Virgin Orbit

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2018 Summer Intern - Digital Media

2018 Summer Intern - Digital Media

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Job Locations 
US-CA-Long Beach
Marketing & Sales

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Who we are

At Virgin Orbit, we launch the small satellite revolution, accessing space for missions that were previously unimaginable and fostering new ideas and technologies to create a truly spacefaring civilization. We deliver Virgin’s legendary customer service by pairing technological advancements with a clear focus on our customers’ needs. We build a workplace and a workforce for the future, knowing that our decisions and investments of today will launch the industries of tomorrow. We engage a diverse and inclusive community of dreamers and achievers in a shared mission to access space to improve life on Earth. At Virgin Orbit, we boost imagination. Search all of our job openings on our career portal.


Position Summary

Virgin Orbit (VO) is seeking a new member for our team to serve as our DIGITAL MEDIA INTERN. If you join us in this position, you will be involved in the media/content production for the LauncherOne small satellite launch program. This will a wide variety of photo, video, and design related projects. This is a full-time/intern position at our rocket factory in beautiful Long Beach, California.

Your Mission

  • Operate cameras for B-Roll, interviews, test flights, events, etc.

  • Create motion graphics and animations

  • Assist with Live Streaming Launches

  • Assist with equipment prep and organization

  • Pull selects/sound bites from Interviews

  • Write creative briefs for future projects

  • Assist with various design projects within the company

  • Help Virgin Orbit do our part to make the world a better place

  • Constantly learn new things—and share them with your team members

  • Performs other duties as assigned


What you bring

If you want to join us, you’d better have all of these…

  • Currently pursuing an Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in a creative field possess
  • Work experience in a video, media, or creative environment (or at least a very strong interest in working within those kinds of environments)
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Premiere and After Effects
  • Broad knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience on photo & video sets/shoots
  • Experience with Live Streaming Events
  • Advanced understanding of cameras
  • Solid understanding of design principles
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work occasional weekends

  • Ability to meet deadlines and work in a team environment
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability and willingness to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing work environment
  • Ability to add something unique and positive to our team
  • Generally high level of all-around awesomeness
  • Physically able to handle items weighing up to 25lbs (unassisted)
  • Ability to travel within the US and to our test site in Mojave, CA



… and you should probably have a bunch of these, too.

  • Passion for storytelling and space

  • Experience with Maya or Cinema 4D

  • Knowledge about sound design

  • Understanding of video codecs, containers, compression, file formats, etc

ITAR Requirements

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.


Personal Requirements

Our idea of a happy life: build rockets, work with brilliant people, serve purposeful customers, and open access to space. Sir Richard Branson’s belief is “If you get the perfect mix of people working for your company, you have a far greater chance of success.” From the very start, we have placed top priority on growing and fostering a team of creative, diverse, and talented women and men. In the words of Sir Richard Branson “We believe it’s better to have a hole in your team than an asshole in your team!”

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Virgin Orbit is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Virgin Orbit is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.


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