The University of Wyoming is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Director of Video Production/Lead Editor. This position will report to the Director of Video Production and serve as the main editor and assist in the day-to-day operations of the Audio/Visual Department Duties and Responsibilities include:
Create engaging on-demand video content for GoWYO.com, Wyoming Athletics social media accounts and video boards for fan consumption
Produce exciting pumper/hype videos and recruiting content for various formats, including video boards, social media, website and television
Work with Wyoming Athletics teams and programs to tell the story of our student athletes through narratives, features and in-depth interviews
Participate in weekly content development meetings with Marketing/Branding, Sports Information and Social Media departments
Remain current with emerging trends in video production with the intent to apply them to Wyoming Athletics video production projects
Work with Director of Video Production to develop new strategies/ideas to put UW Athletics on the forefront of college athletics video production
Works with Director of New Media to create and post content on a regular basis
Assist in training/supervision of A/V Grad Assistants and Interns
Assist in archiving video footage of all UW sports
Occasionally take part in live game-day productions (both in-venue video board shows and streamed broadcasts)
Maintains thorough knowledge of and adheres to all applicable University, Mountain West Conference and NCAA rules and regulations
Assist with other duties/projects as assigned/directed
The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. To review the EEO is the Law Poster and its Supplement, please see The Diversity & Fairness page.
We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.
Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.
Experience / Skills
Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Video Production or other similar/applicable field
A minimum of 2 years of video production experience within collegiate or professional athletics
Experience with non-linear editing system (Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, Avid, ETC)
Experience with Adobe After Effects and Adobe Photoshop
Camera experience required
Experience in creating pumper/hype and intro videos for video boards
Lighting for video
Shooting both interviews and live action with DSLR Cameras, specifically Canon and Lumix cameras
Panasonic P2 line of HD Video Cameras
Sports camera experience highly preferred
Successful candidate will be able to act independently or as part of a production team
Strong knowledge of editing and story-telling fundamentals
About University of Wyoming
The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. Wyoming is investing in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach.
The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and is a cultural center for the state. Located on a high plain between the Laramie and Snowy Range mountain ranges, Laramie has more than 300 days of sunshine a year and is near year-round outdoor activities that include skiing, hiking, camping, bicycling, fishing and climbing.
The community provides the advantages of a major university and a distinctive identity as an important city in a frontier state. Laramie is near many of Colorado's major cities and university communities (Fort Collins: 1 hour; Boulder: 1.5 hours; Denver: 2 hours; Colorado Springs; 4 hours).