The University of Waterloo is seeking an experienced Instructional Digital Media Developer, to join the Centre for Extended Learning (CEL) Course Production team.
This is a 12 month, full time position, with the possibility of extension.
NATURE AND SCOPE
Online learning has a long history at Waterloo, and is considered an area of strength for the institution. CEL has a staff of over 50 involved in the development, delivery, and management of over 300 credit and non-credit online course offerings with approximately 18,000 student course registrations annually. Approximately 60 new online courses are developed each year. A dedicated team of experienced instructional designers, developers and learning management system specialists, collaborate in a project-based environment on courses that run the gamut in terms of academic discipline.
Extensive and demonstrated expertise in digital media development required, including the creation of static and animated graphics, multimedia presentations and interactive web-based simulations using industry-standard tools and techniques. Strong experience working with HTML and CSS (experience with the Bootstrap framework would be an advantage), knowledge of as well as an in-depth understanding of screen-layout constraints, web accessibility, usability and cross platform/browser issues. Expertise with digital video and audio editing would be a strong asset. Demonstrated ability to creatively apply instructional and media design principles to help facilitate learning.
Must have superior attention to detail. Proven ability to use good organizational and time management skills to plan and successfully complete development on multiple projects within tight and often conflicting deadlines. Proven ability to interact successfully with clients and subject matter experts, and communicate expectations as well as suggestions effectively and with tact and diplomacy. Proven track record of working collaboratively in a team environment.
Candidates should be prepared to demonstrate relevant examples of their work and complete a skills test.
Cover letter, resume and links to an online portfolio or relevant examples of work, should be emailed to Matt Justice, Course Production Manager.