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Director of Photography/Editor star

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Willow Creek Community Church

South Barrington, Illinois, United States

Date Posted:
Church Size:
over 10000
Job Type:
Willow Creek Community Church
Job Description:

The Director of Photography/Editor creates visual stories in a variety of formats that connect with and inspire Willow Creek attendees. This position is responsible for all aspects of visual storytelling from pre- to post-production that includes creating and shooting new video and editing.


Job Responsibilities

  • Lead all aspects of visual storytelling from pre- to post-production
  • Partner with producers and directors in the creative process to develop concepts and scripts
  • Create and shoot new video
  • Determine most dramatic and impactful approach to best tell a story visually
  • Acquire existing video and oversee editing process
  • Assemble rough cuts for review and approval
  • Supervise work of assistant editors
  • Prep source media for edit and add music, dialogue and sound effects to film
  • Improve work flow
  • Develop skills and stay up-to-date with the newest industry practices
  • Archive completed projects


Job Requirements

  • Prior experience with premier editing, MAC operating systemsC300/500, Adobe Creative Suite and Photoshop
  • Knowledge of sound design, color grading and After Effects
  • Functional understanding of lighting and camera equipment
  • Ability to add music, dialogue and sound effects to film
  • Excellent design sensibility
  • Proven experience with different video formats, including music video, documentaries and narrative
  • Proficient in setting priorities and handling vendor negotiations
  • Engage with higher management with comfort and professionalism
  • Willingness to continue technical learning and learn on the fly
  • Associate’s degree required, bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Spiritual gifts of leadership, discernment, exhortation and/or creative communication
  • Must be able to sit for long periods, carry a camera for an extended time, move heavy equipment and climb ladders

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Willow Creek Community Church

Willow Creek Community Church was founded on this conviction: People matter to God; therefore they matter to us. God bridged the unfathomable chasm between His holiness and our sin-stained humanity through the death and resurrection of His Son, Jesus Christ. Luke 19:10 tells us, “The Son of Man [Jesus] came to seek and to save the lost.” We humbly recognize that we are among those Christ seeks and saves. Jesus went beyond a mere rescue mission; He transformed lives. In Matthew 6:10, He taught His followers to pray, “Your will be done on eart More...