Job ID: 2021-9036 Type: School of Professional Studies (CP1108) # of Openings: 1 Category: Technology New York University
The Center for Academic Excellence and Support in the School of Professional Studies seeks an individual to serve as a Creative Production Lead. The Creative Production Lead (CPL) is responsible for the design elements of all Nexus resources and experience, and has primary ownership of the Nexus brand image at the New York University School of Professional Studies (SPS) and beyond. The CPL engages in work to enhance the NYU SPS Learning Ecosystem across the following areas: Learner-Centric Course Architecture; Goal-Driven Technology Adoption; Incubation of Faculty Labs and Initiatives; Learning Data and Research; and Design Sessions and Solutions Events for Internal and External Clients. As the designer-in-chief, the CPL supervises a team of designers to ensure all Nexus assets communicate our commitment to learning, teaching, and educational innovation. The CPL also oversees a range activities to ensure visual and ideological alignment across Nexus products (e.g., websites, media, guides) and services (e.g., workshops, seminars, trainings). Additionally, the CPL develops frameworks and implements processes that enable Nexus patrons to produce a range of educational materials that are coherent and clear. As an innovation enabler committed to learning, the CPL builds an environment that values collaboration, dialogue, and learner experience. The CPL works closely with the Director of Research and Development, and the Technology Lead to continuously improve user interfaces and experiences on Nexus online resources. The CPL also works closely with the Director of Operations and Learning and the Service Design Lead to create a consistent and engaging visual aesthetic for all Nexus resources and services. Additionally, the CPL is an excellent communicator who applies best design principles and practices to mentor and train junior staff members, and improve team performance.
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree in Design, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), or related field or equivalent practical experience.
Preferred Education: Master's Degree in education, computer science, or related field.
Required Experience: 5+ years experience leading and building a creative team to produce interfaces and designs for resources, experiences, and services in the learning domain. Experience collaborating with senior administrators, designers, developers, and educators to provide creative, thoughtful solutions. Experience generating data insights and integrating user feedback and business requirements into product updates and user experience refinements.
Preferred Experience: 5+ years experience communicating and influencing product design strategy, agile methodologies/project management, and data visualization.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Demonstrate knowledge of user centered design methods. Experience with wireframes, flow diagrams, storyboards, mockups, and/or high fidelity prototypes. Working knowledge of industry design tools (e.g., Sketch, InVision, Overflow, Adobe Creative Cloud).
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of HTML, Python, motion graphics, video editing software, and usability testing tools. Extensive knowledge of web and mobile app development, and educational innovation and disruption
In compliance with NYCâ™s Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $65,000.00 - $115,000.00. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidateâ™s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.
Since 1934, the NYU School of Professional Studies (NYU SPS) has been a deeply respected institution of higher education that is grounded in applied learning. From its early years, training returning World War II veterans to fulfill the nationâ™s urgent need for skilled technical workers, it has evolved into a professional education powerhouse that offers 20 graduate degrees, 14 bachelorâ™s degrees for undergraduate students, four associateâ™s degrees, and a plethora of continuing education courses and credentials.
NYU SPS is a thought leader, and serves as an incubator for new ideas in industries that are constantly changing. We prepare students for in-demand jobs in fields including real estate, hospitality and tourism; global affairs; global sports management; publishing; marketing and public relations; project management; executive coaching and organizational consulting, human capital management; information technology, management and systems; translation; publishing and professional writing. NYU SPS is focused on building skills that open doors to opportunities in emerging fields and global markets. NYU SPS faculty members are leading experts in their areas of discipline, with a hands-on approach that encourages students to push beyond their limits and to break new ground.
NYU SPS is committed to inclusion, diversity, belonging, equity, and access throughout the School.
NYU aims to be among the greenest urban campuses in the country and carbon neutral by 2040. Learn more at nyu.edu/nyugreen.
New York University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the United States, and NYU Tandon School of Engineering traces its roots back to 1854, building on an illustrious past as Brooklyn Poly and the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering. Our mission is to excel in research, teaching, and entrepreneurship and inspire and educate engineers for the 21st century — backed by an historic commitment of $1 billion to recruit new faculty, fuel groundbreaking basic and applied research in key areas, and expand the Downtown Brooklyn campus. NYU Tandon faculty are world renowned leaders in science and technology, with a strong commitment to research, innovation, and entrepreneurship that make a difference in the world. We lead and have ties to multidisciplinary centers in wireless technology, cybersecurity, urban informatics, data sciences, artificial intelligence, renewable energy, and health, among others. Our faculty and students are part of the high-tech start-up culture in New York City and in downtown Brooklyn, and we support three “future lab” business incubators that connect our students and faculty to today’s innovation economy. We are deeply committed to teaching and le...arning, and with NYU's unrivaled global network of campuses, we promote a truly global engineering education.
NYU Tandon is committed to substantially increase the proportion of our faculty from historically underrepresented groups in STEM and we encourage candidates from such groups to apply. We aspire to create a climate where diversity and inclusion are not only appreciated but considered an asset for creativity and innovation, and we seek faculty who have a real passion for a culturally diverse environment. We take pride in our high numbers of female students and students who are the first in their family to go to college. NYU belongs to the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), which assists with dual-career searches, and our faculty are supported by a range of work-life balance programs provided by the NYU Office of Work Life