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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Videographer/Graphic Design Professional in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 312135

Directorate: Communications & Information Technology

Division: Communications & Publications

Group: Visual Communications

Job Description

  • Storyboard, shoot, edit, and run audio for video products that support requirements of S&T staff and leaders at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

  • Ensure consistency through rigorously applying PNNL, and associated, visual identity standards; apply appropriate templates and adherence to the institutional brand style guide.

  • Serve as a strategic member of a dedicated in-house team of creative professionals under the direction of the Creative Director.

  • Collaborate with, and provide professional services to, internal S&T clients through the entire life cycle of a project, that is from determining project requirements through successful project delivery.

  • Success will be measured through pre-determined metrics, client feedback, team member interactions, and management observation.

  • Ability to provide good customer service; patient, attentive, good interpersonal communication skills, time-management skills, and use of positive language. Strong organizational skills.

  • Pay strict attention to detail and technical accuracy, using videography expertise to translate scientific concepts into detailed, yet engaging, videos.

  • Experience using e-forms to input data; ability to use an online workflow system to initiate communications work.

  • Able to work effectively on multiple simultaneous projects with varying priorities and timelines.

  • Ability to work with peers and leadership across the Division to establish effective working relationships.

  • Comfortable speaking to groups of people.

  • Utilize the Division workflow system, “CommWorks,” to record assignments, monitor progress, and route work.

  • Perform other duties as required/assigned

The hiring level will be determined based on the education, experience and skill set of the successful candidate based on the following:

  • Level II : Provides solutions to a wide-range of moderate to difficult problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives. Manages issues between and within organizational lines. Competent in basic area of expertise. Frequent use and application of standards, principles, theories, concepts and techniques. Applies existing methods to well defined problems. Works independently with oversight

  • Level III : Develops solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity. Identifies improvement/efficiency opportunities in area where assigned as SME. Recognized by peers as competent in area of expertise. Uses skills as a seasoned professional with complete principles, theories, and concepts in the field. Provides leadership within department. Works independently with little oversight required. Voluntarily and proactively provides mentoring and training for Laboratory staff. Seeks out collaborative opportunities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 3 years of experience or advanced degree.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree plus 5 years of experience or advanced degree plus 2 years of experience in Video Production, Multimedia, Graphic Design, Commercial Art, Technical Communications, Computer Science, or related field and 3+ years relevant work experience.

  • Proficiency in digital animation tools and techniques for motion graphics, including kinetic typography.

  • Skilled in video capture and editing, as well as sound production.

  • Familiarity with commercial photography, including lighting and composition. applications.

  • Up-to-date knowledge of current tools and trends in videography and multimedia, including proper file preparation requirements and conventions.

  • Ability to simultaneously handle multiple projects and meet frequent on-demand deadlines in a fast-paced, highly technical team environment with little oversight.

  • Strong organization skills and ability to manage time-sensitive project requests and complete such projects within the timeframe provided.

  • Uses industry best practices, including file management, file setup, and production standards.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Diverse portfolio.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with industry-standard software, including the Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office

Equal Employment Opportunity

Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at

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Please be aware that the Department of Energy (DOE) prohibits DOE employees and contractors from having any affiliation with the foreign government of a country DOE has identified as a “country of risk” without explicit approval by DOE and Battelle. If you are offered a position at PNNL and currently have any affiliation with the government of one of these countries you will be required to disclose this information and recuse yourself of that affiliation or receive approval from DOE and Battelle prior to your first day of employment.

Directorate: Comm & Information Technology

Job Category: HR/Legal/Communications

Group: Visual Communications

Opening Date: 2021-05-24

Closing Date: 2021-06-13