Video Production Specialist at Quad/Graphics

Posted Jun 23rd, 2016, offered

The Video Production Specialist plans and facilitates studio and field-based video production, including the planning, filming, editing, sound mixing, graphic design and compression output of a wide range of products.


Studio Production

Works in collaboration with clients and production staff to produce a variety of video service products

Plans and directs assigned studio productions; oversees operation of small multi-camera studio; operates video camera, character generation and digital video effects equipment, edit controllers, cameras, hard disk video recorders, video distribution switchers, and audio mixers

Sets up and adjusts studio lighting equipment including fixed and portable light systems; adjusts audio equipment including assorted lavalier, cardiod and shotgun microphones

Works with clients to prepare “B-roll” footage for inclusion in live productions

Provides limited troubleshooting of video, audio and lighting equipment; performs routine equipment maintenance

Makes recommendations to department for software and equipment purchases.

Field Production

In cooperation with other staff, coordinates pre-production and production planning activities

Conducts field-based video production which involves interacting with clients and operating all portable video and audio equipment

Transports and sets up lighting and audio equipment as required; provides limited troubleshooting and maintenance of field production equipment.


Plans and performs video post-production tasks which includes reviewing footage, making editorial decisions, tape logging, rough cuts, audio adjustment, color correction, and final editing

Utilizes computer graphics and special effects for video post-production in accordance with the overall production concepts

Compresses video projects for output; captures recorded video using software and encode media as appropriate; makes video products available in a variety of formats as requested


Bachelor’s degree in telecommunication, video production and/or completion of a certificate program in television production from an accredited technical institute preferred

Progressively responsible experience in a professional video editing/producing environment demonstrating competence in all areas of video production

Professional video production procedures, practices, techniques, and terminology

Studio production with multi-camera shooting


Principles of analog and digital video capture

Professional television production equipment operation including video cameras and recorders, audio recording equipment, file compression, video switching, character generation, graphics manipulation, lighting, and post-production equipment

Advanced computer operations

Standard software applications and advanced video editing software

Proper handling and troubleshooting of broadcast quality video production and post-production equipment

Safety practices related to video production

Operate and maintain a variety of analog and digital video cameras and video editing equipment

Operate computers and relevant systems and software

Creatively plan and translate abstract concepts into effective visual form

Work with other technical and non-technical staff to organize and implement videotaping of instructional or other educational related projects

Work with clients and talent to be comfortable in front of the camera

Adapt video products to fit needs of clients and target audience

Explain various principles of video to clients

Develop and optimize workflow techniques to manage complex video projects effectively and efficiently

Troubleshoot video product complications

Research solutions and make technical decisions

Communicate effectively with individuals and groups

Write and speak clearly, concisely and effectively

Meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities

Research and remain current on the developments and applications of state of the art video production technology

Possession of a valid driver’s license and/or able to provide own transportation in conduct of work assignments

Willingness to travel.

Additional Company Information

They offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.

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