Video Production & Design Intern

Full-time. Primary focus on harnessing creative strengths to tell Meridian’s story through visual, interactive media across digital and print platforms to engage a wide variety of audiences.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in all aspects of visual communications, including video, photo and graphic storytelling
  • Manage end-to-end process from storyboarding to logistics to shooting to editing and publishing
  • Lead video shoots and audio productions serving as camera operator, video editor, lighting coordinator and audio recording operator as necessary and assigned
  • Produce high-quality visual media for website and social media that demonstrate technical sophistication and succinctly and clearly convey an important organizational or programmatic message
  • Assist in livestreaming and filming, creating short video features/highlights, web content creation and delivery, video and photo editing, logging and capturing, and other media related tasks.
  • Assist in the archiving and cataloging of various video, photo and audio assets
  • Assist with organizational brand refresh, across print materials and digital platforms
  • Work with digital communications lead to conceptualize templates for social media posts, and create graphics for social media and marketing collateral
  • Create infographics and other data visualization projects
  • Update layout and design elements of long-form documents such as reports, one-pagers, ads, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Experience with video production, writing for video, photography, graphic and publication design, multimedia content creation and delivery, data visualization, camera and lights operation, non-linear video editing and image processing; motion graphics and interactive media is a plus.
  • Practiced user of social media and new media platforms
  • Strong planning and project management skills, with ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously and ability to deliver fast turnaround on deadline
  • Team-oriented and ability to work independently and in an office setting
  • Flexible and willing to take on tasks outside primary responsibilities
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred in film/video production, photojournalism, integrated media, graphic design; technical education or certifications is a plus
  • Interest in international affairs and diplomacy preferred but not required

Skills:

Adobe Creative Cloud: Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and other applications is a plus; Microsoft Office 365; publication design, including layout, use of color, and typography; video editing, animation, illustration, and GIFs; brand design

To apply, please email Megan Devlin (mdevlin@meridian.org) with a cover letter and resume, and note your available start/end dates and hours.