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Ideum

Photographer / Videographer

Creative Services – Corrales, New Mexico
Department Creative Services
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation DOE

Ideum designs and creates create exhibits that evoke wonder, awe, and surprise, but that also tell important stories about science, art, history, and culture that have a lasting impact. We are committed to creating visitor-centric interactive experiences of substance delivered in immersive and exciting ways. We do this through software, custom hardware, and audio visual design and development.

Ideum also designs and produces multittouch tables and large touch displays. We've sold our products in more 40 countries around the world to a wide variety of clients. We are located in scenic Corrales, New Mexico (near Albuquerque and an hour from Santa Fe).  Please see our website to learn more about us: http://www.ideum.com

 

The Position

The Photographer/Videographer will use photos and video to tell the rich stories behind our wide range of exhibits and hardware/software products . The ideal candidate will have the ability to work completely independently or collaboratively with Ideum’s designers, developers,  and producers. The specialist will work directly with our museum and corporate clients, but will also help promote our unique touch table hardware and software products, and help showcase our creative exhibit work.

Ideum is a dynamic but demanding place to work. We compete globally against other top technology and design firms mostly located on the coasts. Although we are located in a more relaxed part of the country, our business is quite fast-paced and depends heavily on the timely creation of detailed, high-quality images and video narratives. We have high expectations for this position as it plays a critical role in telling our stories, bringing in new leads, and sharing new ideas and products. We're looking for someone who is as passionate about the work as we are and who wants to create great media.

We are looking for a specialist who has demonstrated experience with photography and video, and who will bring energy and a prolific approach to publishing on our social media channels. We have a large presence on Instagram, Flickr, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube and would like to grow our audiences there and in our other channels.  Experience with Photoshop and video editing software is essential. Motion graphics or other software experience is very helpful. Ideum has great stories to tell (please see our portfolio: www.ideum.com) and we’re excited to welcome an individual who can help us tell them in a consistent and compelling way.

The Photographer/Videographer will have a strong eye for detail and the ability to quickly produce attractive photographs and video, sometimes on short deadlines. The ideal candidate should feel as comfortable in the studio as they do in the field, and have demonstrated skills throughout the process of producing high-quality videos, including storyboarding, lighting, directing talent, post-production, and dissemination. The effectiveness of the position will be measured through the quality of media gathered and the quality of the work in post-production and in publishing.

Qualifications

Applicants should have the following qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in commercial photography and video demonstrated in published work
  • Experience with Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects and/or equivalent software programs
  • Demonstrated written and excellent verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Team player who can work well with others
  • Dependability and commitment to results
  • Highly motivated, tenacious, a prolific publisher
  • Knowledge and experience with  video encoding 
  • Experience with product photography
  • Experience with lighting
  • Journalism experience, a strong plus
  • Degree in photography, journalism, the arts or other related field, a plus
  • Experience with writing, a plus
  • Experience with AV, a plus
  • Knowledge of PC systems, a strong plus

Essential Functions

  • Participate in media gathering: photography and video
  • Post photos and video to various social media channels with descriptions, tags and keywords
  • Help with photography and videography for blog posts portfolio pieces
  • Work with our Creative Services group in producing videos or editing photographs for clients
  • Possible travel for projects and assignments
  • Keep track of photo releases, oversee photography and video equipment and supplies
  • Participate and organize posting to various media channels including but not limited to: YouTube, Flickr, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, Vimeo, Pinterest

How to Apply

  • Please include a resume, cover letter, and any relevant work samples. No phone calls or walk-ins please. PLEASE NOTE: *Applications without a cover letter or portfolio will not be considered

Benefits
This is a full-time position (40 hours) on-site in Corrales, New Mexico. The position includes full health benefits (after 90 days), Dental insurance, plus long-term and short-term disability and life insurance.

Also included is a company-matched 401K Safe Harbor Profit Sharing Plan (available after one year of employment). Pay is based upon experience. NO PHONE CALLS OR WALK-INS.

  

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  • Location
    Corrales, New Mexico
  • Department
    Creative Services
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
  • Compensation
    DOE
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