Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Interactive Media Producer, Science Education: KQED - San Francisco

Interactive Media Producer, Science Education

Location:KQED - San Francisco
Job Code:169
# of openings:1


Position Title: Interactive Media Producer, Science Education                    

Reports To:  Educational Technologist                                      

Department:  Education                                                                        

Division: Ed/Interactive

Position Summary:     
The Science Education Interactive Media Producer will create rich media assets to expand KQED’s offerings of multimedia digital learning objects and training tools for science education in compelling formats that will engage students, lifelong learners and the general public. This position will work with KQED Science and KQED Education to expand our collections multimedia resources and professional development tools to help educators engage diverse learners in science, build real-world connections between science content standards and everyday life, and prepare young people for STEM careers.

In collaboration with colleagues, this position will shape KQED Education’s vision for science educational content production, managing and overseeing projects that integrate with KQED Science production as well as complement and repurpose that work for educational audiences.  The Science Education Interactive Multimedia Producer must be highly skilled in interactive/immersive interface and design and have excellent audio and video media production, writing, editing, and web publishing skills. This experienced interactive media producer has expertise in coverage of science, online production, emerging media publishing formats, and developing engaging interactive content for educational use. Excellent collaboration skills are essential in regards to initiating and maintaining external community partnerships and across KQED departments and establishing and supporting a continuous feedback loop with collaborators.


Essential Functions:

  1. Manage and implement all aspects of production process for video, audio, interactive and other Web-based science education media assets from preproduction planning to shooting to editing to publishing
  2. Manage the KQED Science Education production schedule; contribute to the planning and implementation of KQED Education’s overall production schedule.
  3. Develop and update multimedia content of science e-books and other explanatory Web assets as part of the science education multimedia production team
  4. Repurpose and edit media created for a general audience into digital learning objects suitable for educational settings. To include videos, interactives, infographics, audio, and blog posts.
  5. Create interactive media assets for online learning tools, modules and courses to benefit science educators and learners
  6. Contribute to science education social media strategies and campaigns
  7. Gather, analyze and report on metrics of content produced
  8. Contribute to the successful implementation of the goals of the KQED Science Unit and KQED Education department
  9. Other duties as assigned

Knowledge/Experience Required
  1. Experience with Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects, and AVID environments
  2. Proficiency in video production to include producing, cinematography, lighting, and video interviewing.
  3. Experience with web production to include image manipulation, graphic creation, web 2.0 applications, WordPress, and HTML
  4. Demonstrated experience in multimedia production project management and workflow
  5. Experience with science and environment journalism
  6. Experience with tracking data and digital asset management
  7. Demonstrated experience producing for science/STEM education audiences
  8. Excellent oral and written communication skills
  9. Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven production environment

Knowledge/Experience Desired
  1. Experience working closely with San Francisco Bay Area science, environment and nature organizations
  2. Knowledge of Next Generation Science Standards
  3. Knowledge of instructional strategies and pedagogy

Apply here: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH07/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=KQED&cws=4&rid=169