Videographer

Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(11/9/2021 2:29 PM)
ID
2021-1063
Category
Service Delivery (Health, Digital, Communications, & Mission Support)

Job Summary

Aptive is seeking a Videographer with demonstrated experience to assist with the development of products and production of materials through an integrated communication campaign in support of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate. The campaign will communicate the agency's strategy, accomplishments and goals and garners buy-in from employees and stakeholders. The Videographer will aid in enhancing and augmenting the S&T Communications & Outreach Division (COD).

 

We are looking for someone who brings creativity and the technical skills to concept, produce, shoot and edit video for a range of stunning, innovative content. This position requires expertise both in video content creation and social media content optimization (understanding what is native for a platform and being mindful of content that facilitates audience growth).. Candidate must also have the ability to not only lead/support creative development, but to work and communicate effectively within a multi-disciplinary team environment.

This mid-level, full-time position is primarily located onsite at DHS locations in Washington, DC and Alexandria, VA, though temporary telework will be available during COVID-19. This is a contingent hire position.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Technical knowledge of production studio and on-location set-up to include shooting, lighting, audio equipment, teleprompter, transcription, etc.
  • Background in creative digital photography and lighting. Experience with studio photography and event coverage, capturing corporate headshots, portraits and candid shots.
  • Responsible for producing short-form videos, recording messages from DHS S&T leaders.
  • Support live webcasts for events, including software and hardware configuration and filming.
  • Develop posters and other corporate communications products with a consistent look and feel.
  • Communicate with stakeholders to review designs and gather feedback.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years of video production experience.
  • End-to-end familiarity with video production process, including preproduction, shooting and postproduction/editing.
  • Bachelor's degree in video production, graphic design, art or a related field.
  • Experience with Section 508c compliance standards/related laws within the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
  • Technical knowledge of production studio and on-location set-up to include shooting, lighting, audio equipment, teleprompter, transcription, etc.
  • Background in creative digital photography and lighting. Experience with studio photography and event coverage, capturing corporate headshots, portraits and candid shots.
  • Adept with leading production software packages, including Adobe Premiere, Audition, After Effects etc.
  • Active top secret security clearance.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience supporting executive level clients.
  • Proven experience in managing multiple creative projects and meeting deadlines.
  • Experience with conceptual design, logo development, branding and marketing.
  • Strong time management, creativity and problem-solving skills.
  • Understanding of concepting and implementation of visual elements (layout, typography and color theory).
  • Ability to get up to speed quickly on complex issues; desire to work in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment.
  • Capable self-starter with a drive to get all types of work done and high attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

Client Information

The Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is the science advisor to the Secretary and serves as the research and development arm of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Established by Congress in 2003, S&T conducts basic and applied research, development, testing and evaluation activities in alignment with the DHS mission. S&T does the science that strengthens the nation’s overall security and develops and transitions the technologies that allow those on the front lines to complete their missions effectively and safely.

About Aptive

Aptive is a modern federal consulting firm focused on human experience, digital services, and business transformation. We harness creativity, technology, and culture to connect people and systems to impact the world. We’re advisors, strategists, and engineers focused on people, above all else.

 

We believe in generating success collaboratively, leaving client organizations stronger after every engagement and building trust for the next big challenge.

 

Our work inspires people, fuels change and makes an impact. Join our team to be part of positive change in your community and our nation.

 

What’s in it for you?

· Competitive compensation

· Health, vision, dental and disability plans with company contributions

· 401K plan with immediate vesting and a competitive company match

· Generous paid time off and flexible work schedules

· Flexible savings accounts

· Commuter benefits

· Company-sponsored professional education and training opportunities

EEO Statement

Aptive is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, veteran status, age, disability or any other protected class.

 

Veterans, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and transitioning active-duty service members are highly encouraged to apply.

COVID 19 Vaccine Statement

This position supports a federal government contract and is subject to compliance with Executive Order 14042, requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated for the COVID 19 virus or be granted an approved medical or religious accommodation. Proof of vaccination or an adjudicated accommodation is requirement of employment for this position.

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