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Digital Content Creator

Company: New Jersey Institute of Technology
Location: Newark
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Digital Content Creator

Center for Community Systems

Reports To:
Dir, Ctr for Community Systems

Position Type:

Position Summary:
Under the direction of the Director of the
Center for Community Systems, the Digital Content Creator creates content and
graphics for the Center's digital tools, videos, and learning modules. The
Digital Content Creator coordinates with the Director to ensure that online
content is developed and structured to meet users' needs and meet the Center's
educational goals. The Digital Content Creator manages and performs website
editorial activities including the formatting of online instructional
information and tools to enhance the user experience and ease of access.

Essential Functions:
- Collaborates with the Center for
Community Systems' staff to determine the topics for the learning modules,
animated how-to-videos, infographics, and other digital tools.
- Creates, edits/proofreads text and
layout for digital tools (including infographics), animated videos, short
online learning modules, event marketing materials, and educational
- Develops computer-generated
graphic-design for digital tools (including infographics), animated videos,
short online learning modules, event marketing materials, and educational
- Identifies brownfield redevelopment
success stories. Conducts interviews with relevant stakeholders. Develops a
story board for the creation of live action videos focusing on those success
stories and oversees the production of the videos created by subcontractors.
- Manages the Center's multiple
websites. Contributes to the redesign of the websites. Uploads various tools
and resources to the site and provides updates as needed. Gathers user
feedback for website improvement and enhancements. Curates resources created
by other organizations and uploads them to websites.
- Contributes content to the Center's
social media.
- Research industry trends to present
ideas and concepts for timely digital innovation.
- Oversees quality assurance
- Other duties as required.

Prerequisite Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in digital design or related field. 4 to 7
years of progressive experience
- Demonstrated experience
in instructional design or eLearning platform development and graphic/layout
- Proven graphic designing,
animated video development, and online educational platform experience.
- A strong portfolio of
illustrations or other graphics.
- Familiarity with design
software and technologies (such as Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Drupal or other
CMS, as well as video software). Excellent computer literacy, including
Microsoft Word, Adobe InDesign and Illustrator.
- Experience with popular
online graphic design platforms.
- A keen eye for
aesthetics and details.
- Excellent communication
- Ability to work
methodically, balance multiple projects, and meet deadlines.
- Experience working in
the environmental, economic development, or community revitalization fields
is a plus.
- Must have a NJ driver's
- At the university's discretion, the education and experience
prerequisites may be exempted where the candidate can demonstrate to the
satisfaction of the university, an equivalent combination of education and
experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position
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