The video producer will play key roles in producing various video and photography marketing and communications content for Illinois Institute of Technology (Illinois Tech). While excellent writing and editing skills are essential, the work will focus on creating and editing video and audio productions, in addition to photography.
Department: Marketing and Communications
Position Category: Full Time
Education & Experience:
A bachelor's degree—preferably in journalism, film, communication, marketing, or another relevant area of study—is required for this position along with a minimum of two years of professional experience as a video producer, preferably in an advertising and marketing, higher education, politics, the nonprofit sector, and/or a science and technology setting. Basic familiarity with Microsoft Word is essential as is experience with video and audio production platforms. Animation experience a bonus, as is proficiency in AP Style and/or Chicago Manual of Style.
Knowledge & Skills:
The right person for the job will:
Be passionate about good writing, editing, production, and grammar
Have a working knowledge of video recording equipment, and editing software (Adobe Creative Cloud), using an Apple Mac computer
Have an eye for design to create graphics needed for video projects
Be able to think critically and creatively
Be curious about the world and motivated to seek out and tell engaging stories from throughout the university
Be detail oriented and willing to go the extra mile to ensure factual accuracy
Be web and social-media savvy
Be able to work well under deadline
Be proactive and willing to work independently as well as collaboratively
Be willing to take direction In addition to vitae, candidates should provide work samples and references.
Illinois Institute of Technology is a national, technological, Ph.D.-granting research university, with world-renowned programs in engineering, architecture, the sciences, humanities, psychology, business, law, and design. Founded in 1940 and tracing its roots back to the 1890s with the foundings of Armour Institute of Technology and Lewis Institute, IIT brings a focused, interdisciplinary approach to education, including the Inter-professional Projects Program. With five campuses throughout the Chicago area and alumni around the world, IIT pairs the educational and cultural experiences of America's Second City with the small feel of an undergraduate population of just over 2300 and total population of just over 7400.