Working under the direction of the Director of Creative Media, the Producer at HMX will contribute to the creation of unique high-quality educational media for delivery online by leading video production in studios and on location throughout Harvard Medical School and its affiliated hospitals and research institutions. A successful Producer will be comfortable managing multiple projects in various phases of pre-production and production at any time, assuring on-time delivery of media while maintaining the highest quality results and an unwavering professionalism throughout. The ability to be hands-on as an experienced camera operator, sound recordist, and photographer is required. Up-to-date expertise in video technologies (including hardware and software) will drive the production of established video modalities through the maintenance and expansion of studios and pre-production/production processes. They will be willing and able to contribute to post-production efforts, in collaboration with the rest of the HMX Creative Media team, meeting and exceeding a high bar for quality deliverables. The Producer will lead efforts to instate and upkeep media management systems (NAS and DAM) for the organization and archiving of HMX creative media assets.
As a member of the Creative Media team at HMX, the Producer will thrive in a collaborative environment and appreciate the value of feedback toward achieving an exceptional product. Their experience producing shoots combined with innate organizational skills and professionalism in all forms of communication will reflect well upon HMX and help to build and maintain relationships across the institution. A successful HMX Producer will be able to maintain creative excellence while prioritizing the teaching objectives of this educational material.
HMX is an educational initiative at Harvard Medical School dedicated to creating fully online courses on foundational topics in medicine. These courses are led by Harvard Medical School faculty, working in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team of experts in visual communication, assessment, and the science of learning. The instruction is based on principles derived from educational research to improve learning and retention and relies on best practices in scientific visualization.
Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:
Time Off: 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.
Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.
Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation, and complementary health services.
Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events, and many discounts throughout metro Boston.
The Harvard Medical School is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.
Salary Grade: 057
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Bachelor's degree with 5+ years of experience in video production environments.
-Demonstrated ability to produce and direct video shoots
-Proven experience with audio and video post-production
-Outstanding professional judgment and excellent, concise communication skills both verbally and in writing
-A passion for creating educational materials
-A detailed understanding of modern camera, audio, and lighting equipment and production techniques
-Strong creative storytelling skills and the ability to communicate those ideas via storyboards, scripts, and pitches
-A keen eye for video and an ability to make aesthetic and narrative judgments in addition to the skills to assemble and edit audio and visual material to create engaging, pedagogically sound video media with current tools including Adobe Premiere CC
-Exceptional attention to detail
-Ability to work as a self-starter, manage multiple projects, and consistently deliver high quality media
-Aptitude to collaborate with creative media, instructional design, and technology teams
-An organized, proactive nature and a can-do attitude
-Experience filming in health care environments preferred
-Experience creating and delivering video for social media preferred
-Experience with Resolve and/or ProTools a plus
-Submit a portfolio demonstrating your outstanding production and post-production capabilities
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 52739BR
About Harvard University Medical School
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.