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Multimedia Specialist - Videography & Motion Graphics Editor

Program Manager I

Recruitment #21-005476-0025


The Maryland State Department of Education is dedicated to supporting a world-class educational system that prepares all students for college and career success in the 21st century. With excellent stewardship from our divisions, we oversee State and federal programs that support the needs of a diverse population – students, teachers, principals, and other educators throughout Maryland.

This is a Management Service position and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.


State Salary Grade 19 
Salary Range $85,112 - $105,072


Nancy S. Grasmick Education Building
200 W. Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

The Multi-Media Manager will function as a Videographer/Editor/Producer and will create world-class, professional-quality video content that highlights key education initiatives that detail Maryland State Department of Education’s (MSDE) multi-year strategic plan and Blueprint for Maryland’s Future initiatives.


  • Create multimedia and video concepts that visually portray key MSDE initiatives
  • Plan and develop digital / video projects as assigned by the Communications and Community Engagement team
  • Direct multiple styles: narrative, documentary, corporate, action, product
  • Exhibit proficiency in creating or editing motion graphics such as logo stings, lower thirds, title screens, end screens, animated infographics, etc.
  • Handle all aspects of post production: edit, color correct, sfx, audio mix & master, output for various mediums including broadcast and digital, social, web, etc 
  • Utilizes editing software such as AfterEffects, Final Cut, etc to create title screens, lower thirds, end screens
  • Exhibit knowledge of current  video production process, principles, and the latest industry trends
  • Creates visuals and graphics as needed to support high-quality end products
  • Creates motion graphics, implementing/animating branding elements, and editing logo stings
  • Collaborates with Communications and Community Engagement team to plan and develop video productions from script to screen
  • Leads all aspects of concept creation, storyboarding, scriptwriting, location scouting


Education:  Bachelor's degree in video production, public administration, marketing, travel and tourism, public relations, graphic design or related field

Experience: Three years of experience producing and editing creative multimedia content for an organization.   

NOTE: Candidates may substitute two additional years of experience directly related to the position for the required education


  • Previous experience using Adobe Premier and Adobe After Effects.
  • Provides videographer and editing services for MSDE's highest profile branded video projects, media-focused storytelling and public-facing content.
  • Shapes the agency’s overall visual mission, style and brand in video, animation, graphic art and other platforms.
  • Delivers a unique shooting style or point of view and demonstrates advanced editing skills used to build compelling narratives with interviews, images, sound and motion graphics.
  • Demonstrates a mastery of Adobe Premiere and After Effects
  • Manages multiple projects seamlessly. 
  • Demonstrates creative and effective writing skills.


Applicants must consent to State and FBI (CJIS) background check as a routine procedure for all employees. Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act and travel throughout the state are required. Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination of employment.


For immediate consideration please submit your application, resume –and- provide a link to your online portfolio/reel.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

For education obtained outside of the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation will be required prior to hire. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.



To apply for this position online go to MSDE Jobs on JobAps (or complete an MSDE Application on –and – attach resume and provide a link to your online portfolio/reel. On-line applications (and resumes) are the preferred method for receiving your application/attachments. Applicants must include their resume and provide sufficient information on the application to document that they satisfy the minimum qualifications for this recruitment. Please do not put "See Resume" in the job duties section of your application; your application will not be considered.

If you utilize fax or regular mail as the option to submit required attachments, you will need to resubmit these documents each time you apply for a new position that requires the attachments. Additionally, you must include the following information on each page of the attachment you submit in order to ensure that we append the attachments to the correct recruitment: First and Last Name, Recruitment Number, and the last 4 digits of your SS# and indicate application for Multi-Media Specialist / Manager (Program Manager I) position# 076151 (JobApps 22-009609-0001). Mailing Address: Maryland State Department of Education, Office of Human Resources, 200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland  21201. Fax: 410-333-8950 – This fax number is for Department of Education recruitment actions only. 

If you have difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850. For inquiries or an MSDE Application, contact 410-767-0019 or TTY/TDD 410-333-3045 or visit our website at


Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request.

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