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NuVu Digital Media Specialist

NuVu Studio NuVu Studio Employer:
Cambridge, MA, USLocation:
Mon, Jul 10 '17Posted on:

NuVu Digital Media Specialist

Company Description

NuVu is reimagining K-12 education by building the school of the future. NuVu is a place where students and teachers explore ideas outside of disciplinary boundaries and immerse themselves in the innovation process. Under the guidance of designers and experts, middle and high school students solve problems through a critical, rigorous, and iterative process. Our pedagogy is rooted in the architectural design studio, but our team has expertise in industrial design, architecture, robotics, engineering, fashion, art, music, filmmaking, and graphic design; this diversity fosters the innovative environment that complements the passion and potential of young learners.

Job Description

We are seeking a candidate with interest and expertise in design, technology, digital media and education to join our team as a “Coach” at our school in Cambridge, MA. Our Coaches are responsible for leading studios where they brainstorm, design, and create with the students. They also work alongside other Coaches and experts from various fields in a dynamic studio setting.  

The Digital Media specialist, in conjunction with other coaches, will be a key resource for students in the design and execution of projects over the course of the school year.  An ideal candidate is passionate about education and excited about expanding their own knowledge and creativity.  

As a Digital Media Fellow, your responsibilities will include:

  • Aiding in the implementation of studios on a wide range of topics with the support of the NuVu Team

  • Teaching fundamental technical and design skills

  • Giving critical feedback to students about their ideas and their prototypes

  • Guiding students in realizing complex projects

  • Supporting student progress reporting

Required qualifications:

  • A passion for working with high school students

  • Design, programming, and digital media production expertise

  • An graduate degree or undergraduate degree and minimum 3 years work experience in a digital design field such as digital media, computational design, animation, interaction design, game design and development, motion graphics, or visual effects

  • Detail oriented

  • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively with a diverse group of people

Preferred qualifications:

  • Teaching experience

  • Strong writing and graphic communication abilities

  • A strong understanding of the design and making process: brainstorming, ideating, and prototyping

  • Ability to think both conceptually and concretely about projects

  • Proficiency with various VR and AR software

  • Proficiency with Unity

  • Proficiency with Processing

  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and 3D modeling software (Rhino and Fusion preferred)

  • Proficiency with Arduino and designing with electronics

 

Application:

To apply, please send a letter of interest, resume, and portfolio to Emily Glass at emily@nuvustudio.org.


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