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Multi-Media Specialist (MMS)

Company Overview

For 30 years, clients in the private and public sectors have relied upon SOS International LLC (SOSi) for critical operations in the world’s most challenging environments. SOSi is privately held, was founded by its current ownership in 1989, maintains corporate headquarters in Reston, VA, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.

All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


1-190916-9591: Multi-Media Specialist (MMS)
LocationOverseas - Afghanistan
Open Date9/16/2019
  
JOB DESCRIPTION

SOSi is seeking a MMS to provide high-quality infographics and presentations for website, social media and presentation purposes. The duties include gathering data from the Public Affairs office and other pertinent leaders to draft a graphic presentation of the material. Additionally, graphically and visually portraying key themes, messages and critical data. The MMS may be required to take professional level photographs and videos for Public Affairs use. The MMS will report to the designated Program Manager.  

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

  • Uses creative skills in art and design to communicate a story, message or idea
  • Creates images and designs by using the traditional hand skills of drawing and painting, alongside other techniques, to meet design requirements as required 
  •  Develops conceptual media products 
  • Determines the medium best suited to producing desired visual effects and most appropriate vehicle for communicating media message
  • Prepares sketches, layouts and graphic elements using traditional tools, multimedia software and image processing, layout and design software
  • Works with pre-existing photos/graphic images, and illustration archives
  • Develops storyboards for electronic productions
  • Develops clear, precise and visually stimulating power point slides and infographics
  • Develop and edit video products
  • Take short videos and edit as required
  • Photography work
  • Photo editing
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Active DoD SECRET security clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, Graphic Design, Media Production, marketing or related field preferred
  • Five (5) years of experience working in multi-media production
  • Demonstrate traditional hand skills of drawing and painting alongside other techniques
  • Possesses specialized graphic design expertise and experience with graphic design software
  • Working proficiency in Illustrator, Adobe PageMaker, Premier, Freehand, Dreamweaver, Photoshop CS3, InDesign and Streamline; Macromedia Director, and other multi-media graphics software in Windows or Apple platforms required
  • Possess expertise in PowerPoint design
  • Demonstrate experience drafting and producing infographics
  • Former Military Occupational Specialty of Graphic Illustrator or Combat Camera or equivalent training a plus
  • Excellent written, oral, briefing, interpersonal and technical skills

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to function effectively and efficiently in a combat zone, during extended periods of high pressure and stress
  • Ability to wear up to 45lbs of combat gear, including vest and helmet
  • Ability to live and work on a US military installation in Afghanistan

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Fluency in a foreign language such as Dari and Pashto


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Personnel will work in harsh and austere locations in Afghanistan
  • Ability to lift and/or move objects or packages of up to 25 lbs 
  • Work environment is often stressful and detail-oriented
  
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Security Clearance:
Secret
Location:
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Country:
Afghanistan
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