Graphic Designer...



Job Goal
To design/develop/implement/maintain online projects in Eduhero and create graphics and projects that support the educational goals of the ESC.

Employment with Region 6 ESC is considered to be at-will employment and may be terminated by Region 6 ESC at any time due to reduction in funds, non-renewal of grant funding, other financial contingency, or any other legal reason.

Education
Bachelors degree in graphic design, art, or related field required.

Certifications
N/A

Special Knowledge and Skills
Highly enthusiastic, flexible, and dynamic individual comfortable working in a fast-paced growth environment on multiple projects and deadlines

Capable of taking the initiative; making recommendations on the best approach in terms of scoping, design, and scripting, and following through with action

Proven instruction design skills, ability to identify an engaging and compelling design approach to achieve project and learning objectives; ability to apply/develop sound instructional models

Strong analytical skills, ability to review large volumes of information and make informed decisions about priorities and treatment of materials

Strong communication skills; capable of explaining the rationale of decisions to SMEs/clients, communicating progress and updates to clients and colleagues, communicating design aspects and requirements to graphic designers and technical team members

Strong IT capabilities in a range of MS Office applications, comfortable learning new applications including e-learning authoring tools and graphics application packages (Captivate, Presenter, Photoshop, Illustrator)

Ability to work on multiple tasks with minimal supervision

Ability and willingness to work independently and as a team member

Willingness and ability to gain and maintain any required competencies, such as:

Training and experience in the use of computers and other technologies,  including software, telecommunications/video conferencing equipment, and interactive technologies

Online course development, Mobile Application development, and Game
development

Experience
Experience in developing authoring tools and working with LMS/CMSs (e.g., Articulate, Captivate, Flash, Moodle, other open-source LMS/CMS) and their capabilities

Experience with project plan development

Experience in print design

Experience in professional graphic design

Major Responsibilities and Duties
Liaises with subject matter experts (SMEs) /clients to identify performance and training requirements

Sets and maintains design standards on e-learning projects

Defines the learning approach and selects the authoring approach for SMEs/client needs

Explains design approach to SMEs/clients, making adjustments where necessary to ensure design approach is both effective from a learner perspective and from a time and cost perspective

Manages design on a portfolio of projects, taking accountability for providing design is to set standards, meets SME/Client requirements, and meets time and budget expectations for the project

Ensures projects are delivered on time and budget

Contributes to the development of design team through coaching, mentoring, and line management of instructional designers, including facilitation of internal training and knowledge sharing sessions.

Collaborates with technology integration developers and specialists on graphic design, best practices, and development of products, services, and support

Assists with customer service and client satisfaction

Assists in the management of the budgets and contracts

Willingness to travel

Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities
None

Equipment Used:
Computer
General office equipment

Working Conditions
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
○ Work on multiple tasks with frequent interruptions
○ Maintain emotional control under stress
○ Occasional prolonged hours
○ Occasional lifting




Requirements