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Posted Job Title
Digital Media Developer
Job Profile Title
Information Technology Communication Analyst
Job Description Summary
The Digital Media Developer (DMD) works to produce and maintain digital content for the Museumâ™s website(s). The DMD will generate and edit webpages in our content management systems including coding HTML/CSS and the creation of images. The DMD will help develop/edit informational, promotional, and educational videos and interactive content for use on the Museumâ™s website and social media outlets. The DMD is responsible for helping maintain and monitor the Museumâ™s web style guide in conjunction with the Museumâ™s overall branding and art direction. The DMD performs their duties under direction of the Associate Director of Digital Media.
Open to all, the Museum is home to remarkable objects and powerful stories that emerge from its extraordinary expeditions across the world. Discover the cultures of Africa, Asia, the Americas, and the Mediterranean, from the very first cities of the Middle East to the kings of ancient Egypt; from prehistoric Mexico to the lives of Native American communities today. Experience the mystery of the ancient past, gain an understanding of our shared humanity, and find your own place in the arc of human history.
- Produce and maintain digital content on the Museumâ™s website, including text, images, and video; edit and ensure quality control as needed.
- Produce informational, promotional, and educational videos and interactive as needed.
- Assist with design, redesign, and improve Museum websites as needed.
- Assist with maintainence and monitoring of the Museumâ™s web style guide in conjunction with the Museumâ™s overall branding and art direction as necessary.
- Assist with maintaining the Museumâ™s video outlets (YouTube/Vimeo).
- Perform additional duties as assigned
Qualifications A Bachelorâ™s Degree is required and 2-3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Proven working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite and the creation and manipulation of images is necessary. A background in video production and editing in Final Cut Pro, Sony Vegas Pro or Adobe Premiere is essential. Experience in coding HTML/CSS by hand is preferred. Experience with major Content Management Systems like Joomla, Drupal, Wordpress recommended. Any web programming experience is helpful. Professional communication skills are necessary. An interest in archaeology, anthropology, and museums is helpful, as is an affinity for working in a non-profit environment. Time management, self-motivation, and multitasking are essential to the role that this position plays within the institution.
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
$36,401.00 - $91,232.00
Affirmative Action Statement Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Internal Number: JR00003167
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