Position: Video Media Manager
Company: Bentley Systems
Location: Exton PA US
Are you passionate about creating orginal and compelling videos? Do you want to help lead the next phase of our video strategy and delivery? Bentley Systems is seeking a talented and experienced leader who is adept at story telling and developing video content strategies for all types of digitial delivery channels. This position will manage an in-house video production team, create, edit, produce, and direct video projects. To be considered for this position, you must present an online portfolio and demo reel demonstrating your video production abilities. This position is located in our Exton, PA global headquarters and reports to the Senior Director of Media Services.
Identify trends in digital video applications and hardware and new forward thinking technologies to meet new business needs and create new business opportunities.
Proactive in identifying video opportunities and developing the story and producing the content.
Serve as an advisor on the functionality, architecture, and implementation of digital video content delivery across the organization.
Engage with multiple clients/business units/internal stakeholders to understand their project requirements. Help translate those requirements into clear direction, ensuring projects are consistently delivered on time, in scope, and on budget.
Develop and lead overall roadmap for continuing team advancement by recruiting, training, mentoring video team to create a strong, high-functioning, empowered, and self-reliant team of production leaders.
Develop a strong familiarity with Bentley’s solutions, products, and services and the work our users do with them.
Ensure all video projects balance corporate branding and quality standards, while still meeting the expectations of client requests/priorities.
Establish and drive production standards to ensure a consistent portfolio of high quality digital media content. Maintain an internal Wiki site to help proliferate knowledge of video standards and requirements across the organization.
Provide consistent communication back to clients and stake holders on periodical process / workflow changes, project progress, and delivery timelines.
Manage external video resources as needed. Work with consultants on an as-needed for a variety of needs, whether it be video asset support for external projects or bidding / quoting on various project needs.
Organize and maintain efficient workflows for project file structures, consistent naming conventions, and backup / syncronization schedules to ensure file redundancy.
Collaborate with Video Services team to monitor all video requests to meet deadlines. Maintain visibility and open communications regarding the status of all current projects.
Video Editing / Production Responsibilities
Crafting compelling video content from conception to output. Being able to tell a story utilizing creative visual and audio elements is key.
Work with Colleagues to develop and execute captivating creative content and video plans that reflect Bentley’s brand essence and speaks to our target market audiences.
Brainstorm, advise, create, manipulate, and edit film pieces while meeting the needs and specifications of both content authors and production teams.
Ensure the Bentley brand identity is applied effectively using proper production templates throughout all videos.
Review scripts and raw material to create a production decisions based on video scenes’ objectives.
Input music, dialogues, graphics and effects. Create rough and final cuts for review and approvals.
Process webcast videos for posting to website for on demand access to ensure the final product is a polished, professional video for distribution.
Work with international teams to capture videos in local languages and localize videos to other languages.
Coordinate and produce user video interviews.
Requirements and Qualifications
5 years of relevant work experience in the digital media industry including video editing, demonstration of excellent written and oral communications, effective interpersonal skills, strong project management, and strong formal presentation abilities
2 years of management experience in digital media, gathering client requirements, writing process and/or technical specifications, overseeing scheduling and delivery of projects and campaign launches, and working with teams on career development
Experience with using SharePoint or a similar JIRA-type system to track and maintain project requirements and progress
Demonstrable video editing ability with a strong portfolio
Bachelor’s degree in film studies, cinematography or related field
Some travel required approximately 20%
Required software skills
Adobe After Effects
Microsoft Office applications