Video Production Specialist Job Description

Video Production Specialist Job Description

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Video production specialist provides production assistance to producers and team creating broadcast and online content, using media asset management tools, online web research, and video editing programs, such as Premiere Pro, Avid and Final Cut Pro.

Video Production Specialist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Utilize NLE software such as Adobe Premiere CC/CS6 and Final Cut Pro (7 and X) to create clips needed for various reels, promos, and trailers
Perform video post-production tasks that include reviewing footage, making editorial decisions, rough cuts, audio adjustment, color correction and final editing using Final Cut Pro
Work with a variety of graphic images, animations, sound, lighting, text and video formats to create presentations, promotional & marketing materials, as requested
Shoot and edit "B-roll" footage and maintain library of digital assets
Design motion graphics and utilize special effects for video post-production in accordance with overall production concepts
Compress video projects for output and make videos available in a variety of formats
Coordinate internal and external duplication services as required
Perform audio editing and podcast production
Internet Video Promotion - Conceptualize, Write, Produce, Edit, Maintain video on the Web
Corporate Communication - Work with executives to relay messages to the company base

Video Production Specialist Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Video Production Specialist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CTP, CTDP

Education for Video Production Specialist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Video Production Specialist

Desired skills for video production specialist include:

Lighting
Final Cut Pro
Techniques
Video cameras
Avid
Broadcast video and audio standards
DSLRs
Grip equipment
Mackie 1604
Media Shout

Desired experience for video production specialist includes:

Corporate Training Videos - Work with various departments to produce videos that train employees to do a specific job
Ability to work on projects independently, within teams
Working knowledge of broadcast production and the products associated with studio broadcast such as
Associates’ Degree in graphic design, multimedia, or closely related subject
Experience working in Windows-based systems productivity software, experience using Adobe After Effects, Premiere Photoshop, Illustrator, and Flash
Must understand video compression, online streaming and compression, and SEO integration and reporting

