Film/Video Director

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Employee classification: 12 Month Hourly Staff FT

Category: Staff

Posting Text: SCAD seeks an experienced film and video director for its location in historic Savannah, Georgia.

In this full-time position, your primary responsibility will be to develop film and video projects that communicate SCAD’s brand, goals, and stories based on the overall strategies of the visual media department. You will direct and produce short, targeted films for variousSCADinitiatives, including documentary, television, advertising, and special-project use. Among other duties, you will also ideate, pitch story ideas, develop creative and technical filming approaches, and produce approved concepts into finished films.

The successful candidate is confident, creative, and can use stellar interpersonal communication skills to motivate others. The candidate should have a strong grasp of streaming protocols, file formats, codecs, and encoding, as well as an understanding of basic streaming concepts (e.g., differences between streaming, downloading, progressive downloading, on-demand files, live broadcasting, etc.). Organizational and time-management skills are essential as this position involves managing multiple project deadlines simultaneously. The candidate should also respond positively to feedback and be willing to make necessary changes.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline

Two to five years of experience in film, television, information technology, multimedia, or broadcasting
Experience managing budgets and with the direction and creation of elevated imagery to convey a concept or story

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