Videographer

Remuneration:Basic salary 
Location:Johannesburg
Type:Contract
Company:JAM International


Purpose of the job:                                                                                                                            

A videographer’s responsibility involves shooting, audio and editing. He/she is responsible for JAM’s photo and video libraries including images and affiliate’s video material for promotion and TV. Videographer works in the JAM video production studio, in remote locations, and is part of the post-production team editing and preparing hard and soft copy’s of videos, and other video and multi-media productions, working with JAM events and documentaries. He/she will also assist the video production manager where needed.

Summary: The videographer will be part of the team who shoot footage and does editing. The videographer will accomplish the bulk of the technical tasks related to production and post-production. He/she will transport, set up, and operate equipment; and assist with staging and set preparation in the studio or in the field. The videographer will work closely with the Video Production Manager to execute from concept through to completion. Keep footage library in order.

Specific responsibilities include:
  • Determine what camera equipment is necessary and obtains equipment.
  • Maintain all equipment in good working order at all times and stored in safe, clean environment.
  • Transports, sets up, and operates production equipment including cameras, audio, lighting equipment, props, and microphones for location and studio production.
  • High standard of operating and maintaining on cameras, audio and other production equipment
  • Populate and maintain video and photo libraries.
Additional responsibilities may include:
  • Supports the team throughout the production process, which may include finding interview subjects, creating graphics, and presenting to donors and affiliates.
  • Helps to sustain and guide creative process.
  • Assists in maintaining material for web and multi-media to document the JAM's progress.
  • Up to date with new trendy editing and shooting techniques and teaching other editors
Key skills/competencies
  • English is essential
  • Creative ability
  • Good organisational skills
  • Editing
  • Fast and willing learner
  • Multi tasking
  • Working with Apple Mac
  • Editing with Adobe Premier
  • Speaking other languages
  • Valid passport
Education required
  • Matric exemption
  • Computer literacy
  • Diploma in Video preferred
  • Experience required
  • Five years of working in film industry.
Limits of authority
  • All studio equipment
  • Safe keys
  • Office keys
  • Alarm code
Resource requirement
  • Resource requirement
  • Technical resources
  • Internet access
  • Internal and external e-mail


Posted on 13 Feb 07:26

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