This position is funded for 2 years and will be extended contingent on additional funding.
The Multimedia Content Producer will serve as a content production professional within Gopher Digital Productions, the multimedia arm of Minnesota Athletics.
The position will report to the Director of Digital Production and Digital Content Manager within Gopher Athletics and primarily work to build video and motion graphics features for Gopher Athletics web properties and in-game entertainment purposes.
The position will be a member of Gopher Digital Productions’ creative production staff, producing multimedia content for use across multiple platforms, including, but not limited to web, mobile, social media, in-venue entertainment and television.
Other duties include but not limited to:
Motion graphics content creation from conception through completion using Adobe After Effects or similar software
Production of multimedia content (motion graphics and video products) for in-stadium, television, digital and mobile platforms using non-linear editing software such as Adobe Premiere Pro.
Collect footage using cinema and DSLR video cameras at Gopher sporting events, practices or at staged shoots (e.g. interviews or similar setting)
Video storytelling and crafting a compelling narrative through multimedia
Employ basic video lighting techniques
Participate in new content development including idea creation, research and concepts to help reach organizational goals
Provide basic oversight, supervision and training of student production employees
Assist in advancing the department's mission, vision, and strategic plan including its commitment to equity and diversity
BA/BS degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Art or related field plus 2 years professional experience, or 6 years combined equivalent education and experience.
Extensive knowledge of Adobe After Effects or similar motion graphics software, including building creative designs from scratch while following organizational brand standards and best practices.
Available at least 40 hours per week to work on projects, including some night/weekend hours.
Willingness to work fluctuating hours including occasional evenings, weekends and holidays
Ability to travel (likely less than 5% of work hours)
Experience working in a collegiate or professional sports environment in a similar capacity
Gopher Athletics offers 25 NCAA sponsored Division I sports and participates in the Big Ten and WCHA conferences. This position works in a creative and collaborative team environment where change is embraced and innovation is encouraged.The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the acade...mic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail email@example.com or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).Background Check InformationAny offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.