Multimedia Developer at DeVry University

Posted in Management 13 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Naperville, Illinois





Job Description:

Since our founding in 1931, DeVry University has focused on delivering a different kind of education – one based on experiential learning with real-world applications. When you join our team, you’re choosing an institution that serves students who are different, too: a diverse group of go-getters from all walks of life.


We know our colleagues are integral to the success of the institution. At DeVry, we’re guided by our culture of care, and we embrace values that teach us to care for students, self and colleagues. It’s one way we position our colleagues for success.


We are looking for engaged, caring colleagues to join our organization in serving our students. We take extra pride in our dedicated support teams, as well as our outstanding faculty members who have often worked for years in the fields that they teach. We believe all our colleagues deserve opportunities to reach their goals. Whether it’s career advancement, maintaining a healthy lifestyle or saving for retirement, our comprehensive benefits and professional development offerings can help you meet your goals.


If you want to be a part of an organization focused on providing high-quality education, care and attention, we invite you to apply for a position today.

Overview:


A Multimedia Developer II (MD II) works closely with the instructional designers and University Academics to develop high-end instructional components and media elements (i.e. graphics, photographs, videos, animations, interactions) for academic course content. Must be able to operate in in a fast-paced team environment. The ideal candidate will be able to manage multiple assignments and priorities simultaneously, and self-manage time and deliverable in a remote workplace situation.


 


Responsibilities:



  • Collaboratively develops and implements multimedia elements (i.e. screen-recordings, audio/video production, 2D images and animation, simulations, interactive tutorials) and builds course content in authoring tools from storyboards/provided content to support and enrich online courseware.

  • Applies style and formatting guidelines to ensure logic and consistency among instructional elements when creating high-end interactivities and related media elements.

  • Monitors and completes course fixes and issues for all assigned courses within specified scope and time frames),

  • Reports (to manager) and notes any issue that cannot be fixed within timeframe defined and provide alternate solutions or recommendations to resolve.

  • Maintains clear and collaborative communication with team members to build consensus and ensure adherence to schedules, deadlines, and goals.

  • Performs accurate and efficient record-keeping and file maintenance according to departmental guidelines.

  • Stays current with latest processes, seeking to become proficient with CMS and related applications, and assists with maintenance of SOPs.

  • Evaluates educational technologies such as emerging web standards and authoring tools and recommends and facilitates implementation as appropriate.

  • Develops strong skill in emerging and existing technologies, authoring tools, graphic design, multimedia tools and video production skills

  • Develops tools and reusable templates for instructional development.

  • Provides other departments with expertise and assistance in media development as needed.

    


 


Qualifications:



  • Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Web Development, Instructional Technology, Educational Technology or a related area, or equivalent experience.  Master's degree or related technology certifications preferred.

  • Minimum of four years of job experience demonstrating the ability to perform these responsibilities with proven track record of meeting deadlines.

  • Experience working in a university environment. (Preferred)

  • Ability to apply instructional design and development best practices during media and course development during ADDIE or Agile cycles.

  • Expertise with media creation, graphic design and online interactive tool technology along with strong computer skills.

  • Strong working knowledge of HTML5/JS, web design and technologies, current authoring tools, audio/video production and editing, and graphic design is required.

  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Creative Suite products, and communication tools.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Well-organized with attention to detail, an eye for quality, and pride in work.

  • Articulate 360 skills and especially Storyline 360.

  • Kaltura video platform or knowledge of other similar video platforms

  • Canvas development experience with integrating media.

DeVry is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We believe diversity is essential to our educational mission and to the success of our community. We are committed to fostering a working environment where differences are respected, valued and embraced.





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