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Tuesday, May 08, 2012

University of Minnesota - Lead Creative Video Specialist

POSITION:                                             
Lead Creative Video Specialist
Twelve-month, Full-Time 100% Appointment (Staff - Professional Non-Faculty)
RESPONSIBILITES:                             
Serve as lead creative content provider in the University of Minnesota’s athletic department’s multimedia production efforts, most notably video and motion graphics. Specific duties include but are not limited to:
  • Conceptualize, produce, shoot and edit video content for Gopher athletics web and scoreboard properties
  • Work with new media, communications and promotional staff to create journalistic, marketing, publicity, highlight and other featured multimedia content
  • Produce motion graphics for in-game scoreboard and web properties
  • Direct live broadcasts to air on basketball, football and hockey video boards
  • Assist with efforts to improve production quality of live video webcasts, utilizing existing and new technological infrastructure
  • Coordinate archiving and sharing of digital video assets for departmental usage
  • Utilize intern and student labor to increase and improve both quality and quantity of video content
SKILLS DESIRED:
  • Strong proficiency in non-linear video editing software, including Final Cut Pro 7 and Final Cut Pro X
  • Familiarity with Sony XDCAM and other tapeless HD camera workflows
  • Extensive knowledge of video codecs and formats
  • Proficiency with motion graphics software, including Adobe After Effects and Apple Motion
  • Familiarity with live web video streaming protocols
  • Familiarity with CatDV media asset management software a plus
  • Ability to set up and execute solo shoots in a studio and on location
  • Interview and on-camera experience a plus
QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 2-4+ years experience in professional video production, preferably with collegiate/professional athletics organization
  • 1+ years experience in motion graphics creation
  • Willingness to work night/weekend hours
  • Demonstrated ability to meet short deadlines, work in team-oriented and fast-paced environments
  • Function in accordance to all NCAA, Big Ten and University rules and regulations
SALARY RANGE:
  • $39,000-$42,000
Apply online here: employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=102927