Video Production Assistant Job Description

Video Production Assistant Job Description

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Video production assistant provides technical Support to Video Producers of all skillsets with Adobe Creative Cloud applications (including Premiere Pro, Photoshop, After Effects and Media Encoder) and video workflow.

Video Production Assistant Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective video production assistant job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included video production assistant job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Arrange artist and executive travel for video shoots (flights, hotels, cars)
Maintain databases (keeping track of production companies, stylists, hair, makeup, editors, DP's)
Book employee travel/transportation artist and glam crew travel/transportation
Facilitate and supervise solicitation and delivery process of video shoots, behind the scenes
The Production Assistant will curate and edit multiple video objects on a daily basis
Manage our in house studio schedule between photography and video shoots
Working with faculty to record videos in the classroom, faculty office, recording room, or at other locations
Daily runs for supplies, coffee, crew needs
Pull and pack all equipment for video shoots
Work in equipment room to help troubleshoot and track gear

Video Production Assistant Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Video Production Assistant

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the video production assistant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Video Production, Education, Communications, Journalism, Video, Graduate, Film, Editing, Teaching, Sound

Skills for Video Production Assistant

Desired skills for video production assistant include:

After Effects
Photoshop
Adobe After Effects
Hockey and the sports and entertainment industry
Photoshop and After Effects
Adobe Audition
Adobe Photoshop
Audio editing tools
Broadcast equipment and the structure of a live broadcast
Equipment and gear

Desired experience for video production assistant includes:

Archive, organize, log and manage assets
Assist in video shoots
Assist in building in-engine scenes and screenshots
Strong organization skills and communication skills a necessity the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Current degree-seeking student at UM-Dearborn
Able to work long hours, nights, weekends, as needed

