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Videographer/Editor, TS/SCI & Poly Required

Job ID: 2111275
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 18, 2021
Category: Communications
Subcategory: Multimedia Design
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is looking for a talented Video Producer to join our multimedia design studio, which 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 customer 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 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 videography experience across multiple 4k platforms, familiarity with advanced lighting set-ups, audio recording knowledge, and an understanding of contemporary live streaming set-ups.

 This position is primarily located in Chantilly, VA, with frequent on-location video shoots across the Washington Metropolitan area.

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.
  • Staging and restaging of studio cameras and lights.
  • Working alongside producers to capture and edit events or 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.
  • 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.



All candidates MUST already hold a TS/SCI clearance with polygraph for consideration


  • Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced certificate in Production, Multimedia Design, or Design related fields is strongly desired
  • Ability to prioritize and address multiple, concurrent projects, with varying production timelines
  • 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
  • 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
  • Advanced organization and attention to detail with regards to media management and file structure
  • Familiar with audio recording and monitoring equipment

 Bonus Points:

  • Live event production experience, supporting large-scale conferences and trade shows
  • Live streaming experience through modern platforms such as Microsoft Teams and Zoom
  • Experience / Expertise in still photography
  • Experience with audio recording and editing software (Adobe Audition / Logic)
  • Experience working in classified environments
  • A deep rooted passion for storytelling through the moving image

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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