The photographer/videographer is responsible for is responsible for capturing, editing, and creating a wide variety of visual media content that will support Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiologyâ™s missions in clinical care, education and research. This driven, talented and collaborative professional understands image-making as a means to tell vivid stories and build brand, depicting the promise of our trainees and faculty, the wonder of scientific discovery and the potential of biomedicine to advance human health.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Plans and executes photography and videography, per the assignment and on deadline, for the MIR Marketing department.
Meets with staff, faculty and others to plan photography and videography; scouts feature image ideas and proposes new ways to tell the MIR story visually.
Advances innovative digital technologies as storytelling tools.
Works under the supervision of the Senior Graphic Designer for the purpose of critiquing photography, advising on pictorial matters, updating photography and videography brand guidelines and performance standards and planning for upcoming assignments.
Edits images and video, applies digital post-production techniques and prepares visual assets for digital and print publication.
Notes accurate information about the who, what, when and where of each assignment for identification purposes.
Enters visual assets into the digital asset management system.
Manage poster production, including printing, mounting, trimming and distribution.
Performs any other appropriate tasks as assigned.
Bachelor's degree with a specialization in photojournalism or visual communication.
Demonstrated skill in photojournalism and/or marketing photography.
Familiarity with digital asset management software.
Experience photographing patients and families in sensitive situations; and photographing medical and scientific subjects.
Willing to learn about complex biomedical concepts and explore how to convey them visually.
Comfortable working with people, solving problems and taking initiative to get things done.
Skilled in light, color and composition; able to work with available conditions; able to enhance with artificial lighting and otherwise modify environments to achieve best results.
Solid understanding of and commitment to professional best practices and procedures in photography and the highest public relations standards.
Strives for visuals that convey authenticity and emotion.
Adept at a team-based approach to creative concept development, proposing, evaluating and refining ideas with colleagues and campus partners.
High degree of proficiency in using digital image/video products, such as Adobe Creative Suite as well as experience with other editing, graphics and sound software.
Understands how to translate the creative brief or news assignment into publication-ready photography.
Comfortable photographing medical procedures, including surgeries and not be squeamish about blood, needles, etc.
Excels in all technical aspects of digital image-making, including expert-level ability in Photoshop and post-production abilities and has a passion to continue learning new skills.
Experienced in using Capture One Pro, Lightroom, Photo Mechanic, Adobe Bridge and other types of professional photography software.
Attention to detail and ability to plan organize, prioritize and implement a variety of tasks and projects.
Ability to document photos clearly, precisely and accurately so that all pertinent information is recorded with photos, including appropriate release forms.
Commitment to diversity and inclusion, respectful and accommodating of differences.
Commitment to work within the university's established organizational structure.
Commitment to independent higher education in general and to Washington University in particular.
Bachelor's degree and at least four yearsâ™ professional experience with the news media or public relations.
$52,000.00 - $88,800.00 / AnnuallyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
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Up to 22 days of vacation, 10 recognized holidays, and sick time.
Competitive health insurance packages with priority appointments and lower copays/coinsurance.
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WashU provides eligible employees with a defined contribution (403(b)) Retirement Savings Plan, which combines employee contributions and university contributions starting at 7%.
Wellness challenges, annual health screenings, mental health resources, mindfulness programs and courses, employee assistance program (EAP), financial resources, access to dietitians, and more!
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