Remote Contract - Junior Graphics Designer / eLearning Developer
551 Adelaide Street West
Title: Remote Contract – Junior Graphics Artist /eLearning Developer/Producer
Department: Program Department
Partners with: Project Manager, Head of Learning Services
The Junior Graphic Artist / eLearning Developer will be responsible for contributing to the design, development, programming and implementation of eCourses (online courses) which will be utilized across different Operational Centers (OCs) at MSF for field and headquarters training on medical and non-medical topics. This is a unique opportunity to showcase your skills in the development of learning solutions impacting patient outcomes around the world.
The Program Department, led by the Director of Programs, advances the link between Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) Canada and MSF's operational needs regarding medical and humanitarian issues. Learning Services is part of the Program Department and responsible for providing consulting and production services related to workforce development and learning solutions, with a general focus on technology-driven solutions. The Program Department and Learning Services also collaborates with other international humanitarian NGO's, Government institutions and think tanks to raise awareness and engagement within Canada.
1. Participate in the design and development of learning solutions for local and international staff
· Interpret instructional design and content analysis documents provided by subject matter expert and/or learning consultants for instructional design approaches
· Storyboard learning process and learning architecture
· Create appropriate design approach, style, font, colour scheme, icons, style guides, and templates
· Design or adapt graphics as needed
· Create, edit mock-ups, videos and/or animated graphics to support content and learning objectives
· Create SCORM objects using course authoring software. For example, Captivate, Camtasia, Storyline and/or LMS interface (Moodle) as needed
· Use and maintain design documents, course content and various media elements
· Obtain, produce or request the production of media elements such as graphics, animation, and video where needed.
2. Convert materials consistent with the learning objectives of each project
· Develop interactive scripts for eLearning, eBriefing, teaching videos and informational sessions
· Use eLearning authoring tools to design and develop interactive components and input course content.
3. Develop the rapid prototype and program a working model upon which the final product will be based
4. Test and validate end-user functionality and usability
Education and experience
· At least two years in development of web design, graphic design and basic media production
· Diploma or bachelor degree in one aspect of the e-Learning development cycle: e.g. graphic, media production, instructional design, adult learning / education
· Experience in Authoring software (Storyline, Captivate, Camtasia) essential
· Knowledge of usability standards (ease of navigation, screen layout, use of graphics) and basic web design
· Experience with Open Source Learning Management System (Moodle) an asset
Skills and competencies
· Proficiency in some of the following tools (or similar): Microsoft tools, Adobe Creative Suite including Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects, Premiere and Audition. Other tools may include Sublime code editor and Adobe Muse for web design.
· Excellent communication and negotiation skills (oral and written); Fluency in English essential, proficiency in French very desirable
· Willingness, ability to quickly learn basic concepts of instructional design. Previous knowledge of instructional design is considered an asset.
· An analytical, methodical approach to work
· Ingenuity around creation of reusable objects and engines
· Commitment to MSF humanitarian principles and knowledge of MSF operations.
· MSF Canada Staff
· International MSF office colleagues
Minimum Education Required