General summary/purpose: The Video Specialist Supervisor manages s a video team by providing training, coaching, mentorship and development. Ensures adequate coverage and equity in work load as required while managing team project assignments. Additionally this role oversees the work of a professional Motion Graphics Animation Editor. This role is a working supervisory role. The Video Specialist Supervisor provides training and oversight of a team of 2-3 Video Specialists in assisting students, faculty, and staff with all aspects of video production; from contributing project concept ideas through the editing and delivery of video projects. You must be able to work across multiple recording environments; studio and on location while maintaining high levels of production value. In post-production the Video Specialist Supervisor should have strong skills in working with large batches of video content, managing continuity of production value across all videos while bring your own artistic vision to the final product.
As this role is part of a Teaching and Learning team, we are also looking for someone who is interested in growing their video skillset by learning how to develop interactive videos. Reporting to the Multimedia Manager. The ideal candidate will have an interest in media technology and online education. You will excel at if you are self-driven to dive into media production, comfortable balancing different priorities, and open to new challenges. We are looking for a creative, dynamic thinker with strong, writing and editing skills. An aptitude for visual storytelling.
Candidates for this position should be prepared to provide a portfolio of work as a part of the interview process.
Note: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Note: This position may work remotely. May be required to be onsite at the Harbor East campus up to 40% of the time. This position requires occasional trips to Washington, DC for recording or supervisory purposes.
Specific duties & responsibilities: Leadership and Development [30%]
Supervise and support full time video experts to achieve T&L goals
Train, coach and mentor supporting video experts to achieve established performance goals and objectives-
Oversee work of Motion Graphics Animation professional, allocating this resource to best fit the needs of the media team
Manage a team that may work across two campuses (Harbor East and DC)
Manage staff project assignments to ensure all T&L media team needs are met
Motion Graphics Consultation and Collaboration [5%]
Work directly with Motion Graphics Animator to develop new and innovative opportunities to translate storyboards into engaging visual experiences.
Collaborate with Motion Graphics Animator to elevate the quality of animation or motion graphics that are integrated into video projects
Video Production and Post Production work [35%]
Consult and collaborate with stakeholders from production to post-production process
Continuously discover and implement new editing technologies and industry’s best practices to maximize efficiency.
Be part of the QA process for other multimedia team projects
Support interactive media production for multiple courses in development, revamp, or revisioning.
Supports video production by setting up cameras, microphones, and lights. Assist in the video studio (setup camera, screen capture, and monitor recordings).
Helps with studio equipment installation and maintenance
Accurately edits audio and/or video from script, development of both text-based and animated content.
Ensures visual elements and quality standards are maintained across the entire video production process.
Retouching videos, including color correction, graphics/animations, and timing music/sound to copy.
Shoot video and record audio in-studio and in the field.
Input music, dialogues, graphics and effects
Create rough and final cuts of video content
Ensure logical sequencing and smooth running
Quality Assurance of 3rd Party Developers [10%]
Reviews 3rd party content for quality and consistency as needed.
Learning Technology Promotion and Training [15%]
Designs, develops and delivers training to introduce faculty, staff, TAs, and students to the emerging multimedia technologies and their effective application in teaching and learning.
Develops asynchronous training materials around using video and multimedia objects.
Create, develop, edit and implement new content for multimedia projects and ensure the continued growth, efficacy, accuracy, and timeliness of T&L’s web-based communications.
Keeps abreast of developments of related instructional technologies.
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor’s degree preferably in multimedia, video production, related field, or equivalent required. 3 years related experience required. Some Supervisory/Lead experience strongly preferred. Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Experience with multimedia production, lighting, audio engineering & video editing.
Experience utilizing video production equipment (cameras, lights, audio equipment) and post production software (e.g., Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Adobe Audition, Adobe Photoshop)).
Portfolio with relevant work experience and examples required
5+ years’ experience in video production work.
Experience hiring and building a multimedia team strongly preferred
Experience developing asynchronous training sites & materials.
Ability to keep track of event calendars.
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
Proficient in all aspects of video production, such as leading shoots; audio recording, mixing and editing; familiarity with video compression best practices and media asset management.
Experience taking concepts/ideas and creating multimedia content.
Solid experience with digital technology and editing software packages (e.g. Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Audition, Media Encoder, Photoshop, etc.)
Demonstrable video editing ability with a strong portfolio
Thorough knowledge of timing, motivation and continuity
Familiarity with special effects, 3D rending and/or Virtual Reality.
Working knowledge of filming equipment (HD Camera, microphone, studio lighting, and teleprompter).
Experience with animation in either After Effects or interest in learning related prosumer software (Vyond, Moovly, Powtoon)
Experience or interest in learning how to work with 360 camera footage
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Experience with coaching and training team members
Knowledge of lecture and screen capture tools such as Camtasia, Panopto, Kaltura etc.
Working knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Ability to prepare written communication with an attention to detail and accuracy.
Excellent customer service skills.
Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize, and meet deadlines.
Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.
Any specific physical requirements for the job:
Ability to lift 30 pounds
Supervisory responsibility (indicate the number and type of persons supervised by incumbent): 2 exempt and 2 non-exempt
Classified Title: Multimedia Supervisor Working Title: Video Specialist Supervisor Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC Starting Salary Range: $50,700 - $69,780 annually Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30-5pm plus evenings and weekends as needed to accommodate production schedule Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 46-MD:JH at Harbor East Department name: 60000068-Teaching and Learning @ Carey Personnel area: Carey Business School
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