Digital Media Producer

Recruitment #1810-DMPRODCPR4-001

Introduction

WHY JOIN US

Hillsborough County Government provides employees with careers that are both professionally and personally rewarding. With a wide range of independent agencies to choose from, the opportunities within Hillsborough County Government are endless! You are not just an employee within the government, you are an ambassador and business partner making a huge impact within our community that helps shape our future.

WHY WE EXIST

Our mission is to provide effective quality service at a reasonable cost with courtesy, integrity and accountability in a manner that protects and enhances the quality of life of our diverse population.

JOB OVERVIEW

Performs digital media production related duties with the lowest priority, complexity, and utilization of resources. Has knowledge of digital media and television production techniques, language, equipment, and applications. Performs minor technical assistance.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A Bachelor's degree in Mass Communications, Radio/TV Broadcasting, Film, Education Media, Advertising, Public Relations, Digital Media, or other mass communications field; and
Two years of experience producing television or video programs; and
Possession of a valid Driver License.

OR

An equivalent combination of relevant education (not less than a high school diploma/GED), training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted above; and
Possession of a valid Driver License.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals

WORK CATEGORY

Heavy work - Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds or force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to stand or sit for long periods while paying attention to the proceedings.
  • Ability to lift gear weighing up to 75lbs individually, or heavier with additional assistance.
  • Ability to work on ladders and high places.
  • Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, and holidays

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below:

  • Project Development:
    • Research projects, develop ideas and concepts, and write compelling scripts to serve a specific goal and a targeted audience.
  • Project Pre-Production:
    • Use and update project management applications to keep project participants up-to-date.
    • Collaborate, coordinate, and produce projects efficiently, while ensuring resources and budgets are planned, requested, and monitored.
    • Search and identify the best talent, locations, props, costumes, equipment, and other assets to maximize the quality of the project.
  • Project Production:
    • Serve in the capacity of any crew position needed for a shoot.
  • Project Post Production:
    • Log and transcode media to and from multiple formats.
    • Edit videos creatively while maintaining proper pace and ensuring that project goals and audience targets are met.
    • Color correct and grade media to create the proper tone and look for the story being told.
    • Animate elements in 2D and 3D to illustrate concepts and problems.
    • Design graphic elements that help advance the story and fit the overall look and tone you’re trying to convey.
    • Find or develop music tracks and sound effects that help enhance the mood of the project.
  • Project Distribution:
    • Develop an influencer list and send the finished product to them. Track all influencers to see who contributes most to viewer engagement.
  • Meeting/Event Production:
    • Event staging of lights, audio, platforms, truss, projectors, screens, cameras, and set design.
    • Setup, testing, and run-through to ensure meeting and event equipment and personnel is operating as expected.
    • Design and generate graphic and video assets.
    • Receive and publish real-time captioning data from the vendor.
    • Setup and monitor VOD and streaming channels.
    • Serve as the event/meeting director, technical director, robotic camera op, camera op, floor director, on-air graphics (CG) op, audio mixer, agenda tagger, and a/v support technician.
  • Technical Assistance:
    • Assist engineer with setup, commissioning, and troubleshooting equipment.
    • Serve as IIO (IT) liaison to move, install, configure, and troubleshoot office computers. Create helpdesk tickets and assist IIO with the troubleshooting of hardware and software issues.
    • Provide networking support, to configure computer and production devices to work on various networks.
  • Training:
    • Determine junior staff’s strengths and weaknesses, and develop and hold training programs that address them.
  • Reporting/Office Work:
    • Analyze viewership and provide reports to management.
    • Manage a procurement card to buy production and office related items and create expense reports.
    • Create invoices to charge other organizations for our services, generate inter-organization charge forms to be processed by our business analyst.

