Multimedia Producer

Institution
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Job Description

As part of the Office of Online Education team, the Multimedia Producer employs their expertise in videography and motion graphics to enhance the UNLV online educational experience. The Multimedia Producer serves as an essential team member in the Office of Online Education and will create, catalog, distribute, and evaluate multimedia learning objects that enhance learning and promote student engagement in online courses. The Multimedia Producer also assists in special projects such as campus outreach, faculty professional development courses, and workshops.

Minimum Qualifications

This position requires a Bachelor’s in Educational Technology, Digital Cinematography, Film, Filmmaking & Production, Multimedia/Digital Arts, Motion Graphics, Journalism, or Communications from a regionally accredited college or university and 3 years videography experience. Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.

Preferred qualifications are specified below:

The Multimedia Producer will be able to demonstrate knowledge in the following areas:

  • Video production and editing, studio and field production techniques and standards, principles of multimedia learning and the visual learning process;
  • Theory and application of video/film editing;
  • Storytelling, producing and editing;
  • Copyright and Fair Use practices.

Skills and Abilities:

The Multimedia Producer will be able to:

  • Maintain and operate video equipment, edit video footage, plan and compose multimedia projects, and collaborate with colleagues and teams to ensure the learning objectives of projects are met while applying best practices in visual learning media;
  • Direct video components of visual media projects for online courses and special projects including camera control, sound, lighting, switching and editing using hardware and software for real time recording;
  • Support and guide faculty as they record their course material;
  • Follow and/or contribute to the production of storyboards, shot lists, and project planning with colleagues and teams;
  • Construct animated video segments such as lower thirds, bumpers, and chroma key background segments using Adobe Suite, Camtasia, and Final Cut Pro Studio and other computer software as needed;
  • Assemble various visual assets into a single integrated scene using switchers (Broadcast Pix), green screen and chroma key, sound and lighting, and digital compositing using various computer software platforms as needed;
  • Demonstrate constant and immediate judgments about what will appear in the finished video during the production process;
  • Inventory equipment and suggest replacements and/or repairs;
  • Maintain digital records of projects for each step of the production and distribution process;
  • Speak with a wide variety of technical/computer personnel and vendors to ensure products are compatible and meet office needs;
  • Communicate effectively in both oral and written form including the explanation of technical concepts in non-technical terms to staff and stakeholders;
  • Adapt to changes in technology and learning theory while developing new skills in videography and multimedia;
  • Prioritize, organize, and schedule work assignments and tasks;
  • Work both individually and in a group on multiple tasks in a deadline-driven environment;
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a diverse group of faculty members, students, and colleagues during the course of work;
Application Deadline
This position will remain open until filled.
Date Posted