Video Production Director
Under general direction, plans and facilitates studio and field-based video production, including the planning, filming, editing, sound mixing, graphic design and compression output of a wide range of projects, and performs other related duties as assigned.
DIRECTLY RESPONSIBLE TO:
Provide technical direction to other staff and/or media volunteers assigned to the department.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
(This position may not include all of the listed duties, nor do all of the listed examples include all tasks which may be required.)
Works in collaboration with creative team and production staff to produce a variety of video products for broadcasting, DVD distribution, webcasting, and video streaming; plans and directs assigned productions; operates video switching, character generation
and digital video effects equipment, edit controllers, cameras, and audio mixers; sets up and adjusts video lighting equipment including fixed and portable lights; adjusts audio equipment including assorted lavalier microphones; works with ministries to prepare
“B-roll” footage for inclusion in live productions; provides limited troubleshooting of video, audio and lighting equipment; performs routine equipment maintenance; makes recommendations to department for software and equipment purchases.
In cooperation with other staff, coordinates pre-production and production planning activities; conducts field-based video production which involves interacting with ministries and operating all portable video and audio equipment; transports and sets up lighting
and audio equipment as required; provides limited troubleshooting and maintenance of field production equipment.
Plans and performs video post-production tasks which includes reviewing footage, making editorial decisions, tape logging, rough cuts, audio adjustment, color correction, and final editing using Final Cut Pro software; utilizes computer graphics and special
effects for video post-production in accordance with the overall production concepts; compresses video projects for output; captures recorded video using software and encode media as appropriate; makes video products available in a variety of formats including
DVDs or streaming media files; coordinates internal and external duplication services as required.
Education and Training
Any combination of education and training which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties and responsibilities as described. A typical qualifying background would include a bachelor’s degree in telecommunication, video production and/or completion of
a certificate program in production from an accredited technical institute.
Progressively responsible experience in a professional video editing/producing environment demonstrating competence in all areas of video production.
Professional video production procedures, practices, techniques, and terminology; studio production with multi- camera shooting; cinematography; principles of analog and digital video capture; audio recording equipment, file compression, video switching,
character generation, graphics manipulation, lighting, and post-production equipment; advanced computer operations; standard software applications and advanced Final Cut Studio video editing software; proper handling and troubleshooting of broadcast quality
video production and post-production equipment; safety practices related to video production.