Videographer

Rate of pay: $10.50/hour

Work location: Iowa Memorial Union

What you will learn

Division of Student Life Marketing and Design creates a real-world ad agency environment for up and coming marketers, designers, photographers, bloggers, animators, coders, illustrators, and videographers. We strive to hire outstanding and talented students studying in different areas of the university and will help you grow in your specific field.

As a student, we use you as our greatest resource to tap into what college students want when it comes to communicating on-trend messaging and creative work. Your work will be featured within the Division of Student Life and throughout the campus community. The skills you learn here will help you in your chosen career path and give you valuable work experience to strengthen your portfolio, resume, and self-branding. Our goal is to help you grow into exceptional students, as well as focused creatives, that will lead the way in your professions after graduation. We offer alumni connections and two speaker series each year as outreach to build your communication in the marketing, design, and digital community.

You can expect to learn skills such as time management, conflict resolution, balancing priorities, managing finances, interpersonal communication, customer service experience, working with people from diverse backgrounds, and working as part of a team.

The skills you learn in your job within the Division of Student Life will help you in your chosen career path and give you valuable work experience to strengthen your resume and portfolio. With the completion of applicable paperwork, this role qualifies for internship status.

Basic job function

As a student videographer, you will create communication and marketing/promotional video pieces for student organizations and departments within the Division of Student Life and across campus. You will work directly with clients, marketers and graphic designers to create high quality video pieces on many different platforms.

Responsibilities

  • Shoot videos of people, places, events, and various other subjects as assigned. 
  • Independently schedule the assigned work ensuring that videos are filmed and edited within the defined criteria and by established deadlines.
  • Edit video projects per project specifications.
  • Organize and manage all marketing and design video projects, including sorting and tagging videos.
  • Care for and maintain equipment.

Qualifications

  • Online portfolio including a minimum of two videos created.
  • Experience and knowledge of videography concepts such as light, composition, exposure, and frame rate.
  • Proficient with Adobe Premiere. 
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills, self-motivated, and organized.
  • Experience with Adobe After Effects, animating titles or text, and experience with video lighting and creative video techniques is preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license is preferred.
  • Ability to make a one-year commitment.

Training requirements

  • IMU Emergency Response Staff
  • Student Life Marketing and Design Orientation

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