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Photographer and Videographer

Company: Loras College
Location: Dubuque
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Loras College is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an educational and work environment that is inclusive, rich in diversity, and supportive of all students, faculty, and staff. Individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.POSITION SUMMARY. The Marketing Communications department at Loras College announces a full-time opening for Photographer/Videographer. This position will lead visual storytelling, create engaging videos and photos, and bring the Loras brand to life. This college-wide role requires an individual with a collaborative mindset, commitment to inclusion, excellent interpersonal skills, and a passion for both photography and videography.This position will plan and manage all aspects of multimedia production using creative thinking, strong project management skills, editing expertise, and a knowledge of the best practices in photography and digital media for various platforms. In addition, this person will be responsible for managing photo and video equipment and developing and maintaining a digital asset management system.Candidates should be able to work periodic after-hours assignments (nights/weekends) to cover events.Essential Functions include:

  • Utilize the Adobe Creative Suite with proficiency in Photoshop, Premiere Pro, and After Effects for editing and motion graphics creation
  • Familiarity with all aspects of digital quality and output: file size, light, and color balancing.
  • Oversee all media requests providing photography, videography, and live streaming services while performing the planning, production, and post-production of photo/video shoots.
  • Work collaboratively with other members of the marketing department, as well as admission and alumni offices, to ensure overarching goals are being achieved.
  • On-location and studio photography skills including maintenance of studio equipment.
  • Experience operating drones for capturing photos and videos.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to produce quality work in tight timeframes, as well as adapt to changing business needs and deadlines.
  • Experience with social media and production requirements for multiple social media channels and a continuing understanding of emerging visual communication methods and trends for their use in social media.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE. Bachelor's degree in marketing, communication, media studies, photojournalism, or related field is required. Minimum three years experience in multimedia role.COMPENSATION. Commensurate with qualifications, education, and experience. Fringe benefits include medical/dental/life/disability insurance, flexible spending plan, retirement plan, tuition remission program, membership to AWC Fitness Center and Graber Sports Center/San Jose Pool, free admission to many college events and free off-street parking.APPLICATION PROCEDURE. First, applicants must go to: https://loras.applicantpool.com/jobsThen, complete the application and upload the following:
    • Cover letter
    • R--sum--
    • Portfolio link.A portfolio must be submitted with your application. Please provide a link to the following assets: 1) photography samples with a range of events, photojournalism, portrait, lifestyle, and/or editorial styles; 2) videography samples with a range of styles and lengths. Preferred variations would include feature stories, event promotion, social, typography, and/or motion graphics.
      • Applications will begin review on June 20, 2022.THE COLLEGE. Founded in 1839, Loras College is a Catholic, primarily undergraduate, liberal arts institution that includes pre-professional and career preparation programs, as well as several graduate programs. The Loras College community embraces the core values of truth, respect, responsibility, excellence, and service that define the way we work, behave, and relate with others. These values align with our college mission: Loras, as a Catholic liberal arts college, creates a community of active learners, reflective thinkers, ethical decision-makers and responsible contributors in diverse professional, social and religious roles. The student body consists of approximately 1,500 students, over 90 percent of whom are full-time undergraduates.THE COMMUNITY. Loras College's 60-acre campus is located on one of Dubuque's highest bluffs, overlooking the Mississippi River at the junction of the states of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin, about 3 hours west of Chicago. Dubuque's population is approximately 65,000 and its nineteenth-century architecture is woven into limestone bluffs and provides a picturesque backdrop to the river landscape. Many residential and commercial areas have been designated as historical districts to preserve Dubuque's unique heritage. Its strong education base supports numerous cultural activities, and in addition, there are sporting events, shopping facilities, schools, and churches that are convenient to its residents. The climate has marked seasons with a comfortable summer, cool spring and fall, and a winter that encourages a variety of sports that have in recent years attracted a growing tourism industry.

Keywords: Loras College, Dubuque , Photographer and Videographer, Advertising , Dubuque, Iowa

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