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Mid-level Video Shooting/Editing Specialist – Xator Corporation – McLean, VA

Company: Xator Corporation

Address: McLean, VA

  • Full Time

Xator Corporation

Xator seeks enthusiastic, positive, and proactive self-starters to join our team. Our leadership aims to attract and retain the best and brightest employees, maintain an environment built on trust and pride, and encourage individual and team achievements. We uphold ourselves to an exceptional professional standard of conduct, setting ourselves apart from our competition.

Xator is dedicated to creating and maintaining a lifelong learning environment. We encourage forward-thinking, innovation, and out-of-the-box ideas in an inclusive environment. Our training and continuing education programs allows us to constantly improve services and deliver innovation to our customers. We invest in our employees and they, in turn, advance our clients’ mission.

Clearance Requirement: Active or Current TS w/ a current SCI and Polygraph.


The Contractor must possess (at a minimum) the following education and experience:



  • Bachelor’s degree in Radio Television and Film (RTVF) or Broadcast Journalism, or, alternatively, four (4) years of broadcast journalism or RTVF experience, including expertise in multi-media platforms. Experience may consist of any combination of post-secondary education relevant to the tasks above including accredited college, accredited technical training or certification, military broadcast journalism or videography experience.


  • Six (6) years of cumulative work experience related to the technical requirement against which the individual is slated to perform. Work experience may be concurrent with the pursuit of a degree, or two (2) years of additional experience beyond the alternative four year work experience qualification if no post-secondary education is claimed.
  • Extensive experience with acquiring, editing and producing commercial broadcast quality video and audio informational material for use on multiple platforms including web and traditional media using industry standard digital editing and graphic design software with emphasis in MacPro equipment and Adobe Creative Suite 6 Production Premium software.
  • Extensive experience with planning and managing small-scale to large-scale video projects.
  • Advanced skills in the operation of a variety of video cameras, video editing systems, audio, lighting, and studio equipment.
  • Extensive experience in applying the principles of video framing, composition, visualization, storytelling audio and non-linear editing, and export of final products for distribution.
  • Extensive experience with the preparation of sets, to include the positioning of lights, cameras, sound equipment, property and personnel, including ensuring that special audio and video effects are used effectively.
  • Extensive experience in writing for radio and television news and documentary scripts, narrations, and public service announcements.
  • Extensive experience narrating public events and voicing over video products.
  • Extensive experience with the importation of video and audio files into nonlinear editing systems, using sound to convey the meaning and emotion of stories, and using narration to enhance visual elements of a story.
  • Extensive experience with editing final video products shot in sequence and/or out-of-sequence to ensure continuity and effectiveness of action and dialogue or narrative, using industry standard digital editing and graphic design software.
  • Extensive experience using the Associated Press Stylebook.
  • Expert knowledge of grammar and punctuation.
  • Advanced skills maintaining effective working relationships with senior government or corporate leaders in a high profile and demanding office.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the demonstrated ability to communicate complex information and ideas to general audiences.
  • Extensive experience managing competing priorities, including writing and reporting under strict deadlines while maintaining a high level of attention to detail.
  • Thorough knowledge of the IC mission, objectives, requirements, and organization.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with intra-agency and inter-agency partners.

Equal Opportunity Statement
Xator Corporation, and its Subsidiaries, provides equal opportunity to all applicants for employment as required by and/or consistent with applicable country law and company policy. Consistent with the foregoing, Xator Corporation provides qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veterans’ status, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status(s) protected by law. In the United States, Xator Corporation ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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