Video Production Assistant Examples

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Video Production Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a video production assistant. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for video production assistant
  • File and organize any needed shoot paperwork
  • Assist on set as needed
  • Organize and maintain all paperwork from video shoots, talent and location releases, SAG/AFTRA forms
  • Provide strong administrative support, maintaining calendars, processing and tracking expense reports, answering phones, ordering supplies/product
  • Update and distribute weekly video promotion status reports
  • Assist with video solicitation, circulation of budgets for approval, pre-production needs (wardrobe, rider requests, glam, security etc), rough cut distribution, and final delivery of videos
  • Help organize behind the scenes and content crews, etc
  • Maintain video treatment and project files, all costs related to each production project and facilitate payments and contracts with A&R Administration department
  • Create and maintain databases (directors, production company, stylists, hair/makeup, editors, DP’s etc)
  • Book employee and artist/glam travel/hotels/transportation
Qualifications for video production assistant
  • Requires a minimum of five (5) years of directly job-related experience
  • Strong interest in production
  • Comfortable lifting 50 pounds on a daily basis
  • Basic understanding of lighting, grip, camera, and production equipment
  • Decent sense of humor
  • Bachelor’s degree in audio/visual communications, design, production or journalism communications and four years’ related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
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Video Production Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a video production assistant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for video production assistant
  • Assist with video productions, meetings, and events on location as requested
  • Help coordinate assets for video premieres and other artist interviews, performances, and meetings
  • Interview, help select and oversee interns for the department
  • Help and assist with all department and interdepartmental needs
  • Act as liaison with other departments within organization
  • Research facts for on-air segments
  • Track and file expense reports
  • Field questions and inquiries from staff and outside individuals
  • Screen phone calls and take detailed messages
  • Coordinate travel arrangements and meetings with staff and management
Qualifications for video production assistant
  • Expertise and mastery of the video production process, camera operation, different camera and lens types, proper filming techniques, lighting design, microphones and the post-production process
  • Strong knowledge of current and emergent audio/video technologies, web architecture, online design and live streaming, multimedia communications and video production are essential
  • Experience with in-game statistical programs (The automated Scorebook/ Stat Crew) and their relevance to in-game coverage
  • Knowledge of digital/social media applications and experience with Final Cut or other applicable editing software
  • Ability to apply web design principles and techniques to the creation and enhancement of integrated, complex websites
  • Highly motivated, proactive, energetic, creative and positive
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Video Production Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a video production assistant. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for video production assistant
  • Create, process and track purchase orders and invoices
  • Assist with collecting/creating video files/links of videos for weekly executive meeting
  • Assist with gathering assets needed for the creation of original content by the department
  • Book all travel for each artist, side artist, glam team, security, management and any other parties needed, for each respective video shoot
  • Assist with updating and distributing weekly video status reports for Epic
  • Ship and track departmental materials and masters
  • Assist with maintaining budgets related to each production project and facilitate payments and contracts with the Business & Legal Affairs department
  • Ad hoc tasks as assigned by the department
  • Editing with Adobe Create Cloud software (will be provided)
  • Provide assistance to crews of various departments
Qualifications for video production assistant
  • Managerial experience and proven success in helping build a video production team of diverse staffing, including full time professional video coordinators and unpaid student support
  • Proficiency with video production software such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut
  • Significant independent judgment and self-motivation
  • Ability to create, compose, edit video scripts and storyboards, and perform editorial research
  • Ability to work independently, attention to detail, ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Familiarity with third-party video services
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Video Production Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a video production assistant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for video production assistant
  • Perform general office responsibilities as assigne
  • Coordinate performers, actors and entertainers logistics to the set from trailers, driving off-site to college ship packages, and handing out scripts
  • Assist with footage requests and administrative duties
  • Assist with planning and on-site services for regular events held and attended by the Division
  • Post and update information on Division web properties
  • Supports Manager of Video Content in day-to-day management of all active projects
  • Attends video shoots in support of Manager as needed
  • Participates in development and execution of Single Product Demos, Engage to Convert Videos
  • Maintains director, model, music contracts, prop and model releases and drafts contract language for approval by Manager
  • Provides estimates and up to date reports on budgets for assigned video shoots
Qualifications for video production assistant
  • Ability to publish digital content to social media (Facebook, Twitter)
  • Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, communication, and time management skills the ability to prioritize, multitask, and focus while working under stressful and demanding situations
  • College or technical degree in Visual Communications (emphasis in film/video) or related field required
  • Experience directing and producing live sporting events
  • Experience working with Newtek Tricaster and 3Play, JVC Cameras, and Wirecast
  • Experience working in a broadcast control room
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Video Production Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of video production assistant. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for video production assistant
  • Responsible for project Content Production billing including setting up new vendors, opening shopping carts, processing purchase orders and confirming goods in SRM and confirming that invoices have been received and processed in a timely manner
  • Perform the full scope of video production tasks including but not limited to writing video scripts, videotaping, producing and editing video productions
  • Plans and develops video programs by transforming training and other objectives into production ideas requiring the determination of format, approach, content, and level of presentation
  • Provides technical support for all logistical needs related to assigned projects
  • Assists the IT Training Specialist with providing individualized and classroom training on an array of IT software packages frequently used at CSR
  • Works with various customers to gather projects requirements, assess feasibility of video production requests, creates schedules for project planning activities, and communicates project status and timelines effectively to appropriate stakeholders
  • Work with the Video Producer to shoot, edit and publish a variety of videos for distribution throughout the Vegas Golden Knights digital network ranging from basic one-on-one interviews to recurring web video series to all-access documentaries
  • Manage internal video archives and cataloging
  • Brainstorm creative concepts and take initiative to self-produce content pieces within a specified deadline
  • Helping develop, organize and execute video and written content
Qualifications for video production assistant
  • Work independently in a range of video and asset productions for internal and external audiences
  • Assist in sourcing in-game assets
  • Passion for sports and video production
  • Ability to work on a team and work independently on multiple projects at once
  • A demonstrated ability and drive to create engaging content
  • A dynamic storyteller

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