Entertainment Careers Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Feb 26, 2019Full time
The School of Public Health at the University of Michigan is looking for a creative, talented Post-Production Specialist to join or Instructional Services team on an ambitious and exciting project of creating educational content for both online and residential courses. Successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to select or create compelling graphics to be used in lectures and course sites, as dictated by the topics in the materials. He or she will be working closely with SPH faculty and other members of Instructional Services to produce high quality materials in electronic format Responsibilities* Graphic design and animation: Produce basic graphical content for instructional media, including both static and animated packages. In addition, produce completely animated videos, to be accompanied by voice over, from ideation through the pre-production, production, and distribution phases. Slide design: Create instructional slides and graphics for educational video content, utilizing best practices for engagement and pedagogy. Collaborate with faculty to shape their vision, while producing visual deliverables with quick turnarounds and tight deadlines. Post-production editing: Using appropriate techniques and effects, edit raw video, select music, design/edit graphics and/or digital video effects in order to create a quality, creative finished product. Contribute to content quality evaluation and oversight. Focus on continuous improvement through corrections and modifications to be made in existing media. Assist in implementing required changes. The position may include some other responsibilities such as collaborating to create and/or acquire graphical elements for instructional content; suggesting effective visuals to support or enhance the topics covered; assisting with media-related work; and providing expertise in webcasting, video production and editing when requested. Required Qualifications* Experience with the following tools: Premiere Pro, Final Cut Studio, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, After Effects, Microsoft Office, with expert-level skills in PowerPoint. Familiarity with Apple Motion, Keynote, Google Suite, Slack. Visual design for instruction, including: slide design, basic video graphics, and animation. Ability to turn PPT slides into graphics that are suitable for video instruction. Ability to prioritize based on deadlines History of coaching visual collaboration and positive results in a manner that helps clients articulate their vision Experience integrating stock assets and managing stock catalogs Positive, collaborative attitude with strong communication skills Strong interest in growing visual technologies and best practices in instructional storytelling Note: Portfolio examples (via URL) may be included in your application materials to allow the hiring committee to view your work. Additional Information Michigan Public Health is seeking an experienced and dynamic staff leader/member with a commitment to contributing to a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment for all members of our community.