Job Type

Creative Videographer – Assistant Director

Position Summary: The Creative Videographer will be responsible for overseeing video, both original and acquired, for worship services, special events, ministry departments, social media, and web. The position will be focused on creating compelling promotional videos, recurring weekly videos, ministry videos, and oikocentric videos.

This role requires someone who is innovative and works to stay current with trends in video capture and editing to help accomplish HDC’s vision. This individual will be expected to create collaboratively with other members of the Communications Team. Performs other duties as assigned and will have growing responsibilities.

The Creative Videographer Assistant Director must be passionate about leveraging the medium of video to reach the lost, work to stay current with trends in video capture and editing, have the ability to adapt as trends and styles change, and a willingness to help proactively solve ministry problems. This role requires a knowledge of video cameras, video editing software, and audio capture techniques. 

Principal Working Relationships: This role reports to HDC’s Creative Minister, but shares responsibility in supporting the overall success and effectiveness of the Communications Team.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Plan, direct, shoot, and produce video content for weekend services, under the direction of the Creative Minister.
  • Collaborate with designers on the Communications team to brainstorm and create compelling video content for HDC and Oikos social media channels.
  • Ability to use creative and technical problem-solving skills in a wide variety of filming settings to successfully record video and audio for event advertisements, social media communication, worship elements, and stories. 
  • Make decisions about which tools (various camera and microphone types, accessories such as sliders and gimbals, etc.) and techniques are appropriate to use for different styles and settings of shoots to most successfully achieve the goals of each project.   
  • Provide videos in appropriate formats for use in services, web and social media.
  • Perform high-quality, on time, detailed work with minimum supervision under deadlines.
  • Acquire appropriate releases and copyright licensing for all projects.
  • Participate in monthly all staff meetings and other meetings when necessary.
  • Oversee the scheduling and maintenance of HDC’s equipment lending library.
  • Train ministry teams how to best leverage lending library equipment.
  • Develop, train, and leverage volunteer team to help with filming projects.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience; this must include at least 2 or more years of professional videography and editing experience.
  • Foster a positive, proactive, collaborative, and creative work atmosphere.
  • Exceptional customer service. Approaches each project as an opportunity to serve.
  • A team player that thrives in a collaborative team environment, exemplifies a positive “can do” attitude and fosters an attitude of professional excellence.
  • Excellent videography, lighting and editing skills, experienced in directing talent.
  • Ability to give attention to detail while also maintaining the ability to see the bigger picture.
  • Able to manage feedback from multiple parties.
  • Organized and able to manage multiple projects, work quickly, and hit deadlines.
  • Capability to perform various tasks related to post-production (Editing and motion graphics).
  • Experience working in complicated film and sound situations (ie: low light, group interviews, noisy environments, music, etc.).
  • Proven ability to take projects from beginning to end (Concept to production to final edit)
  • Keep current with the latest developments and trends in video production.
  • Proficiency with Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop and other Creative Cloud products.

Required Submissions: Please include a link to your work or attach a PDF of your portfolio with your resume.

Physical Demands: The Creative Videographer is required to: stand, sit, walk, bend, stoop, or crouch. The Creative Videographer is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted.

Salary Description
$47,000 - $56,000 per year