Full Job Description
Under Armour is the chosen brand of this generation of athletes... and the athletes of tomorrow. We're about performance - in training and on game day, in blistering heat and bitter cold. Whatever the conditions, whatever the sport, Under Armour delivers the advantage athletes have come to demand.
That demand has created an environment of growth. An environment where building a great team is vital. An environment where doing whatever it takes is the baseline and going above and beyond to protect the Brand is commonplace.
The world's hungriest athletes live by a code, a pledge to themselves and everyone else: Protect This House... I Will. Our goal is to Build A Great Team! Will YOU…Protect This House?!
Under Armour has one mission: to make you better. We have a commitment to innovation that lies at the heart of everything we do, not just for our athletes but also for our teammates. As a global organization, our teams around the world push boundaries and think beyond what is expected. Together our teammates are unified by our values and are grounded in our vision to inspire you with performance solutions you never knew you needed but can’t imagine living without.
The Visual Content Creator will be responsible for capturing compelling, channel-specific stories and visuals that align with the Brand goals and engage the Under Armour consumer in a meaningful way. This position requires a broad technical knowledge in photography and video disciplines, in conjunction with a strong understanding of editing and post-production. The essential duties involve shooting a range of projects and subjects both in studio and on-location, as well as managing all the steps of content creation including ideation, pre-production, capture and post-production. This teammate should be able to adapt to project needs and capture both video and still content as needed.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Execute still and motion content capture for projects, including studio shoots, on-location shoots, and event coverage
Ensure that the content captured aligns with the established creative direction and supports the Brand vision and goals
Quickly edit and process imagery and/or motion content and optimize for sharing after each shoot
Select and assemble proper camera and lighting equipment based on the client and project needs
Properly maintain camera equipment, including lenses, lights, and accessories
Brainstorm and generate concepts with the Brand team
Research applicable trends and subject matter prior to every photoshoot
Maintain an in-depth understanding of video and photography best practices and procedures
QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWELEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Advanced knowledge of digital still and motion content capture
Ability to use different types of digital camera equipment based on project needs
Deep understanding of all social media channels and the specific types of content needed to resonate with channel-specific consumers
Strong visual skills, including an eye for good lighting, shot composition, and use of color
Understanding of artificial and natural lighting
Extensive knowledge and management of the post-production process including digital capture, editing, color, retouching and archiving
Excellent time management skills, including the ability to meet quick turnaround times, multi-task, prioritize projects and communicate progress and milestones under tight deadlines to leadership
Ability to work in a collaborative environment, take direction and adapt quickly during shoots while maintaining the Under Armour standard and aesthetic
Knowledge of the global video and photography industry including identifying and predicting current and future trends
Creative thinker, team player, and positive influencer
Technical knowledge of digital content capture for stills and video
Strong knowledge of editing and post-production process for video and stills
Adobe Creative Suite (including Photoshop and Premier)
Basic knowledge of audio capture
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
3+ years of experience in sports and/or commercial photography
Bachelor’s Degree in Photography and/or Video
Ability to meet the demands of working on set including moving photographic equipment, climbing ladders, scaffolding, and constructing sets
Must be able to shoot in a variety of weather elements depending on creative direction
80% of job is travel
Managed budget: Relocation may be provided up to a specified amount
BENEFITS AND PERKS (General Corporate Perks):
Paid “UA Give Back” Volunteer Days: Work alongside your team to support initiatives in your local community.
Under Armour Merchandise & Connected Fitness app Discounts.
Maternity and Parental Leave for eligible and FMLA-eligible teammates
Health & fitness benefits, discounts and resources- We offer teammates across the country programs to promote physical activity and overall well-being.
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At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.