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Multimedia Specialist (Video Producer Fellow) in Greenbelt, MD at Universities Space Research Association

Date Posted: 10/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The NASA Video Producer Fellowship is a one-year appointment supporting the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program by creating a series of short videos in support of citizen science projects.  The videos will support a variety of tools and applications in development and scheduled for release during FY2019. 


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • The producer will create a variety of videos during the year such as:
    • Backgrounder videos explaining the science behind GLOBE themes such as fire fuel load, mosquito habitat, cloud cover, and forest canopy height;
    • Social media optimized promotional videos on the GLOBE citizen science projects;
    • Demonstration videos depicting how to use the GLOBE tools.
  • Other job related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:



  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, video, filmmaking, science, or related field.


  • 0-2 years’ experience in communications, journalism, video, filmmaking, or science.
  • Experience with video editing software, such as Adobe Premier or Final Cut Pro.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Experience with science or technology themes desired.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:  

  • Excellent all around video production skills, including script writing, camera operation, field production, video editing, post production, and formatting content for web and social media distribution.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.

Application Materials:

  • You must include links to a demo reel or samples of work. We are especially interested in any work you have related to science and technology subjects.  You can see samples from our team at
  • Personal statement outlining your educational and professional development objectives. Describe your educational and professional experiences motivating your decision to pursue science animation.
  • Resume with relevant work experience and educational highlights.
  • Your resume, personal statement, and links to your reel must be combined into a single PDF.

 Working Conditions:

Work will be performed in an office or computer lab environment.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; talk or hear.  Keyboarding for large time spans each day may be a significant part of this position.



Review of candidates will begin immediately.  Additional information on USRA can be found at

USRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity