Position Description

Video Content Designer, COVID-19 Response
Location Open
Department RESOLVE GENERAL
# of openings 1
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Vital Strategies is a US-based international public health organization working in more than 70 countries to address important and challenging health issues. We develop and oversee programs to strengthen public health systems and address leading causes of morbidity and mortality, providing expertise in project implementation and management, strategic communications, epidemiology and surveillance, and other core public health capacities.

Resolve to Save Lives is a global health initiative of Vital Strategies that since 2017 has been working closely with governments, the World Health Organization, the World Bank, academic and other partners in a number of countries to strengthen national capacity to prevent, detect and respond to epidemic threats. For more information about our Prevent Epidemics initiative, visit: https://www.resolvetosavelives.org/ and https://preventepidemics.org/

Resolve to Save Lives has formed a COVID-19 Incident Management System to control and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in vulnerable low- and middle-income countries and the United States. The Learning and Preparedness Unit is focused on delivering meaningful, memorable and scalable learning experiences for government and NGO partners to reinforce their COVID-19 policies and programs.

The Role

We are seeking a Video Content Designer to rapidly develop engaging videos that help public health experts and policymakers understand essential strategies and cultivate their interest in more detailed toolkits. This consultant will lead design strategy using storyboarding skills with technical experts, create compelling direct to camera videos and simple animations, and disseminate learning products through YouTube and other digital channels. The consultant shall report to the Learning and Preparedness Lead of the COVID-19 Incident Management System.

Main responsibilities:

  • Design and develop content / assets for on-line video, interactive learning media
  • Work with stakeholders to conceive and create compelling videos / animations, direct remote and in-person recording, and edit audio and video 
  • Produce graphics (e.g., lower thirds, slates, tags, bumpers) for digital content
  • Deliver high-quality assets in multiple formats (e.g., YouTube, Zoom) 
  • Partner with translators and local experts to tailor content to international audiences 
  • Ensure consistency in look and feel across recorded learning content
  • Edit and post recordings of learning events

Qualifications:

Please apply if you:

  • Have experience creating scripts or storyboards with team members for various projects
  • Have expert skills in Adobe Creative Suite, Premiere/iMovie, and PowerPoint
  • Can leverage social media and learning platforms, e.g., YouTube, Thinkific, Teachable
  • Possess exceptional organizational skills and have well-developed attention to detail and time management
  • Can take or ask for feedback, and lead work independently when necessary
  • Adept at building trust and collaborating with people across cultures and sectors
  • Feel energized about overcoming complexity or ambiguity; can improvise under pressure
  • Are passionate about learning
  • Are keen to serve on a mission-driven team 

Preferred characteristics that could make your application stand out:

  • Can design and animate illustrations and infographics for presentations, videos, e-mails, and social media
  • Are knowledgeable about the learning & development landscape: existing and emerging content providers, content formats and platforms, learner needs, and common challenges
  • Have knowledge of or experience with public health programming

Duration: 4 months with the possibility of renewal. Starting immediately.

Level of Effort: Full-time

Location: Remote

To Apply: please submit a resume, cover letter including your consulting rate, and some examples of your animation videos and infographics. We encourage you to submit your applications as soon as possible. Unfortunately, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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