Digital Media Specialist
Daytona Beach, FL 
Posted 10 days ago
Job Description
Job Description

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an independent, culturally diverse institution providing quality education and research in aviation, aerospace, engineering and other related fields with residential campuses located in Daytona Beach, Florida and Prescott, Arizona. The University's Worldwide campus provides educational opportunities online and at approximately 130 locations throughout the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central/South America.

As the largest and most comprehensive aviation and aerospace-focused university in the world, Embry-Riddle is a unique institution. Over the past 90 years, the University has evolved with the industry to break new ground and produce top-level graduates who serve the ever-changing needs of aviation and aerospace and other STEM-related disciplines. Embry-Riddle offers programs in seven primary fields of study including: Applied Science; Aviation; Business; Computers and Technology; Engineering; Safety, Security and Intelligence; and Space.

For Academic Year 2020-21, there were over 10,700 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University's residential campuses and approximately 32,700 students in total enrolled with the University around the world.

About the Opportunity

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Worldwide Campus is currently accepting applications for a Digital Media Specialist located at the Worldwide Headquarters in Daytona Beach, Florida. The Digital Media Specialist will coordinate with course production teams (course developers, subject matter experts, instructional designers, etc.) to plan, design, and develop high quality digital media assets (video, audio, and/or other computer-based training products) in support of online courses delivered by Embry-Riddle Worldwide. Examples of such projects include interactive web activities, graphics and illustrations, animations, instructional video, and audio for narrated presentations or podcasts.

This position will perform a variety of tasks related to the production of digital media assets for online programs. Those tasks may include identifying appropriate media in various instructional settings, providing coaching and guidance on best practices for creating various media, developing scripts and storyboards, using multiple applications to produce various parts of a project, handling audio and video equipment in a studio setting, converting various file types for use in an online environment, and creating options and alternatives for media to address Section 508 compliance.

This person must be able to work independently and as part of a team, handle multiple projects simultaneously, manage time efficiently, and communicate and collaborate effectively. This position demands high quality visual products and great attention to detail.

The Digital Media Specialist plays a key role in teaching and learning for the ERAU Worldwide Campus and the Academic Innovation team. The Academic Innovation team is made up of diverse skill sets and individuals, including a Software Developer, UX Research Analysts, eLearning Support Specialists, Instructional Technologists, Instructional Designers, Instructional Consultants, Media Producers, and Digital Media Specialists. Those positions work collaboratively to apply their expertise on the creation and implementation of innovative solutions and on the identification of tools and technologies that address big challenges in education. The Digital Media Specialist seeks to constantly innovate through continued evaluation of existing solutions and by staying informed about industry trends.

Applicants are required to submit a digital portfolio


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Digital Media, Graphic Design, Video Production, or related field.

  • 5+ years of demonstrated skills in creating high quality digital media.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Intermediate experience with any of the following software applications: Microsoft Office, Zoom, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Captivate, Final Cut Pro, Articulate Storyline, Canva, Visme, H5P, or other creative applications.

  • Highly developed interpersonal skills.

  • Strong communication, writing, proofing, and editing skills.

  • Ability to accept feedback as part of the creative process and educate clients on design theory.

  • Ability to organize, coordinate, and oversee multiple projects.

  • Ability to interpret and utilize brand standards.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience designing highly engaging learning media based on sound learning principles.

  • Experience with the Instructure Canvas Learning Management System.

  • Knowledge of instructional design and development techniques in a distance learning environment.

  • Experience recording high quality audio narrations a plus.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University recognizes the value of diversity and is dedicated to fostering a positive climate in which all students, faculty, and staff are encouraged in their professional, social, and intellectual pursuits. Embry-Riddle is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for qualified individuals. The University does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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