NATURE OF WORK:
This is an entry level instructional position working with library customers on the development of their skills in creating digital media and art at the Library’s YOUmedia and/or YOUmake Miami Centers. Assists customers with the application and creative use of digital arts such as video production, photography/image editing, audio production, animation, and other media production. Assists customers with various projects, providing support and feedback. Assists library staff with planning and production of digital marketing initiatives promoting the Miami-Dade Public Library System. Guidance is received from the Library Media Project Coordinator or other assigned Unit supervisor, who assists the candidate with professional development. Supervision is received from the Library Media Project Coordinator or other assigned Unit supervisor.
Work directly with library customers to develop their digital media literacy skills. Work with the library staff to create digital media arts workshops while maintaining established core curriculum standards. Creatively helps customers translate abstract concepts into effective visual forms through a variety of digital media formats. Provides information, instructional guidance and support to library customers while in the work space. Utilizes production equipment to design, edit and produce video, audio, and graphic materials. Maintains an awareness of current technological issues and trends by reading professional and related literature and attending workshops, conferences and courses.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:
Knowledge of technologies related to digital film, graphic design, photography, art, animation, robotics, 3D modeling, game design, and music recording. Knowledge and awareness of teenage literature, film, music, gaming, resource outlets, and current pop culture. Knowledge of the current practices and principles of computer systems technologies. Knowledge of current research and trends of new computer-related technologies platforms and operating systems. Ability to use both Windows and Apple operating systems as well as familiarity with a wide range of software including but not limited to iMovie, GarageBand, Logic Pro, and the Adobe Creative Suite/Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, InDesign, Lightroom, etc.). Ability to combine text, graphic art, sound, animation, and video to create an interactive learning experience for library customers. Ability to analyze operational problems and make recommendations for their solution. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with library customers, mentors, and supervisors. Ability to produce promotional material, documentary footage, and instructional items for the Miami-Dade Public Library System. Ability to prioritize, multitask, and meet established deadlines. Ability to communicate effectively, verbally, and in writing to communicate technical information to non-technical staff and customers. Ability to employ problem solving skills to troubleshoot basic computer and network problems. Knowledge of and ability to create a basic website design. Ability to monitor and maintain social media sites for content.
High School Diploma or GED. Two years of experience in customer service to include experience with social media, digital media technologies, photography/image editing, printing, web design, graphic design, arts & crafts, audio production or music recording and animation are required.
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