Videographer - (Job ID 5052) - Houston, TX

Location Houston, TX
Date Posted March 3, 2017
Job Type Contract
Salary $41/hr



To operate video camera and videotape equipment for original and assigned electronic field production (EFP), studio, or remote programs; perform pre-and post-production editing of videotapes; perform related work.


1. Videography. Typical duties: Determines what camera equipment is necessary for the project at hand.

Transports, sets up, and operates various production equipment including cameras, audio and video recorders, lighting equipment, props, and microphones for location and studio production

Operates and maintains proper levels and calibration of cameras, audio and video recorders, and other production equipment;

Operates professional portable videotape equipment and EFP equipment; positions and focuses video cameras to determine appropriate shots of persons and objects;

Operates sound recording equipment; visualizes how production fits into overall program; may operate portable lighting equipment; may provide work direction to other staff.

2. Pre- and post-production editing. Typical duties: works with producer to determine content and format of videotape productions; duplicates and inserts program segments on master tape; operates professional linear and non-linear editing equipment such as time-base corrector, film chain equipment, television production switcher, character generator, audio board, and video switcher.

3. Production. Typical duties: some positions work with the director and producer, and set up props, check microphones, determine lighting needs and camera placement; may produce and direct a program and arrange for guests; may prepare various production forms when producing and directing a program concerning copyrights, cue sheets, facilities, and art requests.

4. Specific duties. The candidate will primarily be video-taping our Agency Services video series, our quarterly associate meetings, filming executives at their desks, filming Q&A sessions, talk shows with multiple cameras, light and sound set up, etc.

5. Photography. This person to take head shots for associates and executives. Background setup, camera setup, lighting, etc. are all aspects that should be considered for personnel headshots.



  • Education: High School diploma or equivalent;
  • 5 -7 years operating professional portable electronic field production (EFP) and videotape camera equipment; operating sound recording equipment; composing sequential shots; anything else related to the successful recording of various types of events, marketing materials, etc.
  • Ability to create animated videos

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