RHS Student Videographer / Photographer

About Us:
RHS Creative Services is an award-winning communications office providing specialized services to the departments of Michigan State University’s Division of Residential and Hospitality Services. The Division of Residential and Hospitality Services is made up of more than 800 full-time employees, 600 part-time employees, and nearly 5,000 student staff covering more than 8 million square feet of space. We operate the largest single-campus dining system in the nation, 26 residence halls and apartments, two golf courses, a tennis center, 23 coffee shops and convenience stores, a student union, a laundry facility, a bakery, a national events arena, a hotel and conference center, construction, maintenance and interior design services, an internal creative services studio, human resources and information technology departments. 

Applicants must be a current MSU student. Applicants are needed to work between 10 to 40 hours per week (scheduling is flexible) through the end of the summer and subsequent fall semester. Employment beyond the Fall 2014 semester is dependent on the office’s needs and the student employee’s availability.

Applicants should be dependable, attentive to detail, accountable and be able to work under deadlines. Applicants should be willing to learn – with professional writers, graphic designers and web programmers on staff, we expect you to ask questions and make the most out of working in a dynamic creative services atmosphere.

Desired Qualifications:
• Working knowledge of Adobe Creative and Production Suite
• Proficient in Macintosh and PC computers and software
• Strong communication skills, both visual and verbal
• Profound attention to detail
• Portfolio must show a cohesive design sense, especially in the areas of lighting, sound, movement, mise-en-scène and editing.
• Design aesthetic must be versatile in execution, and reflect an understanding of form and function as well as a high degree of visual organization
• Must have creative problem solving abilities, using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
• Willingness to embrace learning opportunities

Primary Duties Include:
• Photograph/Video RHS programs and special events
• Photograph/Video for RHS materials, products, services
• Edit images and video using Adobe Creative and Production Suite products
• Capturing client-assigned photographic images for divisional units
• Working to meet submission deadlines
• Performing related tasks as assigned

Interested applicants should email the following to Lindsey Bliss at latourli@rhs.msu.edu before Friday, May 16, 2014.

• Cover letter
• Resume
• Three to five examples that convey skills in videography
• Multiple photography samples that indicate skill levels in capturing images and manipulations via Photoshop. 

Learn more about the Division of Residential and Hospitality Services online at: www.rhs.msu.edu