|AUDIO VISUAL PRODUCER|
|SEIU Professional Non-Exempt|
|Performs professional, technical, and supervisory work in the development, production, presentation and distribution of training, marketing, information, and publicity photographs and videotapes and digital images of the City of Orlando. Incumbent meets with City and community officials to determine media needs and plans and develops multi-media productions to include photographs, slide shows and videotapes and computer graphics/digital image presentations. Responsibilities also include developing program's goal and objective statements and procuring and maintaining photographic, video, and digital imaging equipment. Employee is required to exercise imagination and initiative in performance of duties. Work is performed under the supervision of the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer and is reviewed through observation of results obtained.|
|Photographs and records individuals, scenes, and events for videotape, slide, and digital/computer presentations, publications, and other media forms using video camera, 35mm cameras, 120 roll film cameras, 4X5 large format cameras, digital imaging camera and tape recorder.
Writes, edits, proofs and assembles video, slide, and other media productions according to user requirements using video editors, cue programmers, audio mixers, and multi-media production computer. Records narration, mixes music, live audio, analog and digital special effects.
Converts color slides and negatives to digital image files using film scanner and edits details, information, scale, and resolution; tracks inventory and stores files on CD-R, WORM, Magneto-optical, Internet and Intranet technologies.
Produces color slides of digital image files using film recorder. Converts file formats, scales and edits digital images using layer and masking techniques.
Transmits digital images via telephone modem, Internet, and Intranet to government and private requesters, and commercial photo labs for use in presentations, brochures, marketing and pre-press operations.
Creates, edits and produces digital image presentations using production software, notebook PC, LCD data-projectors, and amplified audio mixer system.
Serves on the editorial board of City Hallways, and production staff of other City Publications; writes, proof reads, and edits articles, takes photographs, designs and assembles page layouts.
Confers with Department Directors, City Officials, and community agencies to determine scope and requirements of City wide media programs; includes photography, recording speeches, videotapes, television programs, publicity releases, and events.
Edits and screens photographs, videotapes, audio tapes, and products produced by audio/visual staff, and other contributors to be used in City productions, brochures, and media releases.
Produces video tapes, audio tapes, black and white and color photographs, 35mm color slides, and other media forms for City-wide use and release to the public and other requestors for publication in periodicals, television and emergency media releases.
Maintains photographic and audio equipment; insures adequate supplies are available; and maintains applicable records; requisitions materials and supplies by researching vendors and commodity codes, entering data into OMIS computer, entering proper authorization codes, entering receiving data, finalizing order, and forwarding required paperwork to Accounting.
Engineers video, R.G.B. and R.F. broadcast systems in Council Chambers, Agenda and Public Conference Rooms, and the Terrace Multi-purpose room.
Coordinates use of Sheriff helicopter, and private aircraft to provide aerial photography for City-wide requestors. Develops flight plan to provide optimum coverage with minimum flight time.
Develops program's operating procedures, goal and objective statements, and writes progress reports; submits to supervisor for review and finalization.
Interviews, trains, evaluates, and disciplines subordinate employees.
Performs related work to ensure the efficient production of audio/visual presentations.
|Thorough knowledge of modern methods, practices, equipment, materials, and techniques of black and white and color, indoor and outdoor, still and motion photography and film development, and audio/visual production.
Thorough knowledge of PC style computers, high resolution MPEG video capture, windows based digital imaging and editing software, SCSI interfaces, CD-R, WORM, and Magneto-optical technologies, film recorders, and film scanners, and media storage drives.
Skill in the operation, repair and maintenance of a wide variety of audio/visual equipment including cameras, projectors, tape recorders, record players, and video recorders.
Ability to create, edit, manipulate, transform and scale digital images for use in presentations, wireline transmissions, pre-press production, and inventory, storage and retrieval.
Ability to read and interpret electronic schematics.
Ability to process black and white film and print photos in darkroom environment.
Ability to supervise technical personnel and provide consultation on technical media matters.
Ability to perform duties under sometimes adverse conditions such as extreme heights, confined areas, extreme weather conditions, at construction sites, etc.
Ability to climb, bend, stoop, and lift equipment up to 40 lbs.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, City officials, and the general public, and to communicate effective both orally and in writing.
Ability to keep accurate records and prepare periodic reports.
|Bachelor's degree in Communications, Computer Arts, Visual Aids, or related field and two (2) to three (3) years experience in promotional communication and one (1) year as a professional producer; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. A valid Florida Driver's License is required and a special requirement: Must have portfolio to document experience.
REVISED: 1/22/92 - AL
4/21/97 - AL
6/28/02 - VCJ - ch exp. From 1 yr to 2-3 yrs.