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Senior Video Production Specialist

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Position type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Communications / PR / Marketing

Bucknell University is looking for a creative, imaginative Senior Video Production Specialist — a leader who can manage one video specialist and develop video projects with our content development team to convey brand messaging through our digital media platforms. The Senior Video Production Specialist will develop and implement a video strategy, and work as part of a highly collaborative team to conceptualize, create and deploy video to enhance digital content, as well as targeted social media content. This role requires consensus building across marketing, brand and subject matter experts.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, Film, Video Production and at least 5 years’ professional experience shooting and editing video, and operating sound, lighting and editing equipment including Adobe After Effects, Motion, Illustrator, Premiere and Photoshop OR 9 years of experience in lieu of educational requirement
• Advanced knowledge of current post-production techniques, along with editing skills.
• Demonstrated technical production skills and project management capability in order to guide the video production process from concept through final delivery
• Experience in file compression and graphics manipulation
• Demonstrated ability to tell compelling stories and influence behavior/decisionmaking through video
• Understanding of emerging technologies in video production
• Demonstrated ability to plan and perform video post-production tasks including reviewing footage, making editorial decisions, video transcoding, rough cuts, audio adjustment and color correction
• Ability to meet tight deadlines, creatively solve problems and manage multiple projects
• Evidence of strong verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent organizational ability and attention to detail
• Valid and current driver’s license

Other requirements:
• Willing to work a varied scheduled that may include travel, and some nights and weekends

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with social media/marketing campaign development and execution
• Experience managing a staff
• Experience producing virtual and augmented reality projects
• Familiar working in mobile platforms such as iMovie, 360 video, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram
• Experience with illustration, 3D motion graphics, graphic design, animation
• Proficiency in writing scripts for brand awareness, training scenario and story-based videos

Physical Demands:
• The ablity to lift and carry up to 35 pounds of production equipment

*Applicants are asked to provide a link to your demo reel in your application material (cover letter and/or resume).

Bucknell University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities.

Bucknell University is a private, highly selective, unique national University where liberal arts and strong professional programs in engineering, business, education and music complement each other. We seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education. Bucknell is a NCAA Division I (FCS) and Patriot League member institution that sponsors 27 varsity athletics programs. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an architectural gem that has been ranked as one of America’s best small towns. The Lewisburg area offers a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities, and appealing amenities such as art galleries, an art deco theater, historic museums, and charming independent boutiques and restaurants. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.

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