A JOTW “Can't Wait posting from Jorge Bach with the Page Group

A JOTW “Can't Wait posting from Jorge Bach with the Page Group

Mr. Lundquist,

Would you be able to send out the information pasted below to your network. Thank you in advance for any help you can give.



PHOTOGRAPHER / VIDEOGRAPHER, supporting the Office of Naval Research, offered by the Page Group, Arlington, VA


Photographer/Videographer for a government client. Full-time staff photographer/videographer will be responsible for:

(a) Planning video presentations, working in collaboration with staff communications specialists and staff writer to develop story board and script;

(b) Shooting actual video footage onsite, editing footage on video editing tools, and producing finished video presentations.

(c) Narrate the voice-over for video presentations where required. and preparing photographic images and video to be used in a variety of published mediums, both in print and online.

Thorough understanding of a camera and video operation; expert at creative suite as well as lighting, composition, working with models, experience with science and technology subject matter is required.

Position will require field work, travel; and some risk may be involved.

Required Skills:

Must possess a keen artistic vision, design acuity, unique perspective, and distinctive style, and the ability to use those to communicate organization’s messages.

Strong communication skills are essential. Must work with client contact to ensure that their needs and goals are properly communicated visually.

A high level of technical skill is required. Must be able to capture, process, and digitally archive all images and video. Considerable knowledge of video production equipment and video editing.

In-depth knowledge of print, web, and video media, and how to integrate photographs and video is required. Working knowledge of Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, and Premier is required. Illustrator, Flash, and Dreamweaver knowledge is preferred.

Must have experience setting up and taking down photo shoots, lighting, filters, backgrounds, models, and technical equipment.

Must have experience tracking time incurred on multiple, simultaneous projects, and should have an understanding of basic administrative skills such as billing and invoicing practices.

Must collaborate closely with Senior Communications Specialist, Graphic Designer, Project Manager, Editorial staff, and others to ensure effective visual communication and the success of those projects for which s/he is responsible.

Must be capable of, and possess the initiative to, complete a variety of assignments as assigned by Senior Communications staff and Project Management team, on time and on budget.

Other Requirements:

Must have a valid U.S. Passport and drivers license.

Must have online portfolio available demonstrating both print and online applications of still and video work to be considered.

Bachelor's degree in Communications or Journalism plus least three years experience using all formats and mediums.

Good speaking voice.

Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.

Meticulous, detail-oriented, organized.

Able to think on his/her feet; strong critical thinking skills.

Please submit your resume, portfolio URL, and 3 professional references.

6. Multimedia documentation and presentation, including audiovisual and photographic production and editing. Provide multimedia support using Contractor Furnished Equipment for approximately 15 three – to – five minute videos on ONR-sponsored technology to support command communication goals.

Support will also include on-site audiovisual documentation and feature-length products for three events

per year. Products will be used for multiple outlets including video news releases, posting on ONR web

site and other communication products. Material must be edited into a professional audiovisual product

in accordance with industry audiovisual standards; adhere to Section 508 standards; and be usable by

commercial news outlets when specified.

10. Photographic support. Photography support of 100-200 distinct events each year which may

require travel, portrait shots and capture of technology development, testing and demonstrations colocated

with ONR partners. Photography should be captured in a journalistic style in digital format

using Government Furnished Equipment or the Contractor’s own equipment if it is determined to be

acceptable. Photographs should be properly cropped, edited, and captioned according to Navy Style

guidelines in order to support archival and search/find of specific photo events on Government

Furnished Equipment for use in other command public affairs products. Photography products will be

provided to support development of internal and external communication products.

9.1.5 Visual Information Specialist. The Visual Information Specialist should have at least a Bachelor’s

degree from an accredited college or university and at least five (5) years experience in professional

photography. The requirement for a Bachelor’s degree may be waived if the proposed individual at least

ten (10) years of experience in professional photography. The proposed individual should have

excellent skills in both still and video photography including staging and studio. The proposed individual

should demonstrate competence in photojournalism. The Visual Information Specialist should have the

ability to effectively manage technical aspects of image distribution and must be familiar with Navy

customs and protocols with respect to the correct wearing of the Navy uniform, security considerations,

etc. A minimum of a SECRET INTERIM clearance and the ability to obtain a favorable FINAL

SECRET clearance is required. Some travel may be required in support of ONR events.

Contact Sarna Marcus, President & Creative Director


8905 Fairview Road, Suite 401

Silver Spring, MD 20910

301-565-4020 • www.pagegroup.com

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