Videographer and Editor

Georgia Department of Transportation - Atlanta, GA3.8

Full-time

GSP031, Graphics & Visual Arts Spec 2 – 16926 Videographer

Pay Grade J

Salary $50,142.00

JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision, provides professional design and implementation of artistic products. As a team member, consults with clients on publication and presentation projects.

JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES: Under general direction, plans and facilitates studio and field-based video production, including the planning, script writing, filming, editing, sound mixing, graphic design and compression output of a wide range of products, and performs other related duties as assigned. Supports Departmental branding, positioning and goals by producing broadcast-quality videos that are illustrative of Georgia DOT’s work across the state; Stays abreast of Department programs and projects and takes initiative to propose new ideas and projects that help accomplish the above; Ensures that videos are of high quality and reflect professionalism of the agencies; Works with manager and offices within GDOT to creatively plan and translate abstract concepts into quality visual form for specific programs and projects when requested; Works with other technical and non-technical staff to organize and implement videotaping of instructional or other educational related projects; Establishes workflow techniques to effectively and efficiently manage complex video projects so that deadlines are met. If unable to meet deadlines due to emergencies, works with other team members and clients to ensure awareness of new delivery dates; Researches and remains current on professional video production procedures, practices, techniques, and terminology; studio production with multi-camera shooting; cinematography; principles of analog and digital video capture; professional television production equipment operation including video cameras and recorders, audio recording equipment, file compression, video switching, character generation, graphics manipulation, lighting, and post-production equipment; advanced computer operations; the developments and applications of state of the art video production technology; Works closely with each GDOT District to provide guidance and video products as requested; works in a collaborative fashion with all team members including District Communications Officers.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

The selected candidate must meet the advertised minimum qualifications to include State Entry Qualifications as well as Agency Specific Minimum Qualifications

STATE ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate's degree from an accredited college or university AND Two years of professional related experience
  • OR Vocational/Technical degree in graphic arts, applied arts, commercial art, fine arts or a related field from an accredited college AND Two years of professional related experience
  • OR Four years of professional related experience or equivalent combination of relevant education, training and experience.

AGENCY SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Three years of progressively responsible experience in a professional video editing/producing environment demonstrating competence in all areas of video production

NOTE: Applicants must provide professional work samples (e.g. links to website, YouTube, Vimeo).

  • Knowledge of: Professional video production procedures, practices, techniques, and terminology; studio production with multi-camera shooting; cinematography; principles of analog and digital video capture; professional television production equipment operation including video cameras and recorders, audio recording equipment, file compression, video switching, character generation, animation and graphics manipulation, lighting, and post-production equipment; advanced computer operations; advanced video editing software (Premier, Final Cut Studio and/or Adobe Creative Suite); proper handling and troubleshooting of broadcast quality video production and post-production equipment; safety practices related to video production.
  • Demonstrated experience in operating and maintaining a variety of analog and digital video cameras and video editing equipment; operate computers and relevant systems and software.
  • Demonstrated experience creatively planning and translating abstract concepts into effective visual form.
  • Demonstrated experience working with other technical and non-technical staff to organize and implement videotaping of instructional or other educational related projects.
  • Demonstrated experience working with other team members, leadership and talent to be comfortable in front of the camera.
  • Demonstrated experience adapting video products to fit needs of clients and target audience.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and optimizing workflow techniques to manage complex video projects effectively and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot video product complications and research solutions and make technical decisions.
  • Possess good communications skills in order to interact effectively with individuals and groups.
  • Possess good organizational skills to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities while still making critical deadlines.
  • Stays current on the developments and applications of state of the art video production technology.
  • Committed to providing quality customer service.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Advanced professional work experience in video production which includes utilizing multiple media outlets to entertain, educate, and/or inform audiences.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL GDOT JOBS

The interview is just one part of the overall selection process and is not the only criteria used to make the final selection. In addition to the interview, the final selection is based on the applicant’s work history and performance (documented in HR and/or Office files), PeopleSoft/employee status (i.e. rehire code), employee performance reviews, personnel file review (HR & Office Files), criminal background check, employment reference checks (including references and commendations from Managers and other relevant documentation) and, for supervisory positions, demonstrated leadership skills based on past and current work history will be considered.

Good Employment Standing:

In accordance with the Interview and Selection Process (ISP), an applicant must have no active disciplinary actions to be in good employment standing. Actions that may disqualify an applicant include letters of reprimand (active for 12 months after issuance date); suspension without pay or disciplinary demotion (active for 12 months from the effective date); Performance Improvement Plans (PIP) and Leave Restriction Plans (active until 12 months after the date of conclusion). In addition, an employee must have an overall e-Performance rating score of three (3) or higher on their most current evaluation. Please note that Memorandums of Concern are not considered disqualifying factors. Human Resources may remove any employee from consideration for selection who is pending a disciplinary action; however, if the action is resolved in the employee’s favor, he or she will be allowed to compete.

THIS IS AN INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL JOB ANNOUNCEMENT.

THIS IS AN UNCLASSIFIED POSITION.

THE SELECTED APPLICANT FOR THE POSITION WILL BE SUBJECT TO A REFERENCE CHECK AND CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK, WHERE APPLICABLE.

PLEASE INCLUDE ALL RELEVANT JOB INFORMATION ON THE APPLICATION FOR CONSIDERATION. ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE PRESCREENED.

UPON PROMOTION, THE SELECTED CANDIDATE WILL RECEIVE 10% or THE GDOT JOB SPECIFIC MINIMUM SALARY, WHICHEVER IS GREATER.

GDOT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $50,142.00 /year

Experience:

  • Video Production and Editing: 3 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)