      JOB SPECIFICATIONS

      • Knowledge of digital media and television production techniques, language, equipment, and applications.
      • Knowledge of depth of field, bokeh, color correcting, LUTs, dynamic range, sensor size, resolution, color sampling, gamma curves, frame rates, bit rates, and codecs.
      • Knowledge of lighting design and staging.
      • Knowledge of digital and analog audio recording.
      • Knowledge of digital video and audio editing.
      • Knowledge of 2D and 3D animation.
      • Knowledge of transcoding processes.
      • Knowledge of live event staging and event production.
      • Knowledge of industry standards and practices for media archiving, cataloging and storage.
      • Knowledge of RAID based, digital tape (LTO-series), and other methods for archiving audio, video, graphic, and project files.
      • Knowledge of signal standards for broadcast television to include digital and internet transmission technologies.
      • Knowledge of project management software and workflows.
      • Skill setting up and operating digital and analog media and television production equipment.
      • Skill in operating digital video cameras in the studio or on-location, as well as using camera support systems or hand-held.
      • Skill in the operation of small and large chip cameras including action cameras, drones, 3D cameras, digital video cameras, HDSLRs, digital cinema cameras.
      • Skill in setting up lighting in the studio or on-location.
      • Skill in green screen lighting and capture.
      • Skill in digital video editing using a multi-track, multi-cam editor enabled editor.
      • Skill in color correcting and grading.
      • Skill in creating graphics, effects, and animations.
      • Skill in planning productions, events, and projects.
      • Ability to communicate technical info to non-technical users.
      • Ability to trouble shoot hardware and software.
      • Ability to problem solve issues.
      • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
      • Ability to organize in a logical and understandable manner.
      • Ability to interview others on camera.
      • Ability to determine and meet or exceed client needs.
      • Ability to lead and direct others toward a specific goal.
      • Ability to engage in group collaborations to come up with concepts or ideas.
      • Ability to recognize strengths and weaknesses in self as well as others.
      • Ability to meet deadlines.

         

         

         

         

         

         

      Conclusion

      WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU

      We offer much more than the competitive pay you expect. We value our employees and Hillsborough County Government is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. And because we understand that no two people are exactly alike, you can choose what best suits the needs of you and your family.

      • Health Plan: The County pays towards health insurance premiums for all employees. Employees can select from two (2) healthcare plan options. Coverage is effective the first of the month following thirty (30) days of employment.
      • Dental Insurance: Employees are eligible to enroll in the dental coverage and choose from four options: High DMO, Low DMO, a network Open Access Plan, and a PPO. Coverage is effective the first of the month following thirty (30) days of employment.
      • Vision Care: Employees and their dependents are eligible to enroll in the vision coverage. Co-payment coverage includes exams, lens and frame, as well as an allowable contact lens expense. Coverage is effective the first of the month following thirty (30) days of employment.
      • Employee Assistance Program: This program provides all employees and family members with professional, confidential counseling sessions. All employees and dependents are afforded up to six (6) free visits per Plan year. Coverage begins on the first day of employment.
      • Tuition Reimbursement: Employees may be reimbursed up to $1,000 (undergraduate), $2000 (graduate) per fiscal year for classes at an accredited college or university for courses that enhance your ability to perform your current job duties.
      • Holidays: Employees receive up to twelve (12) paid holidays per year.

      Visit our Benefits page for more exciting details.

      Veteran’s Preference:

      Do you qualify for Veteran's Preference? Preference will only be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation that clearly shows dates of service, campaign awards or medals received, and character of discharge (DD-214 Member-4 or Service-2 copy) to support entitlement to preference must be provided at the time of application.

      Equal Opportunity Employer:

      Hillsborough County Government provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Hillsborough County Government complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

      Hillsborough County welcomes and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, and persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons in the application and testing process. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation requests will be on a case-by-case basis.

      Hillsborough County Government expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Hillsborough County Government’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge

      Hillsborough County is a drug free workplace.

      Response/Recovery Activities:

      Employees are required to participate in response/recovery activities in response to an emergency or natural disaster affecting County operations and/or its citizens. In such situations, every effort will be made to maintain operations, but employees will be assigned to carry out response activities suited to their skills and capabilities. *MON*