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Willow Creek Community Church

Director of Photography/Editor

Willow Creek Community Church
South Barrington, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 06/24/2015
Categories: Media/Technology
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: over 10000
Job Type: Full-Time

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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