The University of Louisiana at Lafayette Athletics Department is seeking a qualified Assistant Director of Creative Video. This position will report directly to the Director of Creative Video. The Assistant Director of Creative Video will develop, film, produce, and create progressive video, graphic, and animated motion projects to highlight and feature Ragin’ Cajuns Athletics in a prominent manner to the general public via the department’s digital and social media channels, official website, and in-venue video displays.
- Work to advance the brand of 16 nationally recognized sports programs and provide organizational content using original and creative design concepts. - Collaborate with staff from throughout the Department of Athletics will be required to develop, maintain, and grow the Ragin’ Cajuns’ visual identity, including influencing advertising and marketing efforts, facility enhancements, ticket sales, and other promotional materials, as needed. - Create content to be deployed in local, regional and national television, as well as in targeted materials for prospective student-athletes during the recruiting process. - Plan and produce content tailored to be delivered in both daily and weekly intervals to the general public, as well as partner with staff from the Department of Athletics’ communications, digital strategy, creative video, creative media, broadcast operations, and marketing staff, when necessary, on large-scale projects that will impact strategic initiatives and objectives for the entire department. - Supervise student interns, associates, and full-time employee(s) assigned to creative video projects. - Other duties as assigned.
- Ability to work extended daily hours, evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed. - Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution. - One (1) year of working in sports video production, including creative storytelling experience; strong knowledge of filming, photography, editing, color grading, audio mixing, and production required. - One (1) year experience with Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe After Effects finalization required. - One (1) year experience working in athletics at a college/university or comparable preferred. - Experience in working with deadlines and turning around of high-quality projects from point of inception to finalization of production on a day-to-day basis required. - Demonstrated skill in social media content generation, skill in interpersonal communication, collaboration and prioritization of work assignments required.
- Exhibit excellent written and verbal communication, organizational, public relations, interpersonal, customer service, and supervisory skills when working with student-athletes, faculty, staff, coaches, and administration. - Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others; commitment to working with multi-cultural populations. - Have strong work ethic and be a person of high integrity and character who shares a commitment for knowing and complying with NCAA, Conference, and Institutional rules as they apply to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Athletics program. - Ability to work extended daily hours, evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
The mission of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is to offer exceptional education informed by diverse world views striving to develop innovative leaders who advance knowledge. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges accredits the University, which offers undergraduates and graduates degrees in the arts, sciences, and professional programs. The University is a public research university with high research activity, an enrollment of over 18,000 students and 800 faculty members. UL Lafayette is the largest of nine universities in the University of Louisiana System. The University offers degree programs in 55 undergraduate disciplines, 15 post-bachelor certificates, seven graduate certificates, the master’s degree in 28 disciplines and the doctorate in 10 disciplines. Additional information about the University is available on the University webpage at http://louisiana.edu./
Located midway between New Orleans and Houston, Lafayette is the heart of Louisiana’s Acadian-Creole region. The city of over 126,000 is part of the Lafayette-Acadiana area, which has a total population of 616,000 and is one of Louisiana’s fastest-growing metropolitan area...s. Lafayette serves as the base of Louisiana’s offshore oil industry, as well as the financial, retail, and medical center for South-Central Louisiana.
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