Photographer/Visual Story Teller

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Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Full-time; Days
Roswell Park offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Description of Duties

Creates dynamic visual stories by documenting and capturing moments while meeting Roswell Park’s high standards of excellence; captures photo, video & audio elements that produces compelling and engaging news and heartfelt/emotional feature stories in a deadline driven environment. Assignments will include by are not limited to events pertaining to medical/scientific faculty, Administration, Public Relations, Marketing, Planning and Development. Oversees the day-to-day operation, assignment and technical direction of photo shoots assigned by the by the Executive Director, Creative & Content Technology.


The applicant must have a Bachelor's degree and the equivalent of four years of full-time experience in photographic, audio and visual production; or an Associate's degree and the equivalent of six years of full-time experience in photographic, audio and visual production; or a High School Diploma or High School Equivalency and the equivalent of eight years of full-time experience in photographic, audio and visual production. The preferred candidate will have experience with environmental portraits from CEOs to housekeeping staff as well as photojournalistic shoots including event photography. The candidate will also have experience with studio lighting both on location as well as in a studio environment.  The preferred candidate will have knowledge and experience with the latest digital cameras and software including Adobe Creative Cloud, experience with video filming and editing, will understand metadata and have experience posting to social media sites. Candidates must be open to capturing and engaging with emotional content, such as, a cancer patient's journey.

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