Full Job Description
At The Home Depot, we help doers get more done. In order to do this, our Learning Design & Development team creates simple, relevant, and effective learning experiences for our orange-blooded associates. We have a strong team of Instructional Designers and Media Experience Designers who are focused on the goal of developing our associates, and we’re looking to add to the team.
That’s where you come in! This Media Experience Designer will partner with Instructional Designers to create the overall look and feel of a wide range of interactive media assets for cutting-edge development programs that build competence and confidence in our associates. You will be part of a dynamic, collaborative team that creates learning solutions to build knowledge, skills, and abilities.
When you join The Home Depot, you join a team that takes care of our people. The Media Experience Designer will take care of our associates and ensure they are equipped with what they need to effectively do their jobs and achieve business results.
Interested? Here’s what we’re looking for:
You are passionate about media design and have a strong background with using industry-standard graphics and multimedia software packages to design and develop multimedia-based layouts, graphics, animation, video, sound, and/or content.
You have a track record of using innovative approaches to create media assets.
You have experience supporting the media creation for mobile and social learning projects, including interactive learning games.
You are self-driven, collaborative, resourceful, and excellent at project management.
You are comfortable taking risks, communicating new ideas to a variety of audiences, being a trusted consultant and partner, and propelling current thinking about media design to the next level.
You have strong communication skills and you’re comfortable communicating through technology (Adobe Connect, Microsoft Teams, etc.) because this position works remotely part of the time.
Is this you? If so, we want to talk to you!
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
50% - Use industry-standard graphics and multimedia software packages to design and develop multimedia-based layouts, graphics, animation, video, sound, and/or content for social, mobile, and game-based learning courses.
20% - Ensure consistency, accuracy, and compliance with required standards and conduct cross-platform testing with supported devices.
10% - Work with Instructional Designers to review and recommend design options, functionality, and programming needs.
10% - Work with standard software to create illustrations.
10% - Work on creative and innovative ways to design media.
NATURE AND SCOPE
Position Reports to Manager of Learning Media Development.
Number of Direct Reports: 0
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diploma and/or GED.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 2 years
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent) in related field preferred
Relevant work experience or expertise in a learning-related field
Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, Acrobat Pro, Audition, Media Encoder)
Experience in the conceptualization, design, and production of animation, graphics, and mobile-optimized materials
Experience with DSLR (photography and video recording)
Experience in a non-linear video and audio editing/production environment
Advanced video streaming and animation techniques
Production of motion graphics and animation
Knowledge of UX/UI design
Knowledge of video editing software and ability to edit video and post-production
Ability to create illustrations
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Proficient knowledge of project management principles
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment
Ability to work independently and make creative decisions
Motivated team player with strong interpersonal, organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills
Ability to be detail-oriented in the development and QA of their own project work