The Video Specialist is responsible for video services that vary in complexity of design and production for studio, field, and -œlive- productions and may include: producing, scriptwriting, and directing multiple production/location feeds from across different time zones; actors and talent; make-up artistry; and video footage research, lightening and editing (to include voice-over support) and hardcopy and softcopy distribution.
Exercises some creativity in writing scripts, producing, directing and editing the videotaping of programs. Operates and understands the engineering and technical aspects of broadcast quality video production equipment including but not limited to: VTR machine, Time base Correctors, Wave Form/Vector scope, and editing systems. Plans and develops video programs by transforming training and other objectives into production ideas requiring the determination of format, approach, content, and level of presentation. Obtains costumes, props, music, or other equipment or personnel to complete production. Plans and schedules productions: cast, crew, sets, props, wardrobes, etc. Directs and assists staff to fabricate sets, props, and wardrobes, as needed, and secures permits, consents, and releases to meet the legal requirements for videotaping persons and places. Listens to audio tape recording to verify program, script, and sound effects conform to production standards. Writes, helps to produce and direct programs using the media of slides, sound, and motion pictures. May provide advice and guidance to less experienced staff.
- Final Cut 10
- Adobe Creative Suite experience, specifically in After Effects
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
- Typically requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent, and zero to two years of related experience.
- Knowledge of media production and direction, script writing, and the operation of the above mentioned production equipment sufficient to create quality video programs is required.