Elevate and differentiate the John Deere brand through world class storytelling. Youll touch a gamut of subjects, creating assets and editing stories that help promote equipment, share the customer story, and enhance our rich brand legacy.The ideal candidate will be well-experienced across a myriad of video styles and formats, from short, thumb-stopping social content to longer form editorial-style productions. The work is largely self-managed, but you collaborate closely with internal clients and stakeholders and outside agency partners throughout the editing process.When not working on client projects, you will help curate, cut down, and catalog clips for our internal JD Stock video library.The Editor is a critical part of our larger Visual Services photo/video department, which maintains residency of a 50,000 sqft studio in East Moline, IL.While this roles primary function is working as a video Editor as described above, the candidate will also occasionally assist shoots in-studio and in-field, running grip and operating video equipment.Editing video (70% of the time)Assisting video shoots, in-studio and in-field (20% of the time)Studio help (10% of the time)With minimal supervision, develops and designs company publications, including layouts, mock-ups and final files.Directs, recommends and monitors graphic suppliers including pre-media, printers, illustrators and contracted agencies.Stays up-to-date with current design and production options and determines best approach on design and production so that development is efficient, timely and cost-effective.Ensures work product meets approved company standards and guidelines. Modifies work product if corrections are needed.Plans, coordinates and directs photography shoots.JOB EXPERIENCE FOR Video Specialist:
Four-year University Degree (or equivalent work experience) in related field editing, motion graphics, videographyProven track record of executing a range of video projects smaller promotional videos and social activations to larger commercial editsMotion graphics experience / competency / 2D or 3D animationExperience or familiarity with heavy equipment (ability to operate is a ++)Experience shooting the industries we serve (ag, construction, forestry, turf, etc.)SKILL REQUIREMENTS FOR Video Specialist:
5-7 years video editing experience.Expert working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud, namely Adobe Premier Pro, After Effects and Photoshop or Illustrator.Experience with professional cinema camera equipment from manufacturers such as Sony, Canon, Panasonic, RED.Excellent communication and project management skills, extremely organized with post-production workflow and file managementExpert working knowledge of numerous video camera file formats, codecs, transcoding, and export of appropriately formatted deliverables.Basic working knowledge of video lighting, audio, and general production equipmentProficient in Mac OS operating systems and Microsoft Office SuiteProficient in basic audio editing to achieve the best possible soundCapable of performing physically demanding tasks, including (but not limited to): navigating uneven/rough terrain while carrying gear; working in all weather conditions (very cold to very hot); able to lift and carry gear weighing up to 50lbsAbility to thrive in fast-paced environmentAbility to travel up to 10% of the timeAbility to self-start and work independently as well as follow direction and edit and produce content that effectively captures the intended story or purpose.Why should you choose Epitec?We started Epitec with a single focus, Placing People First. Knowing every good endeavor begins with listening and understanding, weve set about challenging every part of the employment process. Bringing the proper connections together for the perfect fit.How is Epitec different?Epitec gets to know our prospective employees, using these insights to locate the perfect placement for you. We are there, every step of the way. Providing a best-in-class compensation package combined with the opportunity to grow financially and personally through your work.What is the result?Epitec represents the worlds top companies and works to fill their open jobs with the worlds best talent. Thats led to Epitec servicing an impressive list of Fortune 500 companies. Weve also won many awards, including numerous Best & Brightest Companies to Work For awards, four MMSDC A.C.E. Awards, and have been featured in Crains Detroit Business and Corp! Magazine. And thats just the beginning, as we work to innovate the way the world thinks about employment.Join the team that puts you in the right chair.Fill out the form below and attach your resume to join the team that puts you first.