Oct 25, 2021

Multimedia Producer- Entry to Experienced Level

  • National Security Agency
  • Fort Meade, MD, USA

Job Description

NSA Overview The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive of classified national security information. Multimedia Producer's in the Engagement and Policy Directorate create multimedia products that convey customers' messages in support of their mission. They lead and/or contribute to video productions by participating in activities such as concept development, writing, audio/visual recording, editing, animation, and end product creation. As the Agency's official video production facility, the NSA Video Center is here to support the NSA workforce. Our team of highly-skilled and industry-experienced video professionals have the expertise, storytelling skills, and deep understanding of Agency policy needed to convey each organizations message to the right audience, in the right way. From creative development, to scriptwriting, recording, editing, animation, and sound design, we deliver award-winning video products to support the mission. We are looking for an artistic individual to become the newest member of our team as a Multimedia Producer. As a member of our team, you will be responsible for creating professional, visually-pleasing videos for the workforce. You will be a part of a team and will assist with coordinating each assigned project from concept through completion consulting extensively with clients to elicit project requirements and establish and communicate timelines and milestones. You will collaborate with team members as needed to ensure technical solutions are implemented to meet project requirements. The successful applicant will have good communication skills, be well organized, with demonstrated strong skills as a video producer, script writer, editor and camera operator. A portfolio showing recent examples of your video work demonstrating your shooting, editing, video script writing, or animation skills is required. A digital portfolio is required as internal/external URLs. Applicants without a current portfolio will not be considered. This ideal candidate should be familiar with the video production work flow and have extensive experience as a producer, videographer, or animator and some video script writing experience. Familiarity with Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, and experience as a video / cinematic camera operator is also highly desirable. Video Center Multimedia Producers are required to be able to work independently and also as part of a team. They must be able to serve as both leaders who can bring a team together to complete a production and team members to contribute to another production under the guidance of another producer. Multimedia Producers must be able to work with customers, stake holders and managers across organizational lines. Multimedia Producers must also be willing to go where the project leads them and be prepared to travel TDY when required. The responsibilities of a Multimedia Producer include: ' Analyzing corporate or customer requirements to develop, design, and deliver communication strategies or products ' Conceptualizing, coordinating, and producing video productions. ' Developing and disseminating multimedia products, integrating text, computer graphics, conventional art, photographs, or other media. ' Drafting storyboards for production and editing video products. ' Operating production equipment (for example, audio, video, projection, and lighting). ' Recording live, staged, or scripted productions (for example, events, and interviews). ' Applying guidelines for ensuring that information and/or materials are accessible for persons with disabilities. ' A desire for continual learning and who possesses strong communication (oral and written), problem-solving, analytic, and interpersonal skills. ' Customer service & requirements oriented ' Able to work effectively (independently and/or within teams) across functional areas in a collaborative environment ' Able to manage multiple tasks with competing timelines and deliverables ' Adaptable and resilient ' Ability to translate written/verbal themes and ideas into appropriate visual design. ' Ability to visualize and create effective, communicative videos. ' Ability to cope with a variety of tasks and priorities, short deadlines, and evolving requirements. ' Ability to participate and collaborate in a team environment. ' Ability to effectively communicate with customers, management, and team members.

Communications personnel at the National Security Agency (NSA) provide NSA with the means to build capacity through timely and effective tailored communications to inform, educate and inspire. Examples include building state-of-the-art websites and web applications for the Agency intranet, performing closed captioning at a live event, designing logos, publishing reports, and maintaining/safeguarding records.

Salary Range: $49,157 - $78,167 (Entry/Developmental) *The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position. Entry is with a Bachelor's degree and no experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 4 years of relevant experience, or an Associate's degree plus 2 years of relevant experience may be considered. Degree must be in an Art, Design, or related creative field (e.g., Graphic Design, Communication Arts Technology, Web Design and Development, Media Arts, Film Studies, Visual Arts, 3D Animation, Industrial Design, Digital Video Production, Mass Communication, Marking, Radio, Television, and Film, Digital Photography, and Gaming Design). Relevant experience must be in at least one of the following multimedia platforms: video editing, graphic design, photography, broadcasting & streaming, audio, animation, interactive/interface design, web design & development, and accessibility and usability analysis. Salary Range: $72,750 - $113,362 (Full Performance) *The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position. Entry is with a Bachelor's degree plus 3 years of relevant experience, or a Master's degree plus 1 year of relevant experience, or a Doctoral degree and no experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 7 years of relevant experience, or an Associate's degree plus 5 years of relevant experience may be considered. Degree must be in an Art, Design, or related creative field (e.g., Graphic Design, Communication Arts Technology, Web Design and Development, Media Arts, Film Studies, Visual Arts, 3D Animation, Industrial Design, Digital Video Production, Mass Communication, Marking, Radio, Television, and Film, Digital Photography, and Gaming Design). Relevant experience must be in at least two of the following multimedia platforms: video editing, graphic design, photography, broadcasting & streaming, audio, animation, interactive/interface design, web design & development, and accessibility and usability analysis. Salary Range: $103,690 - $134,798 (Senior) *The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position. Entry is with a Bachelor's degree plus 6 years of relevant experience, or a Master's degree plus 4 years of relevant experience, or a Doctoral degree plus 2 years of relevant experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 10 years of relevant experience, or an Associate's degree plus 8 years of relevant experience may be considered. Degree must be in an Art, Design, or related creative field (e.g., Graphic Design, Communication Arts Technology, Web Design and Development, Media Arts, Film Studies, Visual Arts, 3D Animation, Industrial Design, Digital Video Production, Mass Communication, Marking, Radio, Television, and Film, Digital Photography, and Gaming Design). Relevant experience must be in at least two (and preferably more) of the following multimedia platforms (i.e. video editing, graphic design, photography, broadcasting & streaming, audio, animation, interactive/interface design, web design & development, and accessibility and usability analysis) and include working on or producing large-scale multimedia projects. Formal or informal leadership is required.

The ideal candidate is someone with a desire for continual learning and who possesses strong communication (oral and written), problem-solving, analytic, interpersonal skills, and is: ' adaptable ' resilient ' customer service & requirements oriented ' able to work effectively (independently and/or within teams) across functional areas in a collaborative environment ' able to manage multiple tasks with competing timelines and deliverables Knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas is preferred: ' Adobe Premiere and After Effects (required) ' Adobe Photoshop ' Adobe Illustrator ' Pro Tools ' Cinema 4D ' Maya ' DaVinci Resolve

This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday.