Full-time Videographer and Video Editor
American Society for Cell BiologyCategory: Miscellaneous
Location: San Francisco
Salary: salary commensurate with experience and benefits
Work Schedule: Full Time
Summary of Responsibilities:
We are looking for a videographer/video editor responsible for camera operation, lighting, direction, and overall video production for a project that relies heavily on green-screen technology. This person will interact with top-level scientists, and help the iBiology team produce outstanding science videos that can be easily integrated into our websites, as well as into our presence on iTunes and YouTube.
• Operate the recording studio to record long and short talks using chroma key
• Produce videos by editing, compressing, and finalizing the recorded talks
• Manage the scheduling, organization and production of talks
• Format finalized talks for download and streaming on our websites, and for use on iTunes
• Create and maintain a backup system for our large catalog of videos
• Upload and manage the videos on iTunes
Who we are:
iBioSeminars (http://www.ibioseminars.org) and iBioMagazine (http://www.ibiomagazine.org), soon to be iBiology.org, are free online biology seminars and short talks featuring the world’s leading scientists. Our talks have been downloaded over 3 million times and viewed in over 175 countries by scientists, students, and the interested public. Approximately 20 new iBioSeminars and 40 new iBioMagazine videos are produced each year, and in 2013 we will release our first full-length online course. iBiology is funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Institute of General Medical Sciences and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. These videos are produced with support from the American Society for Cell Biology, a non-profit professional society for biologists. Our office is located at the University of California, San Francisco.
The current iBiology team consists of two full-time positions, Director, and Associate Director of International Programs, and three part-time positions, Editor, Web Master, and Web Producer. Professor Ron Vale, the founder of iBiology, oversees and advises on the project.
• Excellent video directing, camera and lighting design skills, and knowledge of sound design techniques
• Ability to develop multimedia projects and accurately render end products that work according to specification
• Excellent organizational, coordination and implementation skills with an ability to handle multiple assignments in a high-volume, environment
• Advanced technical and production knowledge in compositing and HD technologies, including codecs and standard HD formats
• Proficient in Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, After Effects and/or Motion, and familiar with PowerPoint and Keynote
• Strong working knowledge of multimedia delivery systems, including technical parameters for all distribution platforms and familiarity with compression software, including Compressor and/or Adobe Media Encoder
• Excellent command of lighting techniques and technologies, including color correction
• Strong familiarity with the current state of technology for audio and video production, as well as an interest in new technologies,
• Ability to travel for four weeks/year (two weeks in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, and two weeks internationally)
• BA/BS or equivalent. Formal education in multimedia communications preferred
• Video portfolio required
How To Apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com
Deadline To Apply: None
Web site: http://www.ibioseminars.org/
Posted: 10/03/2012 - 03:24 p.m.
Modified: 10/03/2012 - 05:12 p.m.
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