This is a highly creative and advanced technical position responsible for all aspects of art direction and production for video, audio, photography and multimedia productions used to communicate Judiciary messages. Products and services are utilized by the Supreme Court and all courts of the Unified Judicial System, jurists, other high-ranking officials, state agencies and community organizations, consumers, legislators, boards and commissions. Work is assigned by the Communications office but is performed independently.

Typical Duties:

Leads project from inception to completion by meeting with client to determine project requirements. Strategically plans project by storyboarding, planning shots and equipment needed, creating sets, blocking actors, and anticipating audio needs.
Responsible for all aspects of video and art production. Sets up and operates professional, broadcast quality video cameras, recorders, lighting, audio, drone technology, teleprompter, switchers and mixers.
Provides production planning and technical execution of camera and lighting setups for both cinematography and photography as well as all phases of post-production including graphics, editorial, color grading, sound, and delivery.
Creates complex motion graphics, social media graphics, animations and designs to be included in video, internet and multimedia programming.
Performs editing and post-production of video and multimedia activities including interpretation of written scripts, storyboards, selection of visuals and other images, selection and purchasing of music, closed captioning, recording of sound effects and narration tracks, and design of graphics and animations.
Prepares and creates 2D/3D design and motion graphics for use in promotional, educational, and training videos as well as broadcast television, social media and website design support.
Serves as the photographer for the UJS and its related entities including producing professional grade portraiture for use on websites and other communication and social media outlets.
Responsible for procurement and management of all audio, video, lighting, and photo equipment.

Experience / Skills

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or a related field; AND
Three years of professional video, audio and multimedia production experience.
An equivalent combination of education, experience, and / or training may be considered.

Additional Requirements / Preferences:
Satisfactory criminal background check required.
Occasional overnight, statewide travel required.
Valid driver’s license required.
Proficiency with professional level digital video, audio, and multimedia software on a Mac platform required.
Proficiency with 2D/3D motion graphic software and post-production workflow systems required.

About Administrative Office of PA Courts

The Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts (AOPC) is the administrative arm of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and executes the Court’s policy and management directives to all courts on a statewide level.