increase the brand's visibility in public and in the education marketplace.Support our brand’s student recruitment, retention and graduation goals.Strengthen our brand’s relevance and value to key audiences, including alumni, donors, faculty and staff members, and encourage community engagement.