The Opportunity

The Government Communications Department is looking for an incumbent for the position of Media Design and Production Manager, to lead all aspects of video editing and graphic activities to ensure highly efficient, service oriented delivery of the department practices. Key areas includes: Coordinates all aspects of the production process for promotional videos, and assists the Graphic Artist and Web Editor in the development of graphics and multimedia promotional materials for the University. Provides design concepts, story boards artwork and technical oversight for the production of all multimedia publications.

The Responsibilities

Manages effectively the day to day activities of the department staff. University faculty and any outside contractors, vendors or freelancers employed to assist with publication activities.

Creates and maintains and manages a high quality, unified visual identity that permeates Zayed University’s visual image.

Identifies, complement and builds on the existing unified visual identity that permeates the University’s print and Web publications.

Monitors workflow of projects relating to timelines of projects with staff, camera crews, stock footage library’s, News archives broadcast news stations Audio recording studios and other vendors.

Designs and develops accurate multimedia DVD’s that result in availability of on brand and timely information to target audiences.

Manages the entire process of video production, working with the Director of Publications and the video client to determine content and scripting, and with filming and production vendors as required

Selects, edits and mix analog and digital video footage for promotional videos

Prepares video graphics, animation and special effects for use in university promotional videos and other multimedia projects

Works closely with individual University departments, colleges and units to assist in design and production of promotional videos as needed

Assures quality control of the video or multimedia project, overseeing sound mixing, final production, and every aspect of the process

Compiles and maintains a library of new stock video footage from which selected clips can be chosen and edited for individual videos

Coordinates closely with the Media Services Technician to provide video footage through original filming or access to university video archives

Directly films digital video footage as required

Manages and coordinates video filming with external production company when required

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