Video Production Specialist Examples

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Video Production Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of video production specialist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for video production specialist
  • Helps to maintain creative project request process (we use Asana) and clearly communicate production processes to organization
  • Complete projects from concept to delivery
  • Coordinate & plan production meetings, schedules & video shoots
  • Manage video library/cataloging system to maintain original and edited footage
  • Remain up-to-date on technological advances in the field
  • Candidate will be expected to assist in studio setup and maintenance, help transport equipment to shoot locations as needed
  • In conjunction with the creative services team, client and vendors, the Digital Production Specialist will manage video and photography projects from concept to completion, including research, story development, location/talent scouting, videography and post-production editing
  • Implement and maintain the company’s image repository
  • Provides creative consulting to other departments
  • Identifies strategic opportunities, issues and risks
Qualifications for video production specialist
  • Possesses excellent written and verbal skills, must be able to present ideas clearly and effectively in one-on-one and in group settings
  • Must be able to manage projects and gain cooperation from colleagues across the organization
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or 3-5 years of experience in a related field is a plus
  • A creative and innovative mindset, plus storytelling skills
  • Preferred Educational Requirement - Bachelor Degree or higher in Computer Science or Network Engineering
  • BS or BA with a major course of study in Media/Video Production or equivalent experience
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a video production specialist. 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 specialist
  • Initiate and maintain strong collaborative working relationships with internal and external clients and partners
  • Be a digital content expert – make digital content relevant and interesting to our different audiences
  • Project management – carrying a project through from idea to execution
  • Exhibit an ability to listen, negotiate and communicate goals share knowledge, experience and responsibility with staff in a drive for the highest standards of professionalism and service excellence
  • Maintain high levels of client service and facilitate a culture of open and honest communication
  • Research subject material, help design learning concepts and bring concepts to life through animation
  • May include, but is not limited to, product training or client communications videos, podcasts, motion graphics and other training materials
  • Prepare necessary materials and equipment for production
  • Accurately document video engagement reports and tracking information
  • Be a strategic member of the department in finding new ways to train employees using various communication tools including Paycom’s learning management system
Qualifications for video production specialist
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), Microsoft Office
  • Two to Three years of video production work in higher education, non-profit, corporate, or commercial environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of video production workflows in a team environment
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimal direction to meet deadlines of deliverables
  • Video and photography as applicable in academic settings
  • Knowledge of the marketing process and of graphic design/layout as related to video and photography
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of video production specialist. 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 specialist
  • Communicate with trainers regarding content
  • Keep video content for training up-to-date
  • Produce, manage and direct media projects, especially video and photography, for the promotion of University Housing, including undergraduate and graduate residence halls, apartments, and dining services
  • Produce multimedia projects, especially video, for the training, education, and orientation of residents living in University Housing
  • Oversee all facets of video production including, pre-production meetings, concept development, storyboard development, script development, filming, production, directing, editing and archiving
  • Recruit and schedule talent for video shoots in accordance with department and university policies and procedures
  • Update and maintain University Housing’s video library and multimedia presence on the University Housing website and social media, and update and maintain content on University Housing’s digital signage
  • Consult with University Housing staff in the planning and production of media projects, and produce projects as assigned
  • Use metrics to measure the impact of media efforts, make recommendations based on that data, and experiment to ensure maximum impact
  • Research emerging technologies, especially those involving multimedia, and propose appropriate uses for University Housing
Qualifications for video production specialist
  • 4-Year Degree required any combination of education and training, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties and responsibilities as described
  • Coordinating and executing all aspects of video production projects in line with budgets and timelines
  • Creating and maintain comprehensive video project documentation, , video request proposals, talent release forms, music licensing tracking
  • Collaborating with various business units on visual requirements of the production
  • Developing and tracking of video production planning
  • Managing the build of our new video production studio
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a video production specialist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for video production specialist
  • Conduct field-based video production, including interacting with clients and operating all portable video and audio equipment
  • Research subject material, help design learning concepts and bring concepts to life through capturing, editing and animating video/audio recordings
  • May include, but is not limited to, product training or internal communications videos, motion graphics and other training materials
  • Organize shooting at locations
  • Trim the segments of footage to the lengths needed for the film and assemble them into the best sequence to tell the story
  • Insert music, record dialogue and adding sound effects
  • Make revisions as requested and prepare the final cut for release
  • Film course videos
  • Modifies instructor made PowerPoint presentations and enhances them into interactive online media
  • Narrates instructor presentations as needed
Qualifications for video production specialist
  • Procuring and managing all video/photography equipment
  • Assisting in video archive management/storage
  • Coordinating video productions with third-party vendors
  • Responsibilities may also include photography shoots
  • Expert level proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite video products (Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects & Audition)
  • Comprehensive understanding of editing file structures, web formats and compression
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a video production specialist. 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 specialist
  • Makes recommendations to instructors on ways to improve the student experience by using better presentation methods
  • Uses the Adobe Production Suite to edit promos and design virtual sets that coordinate with the course instructor’s show
  • Establish positive relationships with colleagues and contribute to the work of the department
  • Manage final assets in a common digital asset management system
  • Work closely with internal clients in the global demand center, global product marketing, branding, public relations and internal communications to meet their video production needs
  • Lead the exploration of new and innovative video formats
  • Oversee and execute the complete production process including, but not limited to, concepting, story boarding, project management, script writing, camera and gear set up, footage capture, editing, animating, voice over, post production, file management on public facing sites (YouTube), analytics and performance tracking
  • Recommend to internal product owners and technical experts the most engaging and effective way to tell their product or service story to meet business objectives
  • Manage backend administration, including converting video and audio files into various formats and uploading to multiple platforms
  • Manage third party video production companies from time to time
Qualifications for video production specialist
  • Participates openly and constructively without alienating others
  • Action-oriented and displays focus, passion and initiative
  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Marketing or other related field of study
  • Experience evaluating customer needs and appropriately addressing those needs with either global (in Product Marketing) OR local (in HCI or U.S. Sales) marketing, sales & customer education efforts
  • Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, After Effects, Audition
  • Adobe Premier Pro

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