Multimedia Developer

British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) - Burnaby, BC (30+ days ago)

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At BCIT, we champion diversity of experiences, ideas, cultures and perspectives, to foster a community in which equality and inclusivity are embedded in everything we do. We embrace endless innovation, ignited by imagination and creativity, to improve our approaches, opportunities and outcomes. We strive to achieve excellence in everything we do, to accomplish real, measurable results. We believe in the power of collaboration to amplify our efforts and begin every interaction with a foundation of respect for others’ expertise, insights and inherent worth. Our overall vision is to empower people, share BC, and inspire global progress. If this resonates with you, come join our team as we continue to provide practical education for a complex world.

BCIT’s Learning and Teaching Centre (LTC) is seeking a temporary, full-time Multimedia Developer. In this varied and challenging role, you will be responsible for developing, implementing, maintaining and supporting interactive instructional multimedia applications; and coordinating and/or liaising with other departments and groups to create and maintain centralized production standards for digital educational multimedia in the LTC and BCIT schools and departments.

Duties & Responsibilities

Meets with clients to determine project scope and recommends most feasible course of action for development.
Advises clients on appropriate multimedia costs, timelines and production process.
Coordinates budget and schedule required to complete cost-effective multimedia projects.
Handles storyboarding/wire-framing UI/UX and IA design and development.
Writes well-organized and logical code for front-end database and back-end integration.
Ensures consistent translation of design to function for web applications, with a focus on usability and adoption.
Provides ongoing maintenance and support for custom-built applications and systems.
Works with team to organize and maintain learning object repository and development servers.
Researches new and evolving software including testing and prototyping, to determine availability, performance and compatibility with existing equipment for instructional or informational purposes.

Being a part of BC’s Top 100 Employers, and a member of the CCDI.
A generous Total Compensation package which includes extended health and dental benefits and a superb pension plan.
Access to Professional Development Funds and opportunities for career development.
Increase your knowledge with Tuition waivers for BCIT courses.
Enjoy subsidized parking and discounted access to our fitness facilities (including classes like Yoga and Zumba).
Additional Wellness and Employee Assistance programs.

Grade 12, plus completion of a two-year diploma program or equivalent in digital media, web development, computer systems / programming.
Two years’ general computer systems experience plus four years’ experience in a similar position, in the development and implementation of educational multimedia within the post-secondary environment.
Demonstrated expertise in multimedia applications and proven experience in multimedia development and programming.
Experience as a project manager with a proven ability to establish priorities, identify tasks, coordinate the activities of project participants and report on the status of a project.
Experience training/mentoring faculty an asset.
Portfolio of custom-built web applications or equivalent examples of work required;
Examples of applications made for multiple platforms (standalone apps, widgets, mobile, AR/VR…etc.) an asset.
Knowledge of HTML, CSS, Javascript, JQuery, AJAX, SQL, PHP required.
Experience developing for LMS, SCORM, educational software highly preferred.
Familiar with basic data structure and algorithms, restful APIs, API design, version control.

Graphic and media skills:
Working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch and other design tools.
Basic audio, video editing and formatting knowledge an asset.
Ability to effectively analyze learning situations to identify and solve technology-related.
Ability to explain technical decisions to the broader team and project sponsors.
Eagerness and aptitude to learn new technologies.
Must be a team player, with demonstrated ability to work in the dual role of team participant and team leader.
Professional, reliable, with a strong work ethic.
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Effective training and presentation skills.
Demonstrated ability to train adult learners.
Creative and visual thinker; keen eye for layout design, understanding of design principles.
Excellent organizational and troubleshooting skills with attention to detail.
Customer service orientation in all client interactions (internal and external).
Please note: These are the minimum required qualifications. This position is a dayshift position as defined in Article 14.1 of the Collective Agreement.

Salary Range Pay Grade 10; $57,734 to $62,646 per annum.
Additional Salary Information
Salary prorated based on percentage and term of appointment.

Position Details
Posting Category Information Systems / Technology
School/Service Area Learning & Teaching Services-Dean's Office
Campus Location Burnaby campus
Bargaining Unit BCGEU Support Staff
Job Status Temporary
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Start Date 10/28/2019
Anticipated End Date 03/31/2020
Competition Information
Competition Number 19B421
Competition Open Date 10/16/2019
Competition Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
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