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Multimedia Production Specialist

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Nov 8, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Design & Graphic Arts, Communications, Digital Media, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Instructional Technology & Design (Campus), Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus)
Employment Type
Full Time
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Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) is seeking aMultimedia Production Specialist who will be responsible for the integration of multimedia into the design and development of online courses. Working to meet faculty needs in AAP, the Multimedia Production Specialist coordinates and develops multimedia instructional content for online courses and IRC projects, and assists in the implementation of other multimedia technologies.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

Design, Development & Implementation (80%)

  • Serve as a member of a course development team, which may include subject-matter experts, program directors, instructional designers, multimedia specialists, etc.
  • Use multimedia design knowledge and experience to create clear and engaging multimedia materials/resources that effectively meet the needs of IRC projects and courses
  • Design and develop multimedia objects including but not limited to: video presentations, animations, interactive content, narrated slide presentations, screen captures, audio recordings.
  • Execute post-production of multiple video projects for inclusion in innovative online learning experiences, including editing, mixing, mastering, and color correcting video assets.
  • Compress and upload final videos for publication.
  • Interface with online video hosting platforms to deliver media and associated assets.
  • Plan, coordinate, manage and direct details of photo/video shoots with content experts and project leads
  • Capture footage, direct, edit, and complete videos while coaching talent on how to effectively deliver messages and connect with the learning audience
  • Develop high quality and cutting-edge immersive media
  • Implement multimedia/video production practices that are effective and meet defined objectives
  • Effectively manage projects from storyboarding/design to deployment phase in a timely manner and according to expectations
  • Present multimedia projects in clear and concise formats
  • Make recommendations on the exploration and adoption of new technologies and design strategies
  • Generate weekly on status reports for projects
  • Apply Universal Design principles, ADA requirements and accessibility standards to multimedia materials used in AAP courses

Technological Research (10%)

  • Research emerging technology, new applications, and online learning tools for further recommendation and implementation
  • Keep the team knowledge current regarding advances in media technology and research about multimedia in a teaching environment.
  • Implement new formats, technology, and integrations into online learning process.
  • Introduce new technologies and multimedia production strategies are introduced that meet needs and advance the capability to deliver quality services
  • Provide professional and timely input and contributes to informed decisions

Faculty Training and Development (5%)

  • Provide professional advice for use of multimedia in distance education courses
  • Provide training that focuses on multimedia tools and techniques as needed
  • Support faculty with copyright and fair use guidelines for using multimedia materials
  • Track and analyze issues raised by faculty
  • Respond to faculty consultation requests within 24 hours

Special Project Lead (5%)

  • Support IRC marketing and branding efforts with video and graphics
  • Presents design information in clear and concise.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

    Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience. Three years in-depth experience in multimedia, distribution systems, satellite communications, distance learning, electronic security, web-based applications, networks, principles of Internet, web casting and streaming media. Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters in Multimedia, or related degree.
  • Minimum of two years of in-depth experience in video pre-production, production and post-production.

Special Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

    In-depth knowledge of several graphic design software including Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe InDesign.
  • High level of understanding of design concepts, principles, processes, color theory, and typography.
  • In-depth knowledge of video and audio production.
  • In-depth knowledge of video editing platforms (Final Cut X, PremierePro, and AfterEffects), camera operation and lighting, audio recording, digital photography, and/or media management.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills, particularly in client-representative interactions.
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and web development tools.
  • Knowledge of Maxon Cinema 4D, Unreal, or Unity.
  • Knowledge of Social media content creation, Game design, Animation, 3D Modeling, or extended reality technologies.
  • Ability to apply principles and techniques of multimedia design, simulations, development and their integration and application to a Learning Management System (Blackboard LMS is preferred).
  • Proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere Pro, After Effects, Audition, Photoshop) Apple Final Cut Pro, and other video and audio editing and compression programs.
  • Strong Motion graphic experience.
  • Exceptional judgment, keen eye for video, and strong creative skills with a focus on creating engaging and pedagogically sound videos.
  • Ability to make both aesthetic and content judgments about video, as well as assemble and edit material to create compelling and visually interesting videos.
  • Strong storytelling skills.
  • Understanding and experience with broadcasting, webcam technology, screen casting and podcasting, servers, streaming audio and video formats and techniques, Web 2.0 tools, YouTube video technology, iTunes U, embedding multimedia content for online delivery, tracking software and ticketing systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage post-production and publishing of a high volume of content as part of a content production team.
  • Experience with video finishing, including audio editing, audio mixing, and color correction
  • Ability to work as a self-starter, to work on multiple projects, and to consistently deliver high-quality media.
  • Capability to interface efficiently with creative/media, instructional design, and technology teams.
  • Ability to apply principles of human-centered design to provide online education to persons with disabilities and knowledge of Universal Design principles, ADA requirements and accessibility standards.
  • Understanding and experience with copyright and fair use guidelines for using multimedia materials.
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to prioritize tasks, and the ability to deal with multiple constituencies concurrently.
  • Must be a proactive problem-solver, have the ability to take the initiative with projects, and the ability to work independently.
  • Ability to acquire, synthesize and share expert professional knowledge of current and emerging instructional technologies.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills are required to work well with faculty, staff, and vendors.

Internal & External Contacts:

  • Internal contacts (JHU Library Services, IT, CER, etc.): Exchange information.
  • External contacts ARES, CMS Multimedia platform search committee, CMS Support, etc.): Exchange Information, External vendors and certification.

JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.  Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

Classified Title: Multimedia Systems Specialist
Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC
Starting Salary Range: $51,210 - $70,480 annually (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F, 8:30 am - 5:00 p m
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: ​​​​​​​Homewood Campus
Department name: ​​​​​​​AAP Instructional Resource Center
Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
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