Videographer Job Description

Videographer Job Description

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Videographer provides expert insight to develop and refine in-house capability for production and post-production to include photography, video filming, live broadcasting, podcasting, editing, animation, basic color, basic visual effects and sound recording.

Videographer Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Be a one-man (or woman) band in the field — you’ll handle audio, video, and lighting
Organizing shot footage for post-production for archives
Drive video projects through from pre-production to the post-production process to achieve interesting video content whilst maintaining brand integrity
Coordinate with Marketing and stakeholders to conceptualise video ideas all the way to the shoot and post-production
Take ownership for pre-production, shooting, editing and assisting in production and post-production, editing from scratch, relying on creative instincts and industry best-practices
Selection and implementing special visual effects, music, and special audio for each video shoot
Converting videos shot in-house videos that were outsourced to the proper format for different marketing channels
Partner with corporate communications and leadership to elevate internal communications through video
Creates quality multimedia storytelling using photography, videography and text that accurately informs, entertains and engages our audience
Works with editors to evaluate what's working and what's not, and develops ongoing plans to better satisfy audience needs

Videographer Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Videographer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, AHA, FAA, CRF

Education for Videographer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the videographer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Education, Communications, Video Production, Film, Journalism, Editing, Video, Photography, Cinematography, Television

Skills for Videographer

Desired skills for videographer include:

Lighting
Post-production
Microsoft Office and iNEWS
Adobe After Effects
Adobe Premiere
After Effects
Waterloo Region and Southwestern Ontario
Adobe Creative Suite
Audio
Cameras

Desired experience for videographer includes:

True passion for art, fashion, current trends, models and photography, and eager to bring inspiration to the team
Understanding of the “on-set” experience and working with a team to create the best video/product
Impressive portfolio of past work in the role of producer, director, and/or editor
Ability to work quickly and stay calm under pressure
Strong initiative and motivation to constantly experiment and improve upon each project
Self-motivator who can generate ideas for projects independently and collaboratively, and communicate those ideas effectively to the team while working under tight deadlines

