Videographer/Editor - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


Core Creative provides contemporary and innovative multimedia production solutions to Intelligence Community customers. The videographer/editor will work with our team of creative professionals to develop high-end visual collateral to convey and help define USG messaging. The products you create here will be visible to the highest levels of IC leadership and will often have a direct impact on mission.

The ideal candidate will thrive in a dynamic, collaborative, and fast-paced creative environment. This person will feel comfortable wearing different hats across a wide-range of products. Scripted videos, short and long-form documentaries, animated promos, re-enactments, web series, podcasts, and engaging and interactive web based training modules are some of the flagship products across our portfolio.

We’re looking for a candidate who can not only help contribute as a videographer/editor on day one, but also someone who has extremely honed hands-on production skills. Having specialized production experience will be highly favored during the interview/consideration process. We’re especially looking for individuals with advanced lighting experience, audio recording knowledge, portrait and event photography skills, After Effects animation, 360 Video, VR, Projection Mapping, Motion Design, and any relevant previous experience with 3D modeling and motion design – Maya, Cinema 4D, Houdini or similar.

This position is primarily located in Chantilly, VA, with frequent on-location video shoots across the Washington Metropolitan Area. Intermittent domestic and foreign travel may also occur.

All candidates MUST have a TS/SCI clearance with CI polygraph for consideration.

Job responsibilities include:

Filming and editing concurrent projects.

Serving as primary videographer on single camera shoots and second or third camera as dictated by the producer / director.

Working alongside producers to capture and edit events / scenes as scripted.

Collaborating with production teammates (producers, animators, graphic designers, audio engineers, and developers) to incorporate multimedia elements into video products.

Adhering to production schedules and edit deadlines.

Coordinating logistics for field and studio productions.

Scouting locations with the production team and with the script in mind.

Locating and licensing the appropriate music and b-roll for edits.

Editing of multi-camera footage according to scripts and storyboards through Adobe Premiere.

Filming interviews, events, and b-roll in single camera or multi-camera configurations.

Lighting of scripted and unscripted scenes.

Positioning of mics on talent and in overall scenes.


Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced certificate in Production, Multimedia Design, or Design related fields.

Ability to prioritize and address multiple, concurrent projects, with varying production timelines.

Familiarity with video sets and team member’s roles. 

A demonstrated track record of in-depth working knowledge of industry-standard multimedia production best practices and contemporary technologies.

An advanced hands-on knowledge of the creative process.

Hands-on experience with Canon, BlackMagic, and Red 4K cinema platforms.

Expert at basic 3-point lighting and at least some exposure to more complicated set-ups.

Knowledge of green screen lighting techniques.

Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite’s video tools and familiarity with Photoshop / Illustrator.

Must be highly motivated, and able to work well alone and as part of a team.

Familiarity with professional video production procedures, practices, techniques, and terminology.

Experience with EFP, digital post-production, various video formats and transcoding, encoding, and authoring for distribution across multiple platforms.

Excellent communication (written and verbal), and organizational skills.

Advanced organization and attention to detail with regards to media management and file structure.

Familiar with audio recording and monitoring equipment.