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Sunday, May 15, 2011

University of Minnesota - Design and Interactive Media Coordinator

- Bachelors degree in liberal arts or design/communications/ journalism, business or marketing
- Three (3) years of professional experience in organizational communications/marketing
- Hands-on experience in interactive media design, production, and coordination
- Experience in graphic design including print publications design and production
- Experience using social media tools effectively to promote a program or purpose
- Experience in video/audio production and in editing video content for online channels
- Proficiency in Adobe CS (including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign)
- Demonstrable experience in at least two of the following: brand design; managing user-generated content; producing and managing e-mail marketing; and managing digital assets
- Ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and verbal format
- Strong project management, multitasking, and organizational skills

- Five (5) years of professional communications experience
- Well-rounded knowledge of design and new media in organizational communications contexts
- Higher education experience and/or experience working in mission-driven organizations
- Video shooting and editing expertise including proficiency in Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, or equivalent app; working knowledge of audio editing tools; photography skills
- Proficiency in x/html, css, and scripting; flash design and development experience a plus
- Hands-on experience with content management systems and associated workflows (Drupal a plus)
- Familiarity with Web Standards and best practices of usability, accessibility, and user experience
- Exceptional ability to "take ownership" of priorities and projects from concept through execution
- Experience communicating successfully with stakeholders from diverse cultures and backgrounds
- Strong skill in written communications; familiarity with editorial standards and practices
- Proven strengths in collaboration and working as part of a team