Multimedia Designer / Media Producer
Pearson Education Ltd
Cape Town, South Africa
7d ago

Description

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-

examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe.

We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better.

By pushing the boundaries of technology and each other to surpass these boundaries we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

We are a core team of Visual Designers, Multimedia Designers, and Media Testers. We support the content teams in the conceptualisation, design, production and delivery of creative learning experiences across multiple platforms, products and services.

Our focus is on the creation of content that is effective, delightful and versatile.

Purpose

  • In order to increase our effectiveness in helping people improve their lives through learning, we are looking for Multimedia Designer to work closely with the Business Development content team to develop digital assets that are engaging and appropriate;
  • support instructional designs best practices, and are technologically compatible and current.

    Key Responsibilities :

    Conceptualise, create and / or assemble multimedia digital assets in close collaboration with in-house and external content developers

    Brief external content creators / vendors / partners on the creation of digital content (digital assets, ePubs)

    Project manage the production of digital content with both internal teams and external vendors

    Be responsible for quality assurance (select content checks, functional and technical standards) on digital content produced internally or through external vendors

    Ensure that all digital content commissioned, developed and delivered meets prescribed deployment requirements and accepted industry standards

    Be a source of expertise on the end-to-end production of digital content for both internal teams and external partners

    Core Competencies : Creative thinker

    Problem solver

    Highly organised and efficient

    Focused and goal orientated

    Ability to prioritise

    Ability to work in an iterative environment

    Strong attention to detail and accuracy

    Quality conscious

    Grasp new technologies with ease

    Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    Manage pressure and ambitious deadlines with maturity

    Sound project management skills

    Experience :

    2 - 3 years experience in digital content development

    Evidence of managing multiple projects simultaneously

    Evident knowledge of current technologies

    Evident knowledge of current authoring tools & environments

    Portfolio of evidence must be provided

    Ideal Experience :

    Proven experience working in an educational context

    Instructional Design qualification or proven experience

    Visual Design qualification or proven ability

    Technical Languages Required

    Minimum Requirements

    Relevant three-year degree or diploma

    Alternately, proven industry experience relevant to the position

    Pearson is committed to the principles of employment equity and in accordance with our Employment Equity goals and plan, preference will be given to suitable applicants from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act and subsequent amendments thereto.

    Job Unposting : Ongoing

    Schedule : Full-time Regular

    Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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