The University of Washington Bothell has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time videographer.
The videographer is part of UW Bothell Advancement, whose mission is to advance the reputation of, catalyze resources for and inspire engagement with UW Bothell so that our campus community can have the greatest impact possible.
The videographer reports directly to the assistant vice chancellor for Marketing & Communications and will work closely with other staff across the division and campus.
What You Will Do
Define the scope of work with partners and clients, identify video goals, draft production requirements, create timelines, manage deadlines, and draft and oversee the budget for each project.
Acquire or develop the required documentation, including story concepts, scripts, audio transcripts, equipment needs, shoot schedule, storyboards, talent releases, etc.
Work independently or with minimal supervision to direct and produce videos, including location scouting, talent vetting, camera, lighting, music soundtrack, audio operations, b-roll, and other pre-and post-production work.
Edit all videos, including trailers, shorts, and other cutdowns as needed for digital deployment, including working with website and social media staff to make video assets accessible and available for their uses, including the creation and maintenance of a video asset collection.
Work collaboratively with staff across UW Bothell Advancement and with campus partners to create polished and persuasive videos that align with the University’s messaging and adhere to brand standards.
The duties and responsibilities of Video Production (55% of your time), Collaboration, Project Management, Process Development (40%), and other duties as assigned (5%) will be required during the day-to-day work of the role.
Bachelor's degree in film, video production, communications, or related field; an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired may substitute for a degree.
Four to five years of experience in professional writing, preferably in fundraising, nonprofit, grant writing, or related field.
Extensive knowledge of and demonstrated ability in shooting video in and out of studio settings, including ability to travel to video shoot.
Expertise in the use of a variety of digital camera types and video formats.
Superior understanding of how to work with light and sound in video.
Well versed in using gimbals and other camera stabilizers to achieve steady shots.
Expert understanding of Adobe suite including Premier, Rush, After Effects or Final Cut Pro.
Skills in producing artistic videography for landscapes, architecture, portraits, stills/objects, and journalistic action/applications.
Ability to shift tone and style based on client needs and brand guidelines.
Ability to work with internal and external constituents such as students, faculty, staff, donors, alumni, partners, and community.
Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to conduct interviews and communicate or present verbally in a clear and professional manner.
Proven ability to work well in a team atmosphere and in work environment with shifting priorities and deadlines.
Strong project management skills.
Ability to be mindful of deadlines, show respect for varying skill sets, juggle priorities, and perform a variety of tasks, including administrative ones.
Understanding of Mac operating system and Microsoft Office suite.
Must be available to complete shoots at various hours from early morning until late night as needed.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.