eMedia Graphics Intern

Job title eMedia Graphics Intern
Company Name Great Dane
Location Savannah
Date Posted Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Category
Job Type Intern

Description

Great Dane has an opening for an eMedia Graphics Intern at our Savannah, GA division office. The incumbent is responsible for the design and development of traditional and interactive multimedia content for training presentations, video, and other electronic media used in our training programs. This position works closely with the Organizational Learning team to create compelling content for a broad variety of e-Learning collateral and integrated curriculum content (print and electronic) in support of company safety, and training objectives.

Organizational Learning Internship Video: http://tinyurl.com/zcxlhh2

To be suitable for the internship program, applicants should be available at least 30 – 40 hours a week between the business hours of 8am – 5pm.

Key Responsibilities:

•Develop effective and engaging multimedia materials utilizing video, PowerPoint, Flash, animated gifs and other interactive technologies.

•Designs PowerPoint presentations utilizing learning design concepts to determine arrangement of illustrative material, copy, style and graphics, and arranges layout to meet varying levels of individuals training needs.

•Utilize software applications such as PowerPoint to create from scratch or adapt templates, course materials, instructional materials, and multimedia assets into an integrated final form.

•Creates, designs, scripts and revises interactive eLearning projects (including tests, narration, sound effects and graphics/animations).

•Creates graphic formats for web, video and print delivery to deliver visual interpretation of technical concepts.

•Utilize conceptual concepts to take raw content and create storyboards that support delivering an engaging learning experience.

•Storyboard and animated video; design the graphic elements and animate in accordance with the style of the subject matter and audience.

•Contribute to video shoots, edit raw footage including audio tracks, maintain storyboards and create professional HD video materials as needed.

•Help to conceptualize design structure that allow learners to apply core concepts for real world trainings, classes, and other programs for online or blended delivery.

•Adopt and adapt Subject Matter Expert changes and revisions in materials.

•Provide support for multiple learning solution platforms such as Extranet, and LMS.

•Assist with production and coordination of various integrated training activities.

Competencies:

-Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets firsthand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect
-Action Oriented: Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging; not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning; seizes more opportunities than others
-Functional/Technical Skills: Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment
-Ethics and Values: Adheres to an appropriate (for the setting) and effective set of core values and beliefs during both good and bad times; acts in line with those values; rewards the right values and disapproves of others; practices what he/she preaches
-Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; trends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
-Approachability: Is easy to approach and talk to; spends the extra effort to put others at ease; can be warm, pleasant and gracious.
-Problem Solving: Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answers
-Priority Setting: Spends his/her time and the time of others on what’s important; quickly zeros in on the critical few and puts the trivial many aside; can quickly sense what will help or hinder accomplishing a goal; eliminates roadblocks; creates focus
-Planning: Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects; sets objectives and goals; breaks down work into the process steps; develops scheduled and task/people assignments; anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks; measure performance against goals; evaluates results.
-Perseverance: Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks
Qualifications

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

• Requires enrollment at an accredited college in the Junior year or higher pursuing an education in Graphic Design, Multi-Media Design, Digital Arts or other related degree program.

• Working knowledge of relevant software packages such as CMS programs, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, CVent, WebDAM, HTML, HTML 5, CSS, etc.

• Solid Microsoft Office skills (Word & PowerPoint).

• Experience with graphic development using editing software (Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, other).

• Knowledge of eLearning authoring tools (such as Articulate Storyline 2 and Studio Pro and/or Adobe Captivate 8 are a plus.

•Participate in all stages of the e-learning development life cycle from the initial concept to gathering requirements and conducting stakeholder interviews to design, development, and deployment.

• Ability to identify discrepancies and inconsistencies in the material development process.

• Ability to prioritize audience’s learning needs and interests at all stages of development.

• Able to work under regular deadline pressure and manage multiple projects.

• Eye for detail- attention to quality, accuracies, and continuity is of paramount importance in this role.

• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

• Professionalism

• Ability to multi-task

• Collaborates with others in the Learning and Development organization to ensure all learning objects adequately correlate and cross-reference each other for a seamless learning experience

• Drive to succeed in a fast paced environment

• Applicants should be available at least 30 – 40 hours a week between the business hours of 8am – 5pm.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands: While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close and distance vision.
Work environment: Hours of work on site usually coincide with the Dayshift. The work schedule requirement is 8 hours per day, 5 days per week. Average hours worked per week is 40.
Work time is spent in an office environment moving about, communicating between departments and with employees, or seated at a desk or table processing information and operating a computer.
Hazard exposures are minimal however if the individual goes into the manufacturing and service areas of the plant/branch hazards would exist. These hazards are primarily ambient such as noise, sparks and forklift traffic. All protective devices and equipment are congruent with those of the production worker.
Must dress and present oneself in a professional manner.

Additional Information
This is a paid internship opportunity.
A favorable background screening, Drug Screening, and proof of work authorization in the United States is required for employment.
Great Dane is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please submit a detail resume to mwillis@greatdane.com

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