Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
8/7/2018
Job Category:
Design
Industry:
Government
Compensation:
$68,036 - $106,012
Multimedia Producer - Mid/Experienced Level - 30000998
(This job is no longer available)
National Security Agency | Fort Meade, MD
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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 classified national security information.

Multimedia Producers 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. Multimedia Producers ensure that customer requirements are met and video products are disseminated in the most appropriate medium.

Description of the Position

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 multimedia productions.
- Developing and disseminating multimedia products, integrating text, computer graphics, conventional art, photographs, or other media.
- Drafting storyboards for production and editing multimedia and video products.
- Operating and/or maintaining multimedia equipment, systems, or networks.
- Operating production equipment (for example, audio, video, projection, lighting, large format printers).
- Recording live, staged, or scripted productions (for example, events, interviews) onto an electronic, magnetic, or file medium
- Applying guidelines for ensuring that information and/or materials are accessible for persons with disabilities.
- Using basic office resources and equipment, such as e-mail, Web browsers, word processors, presentation graphic, and telecommunications equipment.
- Utilizing techniques such as illustration, typography, large format printing, and the industry standard software: Adobe Creative Cloud design software (Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Flash, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects).
 
Skills
 
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:

- 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
- resilient
 
Qualifications/Experience
 
SalaryRange:  $68,036 - $106,012 (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.

A portfolio of work will be requested. To be qualifying, the work must have involved visual or audial communication of information or the application of the principles of artistic design.

Salary Range:  $96,970 - $148,967 (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.

A portfolio of work will be requested. To be qualifying, the work must have involved visual or audial communication of information or the application of the principles of artistic design.
 
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
 
This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday.
 
How To Apply - External
 
To apply for this position, please click the 'Apply Now' button located at the top or bottom of this page.  After completing the application and clicking the 'Submit Final' button, you will receive a confirmation email.  Emails regarding your application status will be sent periodically.  Please ensure your spam filters are configured to accept emails from noreply@nsa.gov.

***PLEASE NOTE:

U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants.  Reasonable accommodations provided to applicants with disabilities during the application and hiring process where appropriate.  NSA is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.  All applicants and employees are subject to random drug testing in accordance with Executive Order 12564.  Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a security background investigation and polygraph.


This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you may be asked to submit documents verifying your eligibility.

Please note that you will be asked a series of questions and your responses will be used as part of the screening process of your application.  Your responses will assist in determining your eligibility for the position.  Failure to provide the required information or providing inaccurate information will result in your application not being considered for this position.  Only those applicants who meet the qualifications for the position will be contacted to begin employment processing.
 
DCIPS Disclaimer
 
The National Security Agency (NSA) is part of the DoD Intelligence Community Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS).  All positions in the NSA are in the Excepted Services under 10 United States Codes (USC) 1601 appointment authority.

About National Security Agency

The National Security Agency (NSA) is a world leader in Signals Intelligence. We carry out some of the nation’s most important and sensitive intelligence activities to secure information superiority for America and its allies. 

We have two primary missions. Our Information Assurance mission is the defense: it protects U.S. information by preventing foreign adversaries from gaining access to our information systems. Our Signals Intelligence mission is the offense: collecting foreign signals and producing intelligence to give U.S. policy makers and warfighters the decision advantage. NSA also enables network warfare operations to defeat terrorists and their organizations at home and abroad, consistent with U.S. laws and the protection of privacy and civil liberties.

At the nation’s top cryptologic organization, we employ the best and the brightest, who use their intelligence to solve some of the nation’s most difficult challenges. We are also the largest employer of mathematicians in the country, as well as one of the most important centers of foreign language analysis and research.