The mission of Space Center Houston is to inspire all generations through the wonders of space exploration. We aspire to be the world’s leading science and space exploration learning center. Owned and operated by the nonprofit Manned Space Flight Education Foundation, we are the Official Visitor Center of NASA Johnson Space Center, a Smithsonian Affiliate and a Certified Autism Center. The center features more than 400 space artifacts, hands-on interactive educational exhibits, and robust youth programs interpreting the exciting future and remarkable past of America’s human spaceflight program.

We are currently seeking a full-time Visual Information Specialist to support the strategic communications efforts of Space Center Houston. In this role, you will plan and facilitate onsite and field-based video production efforts. In addition, you will produce and edit multiplatform content, capture images via digital photography, and conceive content for digital and social media distribution. The selected candidate will receive a competitive salary and benefits package.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supports or leads video communications initiatives

Serves as multimedia journalist on internally produced videos for social media, website and other distribution networks

Creates, writes and produces video segments to communicate Space Center Houston programs, initiatives and events

Maintains photography, audio and video production equipment

Serves as creative support for other departments, working with them to develop video and photography assets that further the mission and goals of Space Center Houston

Works closely with graphic, social media and digital media specialists and provides special effects, animations, lighting, audio, graphic design, photography and editing support for various department and center communications assets

Provides consultation, guidance and video support for live social media events

Routinely documents center activities and events through photography and video production

Interacts with crew members, donors, special guests, board members, VIPs and other key stakeholders in a professional and supportive manner

Works with Marketing Director and Vice President of Communications on script writing, story boarding and visual presentation of center communications initiatives

Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Video Production, Graphic Design or similar is preferred

Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in the field of videography, electronic news gathering or video editing

Creative and resourceful videographer with strong lighting and audio skills

Familiarity with PXW 4K cameras or similar

Ideal candidate will be a great storyteller and comfortable using video, digital photography, music, lighting, graphics and editing to reach a desired audience

Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (prefer candidates with professional experience using Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe After Effects)

Strong knowledge of graphic design principles and best practices

Animation and composition skills are preferred

Excellent photography skills and familiarity with DSLR cameras (photo-editing skills are preferred)

High level of professionalism, energy, enthusiasm and collaboration

Excellent interpersonal skills and a comfort interacting with internal and external stakeholders

Prefer individuals with a passion for space and science learning

Excellent writing skills and a demonstrated ability to create compelling and entertaining communications assets

Ability to work flexible hours including nights and weekends as needed

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may submit their cover letter, resume, portfolio or reel of relevant work samples via email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For more information, contact the Human Resources Department at (281) 244-2150 or visit our website at http://www.spacecenter.org/careers.

Space Center Houston is an equal opportunity employer. It has a diverse and inclusive work culture with a creative, fun and collaborative environment.

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