The Senior Educational Digital Media Producer, Editor/Educational Digital Media Producer, Editor is a member of the Digital Learning & Design (DLD) hub of the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning. DLD is a team of instructional designers, technologists, digital media experts and support specialists who partners with Brown faculty to integrate instructional technologies, educational media, and research-informed pedagogical practices into the curriculum of face-to-face, blended and online courses in support of teaching and learning goals. The Senior Educational Digital Media Producer, Editor/Educational Digital Media Producer, Editor works as part of the Digital Learning & Design team to produce educational media content for all Brown courses including course content video, interviews, audio podcasts, voiceover recordings, motion graphics, animations, graphic elements, and screencast tutorials.
The majority of the Senior Educational Digital Media Producer, Editor/Educational Digital Media Producer, Editorâ™s time is spent editing, creating motion graphics and animations, and managing other post-production tasks. This individual brings video and audio stories to life by making structural, creative, and selective editorial decisions. They create motion graphics and animations to visualize complex concepts and ideas, and also design and implement static and interactive graphic assets for course pages and websites. The Senior Educational Digital Media Producer, Editor/Educational Digital Media Producer, Editor works on multiple projects at once and may participate in planning and pre-production. They may serve as project lead on certain media projects ensuring that deadlines and outcomes are met. Additionally, they work with DLD colleagues to support instructors by providing one-to-one consultations and contributing to group training sessions and the development of media guides and documentation. As part of the DLD media team, the Senior Educational Digital Media Producer, Editor/Educational Digital Media Producer, Editor works to design and develop media that is accessible and inclusive of diverse audiences, and reflects DLDâ™s commitment to high-quality, accessible course and media design.
The Grade 10 Senior Educational Digital Media Producer, Editor takes a more active role in leading projects that benefit by their oversight given their expertise , coordinating the efforts of media producers and student assistants involved, and assembling a team to design and implement project ideas and deliverables. As the Senior Educational Digital Media Producer, Editor they may lead the development of resource material in support of these learning opportunities to prepare faculty to produce their own media for their Brown courses. Finally, they play a more active role in monitorship.
This is a dual graded position posting. The candidate's qualifications/experience will determine if the position is filled at a grade 9 or grade 10 level.
Bachelorâ™s degree or equivalent education and experience.
Grade 9 Level: 2-3 years experience in video/audio post-production (editing, motion graphics/animation).
Grade 10 Level: 3-5 years experience in video/audio post-production (editing, motion graphics/animation).
1-2 years experience in visual design (graphic design, motion design).
Fluency in current video technology and media production best practices.
Ability to â˜storyboard,â™ to plan out a project and to help others to visualize the end result.
Ability to take complex subjects and explain them clearly to different audiences.
Ability to troubleshoot technical issues efficiently.
Strong technical skills, including: Video editing software (e.g. Adobe Premiere Pro); visual design software (e.g. Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator) and Media conversion tools.
Proficiency using motion graphics software (e.g. Adobe After Effects,); audio editing software (e.g. Adobe Audition, Logic Pro); video cameras, sound, and lighting equipment.
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment where services are in high demand and new initiatives introduced routinely.
Work effectively both independently and as a member of a team.
Strong communication and customer service skills
Interest in and ability to collaborate well with others.
Positive and professional attitude; interest in learning new skills.
Demonstrated ability to support a community of diverse perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment.
Reflective practice (e.g., openness to feedback and input, attentive to professional development needs.
Grade 10 Level:
Ability to lead project and task management for select media projects, and coordinate the efforts of media producers and student assistants involved.
Ability to assemble a development team and collaborates with other specialists, writers, animators, artists, sound engineers and programmers to design and implement project ideas and deliverables.
Ability to develop guides and learning materials, and lead trainings/workshops on media topics for faculty.
As this individual would be part of a university community, experience and interest in educational media is a plus. The person in this position likes working collaboratively as part of a team, and possesses a thirst to learn about technology, digital media and student learning, and enjoys sharing what they learn with others. The person in this position needs to be capable of taking on projects autonomously. This individual will need to be flexible and ready to accept different job assignments depending on the departmentâ™s highest priorities.
Background Check: criminal and education verification.
Senior Educational Digital Media Producer, Editor/Educational Digital Media Producer, Editor
Teaching and Learning/Sheridan Center
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
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Internal Number: REQ171916
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