Video Production Specialist

Job Type

Full Time




1250 H St NW
Suite 200
District of Columbia
United States


The Video Production Specialist works with the creative team to create engaging video and motion graphics that drive people to action and manages workflow for a variety of video projects. This position is a full-time cycle position starting immediately through November 30, 2018 with the possibility of an extension. This position is located in our DC office.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of the video production process
  • Oversee and actively track timelines, project communications and deliverables for a variety of video projects, in both video editor and project manager roles
  • Ensure there is adequate visual conceptualization and direction in scripts provided to video editing and production contractors
  • Independently develop creative concepts and make design decisions (text design, motion graphics, visual and audio effects)
  • Create and edit digital videos from start to finish – this includes a variety of motion projects ranging from composited text, graphics, and effects over footage to completely animated videos
  • Quality assurance of video projects
  • Find and manage stock video and B-roll, voiceover artists and background sound
  • Ensure deadlines are met in a fast-paced work environment, and communicate necessary timeline adjustments to the team when needed
  • Communicate and collaborate with a team to come up with creative strategy and direction
  • Develop systems and make recommendations for video production processes to ensure timeline expectations are met
  • Make recommendations about the company’s video production equipment needs

Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills Required: 

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and understanding of the most up-to-date video software, tactics, and trends
  • Knowledge of media asset management platforms and solutions
  • Top-notch project management skills — excellent organization, communication, flexibility and attention to detail
  • Quick editing skills with an eye for type and design fundamentals
  • Strong sensibility for compelling pacing, music, graphics and type
  • Strong storytelling skills
  • Professional demeanor; ability to work well with people at all levels and ability to navigate relationships with other creatives
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects when assigned
  • Superior project and time management capabilities within a fast paced, high productivity environment
  • Demonstrate the ability to anticipate and effectively communicate and solve practical problems or issues
  • Highly motivated, action oriented, and client focused
  • Interest or experience in progressive politics is preferred

Required Education and Experience:

  • 2 years+ of video editing experience
  • 2 years+ of motion graphics experience
  • 2 years+ of project management
  • Bachelor’s degree in design-related discipline is preferred

How to apply:

Please send your resume, a cover letter, and a link to your demo reel to with the subject line VIDEO PRODUCTION SPECIALIST. No calls please.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Please send your resume, a cover letter, and a link to your demo reel to with the subject line VIDEO PRODUCTION SPECIALIST. No calls please.