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Multimedia Designer

Employer
Ball State University
Location
Indiana, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 25, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Design & Graphic Arts, Communications, Digital Media, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus), Editing & Publications Management
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Details

Position Title

Multimedia Designer

Additional Information

Ball State University’s Division of Online and Strategic Learning welcomes applications for a part-time multimedia designer, working .75 (3/4) time.

The multimedia designer conceptualizes, designs, and executes effective, cohesive, and impactful multimedia graphics and animation for programs and courses. This professional is responsible for all design aspects of projects, from research to delivery, as well as adhering to and bringing to life Ball State’s brand to various viewers.

Inclusive Excellence Statement

At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.

Benefits and Community

https://www.bsu.edu/about/administrativeoffices/humanresources/jobs/benefits-and-community/professional-staff

Relocation

https://www.bsu.edu/about/administrativeoffices/humanresources/jobs/working-at-ball-state/relocation

FLSA

Administrative Exemption

Hrs/Week

30

Length of Assignment

Part-Time At-Will

Position Function

The part-time multimedia designer is a member of the Teaching Innovation Team and conceptualizes, designs, and executes effective, cohesive, and impactful multimedia graphics and animation for programs and courses. This position will also support the Division of Online and Strategic Learning at-large, with content for social media, e-mail, web, and other channels. This Multimedia Designer is responsible for all design aspects of projects, from research to delivery, as well as adhering to and bringing to life Ball State’s brand to various viewers. The multimedia designer looks at curriculum, instruction, and marketing challenges in a fresh and unique way, and collaborates with key stakeholders meaningfully and effectively.

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

Minimum Experience

At least one year of work experience in a similar role as demonstrated by a portfolio of multimedia design content showcasing skills and experience.

Minimum Other

At least one year of experience using software design programs including Adobe Creative Suite. Ability to collaborate on long-term and short-term projects. Excellent knowledge of storyboarding, visual design principles and animation. Artistic, with a keen eye for aesthetics and visually appealing content.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to explain complex ideas or processes to a broad array of audiences. Ability to adhere to high standards of quality and accuracy while managing multiple projects and deadlines. Enthusiasm for learning new technologies. Experience with brainstorming ideas and concepts for new projects and working collaboratively with other team members.

Authorization to work in the US

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Education

Bachelor’s degree or higher in graphic design, digital media, or related field.

Preferred Experience

At least three years of work experience in a similar role as demonstrated by a portfolio of multimedia design content showcasing skills and experience.

Preferred Other

At least three years of experience using software design programs including Adobe Creative Suite. Experience with web development software or platforms such as HTML5, WordPress, or other web content management systems. Knowledge or experience with using analytics or market research to help guide design choices. Knowledge or experience working within a Learning Management Software such as Canvas.

Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

Position Title(s) Supervised

None.

Required Certifications

EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

About Ball State University

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.

Department

Division of Online & Strategic Learning:173020

Department Information

Department Email or Phone Number

strategiclrn@bsu.edu

Duties & Responsibilities

Ranking

1

Job Duty

Lead in researching, concepting, designing, and producing visual communication and multimedia content for online, hybrid, and in-person courses. Materials may include, but are not limited to, digital content, presentations, web content, illustrations, infographics, and instructional videos.

Ranking

2

Job Duty

Lead in researching, concepting, designing, and producing visual communication and multimedia content for digital and print materials and campaigns to help attract students to Ball State’s programs, as well as supporting internal communication priorities.

Ranking

3

Job Duty

Research, design, illustrate, format, and produce original and effective graphic communications that help Ball State compete in a crowded marketplace. Materials may include, but are not limited to, advertisements, brochures, digital content, flyers, tradeshow displays, presentations, e-mail newsletters, web content, signage, illustrations, social media content, digital signage, infographics, and videos.

Ranking

4

Job Duty

Research and propose additional design opportunities in-house, as well as among the Ball State community at-large that can positively impact Ball State’s programs in quality and enrollment.

Ranking

5

Job Duty

Conceptualize and create materials that work impactfully and effectively within established university brand standards, as well as cohesively between print, digital, and web channels.

Ranking

6

Job Duty

Propose, design, and deliver creative solutions that help stakeholders attain their strategic, business, and curricular goals.

Ranking

7

Job Duty

Effectively prepare and present proofs, concepts, designs, or campaigns to various stakeholders and adapt them to incorporate feedback.

Ranking

8

Job Duty

Design and code engaging digital assets, automated messages, and web landing pages related to attracting prospective students to Ball State’s programs.

Ranking

9

Job Duty

Act as a liaison with internal partners as it relates to adhering to business goals and design standards.

Ranking

10

Job Duty

Stay current in emerging media techniques and design strategies.

Ranking

11

Job Duty

Seek and perform other related duties as assigned.

Posting Number

202100797P

Number of Vacancies

1

Desired Start Date

09/30/2021

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

08/25/2021

Applications Accepted Through Date

09/23/2021

Open Until Filled

No

Information regarding transcripts

The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Special Instructions Summary

In the Applicant Documents section of this application, please provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. Please include examples of your contributions when possible. Word limit 500.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Inclusive Excellence Statement
  4. Portfolio
Optional Documents
  1. Undergraduate Transcripts
  2. Master's Transcripts


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