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Assistant Director of Creative Video

University of Utah
Utah, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 11, 2024

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Assistant Director of Creative Video

Job Summary

The Assistant Director of Creative Video will work as part of the creative team to ensure the production of high-quality, compelling videos and other creative audio and visual content for Utah Athletics. The Assistant Director of Creative Video will assist in determining the creative and visual storytelling direction for Utah Athletics and help push the Utah brand forward. Teamwork, communication, cinematography, and editing will be critical skills for this position. The Assistant Director of Creative Video will produce content for select Utah Athletics teams, including, but not limited to, highlight/interview packages, behind-the-scenes features, student-athlete profiles, long-form stories, other feature content, social media content, branded content, and fan engagement videos. This position will creatively tell the stories of a team's student-athletes and staff through various channels while constantly evaluating and enhancing content. Performs other duties as assigned.
An excellent benefits package is included (see for a full description of the benefits package):
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Paid parental leave
  • Excellent health insurance options that are both affordable and allow for access to care through the University of Utah health system
  • Tuition benefits
  • Options for short-term and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, and HSA/FSA savings plans are available.
  • Free Trax/UTA pass during employment

This position will work with the creative team at Utah Athletics to generate fun, engaging, next-level video content for broadcast, venues, and social media. This position must work collaboratively across multiple departments, including marketing, communications, broadcast, branding, and team personnel while demonstrating proficiency and creativity in non-linear video editing, color correction, and sound design, using mainly Adobe Creative Suite. Proficiency as a cinematographer in both studio and live sporting event settings along with creative lighting and studio setup also will be required. This position will assist in the content creation for Utah Athletics Big 12 Now/ESPN+ broadcasts. Motion design and Adobe After Effects experience is preferred but not required. This position will require managing several tasks or projects simultaneously. Organization and ability to manage and label footage is critical. This position will require a flexible work schedule that will include nights, weekends, holidays, and occasional travel.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Journalism, or a related field, or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience), plus three years of directly related experience in instructional or commercial television required.


Special Instructions
Please provide a reel of your previous work

Requisition Number: PRN38205B
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Work Schedule Summary:
Department: 00327 - Athletics Department
Location: Campus
Pay Rate Range: DOE
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: No

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