Multimedia Developer

Multimedia Developer

Full-time Regular

Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, US

Come join Children’s Literacy Initiative and create digital content that changes lives!

Children’s Literacy Initiative (CLI) is seeking a Multimedia Developer to work in our Philadelphia office. We are looking for a passionate individual that will thrive working with a smart, collaborative, and mission-driven team. The Multimedia Developer is responsible for all the post-production for CLI’s educational video series “Areas of Literacy Instruction.” The Multimedia Developer will consult on social media projects and training video projects as needed in support of teachers’ professional development in early literacy education.

CLI is a mission-driven organization that is committed to embracing the diverse array of individuals who comprise our team. We draw inspiration for innovation from the children we serve and from educators, administrators, and the work-at-large. Founded 30 years ago, CLI is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that provides educators with training and coaching in the most effective practices for early literacy instruction for prekindergarten through third grade. CLI’s work has been validated by prestigious organizations and has garnered national attention. CLI’s proven theory of action shows that when teachers receive the right combination and intensity of training and coaching, they can become exemplary instructors who make an impact in helping children achieve. Our workshops and institutes build teachers’ understanding of literacy and the art and science of teaching children how to read and write. By focusing on professional skills that improve over time and are not lost when administrations, buildings, or curricula change, CLI helps create a sustainable, school-wide culture of literacy that introduces students to the joys of reading, writing, and life-long learning.
Children’s Literacy Initiative promotes and enforces a policy of equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability or marital status. Nondiscrimination is practiced in employment including recruitment, selection, job assignment, pay, benefits, training, transfer, promotion, termination, and social and recreational programs.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Media Post Production: In collaboration with the Associate Director of Content Development, the Multimedia Developer is responsible for the post-production of CLI’s educational media. This includes the creation and/or use of Animation (80 % of all projects), motion graphics, kinetic text, sets deadlines for multimedia projects and communicates project plan to team members
• Design- The Multimedia Developer Is responsible, in collaboration with the Media Team, for the design (layout, graphics etc.) of Content Team multimedia presentations. These can include: Book Talks, Interactive videos for independent learning modules
• Video Shooting and Editing: Attends shoot as needed and assists with the post production of videos for training and for the LEARN website

• 2 + years of experience in motion graphics and animation
• Experience in video production, post-production, and graphic design.
• Understanding of video distribution platforms and their requirements.
• Must have strong writing, organizational, planning and communication skills.
• HTML/CSS experience a plus.
• Ability to record and edit video and sound projects, including selecting program format for final output, capturing/importing media, organizing raw media, editing footage and sound files, creating and inserting static and motion graphics, titling, adding music/voice-over/sfx, media management and archiving project media.
• Excellent video production and post-production skills, knowledge of and experience with Character Animator, Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, 4K cameras and formats
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
• High level of organizational skills with ability to innovate new procedures, prioritize work assignments, multi-task and follow through on timely basis.
• Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills. Interface diplomatically with all levels of internal and external contacts.

Bachelor’s in a media production field or commensurate work experience.

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