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Instructional Technologist-Graphic Design/Animation

Instructional Technologist-Graphic Design/Animation

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US-NY-New York
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Band 53
NYU IT (WS1170)
Learning and Curricular Development

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Position Summary

Brings together several related client needs to develop appropriate strategies for implementing information technology across a broad range of academic programs and initiatives. Collaborates with clients and information technology staff to resolve issues related to technology use in teaching, including application assessment, pedagogy, deployment methodologies, integration strategies, etc., and consults with other learning technology personnel to develop solutions for academic programs, departments, and similar units. Areas of specialization include instructional management systems, distance and telecommunicative learning, online education and instructional design, classroom media integration, computing facility management, and integrated technology-based course design (e.g. integrating documentation, training, course delivery, cluster usage, etc.). Frequently supervises students and staff. This position requires demonstrated comprehensive knowledge of information technology and may be charged with responsibility for emerging on-line learning modalities such as open courseware, live virtual courseware, and other software platforms in support of virtual and classroom based interactive learning. Business titles may include reference to Instructional Learning, Educational technology, Distance Education, or Digital Learning. Education and Experience: Bachelor degree and 3 - 5 years instructional computing experience required. Some teaching experience and experience with internet resources and programs desirable.


Required Education:
Bachelor's degree.

Preferred Education:
Master's degree preferred.

Required Experience:
Three years experience developing user interfaces for dynamic websites-Experience developing dynamic websites with CSS, XHTML, XML, JavaScript, and Ajax;-Experience designing graphical elements of web applications;-Experience working with Photoshop, Illustrator, Maya, 3D Studio Max, Final Cut Pro and other graphics, animation, and video development tools;-Experience developing animations to communicate or present complex concepts or to convey a narrative;-Experience creating rapid prototypes for projects;-Experience evaluating the usability of web user interfaces;-Extensive experience developing web sites and implementing graphic design work on the web required; and, -Extensive experience with audio and video codecs and image file formats.

Preferred Experience:
University level teaching and professional experience in educational technology. -Prefer experience developing user interfaces for Android and iOS apps; and,-Prefer experience developing and supporting complex, data-driven projects in a LAMP environment.-Experience with one or more web content management systems, such as Wordpress, Joomla, or Drupal;- Demonstrated ability to create graphical user interfaces; - Knowledge of and ability to use still and video cameras;- Must have an understanding of classroom technologies including networking, projectors and other media equipment typically found in networked classrooms.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Must be comfortable and competent working with the following client-based operating systems: Apple Mac and iOS, MS Windows, and Android; -Excellent written and oral communication skills;-Interpersonal and team building skills; and,-Creative problem solving abilities and initiatives.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Familiarity with Web 2.0 technologies such as Google APIs; -Knowledge of cognition theories especially as they relate to attention span, multimodal reinforcement, and visual acuity; -Knowledge of the computer game industry from a technical, theoretical, and educational perspective;-Knowledge of game engine platforms such as Unity 3D;-Experience with the Sakai LMS;-Familiarity working with Python, PHP and relational databases (i.e. MySQL, SQLite); and, -Experience working with clients/customers on complex projects.

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