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Seattle, WA
Starts Jan 25
Full Time
  • Job Requirements: Must be local to location or willing to work as a local.

The Video Producer will be responsible for shooting and editing video content to support UW brand and communications. Examples include social media content series, short form documentaries, brand content and marketing pieces.

The Video Producer reports to the Associate Director of Video for the Creative team of University Marketing and Communications (UMAC). The role requires technical fluency in field and studio production, specifically videography, as well proficiency in video editing and post-production. This position requires strong creative and artistic technique with an understanding of a variety of film, video and social media content styles.

Duties and responsibilities

The Video Producer will be responsible for shooting and editing a variety of video productions. Depending on the project, the producer will act as an independent, solo field producer as well as occasionally collaborating with other team members or freelance production crews. The Video Producer will:

Use video to tell engaging stories and create compelling content
Produce, shoot and edit video for use in a variety of contexts (web, social, events, television)
Collaborate and consult with UMAC team members and others in the execution of video projects
Apply a perspective of equity in developing and producing video content, staying current on the evolving ways that content can support and promote diversity, inclusion and equity
Maintain and organize video assets on a server
Assist the Associate Director of Video in managing multiple projects in various stages of production
Assist social media team in preparing content, posting and leveraging YouTube channels
Carry out other duties as assigned
Supervision received

Direction is received from the Associate Director of Video.

Supervision exercised

This position has no direct staff supervisory responsibilities, although it may sometimes include supervising student workers, freelancers and vendors.


At least two years of professional video production experience.
Proven experience in video/multimedia production and best practices.
Demonstrated high proficiency with both DSLR and prosumer cinema cameras.
Gimbal and drone/aerial experience a plus.
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, including but not limited to Premiere, After Effects, and Media Encoder.
Broad knowledge of social media video content and multiple formats and styles of short-form storytelling, including documentary, narrative, vlog, social and corporate.
Ability to manage multiple projects at once and work under tight deadlines.
Ability to work successfully in a highly collaborative team environment as well as independently.
Experience with sound recording, mixing and design, color correction, or motion design is a plus.
Online portfolio of video work (reel) is required at time of application to be considered.
Key competencies

Valuing diversity and inclusiveness: Respects, values and contributes to the UW’s commitment to equity, inclusion and diversity.

Effective communications: Able to express oneself clearly and empathetically in interactions with others in all forms of communication — verbal and written, one-on-one and group, etc.

Interpersonal awareness: Builds and maintains positive relationships and actively contributes as a member of working teams to achieve results.

Professional credibility: Takes responsibility for meeting goals, objectives, obligations, and solving problems while representing the mission, vision and values of the organization.

Critical thinking: Able to obtain, analyze and evaluate information effectively in the face of ambiguity. Makes appropriate decisions based on relevant information and experience.

Ethics and trust: Models and upholds the values of candor, openness, inclusiveness and honesty despite internal and external pressures. Acts consistently with Washington state ethical guidelines and organizational core values and beliefs.

Conditions of employment

The Marketing and Communications team supports campus-wide marketing efforts. Work flows through in seasonal cycles. Occasionally, the volume of activities will require more than 40 hours of work per week to meet deadlines.

Cubicle/open workspace environment, which may include noise and visual distractions.

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