Upper East Side
Job Opening: Junior Video Shooter/Video Editor Jobs
Location: Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College, CUNY
Schedule: Flexible, full time equivalent 35 hours per week, part-time 19-21 hours per week
Start Date: Available immediately
Closing Date: Open until filled
Compensation: $18-30 per hour based on experience and qualifications, interns $14-20
The Centro Media Team/Video department is looking for a highly skilled Junior Video Shooter/Editor. We're looking for responsible individuals to work with our team of creative professionals to develop high‐end videos and multimedia content in support of our mission. Candidates should have strong video shooting skills and be detail oriented. Production and editing skills are a plus. As a Junior Video Shooter/Editor you will be assisting the Media Team. This is an opportunity for those wanting to gain additional experience on all the areas of shooting and production.
Conduct video shooting onsite and off‐site. Must demonstrate sophisticated aesthetic, technical skill, and knowledge of current shooting trends. Perform all aspects of video shooting, including but not limited to: Transport and set up lighting, camera, audio equipment; On‐camera scene/set for field shoots; Lighting, camera, audio and scene setup for studio shoots; Videotape interviews, events and b‐roll in single camera or multi‐camera configurations; Transfer and save files of single or multi‐camera footage according to tight scripts and storyboards or loose producer guidelines; To assist with production, and to edit‐scripted videos, short and long‐form.
Bachelor's or associate's degree preferred in media studies, video production or comparable field.
2+ years experience in video production environment a must.
A working understanding of Final Cut and/or Adobe Premiere
Experienced with audio recording and monitoring equipment
Strong knowledge of video ingest and logging process, transcoding, formats and standards.
A professional demeanor is expected as well as a strong attention to detail.
Ability to prioritize and manage numerous projects and complete them within a given time frame
Strong lighting techniques and product photography
Strong time‐management skills and ability to prioritize and juggle concurring projects
Must be able to think creatively to solve unique problems on the fly
Must be highly motivated, and able to work well alone and as part of a team.
Bilingual ‐ Fluency in English a must and competency in Spanish preferred.
Forward cover letter, resume and link to your professional reel via e‐mail to José de Jesús,
Associate Director for Operations, Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College, CUNY. The subject line of the email should read: Centro PR Video Shooter
About the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College:
Centro is the only research institute dedicated to the study and interpretation of the Puerto Rican
experience in the United States. We produce and disseminate relevant interdisciplinary research. We
also collect, preserve and provide access to library resources documenting Puerto Rican history and
culture. Our organization values collaborations with Latinos, Caribbean and other populations sharing
similar social conditions and challenges. We regard such collaborations as an essential ingredient for
promoting social solidarity and advancement for all people. Hunter College, located in the heart of Manhattan, is the largest college in the City University of New York (CUNY). Founded in 1870, it is also one of the oldest public colleges in the country.
Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.