Title PHOTOGRAPHER (Ref. #1878-RC)
Categories Rhode Island
Reference Number 1878-RC
Job Description


Provide photography support to technical division at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, Newport, RI. Under general direction, facilitates studio and field-based video production, including the planning, direction, filming, editing, sound mixing, graphic design and compression output of a wide range of products, and performs other related duties as assigned. The Video Production Artist will:


  • Provide video production skills to a wide variety of products and services in support of NUWC, Newport RI.
  • Plan, storyboard, execute and deliver video products for broadcasting, compression output, DVD Distribution, webcasting and video streaming
  • Interface with the customer from concept to delivery
  • Work comfortably in a variety of formats including: 4K, 1080 and 720 HD
  • Work in collaboration with graphic artists and designers in the storyboarding and production of exceptional video content
  • Post production editing, sound design and content creation
  • Some travel may be required


Required Qualifications:


  • Advanced working knowledge of Adobe CS Suite, After Effects and Trap Code is highly desired.
  • Experienced in the strategy, direction, creativity, video production, and editing.





  • Will operate and maintain a variety of analog and digital video cameras and video editing equipment
  • Operate computers and relevant systems and software; creatively plan and translate abstract concepts into effective visual form
  • Work with other technical and non-technical staff to organize and implement videotaping of instructional or other educational related projects
  • Work with clients and talent to be comfortable in front of the camera
  • Adapt video products to fit needs of clients and target audience
  • Develop and optimize workflow techniques to manage complex video projects effectively and efficiently
  • Troubleshoot video product complications
  • Research solutions and make technical decisions
  • Communicate effectively with individuals and groups
  • Write and speak clearly, concisely and effectively meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities
  • Research and remain current on the developments and applications of state-of-the-art video production technology.
  • Experience working with standard software applications and Adobe Creative Suite video editing software
  • Proper handling and troubleshooting of broadcast quality video production and post-production equipment
  • Safety practices related to video production


Education and Certification:


Bachelor’s degree, MFA or equivalent digital media experience

Other Requirements:


Must be able to successfully obtain an Active Security Clearance – Secret Level. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Strong attention to detail. Online portfolio/reel that demonstrates expertise in shooting and editing.






We offer a competitive wage and benefit package.


Applicants should apply on-line at MRCDS.COM under the “Job Posting Section”




Background in any/all of the following is preferred:

Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

McLaughlin Research Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, and train for all positions without regard to age, race, creed, religion, national origin, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, pregnancy, minorities, genetic information, status as a person with a disability, amnesty or status as a protected veteran, and to base all such decisions upon the individual’s qualifications and ability to perform the work assigned, consistent with contractual requirements and all federal, state and, local laws.

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