Videographer Examples

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Videographer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a videographer. 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 videographer
  • Videographer or cameraperson on remote coverage or in the studio, computer (non-linear) editor using Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2016 on programs and program segments for broadcast or the web
  • A videographer operates portable equipment with the objective of recording video and audio for use in a production
  • Edit video and audio as needed to assist with project workflow
  • Provide assistance with audio editing and animation when necessary
  • Work with audio tech and cinematographer to set up studio & equipment
  • Creates quality multimedia storyteling using photography, videography and text that accurately informs, entertains and engages our audience
  • Works with content strategist and audience analyst to evaluate what is working and what is not, and develops ongoing plans to better satisfy audience needs
  • Promotes personal brand, the brand of collegues and the institutional brand
  • Shoot all major corporate events, announcements, milestones
  • Desire to learn about commercial Videographer/ Photography industry
Qualifications for videographer
  • At least three years of professional experience directing and/or producing videos for brands, online publications or networks, or film and TV networks
  • Directors from a narrative film, music video, or art video background rather than a commercial background will be also considered, based on an impressive portfolio of creative work
  • Understanding of the Urban Outfitters culture and brand image
  • Oversee inventory and maintenance of video and editing equipment
  • Maintain professional relationships with talented freelance crewmembers, production companies, and equipment rental companies for collaboration on projects
  • Maintain personal knowledge and skill level of current and future video technologies in the industries of fashion, photography and art
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Videographer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a videographer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for videographer
  • Providing hands-on video editing skills using editing software and proficient skills in creating graphics and animation products using Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, and similar graphic software programs used in video productions
  • Work with our team of editors and publishers to create engaging and visually impressive short form video content
  • Encourage advertisers to get involved with video and our digital users to visit our sites more often
  • Be part of the idea generation process with the editorial teams on brands
  • Create one-off pieces of video content, but also continuing series that will delight our audience
  • Focus on what our audience will want to view and share
  • Aim to create an average of one video work a day, so you should be comfortable in a fast-paced, quick-turnaround environment
  • Support editorial colleagues to learn production and editing basics, in order to assist you with the creation of video
  • Where necessary, manage second camera operatives or interns to delivery great video packages
  • Shooting a variety of styles of original and branded content, in the field and in the studio, including documentary pieces, commercial-style shoots, long-form
Qualifications for videographer
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience with industry-standard equipment (high-end camera systems by brands like RED, Arri, Canon, Sony)
  • Ability to maintain a detailed budget spreadsheet in Excel
  • Must have excellent communication and organizational skills to work with stylists, photographers, models, and production staff while on set
  • Requires 8 years or more of experience developing a personal brand and fan base through photography and videography
  • Demonstrates highest command of both photo/video techniques community connector responsibilities through sophisticated craftsmanship, storytelling and engagement with community
  • One year of experience developing a personal brand and fan base through photography and videography
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Videographer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of videographer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for videographer
  • Know modern digital workflows and tech specs
  • Pitch ideas and brainstorm
  • Taking on the role of Director where necessary and be a capable Editor
  • Direct the models to ensure their walks are as strong as possible, and give advice where necessary for the models to strengthen and improve
  • Develop and maintain a strong relationship with all Studios to ensure the shoot flow is efficient and productive
  • Edit and assemble final video programs
  • May require some off-campus yet local travel for video shoots
  • Production - this videographer will be involved in every aspect of production, from creative conception of idea, through creative briefs and storyboards
  • Maintain a steady flow of content
  • Helps to sustain and guide creative process, assists in developing storyboards and mood boards for various shoots
Qualifications for videographer
  • Skilled in Photography and Videography
  • Demonstrates highest command of both photo/video techniques community connector responsibilities through
  • Editing experience editing on AVID or with Final Cut Pro
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in script writing
  • Strong communication skills and ability to effectively communicate with levels within the organization
  • Detail-oriented, excellent time management skills
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Videographer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of videographer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for videographer
  • Create and develop multimedia (audio/ video) content to communicate consumer/ product stories across brand channels, including social media, site, blog and other channels
  • Shoot and edit assignments, encompassing lifestyle, fashion, food, news, health, issues and creative events
  • Sets up equipment required for production
  • The videographer should be capable of offering direction to on-camera talent and should be concerned with the quality of the talent's performance
  • Studio/location production personnel operate as part of a television production crew
  • During actual production videographers must be able to competently perform in the role of floor director, camera operator, production assistant, robotic camera operator and teleprompter operator
  • The videographer must drive the state vehicles in a responsible manner
  • Create motion graphics (e.g., title cards, lower-thirds, bumpers)
  • Occasional travel is required offsite and after hours shooting when necessary
  • Work with Internal Clients to discuss images and videos as they require for web and print
Qualifications for videographer
  • Ability to work effectively across functional groups to meet aggressive schedules
  • 3 or more years of experience in all aspects of video production including videography and editing
  • Proficient knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, AVID Editing Software or Final Cut Pro Editing software
  • Proficient in use of professional HD video camera
  • Knowledge of Audio Visual set up and maintenance
  • Understanding of social media and how to respond and engage fan base on digital platforms
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Videographer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a videographer. 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 videographer
  • Carry out research and preparation for shoots, staying current with industry trends, developments, and new techniques
  • Assist with digital designs
  • Organize & catalogue studio equipment
  • Shooting live multi-camera studio and field video productions, including broadcast, online, and executive presentations as needed
  • Providing inspired expertise in creating and editing video productions for streaming media, web, television, and live presentations
  • Supporting the learning organization in the successful planning and execution of video projects
  • Serving as a subject matter expert on video related tasks and projects
  • Using high-definition video productions in the technical aspects of videography and editing
  • Attend and participate in pre-production meetings to ensure all details for the production are clear, and all required equipment and materials are available and ready for the shoot
  • Assist in the pulling set pieces, props and furniture for shoot
Qualifications for videographer
  • A bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field or a minimum of 2-3 years of experience in videography
  • Successful completion of pre-employment screenings
  • Be able to report live from major events and breaking news, using mobile tools to quickly deliver high-quality visual journalism to IndyStar audiences across several platforms
  • Experience with photojournalism on multiple platforms
  • Be able to report live from major events and breaking news, using mobile tools to quickly deliver high-quality visual journalism to The Clarion-Ledger audiences across several platforms
  • Eight or more years of experience developing a personal brand and fan base through photography and videography

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