Manager of Multimedia Production

    • Job Tracking ID: 83057-278401
    • Job Location: Schaumburg, IL
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: January 15, 2019
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: February 4, 2019
    • Accepting external applications?: No
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Job Description:

The manager of the Multimedia Production team will work closely with Learning Development, as well as other key stakeholders to oversee and assist in the production of broad range of video assets including training videos, product videos, recruiting videos, social videos, best practice videos, how-to videos, hosted internal communications, and other resources. The Manager of Multimedia Production will also handle the management and development of the multimedia production team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously, working closely with Learning and Development and other key stakeholders to set project scope, priorities, deadlines, and schedules
  • Build and maintain a production calendar; prioritize workflow across the production team and manage from concept through completion
  • Check in frequently to understand status of all projects, redirect resources if necessary in order to meet shifting priorities and deadlines
  • Arrange and lead project planning meetings, to include intake of the project, storyboarding and regular milestone checks
  • Excellent project management and people leadership skills; provide daily leadership, management and coaching to multimedia team;
  • Ensure on-time execution and delivery of video productions for internal and external audiences
  • Oversees the technical and creative decisions regarding: locations, lighting, shooting angles, placement and type of microphones, other audio needs, production issues
  • Source on screen talent for video production and provide coaching where needed
  • Collaborating with a range of both internal and external stakeholders to produce assets for Paylocity and its respective departments as assigned
  • Conduct video equipment maintenance
  • Keeps current with the latest developments and trends in video production

Experience and Skills:

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of management and professional experience, preferably demonstrating accomplishments in a learning and SaaS environment
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Cloud applications (Premiere, After Effects required; Photoshop, Illustrator, Audition a plus)
  • Experience with shooting and editing live video as well as with a green screen and other locations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office 2003-2010 products (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and Adobe PDF documents
  • Strong attention to details, policies and procedures with the ability to identify and recommend improvement opportunities
  • Capable of making quality decisions quickly
  • Demonstrated ability to build trust with colleagues and customers
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of integrated teams in a fluid environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with people at all organization levels.
  • Ability to work primarily on site with occasional nights and weekends where needed.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with multimedia authoring tools such as Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, Camtasia, or Lectora
  • Industrial and training content creation experience
  • Experience with motion graphics and ability to assist in the creation of art that can be repurposed in other formats (e.g. infographics)