About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.
About the Opportunity: The Multimedia Design Specialist is responsible for the design and development of high quality, evidence-based multimedia for instructor-led, online, mobile, and hybrid/blended learning, in support of premier graduate and undergraduate academic programs for higher education. Reporting to the Senior Production Manager, he/she works collaboratively with faculty, instructional design staff, directors, administrators, and technical staff to build engaging, high quality, multimedia for online learning.
Responsibilities: The Multimedia Design Specialist plays a key role in the course production process by collaborating with faculty and instructional design staff to provide, promote and support the use of rapid development applications for the integration of innovative online multimedia to expand upon the institution's mission of innovative, experiential teaching and learning. He/she works closely with faculty, instructional designers, or internal and external contributors, to deliver industry leading curriculum through custom media development as well as the integration of innovative learning technologies to further expand upon the institution's academic mission.
The ideal candidate will be an innovative digital media professional who excels in creating a variety of media assets by integrating academic content and strong visual storytelling techniques that engage a diverse student audience.
Minimum of a Bachelor's degree or higher (Masters preferred) in digital media, digital art, animation, or related field required with a minimum 3-5 years experience as a multimedia designer, digital content producer or instructional designer with demonstrated experience developing interactive multimedia and video.
Strong verbal and written communication skills -- background in writing and storytelling preferred. Must be comfortable with script development, storyboarding and all aspects of video production.
Strong project management skills and attention to detail; the ability to work on multiple projects concurrently in a deadline-driven environment.
Ability to work in a collaborative team environment; share ideas, techniques and constructive feedback.
Experience with writing content across multiple disciplines a plus.
Salary Grade: 11
Additional Information: Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.