STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group A16

Class No. 1843

MULTIMEDIA TECHNICIAN IV

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs highly complex (senior-level) multimedia operation and production work. Work involves overseeing the design, preparation, and production of audiovisual materials using photographic, audio, and visual equipment. May assign and/or supervise the work of others. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Oversees the installation, adjustment, and operation of audiovisual equipment such as cameras, lights, and microphones to film and record multimedia productions.

Oversees the editing and review of multimedia files for production using computer-assisted and other special effects audiovisual equipment.

Oversees or performs computer-assisted editing and programming for television productions.

Conceptualizes, analyzes, designs, composes, and directs creative audiovisual productions, including planning for the use of talent, the visualization of scripts, and the use of graphics.

Coordinates with and advises agency staff and media users regarding creative and technical aspects of production.

Plans and organizes production structure and all aspects of video production.

Establishes production quality standards, operating procedures, and production procedures for a multimedia audiovisual studio.

Produces and directs audiovisual training, public presentations, and broadcast-quality television productions for statewide distribution.

Advises staff on the capabilities and applications of the audiovisual facility.

Evaluates equipment specifications and requests, makes recommendations for the purchase of equipment, and coordinates equipment purchases and maintenance.

Designs electronic media installations and constructs new and modifies existing circuitry and equipment.

May assign and/or supervise the work of others.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in audiovisual techniques. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in radio, television, film, communications, or a related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of video production, editing, recording, computer graphics, and animation; of quality multimedia; of the use and application of repair and maintenance test equipment and tools; of the kind, capacity, and purpose of voltage circuits, switches, fuses, instruments, and meters associated with electronic equipment; and of instructional methods and techniques.

Skill in the use of production, recording, developing, testing, and maintenance of audiovisual equipment; and in the use of a computer and applicable software.

Ability to operate audiovisual equipment; to interpret instrument and meter readings, wiring diagrams, schematics, and blueprints; to communicate effectively; and to assign and/or supervise the work of others.


State Auditor’s Office

Revised 9-1-17