Video Production Specialist Needed

12 Jan 2024

Video Production Specialist Needed (educational video production & upgrading)

Northwest Media, Inc. is a 30-year-old small privately owned business located in Eugene, OR. Since 2005, NWM operates a website that provides online, self-directed training for foster, kinship, and adoptive families around the world. We are seeking an educational video production specialist to join our team to continue the development of our highly interactive video courses. This is a long-term position that requires creativity, high-level production skills, excellent communication, and commitment to being a team player. The candidate for this position will work with another core video production team member, a full team of script writers, content experts, and our in-house software engineers to produce highly interactive training videos and bring older course content up-to-date.

This is an in-office position, located in downtown Eugene.

Northwest Media Mission

We are a multimedia company dedicated to improving the lives of children in care by strengthening the families and agencies that support them. We produce evidence-based, practical training approaches to address the complex challenges caregiving families face.

Northwest Media Culture

Does this sound like the work environment you would like?

We are a small, stable independent company with a global vision

We strive for profitability while providing a human response to the individuals and agencies we serve

We are a talented and resourceful group, collaborating with specialists to develop exciting new products in support of our mission

We value our employees and their families, and work with them to meet their needs.

We expect team members to take initiative and responsibility, and to use their talents to explore new approaches

We are guided by a policy of honesty and transparency

Main Duties and Skill Requirements of Educational Video Production Specialist

Pre-production (scripts/previews/storyboard)

Review and identify necessary course assets with production team, determine if existing assets are adequate or need updating

Manage talent recruitment and auditions

Brainstorm and dialogue with script writing team and programming dept. (if updating old courses, this includes generating solutions for potential revisions)

Produce segment of potential course for review and/or scratch track/storyboards, give and take critique

Creation of style guide

Production (shoot/record)

Maintain and operate AV recording equipment used in our in-house studio

Operate our teleprompter

Set up three-point lighting

Adhere to NWM educational course production standards while recording

Post production (edit/export)

Edit using Adobe pipeline for post-production process. This includes: Premiere, After Effects, Audition, Illustrator, and Photoshop

Compositing in Premiere and After Effects

Creating motion graphics to reinforce educational content

Iterate multiple drafts of course during constructive review process

Consult with programming team for assets necessary to create interactives

Export video using encoder presets

Organization and Maintenance of Assets

Organize and manage production files, with the ability provide any information requested from these files, at any time

Identify assets in need of updates

Other requirements

Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds. Shooting on location requires lifting and the carrying of gear.

Must have valid driver’s license and insured vehicle.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID.


Up-to-date knowledge of photography, videography, audio engineering, and Adobe

Understanding of codecs, exporting & importing, converting & compressing

Familiarity with creating content for web distribution

Familiarity with ADA compliance

Understanding of creating scalable and aesthetic components

Ability to work in Windows environment

Graphic design experience a plus

Personal Skills

Big picture thinking while paying attention to details

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to adjust approach over multiple rounds of feedback

Ability to participate in inclusive team discussions

Ability to set and meet deadlines

Self-directed work ethic, able to stay on task and honor reasonable production deadlines

Team spirit, ability to receive and give constructive critique

Patience, persistence, and willingness to learn

Interested in new technologies for the purpose of delivering better user experience

Competitive Salary and Benefits

(after regular employee status is achieved)

Health insurance

PTO with 7 paid holidays

Simple Plan Retirement Program & more

Check Out Our Websites

Please respond in email with cover letter, resume, and examples of past work by January 28th, 2024 to: Lee White, Northwest Media, Inc.

We are an equal opportunity employer

Job Posting Ends: January 28th 2024

  • ID: #50857640
  • State: Oregon Eugene 97401 Eugene USA
  • City: Eugene
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job type: Full-time
  • Showed: 2024-01-12
  • Deadline: 2024-03-12
  • Category: Tv/film/video/radio