ES188 Spanish Language Multimedia Producer

We are seeking a multimedia professional who will join NASA’s Spanish-communications team.  The successful candidate will be based at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD and will support the creation and production of Spanish multimedia content for NASA missions. 

This position will support a dynamic team of Spanish-language communicators in developing products that will inform and excite Spanish-speaking audiences in the U.S. and beyond, promoting NASA missions and science results and their applications in our daily lives, as well as highlighting the role of Hispanics at NASA.

Support includes pitching, writing scripts, operating cameras, creating motion graphics, editing and narrating original video products, assisting with news media events, creating Spanish versions of existing NASA multimedia products, and helping run NASA’s Spanish-language social media accounts and website. Products include, but are not limited to, video formatted for social media channels, video news releases, and live video programming. 

Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Spanish
  • Degree in video/film production, journalism, communications, science communication, broadcast journalism or marketing, or equivalent work experience
  • Strong interest in science and expertise in transforming complex subject matter into public-friendly products
  • At least 1-2 years of experience in video editing, writing for video and overall video producing
  • Experience operating video cameras such as Canon DSLR and Blackmagic Ursa Mini
  • Experience with tools such as: Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Audition
  • Knowledge and understanding of social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram) and how to optimize content for each platform
  • Proven ability to juggle multiple products and meet deadlines
  • Willingness to learn new skills and support projects beyond multimedia production
  • Ability to adapt and adjust in a fast pace working environment
  • Ability to work with other producers at the agency to collaborate on missions and projects
  • US citizenship or permanent resident status

Desired experience and skills:

  • Native-level written and spoken Spanish
  • A degree in science or engineering
  • Experience working with scientists to present their stories
  • Experience working with animators, data visualizers, and graphics professionals
  • Experience working with news media
  • Experience in web design and web editing

Application materials

  • Submit a resume, links to at least three multimedia clips (preferably including at least one in Spanish) and a short personal statement on why you would like to work on NASA’s Spanish-communications team. If possible, include pitches of stories you’d like to work on
  • Please combine your materials into a single PDF document. It is helpful if you put your name and “Spanish multimedia” in the title of the PDF (e.g., JRodriguezSpanishMultimedia)

Additional requirement

  • Applicants will need to pass an interview in Spanish to assess language skills