As Northeastern University continues to experience tremendous momentum, we seek a Post-Production Specialist to bring innovative ways to inspire and engage our audiences through exceptional visual content, delivered in a variety of settings. A key player on a fast-paced, three-person video team, the Post-Production Specialist has expertise in producing animation and live-action projects from conception to delivery. This creative video production professional reports to the Director of Video and works alongside the Videographer/Assistant Producer, wielding expertise in video editing, visual effects, motion graphic design, animation, color grading, and sound design, to advance our fundraising mission.
The Post-Production Specialist executes the assembly, and completion of news and gift stories, short documentaries, event videos, and marketing pieces like sizzle reels. S/he brainstorms project ideas with fundraising clients, develops storyboards for approval, collaborates with other production staff to establish visual strategy and collect visual assets, and delivers quality rough and final cuts in a timely manner. This person also assists with organization and archival efforts to maintain necessary access to footage and projects of the Advancement video team.
The ideal candidate will take on ambitious and challenging projects, adding new skills and experiences to his/her portfolio. Advancement team members value big ideas and support one another by sharing their feedback, time, and talent. The Post-Production Specialist should enjoy working in a collaborative environment where creativity, initiative, passion, and humor are highly valued.
Bachelor's degree in Art/Design, Communications, TV/Radio/Film, or related field
3–5 years of related professional experience
Deep knowledge of relevant Adobe Creative Suite post-production applications (Premiere, After Effects, Encoder, and Prelude), color grading software, and sound editing applications
Familiarity with video camera use
Familiarity with graphic design concepts and tools (Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator)
Fluency with codecs, web standards, and analytics as required for effective project publishing
Proficiency with 3D animation software (Cinema 4D or Maya)
Social media familiarity, especially video sharing platforms
The ability to work well with diverse audiences, manage workload independently at times, and oversee ongoing projects concurrently
Willing to work occasional evenings and weekends
Filming, web coding/design, or photography experience are definite plusses
Requisition Number: STFR005023
Internal Number: 58114
About Northeastern University
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.