Massachusetts Institute of Technology — MITx Videographer / Senior Editor

MIT Open Learning seeks someone to act as the main videographer and editor for filming and editing video content for MOOCs (massive open online courses).  Will be involved in all phases of educational video creation, including development, preproduction, production, and post-production activities; operate field and studio audio visual equipment, configure and operate advanced video camera systems; and operate editing equipment and post-production software packages.

Responsibilities:

  • Shoot and edit compelling video content for online courses
  • Edit high volume, short- to mid-form video content to turn raw footage into seamless video content for MOOCs
  • Review cuts with faculty to create strong video content that serves their needs
  • Operate both as a “one-person band” and as part of a team on larger, more involved shoots
  • Handle the set-up and up-keep of video equipment and lighting

A full description is available at https://openlearning.mit.edu/about/jobs.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or its equivalent
  • At least three years of professional experience in all areas of video production
  • High-level proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud applications, with an emphasis on Premiere Pro, Photoshop, After Effects, and Illustrator
  • Strong understanding of video formats, CODECs, and video file container types
  • Knowledge of camera technology, camera file types, and dynamic range, including extensive knowledge of DSLR and video cameras (Sony A7 series, Canon C-series, etc.) and basic audio recording equipment
  • Solid understanding of lighting equipment and techniques
  • Understanding of audio equipment, audio processing, and microphone techniques

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in film, videography, or related field   

Candidates without a reel will not be considered. Please provide a link to your portfolio as part of your resume or cover letter.

This is a temporary, one-year position, renewable on an annual basis.

Interested candidates may apply online at https://hr.mit.edu/careers.  Please reference job number 19935.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin. MIT’s full policy on nondiscrimination can be found at https://policies.mit.edu/policies-procedures/90-relations-and-responsibilities-within-mit-community/92-nondiscrimination.

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