Video Production Specialist

Full Time
Chicago, IL
Posted 2 weeks ago

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JOB TITLE:              Video Production Specialist

REPORTS TO:         Content Strategist Manager

JOB SUMMARY:     Under general direction, plans and facilitates studio and field-based video production, including the planning, filming, editing, sound mixing, graphic design and compression output of a wide range of products, and performs other related duties as assigned.

JOB DUTIES TO INCLUDE:

Studio Production

  • Works in collaboration with brand and digital managers and GE staff to produce a variety of video products for broadcasting, compression output, webcasting, and video streaming.
  • Plans and coordinates assigned studio productions; oversees operation of small multi-camera studio.
  • Works with clients to prepare “B-roll” footage for inclusion in live productions.
  • Provides limited troubleshooting of video, audio and lighting equipment.
  • Performs routine equipment maintenance.
  • Makes recommendations to department for software and equipment purchases.

Field Production

  • In cooperation with other staff, coordinates pre-production and production planning activities.
  • Conducts field-based video production which involves interacting with customers/consumers and operating all portable video and audio equipment.
  • Transports and sets up lighting and audio equipment as required.
  • Provides limited troubleshooting and maintenance of field production equipment.

Post-Production

  • Plans and performs video post-production tasks which includes reviewing footage, making editorial decisions, tape logging, rough cuts, audio adjustment, color correction, and final editing using Final Cut Pro software .
  • Utilizes computer graphics and special effects for video post-production in accordance with the overall production concepts.
  • Compresses video projects for output; makes video products available in a variety of formats including streaming media files
  • Coordinates internal and external duplication services as required.
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor Degree in Graphic Design, Visual Communications or Related Field
  • 2+ Years’ experience in video production
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field.
  • An understanding of social media and communication via video on social
  • The ability to help with scripts and adlib during video shoots
  • Demonstrate knowledge and use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and e-mail systems.
  • Ability to work with Minimal Supervision utilizing a take-charge attitude.
  • Ability to work in a Multi-Task Environment.
  • The ability to prioritize projects based on importance
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to work well in a TEAM Atmosphere.
  • Strong Organizational and Time Management Skills.

COMPETENCIES

  • Adaptability/Flexibility – Open to change and/or welcomes change in the workplace. Able to adapt to the changes in a fast-past environment without being negatively impacted.
  • Communication – Effectively and efficiently communicates information and ideas through written, oral, or electronic mediums.
  • Detail Oriented – Thoroughly reviews details in completing work tasks.
  • Independence Develops one’s own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
  • Initiative – Willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges by setting goals and continually improving their skill sets.
  • Interpersonal Skills/Team Player – Works as a competent member of the team, willingly providing back-up support for co-workers when appropriate and actively supporting group goals.
  • Problem Solving – Demonstrates the ability to foresee problems and prevents them by taking action.
  • Work Prioritization Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work.

SUCCESS IN THIS POSITION

  • The ability to produce 20 -25 Tasty Style Videos a month
  • The ability to produce 2-3 epic (2-3 min) style videos a month
  • The ability to keep up with latest trends in the video digital area

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