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Creative Videographer Filmmaker

TITLE: Apply Creative Videographer Filmmaker
Marketing and Communications
LOCATION: Longview
DATE POSTED: 09-01-2022
REPORTS TO: Associate Director for Video Production and Marketing Operations

Office hours are primarily weekdays 8AM - 5PM, but responsibilities occasionally require additional hours and flexibility that can include evenings and weekends.


The Creative Videographer will be responsible for utilizing their unique creative filmmaking and storytelling talent to discover and produce content that communicates the saga and reinforces the strategic brand messaging of The Christian Polytechnic University. As the university filmmaker, this individual is responsible for creating informative, high-impact content and compelling visual stories for regular distribution on the university’s primary marketing and communications platforms. These include but are not limited to the university website, social media properties, video channels, and social and digital advertising. Under the direction of the Associate Director for Video Production & Marketing Operations, this position will work as a part of an agile team of content creators, creative designers, and photographers to produce, refine, and enhance creative projects that advance the university brand.


The Creative Videographer:

  • Captures high-quality brand videography. The bulk of this position involves ‘in-the-field’ video content capture to equip the video team with a best-in-class cinematic stockpile of footage to fuel marketing and communications projects.
  • Serves as the university’s primary videographic storyteller. Consistently develops compelling video content that communicates The Christian Polytechnic story and brings relevant value to university constituents, across all media and primarily toward prospective students and families.
  • Works with the University Marketing & Communications team and cross-campus departments to identify compelling visual stories that support the university’s brand and overarching enrollment strategies.
  • Edits and distributes video content across all university platforms and channels in support of building brand awareness and achieving revenue-driven initiatives.
  • Develops key ongoing relationships with students, faculty and other constituents in order to gather and maintain relevant content.
  • Fully leverages the utilization of the University Marketing & Communications in-house studio and nimbly balances production and post-production workload demands.
  • Originates a creative approach and style of storytelling through video, audio, and motion graphics that fit within the context of the LeTourneau University visual brand identity.
  • Approaches work through a creative lens as a visual storyteller throughout the whole of the process, conceptualizing original ideas for videos used in marketing and advertising, storyboarding, crafting the visual narrative, editing, and polishing the finished product.
  • Maps out thoughtful, targeted approaches to the distribution of video content.
  • Manages and coordinates with student production assistants as necessary for the completion of projects.
  • Organizes and plans video productions within University Marketing and Communications project systems.
  • Creates and maintains archives of b-roll, raw video footage, and completed projects.
  • Takes a lead role in coordinating and maintaining production timelines with talent and support staff. (e.g., faculty, administrators, staff, students, alumni, donors).
  • Takes a lead role in event and video shoot logistics (sets up and strikes all lighting, camera, and audio equipment, directs talent as needed, etc.)
  • Fully leverages available audio and video post-production software for asset management, transcoding, titling, audio mixing, color grading, and media export.
  • Researches and implements new multimedia techniques to keep videos relevant to a modern audience.

Bachelor’s degree in communications, writing, marketing or journalism preferred. Master’s degree and experience in higher education a plus. A robust portfolio and extensive knowledge and proficiency utilizing the latest digital software packages including the Adobe Creative Suite, DaVinci Resolve, Blackmagic Design products, Microsoft Office products, video and photo editing applications, and layout tools. Demonstrated excellence in digital content coordination, graphic design, photography, social media, videography, and a high degree of innovation throughout the professional portfolio; excellent analytical thinking and creative problem-solving skills for visual information design; strong interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills; the ability to function as a part of a multidisciplinary team; the stamina to produce high-quality content in a fast-paced work environment; proficiency with state-of-the-art software and hardware to produce accurate and innovative multimedia projects; and the ability to quickly learn and integrate new tools and technologies to meet customer needs. LeTourneau University seeks a person with an enthusiastic and contagious Christian faith who is committed to Christian higher education that integrates Christian faith with learning.

SALARY: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and other qualifications. LeTourneau University offers an innovative personalized healthcare package with many options including medical, dental, and vision benefits, telemedicine, year-round support, and more. LeTourneau University also provides life insurance, contribution to a retirement program, tuition assistance, and discounts to a variety of campus locations including the Belcher Center, Solheim Athletic Center, and Corner Cafe'

Applications will be reviewed in the order received and will continue until the position is filled. In accordance with applicable provisions of federal law, applicants for employment who are in agreement with the educational mission of LeTourneau University and applicants for admission to educational programs or activities are considered without discrimination on the basis of race, age, sex, handicapping condition, national origin or genetic information. Inquiries about this policy should be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (903) 233-4170.

Applications are required and are available from or from the Business Office, LeTourneau University, 2100 Mobberly Avenue, Longview, TX. Send completed application, and a current resume to:

LeTourneau University
ATTN: Human Resources
P.O. Box 7001
Longview, Texas 75607-7001
FAX (903) 233-4103
E-mail address:


LeTourneau University is the premier Christian polytechnic university in the nation where educators engage students to nurture Christian virtue, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and serve the local and global community.

LETU is a Christ-centered, interdenominational institute of higher learning offering more than 85 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, aviation, business & technology, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, nursing, psychology & counseling and theology & vocation. LETU's 2,700 students represent nearly all 50 states, more than 30 foreign countries, and around 50 different denominational groups.

LETU is consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges," and the engineering program is ranked nationally. LeTourneau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at to award associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. LeTourneau University's engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: 410-347-7700. The Carnegie Foundation classifies LeTourneau University as a Master's (Comprehensive) University II.

The 162 acre main campus is located in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of over 190,000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. It is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.

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