Public Affairs Specialist/Photographer

Marketing and Communications
Top Secret/SCI



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Telecommute Options:

Flexible for occasional telework – must be local to work location
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About Peraton

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


Job Description:

The digital photography/videography contractor position will provide support to the Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) Public Affairs Office (PAO) on the planning and designing of concepts to represent internal and external communications initiatives. This includes but is not limited to: Multimedia Production (animations), Physical Media Production (compact discs (CDs)/digital video discs (DVDs)), DC3 logos, artwork, flyers, brochures, templates and layout for websites, email marketing blasts, newsletters, white papers, brochures, articles, and other written documents. The contractor will specialize in capturing and creating high-quality images and videos for various mission-related activities using digital cameras and editing software to produce visually appealing and engaging content. This may include studio (portrait), lifestyle, technical, editorial, and off-site promotional styles of photography. Overall, the digital photography/videography contractor will play a crucial role in creating visually appealing content that helps the Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) showcase their mission, products and services in a compelling way. 

Key Responsibilities:
-Review and respond promptly to service desk tickets

-Plan and execute photo and video shoots, including setting up lighting, backdrops, and props

-Capture high-quality images and videos that meet DC3 Leadership requirements and specifications
-Edit and retouch photos and videos using editing software to enhance their quality and appeal

-Collaborate with DC3 Leadership to ensure their vision corresponds to the mission
-Stay up-to-date with the latest trends and techniques in digital photography and videography
-Manage and maintain equipment, including cameras, lenses, lighting, and accessories
-Organize and maintain a digital library of photos and videos for easy access and retrieval
-Meet project deadlines and deliver final products in a timely manner
-Communicate effectively with DC3 Leadership to understand their needs and provide exceptional service

-Support the development and distribution of news sent to internal recipients.

-Assists the DC3 PAO in documenting strategic, operational, and tactical engagements and communications in SOPs for operational efficiency and continuity of operations requirements.

-Other duties as assigned


-Proven experience in digital photography and videography
-Proficiency in using digital cameras, lighting equipment, and editing software
-Strong eye for detail and composition
-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
-Ability to work independently and as part of a team
-Strong organizational and time-management skills

-Flexibility and adaptability
-Knowledge of current trends and techniques in digital photography and videography
-Portfolio of previous work demonstrating skills and abilities in digital photography and videography

-Previous work experience as a Civilian, Government Contractor or Military preferred.

-5 years with BS/BA; 3 years with MS/MA; 0 years with PhD

-Active TS/SCI clearance

Target Salary Range

$66,000 - $106,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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