Senior Video Producer/Editor

Massachusetts, United States
Tuesday, 26 January 2021
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Friday, 26 March 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

SENIOR VIDEO PRODUCER/EDITORMIT Open Learning, to be responsible for the integration of multimedia into the design and development of online curriculum/courses at MIT. Will collaborate with MIT faculty, fellows, and others across the Institute to produce video and media content in support of MITx; advise faculty and course teams on best practices and approaches to using video in MOOCs; and play a large role in shaping creative video strategies and technical production. Responsibilities include providing production and post-production support, including initial prototyping, full-service video production in studio and field, editing, color correcting, audio mixing, and motion graphics creation; providing creative producing support to MITx course teams, including script development, graphic creation, and coaching of on-camera talent; providing technical instruction to course teams on the production of multimedia projects, including the use of software, audio-visual equipment, and transcription services; managing multimedia equipment, including cameras, studio gear, audio equipment, edit bays and drives, and lender equipment; creating and maintaining necessary multimedia documentation, including staff procedures, equipment inventories, course records, and user guides; and managing archival process for courses, including logging footage, video file management, metadata management, etc.

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Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree in visual communications, video production, or related field; at least five years’ experience in a busy media production environment; advanced-level knowledge of Adobe Premiere and After Effects, digital formats, video codecs, and web delivery standards; and working knowledge of Final Cut Pro X, Audition, Illustrator, and Photoshop.

PREFERREDAcademic or online-learning production experience.  Job #19247-8

This is a temporary one-year position, renewable on an annual basis.