Media Producer, Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Internet/Online/New Media, Non-profit
Job Duration: Full Time
Job Location: New York, NY
Job Requirements: The Metropolitan Museum of Art seeks an experienced Media Producer to lead the development, presentation and implementation of public-facing digital technologies and educational multimedia to support the Museums collection, exhibitions and related activities. Media projects may include media-rich digital resources, interactive installations, video and audio tours.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversees digital media projects from conception through completion, serving as the primary contact for internal and external parties.
  • Creates and executes project proposals, specifications, and budgets; develops and manages multiple concurrent project plans; helps to shape and define the experience of the Museum visitorboth physical and virtual; and ensures quality and consistency across media product lines.
  • Serves as media project team leader, working with content creators, designers, media specialists, external contractors, and editors, and production staff.
  • Responsible for creating media that meets the interpretative goals of curatorial and education staff, along with objectives from other stakeholders.

Experience and Skills

  • 5 years experience in educational media production, visual or moving image arts, digital communications, or related field, is required.
  • Strong project management, communication, collaborative, and organizational abilities are essential.
  • Currency with new developments in multimedia solutions, technologies, delivery, and UI design is ideal.
  • Must have solid experience developing and managing budgets and project plans.
  • Ability to supervise and work with video crews and audio engineers is required.
  • Must be able to produce multiple projects on time and within budget.
  • Energy, enthusiasm, initiative, and innovation are key qualities for this position.

Knowledge and Education

  • BA or BS required; advanced degree with a concentration in digital media, digital communications, visual or moving image arts, desired
  • Technical familiarity and expertise with media editing tools and software, such as Final Cut Pro, is necessary.
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