Post-Production Specialist

Job description

Job no: 497212
Department: eLearning Miami
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: PR, Media, Graphics, Communications
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

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For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact [email protected] or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 07 Jan 2021 Eastern Standard Time

Job Title:

Post-Production Specialist

Job Summary:

As part of the eLearning team, the Post-Production Specialist utilizes their expertise to enhance the Miami educational experience by helping to create engaging and innovative instructional videos. As a Post-Production Specialist, the position will be responsible for using their editorial experience to assist in designing videos for a variety of audiences, be able to thrive as a self-starter while thinking of ways to improve processes and manage production timelines. The Post-Production Specialist serves as an integral member of the eLearning Video Production team that is engaged in learning multimedia, learning innovation, and learning technology. The successful candidate is committed to a high standard of quality, and is comfortable editing independently and in a group setting. This position actively collaborates with members of the video production team and instructional designers, to support their creation of quality learning media and promotional content.

Duties/Physical Demands:

Manage and support eLearning post-production

  • Develop a system for storing, organizing and tagging all gathered raw and edited assets in a consistent way that enables easy identification and access.
  • Collaborate with video producers and/or instructional designers during video post-production including the selection of scenes, transitions, special effects, graphics, narration, voiceover, background music, and brand each video consistently in accordance with Miami’s brand standards.
  • Support the creation and development of effective, engaging, and high-quality video and multimedia learning resources.
  • Manage and complete post-production of learning media and other special media projects.
  • Coordinate with video team and instructional designers to complete eLearning projects.
  • Help create engaging and effective learning materials and compelling course content in collaboration with subject matter experts.

Editing Video Content

  • Edit video in a variety of voices and styles, such as: narrative, sizzle reels, explainer videos, social content, promos or other content that aligns with department needs.
  • Create animated and/or graphical elements.
  • Working knowledge of industry best practices, codecs, camera types, media management.
  • Collaborating with video production staff
  • Consult with members of the video production team to maintain a fluid post-production workflow and archive system.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to complete high quality video projects.
  • Comfortable working with a wide variety of video production skill levels.

Exploring new and emerging post-production resources

  • Evaluate new and emerging technologies for potential adoption and use.
  • Continually developing new and advanced skills in post-production.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in communication, video production, media, film, recording arts, or related field; 3 years or more experience; Efficiency using video creation/editing software such as Final Cut Pro, AVID, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Media Encoder, etc.; Thorough knowledge of the post-production process; Demonstrated ability to work with multiple priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and interact with others, in a variety of contexts (e.g., one-on-one, small groups) to accomplish goals; Familiarity with post-production workflow and content management; Ability to organize and pay attention to details.

Position is not eligible for H1B sponsorship.

Desired Qualifications:

Considerations may be given to candidates with: Studio and field production experience a plus; Previous experience working with video producers, or other project managers to ensure that videos are completed in a timely manner and maintain a high level of quality; Knowledge of and experience in higher education or a similar field; Experience working with members of a production team, including producers, videographers, and graphic designers; Experience with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator a plus; Experience with various immersive, experiential, and extended reality technologies (VR, AR, etc.)

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae and portfolio/demo reel to with application. Inquiries may be directed to Timothy Baltrip at [email protected]

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to [email protected] or 513-529-3560. As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.

Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications will begin January 18, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

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Posted: 1/8/2021
Application Due: 4/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time