Job Description

We are looking for an experienced visual storyteller skilled in both videography and photography, with a deep interest in science, to join our Communications team. The ideal candidate would have to be flexible and willing to attend evening and weekend events if required. This a part-time position, 20 hours per week, based in Santa Fe. 

Core Responsibilities 

  • Record events and life at SFI through photos and videos
  • Create videos about SFI’s research for web and social media
  • Build photo essays and multimedia materials to complement SFI news
  • Archive and maintain visual materials for the SFI Communications team

Required Skills & Experience

  • Strong eye for visual compositions and narratives
  • Experience producing and editing videos for web-based platforms
  • Well-versed in communication skills
  • Willingness to take initiative, collaborate, and develop concepts and ideas
  • Interview skills, especially when filming scientists and researchers
  • Openness to receiving constructive feedback
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Perform under tight deadlines

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in film studies, visual arts, communications, science or a related field
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience in photography, videography, or similar role
  • Ability to work in both studio and non-studio environments
  • Proficiency with media software such as Final Cut Pro, Adobe Photoshop, etc.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in a scientific and/or non-profit organization
  • Ability to create animations, infographics, and data visualizations
  • Knowledge of HTML and familiarity with content management systems

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The Santa Fe Institute is an equal-opportunity employer. Women and members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply, as are individuals who have taken unconventional paths in their careers.