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Multimedia Developer - LSIF Project

Reference: FEB20246551
Expiry date: 2024-02-28 23:59:00.000
Location: Reading
Salary: £42,618 Per Annum
Benefits: Competitive holiday, excellent pension and fantastic on site facilities
Duration:Until March 2024, with contract extension available
Attachments: MultiMediaDeveloper_LSIF_HTQ_SIFProject.pdf

Who we are:

Activate Learning is a pioneering education group with a global reach, committed to transforming lives through our approach to learning.

We see our employees as individuals, empowering them to make the right choices for their ambitions and careers. We value our people as vital to our continued success and aspire to a diverse, open and inclusive environment that provides the motivation for everyone to pursue their career goals and flourish.

When you work for Activate Learning, you’re working for an organisation that provides you with the advantages of a large employer, a trusted partner in your career development, and a transformational way of working whilst also investing in building a community environment for everyone.

Together, we will bring out the best version of yourself.

About the role:

Activate Learning has recently secured funding to deliver Local Skills Improvement Fund (LSIF) projects, focused on collaborative working with other FE providers across our geographical areas to collectively respond to Local Skills Improvement Plans.

As part of this we’re now recruiting for a Multimedia Developer to develop high quality digital learning assets using a variety of multimedia content generation tools to enhance the learner experience and engagement with online learning.

Working alongside the rest of the Digital Education team and Online Faculty you’ll advise, guide and project manage the production of digital course content, translating the requirements of internal stakeholders into creative supporting material to bring digital learning to life.

This is a full-time role currently funded until March 2024, with funding likely to be extended until 2025. There is flexibility to be based at any campus with opportunities to work from home up to two days per week.

What do you need to be successful as a Multimedia Developer at Activate Learning?

The successful candidate will need 2-3 years experience in creative industries creating multimedia assets with an understanding of a broad range of instructional design methodologies, design theory, story boarding and demonstrable experience of applying these concepts.

Ideally you would have significant experience working with multiple stakeholders in a fast paced environment, as well as potentially experience developing for mobile.

We're looking for candidates who have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, planning skills and knowledge of project management.

While not necessary, knowledge of the Further Education sector and specific challenges of creating eLearning in an FE environment would be an advantage. Your application would also be supported by a knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and industry experience of graphics/video/audio work, including Adobe Creative Cloud.

Why work with the Activate Learning Group?

Here are some of our benefits:

  • Enrolment into generous pensions schemes
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Excellent on-site facilities including free onsite parking, refectory facilities, Hair and Beauty salons
  • An extensive Learning and Development programme with a range of CPD opportunities
  • Specialised support and development for teaching staff
  • Access to qualified coaches for all staff
  • Leadership and Management development programmes
  • Flexible working opportunities, where appropriate
  • A comprehensive wellbeing programme including access to the Fika and Everymind app
  • Mental Health support including access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee resource groups
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Refer a friend vacancy incentive
  • Access to student discount programmes

Applicants should apply at the earliest opportunity, closed vacancies will prevent application form submission.

Applications are reviewed and shortlisted on a rolling basis, we reserve the right to interview, appoint and close adverts.

Activate Learning is committed to safeguarding and expect all our staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, we do not sponsor work permits. Work permits from other organisations are unacceptable as proof of right to work in the UK.

Applications are encouraged from all candidates who meet or exceed minimum criteria, regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity. Activate Learning are committed to employing people with disabilities and will ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. If you require any reasonable adjustments either at application or interview stage please contact the talent team directly.

Recruitment agencies who submit unsolicited CVs to any partner or employee at Activate Learning, have no authority to enter into an arrangement. Recruitment agencies engaging with Activate Learning Talent Team will be on our PSL.