- Atlanta, Georgia, United States
- Creative Direction
- Comm. and Creative
Employee classification: 12 Month Hourly Staff FT
Posting Text: SCAD Atlanta seeks an extraordinary photography/videography producer to oversee creative projects from conception to completion, while working meticulously with relevant stakeholders, including project managers, photographers, videographers and video editors, stylists, faculty, staff, students, and more.
In this full-time position, your primary responsibility will be the research, scheduling, coordination, and production for all elements of photo and video shoots for print, social, PR, marketing, and beyond. Working under the senior director of visual media, you will establish and pursue an engaging visual aesthetic and brand identity across all of SCAD’s institutional photography and videography. You will build strong working relationships with assigned schools and various departments within the university and coordinate with relevant university resources to prepare locations for photo and video shoots from setup to breakdown.
As a photography/videography producer, you will supervise the progress of each initiative from ideation to post-production and delivery. You will cast, lead, commission, and coordinate the creative and practical talent involved in each project from models to vendors needed for re-touching, makeup, and hair. You will help guide necessary legal and payment paperwork, from media releases to invoices, permits, and more. Among other duties, you will also research, scout, and assess ideas for photo and video requests; serve as the onsite producer for assigned live events; organize shooting schedules; and be available to assist other producers and photographers as needed.
The successful candidate experiences the world through a highly creative visual lens and thrives in social situations. The candidate should be personable and able to use enthusiasm to create an atmosphere that allows high-profile visiting artists, shy students, and busy staff/faculty members alike to feel comfortable and open. A strong attention to detail and deadlines is essential, as is a knack for problem-solving. The candidate should be active in the photography scene, including media organizations and award submissions. Staying current on creative and technical skills is vital. A background in photography styling, public relations, and marketing is a bonus.
Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline
Relevant professional experience in communications, media studies, photography, film, television, information technology, multimedia, and/or broadcasting
Ability to travel domestically and internationally
Ability to work outside office hours, including weekends and holidays
Valid driver’s license
Work Hours: The university work week is Sunday through Saturday. Most offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. In order to accommodate business needs, employees may be assigned to other work days and/or hours, including weekends and evenings.
ADA Tag: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.