SAIC is seeking a Videographer/Editor to provide contemporary and innovative multimedia production solutions to Intelligence Community customers. This video producer will work with our team of creative professionals to develop high-end visual collateral to convey and help define 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 are 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 are 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.
Job responsibilities include:
Must have experience with 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.
You will be 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.
You will coordinating logistics for field and studio productions.
Scouting locations with the production team and with the script in mind.
You will be locating and licensing the appropriate music and b-roll for edits.
Must have experience editing of multi-camera footage according to scripts and storyboards through Adobe Premiere.
Must have experience filming interviews, events, and b-roll in single camera or multi-camera configurations.
Must have experience lighting of scripted and unscripted scenes.
Must experience positioning of mics on talent and in overall scenes.
Must have a current/active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph
Must have a Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced certificate in Production, Multimedia Design, or Design related fields (4 years of relevant experience may substitute in lieu of degree) with 10 years of experience.
Must have ability to prioritize and address multiple, concurrent projects, with varying production timelines.
Must have familiarity with video sets and team member’s roles.
Must have demonstrated track record of in-depth working knowledge of industry-standard multimedia production best practices and contemporary technologies.
Must have an advanced hands-on knowledge of the creative process.
Must have hands-on experience with Canon, BlackMagic, and Red 4K cinema platforms.
Must be an expert at basic 3-point lighting and at least some exposure to more complicated set-ups.
Must have 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.
Must have familiarity with professional video production procedures, practices, techniques, and terminology.
Must have experience with EFP, digital post-production, various video formats and transcoding, encoding, and authoring for distribution across multiple platforms.
Must have advanced organization and attention to detail with regards to media management and file structure.
Must have familiarity with audio recording and monitoring equipment.