eLearning Multimedia Developer - American Public University System in Charles Town West Virginia

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American Public University System

Charles Town, West Virginia

United States


Detailed Job Description

Synopsis of Role: 

  • The eLearning Multimedia Developer develops state-of the-art interactive digital multimedia assets. This role creates visual communication and transfers knowledge through the digital assets they create. Additionally, the eLearning Multimedia Developer translates ambiguous ideas into powerful visuals such as videos, motion graphics and other multimedia. The environment is a fast-paced with tight production times.

Essential Functions:

  • Works collaboratively with interactive eLearning architects to develop interactive digital content for online courses.
  • Serves as scriptwriter, editor, photographer, videographer and producer for interactive digital content.
  • Prepares digital graphics, animations, sound, video, photographs and images for editing.
  • Produces motion graphics for video and schedules and conducts on-camera interviews for story development and production. Uses knowledge of lighting and sound design.
  • Advises leadership on video/photo equipment requirements and emerging media practices.
  • Works with a storyboard, wireframe or script and produces quality digital media.
  • Follows Section 508 compliance guidelines for all multimedia developed.
  • Publishes the finished product in a timely manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

  • Uses knowledge of digital media and of 508 compliance to deliver a fulfilling and engaging student experience.
  • Ability to manage projects and assets in a highly efficient and organized system.
  • Ability to produce, edit/optimize video and audio (After Effects/Premiere).
  • Ability to work with DSLR photography/videography.
  • Ability to create and edit motion graphics.
  • Ability to provide multimedia ideas and produce all digital media for eLearning activities.
  • Ability to establish working relationships with subject matter experts (SMEs), interactive eLearning architects, course builders and classroom support personnel.
  • Able to effectively communicate at all levels and articulate ideas to other team members both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team.
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Working knowledge of the latest technology to develop interactive courses.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication, Video/Film Production, Digital Media, Photography, or related audiovisual field and at least five years of relevant experience required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience building interactive digital courses using various technologies required.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in higher-education required.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience working with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After-Effects, Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Studio, PC and Mac operating systems, cinematography, digital video file conversion, motion graphics, infographics, and still photography required.

Keyword Phrases

  • Academic Administration
  • eLearning Multimedia Developer
  • Embracing and creating diverse learning environs
  • Superior and relevant distance learning programs
  • Online education supports a community of learners
  • Multimedia
  • Web Development
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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