The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.
Director of Creative Video
This position will report to the Associate Athletics Director for Creative Services and serve as the department’s lead shooter and editor for Wyoming Football and other sports to be determined later.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Successfully act independently or as part of a production team
Create engaging video content for Wyoming Athletics social media accounts and in-venue video displays
Produce exciting pumper/hype videos and recruiting content for various mediums, including video boards, social media, department website and television
Work with Wyoming Athletics teams and programs to tell the story of our student athletes through various mediums, including (but not limited to): social media content, features and in-depth interviews
Participate in weekly content development meetings with Social Media, Marketing/Branding, Graphic Design & Communications departments (Content Strategy Team)
Remain current with emerging trends in video production with the intent to apply them to Wyoming Athletics video production projects
Collaborate with the Content Strategy Team to develop new strategies/ideas to put UW Athletics on the forefront of college athletics video production
Collaborate with the Content Strategy Team to create engaging content for in-venue displays
Collaborate with Content Strategy Team to create and post content on a regular basis
Assist in training/supervision of Student Workers
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
Experience / Skills
REMOTE WORK ELIGIBILITY:
This position provides vital support to campus customers and requires the successful candidate be available to work on campus.
A minimum of 1 year of video production experience within collegiate or professional athletics
Experience with non-linear editing system (Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, Avid, ETC)
Camera experience required (sports camera experience highly preferred)
Valid driver's license with a motor vehicle record (MVR) that is compliant with the University Vehicle Use Policy.
Experience in creating pumper/hype and intro videos for video boards
Experience in creating content for social media
Lighting for various video mediums (cinematic video shoots, interviews, etc)
Shooting both interviews and live action with Sony Cinematic and Mirrorless Cameras (a7iii, FS7 and FS5 specifically)
Strong knowledge of editing and story-telling fundamentals (i.e. building relationships with coaches and student athletics)
Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references. This position will remain open until filled. Complete applications received by 1/23/2023 will receive full consideration.
UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.