Assists the creative unit and Director of Photography in file storage, meta tagging, student athlete content distribution, communications digital file distribution, editing, and covering Mississippi State Athletic events.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists in digital file management of athletic events in order to provide images for press releases, HailState.com, social media, public relations and archival purposes; is able to provide images to staff quickly while on assignment for use on social media. Performs editing, correction, archival and file storage in a timely manner; follows department procedures for filing, documenting and maintaining images. Collaborates proactively with administration and colleagues to ensure consistent output of high-quality photos. Assists in management of INFLCR tool in order to properly deliver digital files to student athletes in a timely manner. Collaborates with campus IT and creative staff to properly manage file storage on Isilon Server. Plans photo composition, analyzes subject matter, exercises artistic judgment and has a professional knowledge of Canon cameras and lenses. Assists with the overview and education of student photographers within the department. Utilizes creativity as well as knowledge of lighting, composition, camera/lens combination, and editing software such as: Adobe Photoshop, Photo Mechanic, Lightroom, etc. Collaborates with Marketing, Communications and Director of Photography to determine needs for posters, graphics and social media that support the Hail State brand; assists with the planning and production of studio photo shoots. Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Photography, Graphic Arts or related field, with one (1) year of experience in Digital Strategy.
About Mississippi State University
Mississippi State University assigns a high priority to the implementation of its equal opportunity policy and to maintaining an inclusive environment. The realization of this priority requires the cooperation of all members of the University community, each of whom must take responsibility for ensuring that work and learning environments are free from discriminatory behavior of any kind. The University community should be guided not only by what is legally required, but also by fairness, working together to ensure that the University clearly and unequivocally demonstrates commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, values the contributions of every individual, and benefits from its diversity.