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Multimedia Specialist (Hybrid)- Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Design

West Virginia University
Job Location:
Morgantown, West Virginia


West Virginia University Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Design is currently accepting applications for a Multimedia Specialist.This positionassists with thecreation, designandexecutionofdigital media for WVU Davis Collegewith a focus on video/digital storytellingto showcase the work of WVU Davis College.This personworks collaboratively with Communications' team members and others to provide innovative and creative communications tofurther enhance marketing and outreach efforts.Reportsto theDirector of Communications and Marketingfor Davis College.

We strongly believe in work-life balance and keeping time for things we love outside our work. WVU offers generous benefits, including:

  • 37.5 hour work week
  • 13 paid holidays (staff holiday calendar)
  • 24 annual leave (vacation) days per year
  • 18 sick days per year

    (for when you're ill, for when you need time to care for sick family, for your own, or your family's, regularly scheduled medical appointments. Who is family for the purpose of this leave? A lot of people in your life including immediate relatives and in-laws as well as others considered to be members of your household living under the same roof)
  • WVU offers a range of health insurance and other benefits (this position is a benefits-eligible non-classified staff position)
  • 401(a) retirement savings with 6% employee contribution match, eligibility to continue health insurance, and other retiree perks. Looking for more retirement benefits information? Check out retirement health insurance benefits, retirement income, and FAQ's.
  • Wellness programs

What you'll do:

  • Produce engaging, interactive content for multi-channel distribution for diverse audiences, including those with disabilities.
  • Scope architecture for digital and multimedia projects using wire frames and storyboards.
  • Photograph/video subjects for use as design elements and acquire high-quality stock content from other repositories.
  • Enhance photographs and digital imagery to create high visual impact as well as produce artistic and infographic elements.
  • Coordinate and develop television programming for statewide public broadcasting.
  • Manage video, digital and multimedia assets for routine access and long-term archival.
  • Receive and incorporate feedback from clients and team members to produce high quality work.
  • Assist with the production and management of web content and email to facilitate requests and produce high-quality results.
  • Design graphical user interfaces, websites, HTML-based email, social media, and content elements and supporting multimedia, which are accessible for those with disabilities.
  • Create standards-compliant and cross-browser compatible content for delivery via the web, email and other digital mediums.
  • Develop web and email templates (as well as final-product pages/email) and social media components (headers, covers, etc.)
  • Research audiences for projects to segment and target each audience with the proper information in the most appropriate format.
  • Design content and consider how it may be repurposed in different mediums for delivery to multiple diverse audiences.
  • Use commonly accepted standards to repurpose relevant visual, print, web content for multimedia.
  • Evaluate and adapt content from other (offline and online) sources, adhering to copyright and institutional policies.

  • Bachelor'sdegree(or equivalent combination)invisual communications, creative arts and graphicdesignwith an emphasis/focus on multimedia.
  • At least two to three years of progressive experience in creating and editing video, including filming video with DSLR cameras.
  • Two years advanced knowledge of Non-Linear Editing in Adobe Premiere Pro.
  • One to two years Skilled knowledge of sound recording and lighting techniques.
  • Two to three years of creative experience working to design, develop and distribute accessible multimedia and video content; educational background preferable.
  • One to two years marketing experience preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of shooting video with DSLR cameras.
  • Advanced knowledge of Non-Linear Editing in Adobe Premiere Pro.
  • Skilled knowledge of sound recording and lighting techniques.
  • Skilled knowledge of collaborating in a creative environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal (written and spoken) communication skills.
  • Varied and progressive video, web, digital and multimedia experience.
  • Excellent skills operating computer, photography and video equipment including cameras, recording devices and copiers.
  • Demonstrated skills with coding cross-browser compatible content that's friendly to disabled readers.
  • Ability to effectively record, edit and produce high-quality audio and video multimedia.
  • Ability to edit and adapt content for other mediums and formats.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively to maintain and grow a successful, supportive team environment.

About WVU

At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at

West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.

Job Posting: May 4, 2022

Posting Classification: Non-Classified

Exemption Status: Exempt

Benefits Eligible: Yes
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