Video Producer and Editor



Stanford University

Video Producer and Editor

Job Number:
75410

JOB PURPOSE

Join a creative, talented, and dynamic team that is working to shape the future of teaching and learning. As part of the GSB Teaching & Learning, Digital Learning Solutions (DLS) team, the Video Producer and Editor leads the production and editing process for creating instructional media at the GSB. The successful candidate is passionate about transforming how education is effectively delivered through the video medium.

The position focuses on translating lessons from faculty and business leaders into pedagogically sound, engaging, visually dynamic, and polished video assets. The Video Producer and Editor brings deep expertise to DLS, and as such will have significant experience as a video producer and editor at a college, university, news media organization, production company, advertising, post-production company, or other large, complex knowledge-based organization. This position is also responsible for recommending best practices for rapid instructional video production and dissemination across various online learning platforms.

Your audience includes the GSB community, in addition to global markets through various GSB channels (i.e., Global Innovation Programs, Seed-Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies, Executive Education). You will collaborate with a team of instructional designers, video producers, motion graphics designers, platform administrators, and application developers at the GSB's Knight Management Center.

See the team's recent work here: https://gsbmedia.stanford.edu/media/Digital+Learning+Solutions+-+Highlight+Reel+2016-2017/0_d8o7auda

A demo reel is required for all serious applicants.

CORE DUTIES*:

  • Produce, capture, and edit instructional video content.

  • Set up, operate, troubleshoot, and train other staff on a variety of equipment, including but not limited to: video cameras, lighting equipment, audio recording equipment, and other necessary equipment for studio and location shoots. Serve as the in-house video expert for our unit.

  • Support the research, acquisition, and application of emerging tools and techniques, such as those that pertain to VR, AR, and 360º video content.

  • Partner with clients to develop and manage creative projects within time and cost constraints. Identify strategy for production, post-production, and delivery resources, tools, and equipment necessary for the development of learning materials.

  • Collaborate with clients on creative approaches to projects involving abstract or technical content to meet objectives: articulating the production process and expectations, communicating issues, providing status updates, and suggesting appropriate methods for improvement.

  • Assess target audience business needs to determine learning and performance support needs.

  • Proactively consult with subject matter experts to identify and formulate learning objectives and content.

  • May manage internal and/or external teams, projects/production, schedules and budgets.

  • May be responsible for producing remote multi-camera programs, supervising field crews and managing technical aspects and overall approach for productions, including all collateral.

  • May act as liaison with vendors, develop strategies, workflows and rate cards for clients, identify competitive pricing for products and services and close projects for billings.


    * - Other duties may also be assigned MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree and five years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience. Degree in film, television, graphic or motion design, or related field preferred.

    Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Advanced technical experience using video equipment, editing software, and/or digital media control software. Expertise with Premiere Pro and strong knowledge of Adobe CC suite is preferred. Knowledge of 2D and 3D compositing and visual effects with software such as After Effects, Maya, or Cinema 4D is a plus.

  • Strong knowledge in production techniques including videography, compression, and file delivery and other production formats.

  • Broad knowledge of all aspects of broadcast quality productions, including field and studio camera, lighting, sound and editing. Skilled knowledge of green screen production techniques, and proficiency in 360º video production process (including 360º cameras, editing, and delivery) is preferred.

  • Understanding of online video environment and online distribution. Familiarity with online instructional video platforms (Kaltura, Ponopto, Winnov, etc), and LMS platforms (Canvas, NovoEd, etc.) is a plus.

  • Ability to adapt equipment setup and provide alternative setup or workarounds if necessary.

  • Ability to manage a variety of simultaneous projects within tight deadlines, excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, mature judgment, and diplomacy required to interact effectively with and provide customer service to a broad audience.

  • Ability to work independently as well as effectively in a collaborative team environment.

  • May require experience planning, coordinating, and executing archival digitization projects.

    Certifications and Licenses:

    None

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks

  • Frequently stand/walk, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, and reach/work above shoulders.

  • Occasionally sit, twist/bend/stoop/squat.

  • Visual acuity including color vision.

  • Will be required to shoot on location and in studio. This requires candidates to be physically able to transport and operate cameras and equipment that weigh 20+lbs.

  • Support the maintenance of studio equipment, which could involve crawling/kneeling and climbing ladders.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a California Non-commercial Class license.


    * - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

    WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Occasional need for work on weekends, evenings, holidays, and flexible shifts.

  • Travel on campus to schools/units.

    WORK STANDARDS:

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.

  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.

  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.



    Job: Communications

    Location: Graduate School of Business
    Schedule: Full-time
    Classification Level:

    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.




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