Creative Media: Aggie Studios Studio Production Director

Contact Information

Name: Jillian Nguyen

Phone: 669-233-1190

Email: jkhnguyen@ucdavis.edu

You can visit the Creative Media website to learn more about them.

Description

Payrate: Volunteer

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes

Options: N/A

Term

Hours per Week: Varies approximately 6 hours/week.

Start Date: Sept. 30, 2020

End Date: June 10, 2021

Logistics

Job Number: 0017-3775-2020

Last Date to Apply: May 24, 2020

Purpose

The Studio Production Director (SPD) ensures the production of creative videos representing UC Davis student life. They oversee all phases of production for a project from concept, through post-production, to final release. With the help of the Assistant Studio Production Director, the SPD heads the Studio Production Department in Aggie Studios, consisting of videographers, editors, project directors, and more. They meet weekly with the team to brainstorm new video ideas and organize a production schedule for each quarter.

Duties

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  • Attend weekly Executive Board Meetings (W 6-7pm) and General Meetings (W 7-8pm)
  • Direct creative projects to highlight student life at UC Davis

  • Reach out to prospective organizations on campus for video features and book shoots with the crew

  • Create production sheets, tailor video teams, and organize all phases of video production from pre-production to post-production

  • Turn conceptual ideas to visual realities

  • Keep in mind the best interests of Aggie Studios, Creative Media, ASUCD, and UC Davis community

Skills

  • High social skills, dynamism, and likability
  • Prioritization and ability to maintain multiple production schedules

  • Impeccable professional communication and writing capabilities

  • Experience in directing and video production

  • Ability to work under a deadline

  • Extensive knowledge of Aggie Studios’ methods of video production (pre-production, filming, editing, etc.)-preferred

Supplemental Questions

  1. Please list previous experience as it pertains to the position.
  2. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
  3. Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.
  4. Please attach a link to your portfolio, reel, or past works.
  5. Please include a cover letter with your application.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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