AOPC - Digital Multimedia Specialist (21-26)

Posted

September 21, 2021

Department

Communications

Category

Professional

Location

Harrisburg

Status

Full-Time Hire

Schedule

M-F

Starting Salary

$63,095 - $74,652

Description

This is a highly creative and advanced technical position responsible for all aspects of art direction and production for video, audio, photography and multimedia productions used to communicate Judiciary messages. Products and services are utilized by the Supreme Court and all courts of the Unified Judicial System, jurists, other high-ranking officials, state agencies and community organizations, consumers, legislators, boards and commissions. Work is assigned by the Communications office but is performed independently.

Primary Duties

  • Leads project from inception to completion by meeting with client to determine project requirements. Strategically plans project by storyboarding, planning shots and equipment needed, creating sets, blocking actors, and anticipating audio needs.
  • Responsible for all aspects of video and art production. Sets up and operates professional, broadcast quality video cameras, recorders, lighting, audio, drone technology, teleprompter, switchers and mixers.
  • Provides production planning and technical execution of camera and lighting setups for both cinematography and photography as well as all phases of post-production including graphics, editorial, color grading, sound, and delivery.
  • Creates complex motion graphics, social media graphics, animations and designs to be included in video, internet and multimedia programming.
  • Performs editing and post-production of video and multimedia activities including interpretation of written scripts, storyboards, selection of visuals and other images, selection and purchasing of music, closed captioning, recording of sound effects and narration tracks, and design of graphics and animations.
  • Prepares and creates 2D/3D design and motion graphics for use in promotional, educational, and training videos as well as broadcast television, social media and website design support.
  • Serves as the photographer for the UJS and its related entities including producing professional grade portraiture for use on websites and other communication and social media outlets.
  • Responsible for procurement and management of all audio, video, lighting, and photo equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or a related field; AND
  • Three years of professional video, audio and multimedia production experience.
  • An equivalent combination of education, experience, and / or training may be considered.

Additional Requirements/Preferences

  • Submission of video/resume compilation reel to communicationsoffice@pacourts.us required.
  • Satisfactory criminal background check required.
  • Occasional overnight, statewide travel required.
  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • Proficiency with professional level digital video, audio, and multimedia software on a Mac platform required.
  • Proficiency with 2D/3D motion graphic software and post-production workflow systems required.

Unified Judicial System Hiring Policy

The Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania recruits, employs, and promotes the most qualified applicants without regard to their political affiliation, race, color, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, or other non-merit facts or considerations. Reasonable accommodations will be provided to applicants with disabilities as may be necessary to ensure that all applicants are given a fair and equal opportunity to compete for all employment positions. Applicants who need accommodation for an interview should request so in advance. UJS hiring and employment policies and procedures are intended to conform to all applicable state and federal laws governing fair and non-discriminatory hiring and employment practices and are subject to change as necessary to remain in compliance with such laws.

Applicants requiring accommodation, for any part of the application and/or interview process, should contact Human Resources at (717) 231-3309.