Instructional Media Designer/SME

MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB) - Hurlburt Field, FL4.1

30+ days agoFull-timeEstimated: $64,000 - $90,000 a year
The successful candidate will support design, development, and production of computerized and classroom courseware. Uses creative skills in art and design to communicate a story, message or idea in support of instructional content delivery. Creates visual aids to inform, persuade, and engage target audiences, adjusts mood and style of visual aids accordingly for the best teaching and learning outcomes. This individual works within a small multi-disciplinary course production team to create traditional courseware and/or transform traditional courseware into online formats in innovative and compelling ways that are equal of or greater effectiveness than F2F implementations of equivalent content. Specializes in design mediums, such as analog/digital drawing, photography, animation and/or digital audio in support of instructional content. .

The successful candidate will:
Maintain technical knowledge by attending design workshops, as directed by government; routine study and review of professional publications; participating in professional societies
Contribute to IDT team efforts by accomplishing related tasks as needed
Ensure proper disposition of visual information record material, performs multimedia editorial functions - reviewing editing visual/audio materials, identifying/reducing material to individual scenes or sequences, assembling in proper order
Produce geometric representations, orthographic and isometric drawings, auxiliaries (normal and edge vies) & conventional drawings, ensures graphical products are delivered using format to enable CBT, F2F, and interactive instruction
Edit, assemble, and synchronize recorded sound with imagery, integrating special effects
Set up, position, synchronize, and operate various types of cameras, projectors, video and audio recorder-reproducers, monitors, digital interface, computers, and multimedia equipment
Maintain an indexed instructional media library/repository
Maintain current level of professional skills and knowledge regarding the application of multimedia development tools and production formats such as Adobe Creative Suite, JavaScript, SVG, Shockwave, Unity 3d, HTML 5, MP4, FLV, WMV, and MP3.
Demonstrate knowledge and skills in communicative processes, visual information management and quality assurance
Prepare work-flow maps, plans concept illustration by studying learning content information and materials
Illustrate concept by designing rough layout of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size, and style, and related aesthetic concepts
Facilitate consensus agreement among instructional design team (IDT) regarding concept illustrations by submitting rough-draft layouts, prepares finished copy and art illustrations to support instruction
Ensure continued operation of IMD tools by completing preventive maintenance requirements following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories, evaluating new equipment
For more than 39 years, MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB), an Alion company, has been solving some of the Nation’s most complex National Security challenges. Defense, Intelligence Community, Special Operations Forces, Homeland Security and Federal agencies rely on our advanced engineering services, cyber security, and product solutions to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world. Join MacB where you will work with a team of highly experienced professionals in the areas of Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Research Development Test and Evaluation, Information Operations, fabrication, IT solutions, Logistics and Acquisition Management. MacB has won multiple workplace awards, offers generous salaries and benefits, and has outstanding growth opportunities.

MacB is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment. MacB recruits, trains, compensates and promotes without regard to race, creed, religion, color, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, political affiliation, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, source of income, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, military status, or any other consideration made unlawful under applicable federal, state or local law.

Ability to communicate and coordinate with instructors, SMEs, editors, and authors to understand and interpret the insertional visual aids needs
Demonstrated (i.e., a portfolio and or URL link, media disk exemplifying creative products/minimum of one example) track record sowing significant knowledge of various multimedia styles and formats
Demonstrated knowledge and skills in computer-aided design (CAD) packages to scan images and change format, size, colors and other elements
Documented knowledge in copyright & reproduction restrictions
Demonstrated knowledge and skills in multimedia, production and documentation, e.g., digital/analog graphics, still photography, electronic imaging, imagery and digital audio
A minimum of 12 semester hours in multimedia design and development
Demonstrated ability to ensure integrity of task analysis, training requirements, training hierarchies, instructional materials, and evaluation plans.
Able to keep deadlines and manage change to assure personal responsibility for timelines
Comfortable interacting with leadership, faculty, technologists, and other teams (ISD).
Special Operations experience required
Basic knowledge of the following MDSs: Ac-130U/W, MC-130H/P, U-28, MC/PC-12; C-145, C-130J, and other non-standard aviation aircraft
Must possess a Secret security clearance
Required: Bachelor's Degree in Social or Physical Sciences
Desired: Master's Degree in Social or Physical Sciences