Multimedia Specialist

Posting Date: 7/28/2017

Location: Rockville, MD

Cluster/Team:  Communications/Graphics

Coach:  Director, Creative Services

Salary Range (Non-Negotiable):  $56,089–$62,320

FLSA Exemption Status: Exempt


The purpose of this position is to assist the Multimedia Manager and creative team with the completion of multimedia (video, photography and animation/motion graphics) projects for ASHA. The Multimedia Specialist will serve as an in-house photographer, videographer, animator and photo/video/sound editor and organizer.  


  • Produce and manage high quality photographs and video, coordinating with involved parties to secure locations, dates and staging, shoot photos/video, and edit/deliver/archive final products for a variety of needs, including: portraits, large and small groups, events, products, and promotional advertising.
  • Manages digital library using Digital Asset Management (DAM) best practices to organize, deliver, and make accessible ASHA's library of multimedia assets.
  • Collaborates with project owners, subject matter experts, marketing team, Creative Director, Art Director, and Multimedia Manager in the research, writing, storyboarding, and production of both internal and external-facing multimedia projects


Knowledge Typically Acquired Through

  • Bachelors degree in a multimedia related field
  • 3+ years of multimedia experience
  • Portfolio representing proficiency in creating multimedia work (photography, video, and animation/motion graphics)
  • Not required but pluses include: agency experience, advanced knowledge of PowerPoint

Scope and Depth of Technical Skills/Knowledge

  • Strong photography and video production and post-production skills
  • Cognizant of pre-production process
  • Proficient in digital editing and design software of Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom)
  • Experienced in operating DSLR and video cameras
  • Familiarity with digital workflows, including the compression and delivery of projects across varying multimedia formats and channels (YouTube, Vimeo, streaming, etc)
  • Proficient in color correcting, grading, editing, titling, and captioning
  • Possess a basic understanding of lighting concepts
  • Must be comfortable working in a MAC-based environment

Scope and Depth of Non-Technical Skills/Knowledge

  • Have a solid understanding of design principles, including layout, typography, color, balance, composition, and current design trends
  • Work constructively in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
  • Learn from, handle, and apply constructive feedback
  • Think conceptually to execute a vision as outlined by creative briefs and in adherence to branding guidelines
  • Be able to multitask and work within set deadlines and budgets
  • Detail oriented with excellent communication and organization
  • Proactive work ethic
  • Team player
  • Excellent verbal and written skills


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EOE/minorities, women, persons with disabilities, veterans with disabilities and Vietnam veterans are encouraged to apply.

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