Interactive Learning Experience Developer Waco, TX, United States
Job Identification: 12988 Posting Date: 05/20/2022, 3:39 PM Job Schedule: Full time Locations: Waco, TX, United States Degree Level: Master
Job Description: What We Are Looking For:
Reporting to the Director of Learning Design, the Interactive Learning Experience Developer (ILXD) is an active member of the Library and Academic Technology Services (LATS) Learning Design Team and works in close collaboration with learning experience designers, faculty, other key stakeholders to design, develop, and implement interactive learning modules in support of multimodal learning. The successful candidate demonstrates expertise and proficiency in applying learning theory, design models, and best practices to develop high-end interactive learning experiences for Baylor students. The successful candidate actively manages multiple projects concurrently and can move projects with many stakeholders involved forward while effectively managing scope, quality, and timeline deliverables. The successful candidate adheres to quality standards and showcases competency in effectively organizing digital interactive narratives using learner UI/UX design principles. The ILXD is well-versed in graphic design, the creation of interactive multimedia, and the application of pertinent technology tools to support instruction and promote meaningful and diverse connections in the online learning environment
*Qualifying candidates requiring hybrid work arrangements will be considered. The ideal candidate will live in the Central Texas area.
**All applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Masters in Instructional Design, Media Development, or a related field. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Three plus years of relevant professional experience.
Proficient in Adobe Create Suite (Photoshop and Illustrator), Articulate 360 (Rise, Storyline 360, Review), and other interactive authoring tools.
Familiarity with UX/UI design principles.
Experience in digital storytelling.
Strong communication skills.
Experience simplifying and explaining complex concepts.
Experience with authoring in Unity or other virtual/augmented reality.
Experience with Adobe After Effects and Audition.
Experience in producing and editing video.
What You Will Be Doing:
Design, develop and deploy interactive learning modules; Assist faculty in developing scripts and storyboards for interactive media projects; Develop/program interactive elements into module design to increase student engagement; Publish courses for SCORM-compliance and Canvas integration; Ensure developed modules meet 508 accessibility standards; Develop and edit images, animations, and other design elements as required; Ensure learning modules meeting stated learning objectives.
Consult with faculty on the design and development of interactive learning assets, including simulations, scenarios, branching, knowledge checks, and digital case studies; Collaborate with key stakeholders including instructional designers and faculty on the development of interactive media.
Maintain working knowledge of best practices and learning theories that support learning through interactive media; Maintain working knowledge of best practices in media and graphic design; Maintain working knowledge of emerging trends in interactive media development and learning theory.
Utilize a project management tool and shared project management space to organize the production schedules of multiple simultaneous projects.
Perform all other duties as assigned to support Baylor's mission
Ability to comply with University policies
Maintain regular and punctual attendance
What You Can Expect
As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission, and outstanding automatic retirement contributions. Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family's wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus. To learn more, go to Baylor Benefits & Advantages.
About Us: Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicants religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris, and academic strategic plan, Illuminate.