Article D3: …MORE Multimedia Production Teams!

Continuing from article 2, we are still talking about multimedia jobs so that you can know how it all works. Today I will list some jobs that you can take that requires multimedia experience. When I have listed all of them to you, I will tell you about what they put on their resume, and what entails.

Multimedia Designer

IT-StratWashington, DC

Source for all the jobs, the descriptions I have are excerpts from those pages.

Information Technology Strategies (IT-Strat) is in need of Multimedia Designer to join the team we are forming to create and post web documents, manage multiple websites, and provide multimedia support by creating multimedia to convey complex and technical information. Client Agency is DHS.Requirements Designer I: Top/Secret SCI level clearance. Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Multimedia Design, Art Graphic Design, Visual Communication or related field. Five (5) years of experience may be substituted in lieu of the degree requirement. Minimum of two (2) years recent experience in graphic design or multimedia environment. At least one (1) year of experience handling US classified documents. Experience using Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat), and Microsoft Office Suite. Requirements Designer II: All of the above, plus: Adobe Premier for video editing, and Microsoft Office Suite. Preferences: Thorough understanding of production and rendering methods including drawing, offset printing, photography, and time-based and interactive media (film, video, computer multimedia).

Multimedia Illustrator

U.S. Army Recruiting Baton Rouge –
Denham Springs, LA

This is an entry level position with no experience necessary. Multimedia illustrators are primarily responsible for operating multimedia-imaging equipment in order to produce visual displays and documents. They produce graphic artwork that is used in Army publications, signs, charts, posters television and motion picture productions. Job Duties: Create illustrations, layouts, map overlays, posters, graphs and charts Produce computer-generated graphics Draw cartoons for filmstrips and animation for films Work with television and film producers to design backdrops and props for film sets Attend Basic and Advanced Training (paid) Basic Qualifications: Age – 17 to 34 years old Education – Current Senior in High School(HS), HS Diploma, GED, GED equivalent, or higher education level completed Associates and Bachelor’s Degrees (in any major or field) guarantee you an advanced promotion upon joining.

Remote Multimedia Graphic Designer 3

VirtualVocationsBaltimore, MD

An information technology and services company is seeking a Remote Multimedia Graphic Designer 3. Must be able to: Create compelling and easy-to-understand graphics to support company’s proposals Interface with personnel at all levels of the company Required Skills: Ability to be available for the part-time, on call position during surge periods as well as to cover for vacations as needed Ability to work nights and weekends when required Flexibility to be available as needed (on call) 5+ years of experience designing graphics Expert-level understanding of how to use PowerPoint to create information rich, visually appealing graphics Ability to translate user requirements into compelling and compliant graphics

Graphics Designer/Art Director 3

TalentBurst, Inc.Sunnyvale, CA

Position Description

As we continue to increase touchpoints with customers and colleagues virtually, Client is looking for a Multimedia Designer, Virtual Events (MDVE) to support the flawless promotion, publishing, and educational events to leading publishing platforms including Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, and ON24, among others. This role will sit with the company’s Brand and Creative team, reporting to our new Executive Producer, Virtual Events, while working in tandem with multiple colleagues in the marketing and sales organizations. We are seeking a unique Designer hybrid – deep experience designing online and print collateral for in-person as well as virtual events and also created channel specific assets for digital and social promotion. We need your guidance and expertise to grow and drive a strong Client virtual event attendee experience.

Multimedia Artist- Videographer Job in Pembroke Pines Jooble

BoxyCharm, Inc. Pembroke Pines, FL

The Multimedia Artist – Videographer should specialize and know everything about the video world in terms of the content creation side and will be responsible for creating cohesive photo and video experiences for various forms of online content. The work will include shooting various campaigns for paid, social and print. The ideal candidate has the ability to deliver high quality work in a fast-paced environment while up against short timelines. This role plays a critical role in our creative marketing strategy that determines how our brand message is communicated to our customers.

The salary for these types of jobs are 33k to 88k per year.

Multimedia Specialist Resume Samples | Velvet Jobs
If you want to get an idea of what a multimedia designer’s resume is like, just read this.

https://www.velvetjobs.com/resume/multimedia-specialist-resume-sample

Article D2: Multimedia Production Teams

https://unsplash.com/@thenewmalcolm This is the person I got the picture on the article from, he took the picture. Thank you for letting me use it.

Let explain to you how it works to put together a multimedia team. There are many roles in a Team you have to consider, they are all required for the machine to function, for the gears to turn. Never forget this when you are organizing a team. You need to have a leader for ever individual role for your company, other wise, you will be unsuccessful in any of your business en devours.

Creative Director

Creative directors are the creative leads at advertising and marketing companies, working with designers, artists, copywriters, sales teams and marketers to create a vision for products sold. Creative directors plan advertising, oversee the creative process and give guidance to the creative people that work under them.”

My source for this quote is below.

https://www.snagajob.com/job-descriptions/creative-director/#:~:text=Creative%20directors%20are%20the%20creative,people%20that%20work%20under%20them.

Project Manager

Responsible for the organization planning and locating resources, they set budget, and make sure the idea is executed successfully, including Software and app development.

Content Editors

Content editing, also known as substantive editing, comprehensive editing, macro editing, or heavy editing, is a form of copy editing that evaluates the overall formatting, style, and content of a document in order to optimize visual design and comprehensibility.

The source of this quote is below.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Content_editing

Videographers

”A videographer is someone who is responsible for recording live events and small scale video productions. Videographers focus on smaller productions like documentaries, live events, short films, legal depositions, weddings, birthday parties, sports events, commercials, and training videos.”

My source for this quote is below.

https://www.careerexplorer.com/careers/videographer/

Audio Engineers

Responsible for all the sound and voice recording and sound creating. Makes sure that its all balanced/mixed. Basically with this guy your project would not be as alive as it would be with audio.

How do they work together?

Well basically, the videographer and the audio engineer would work perfectly together, combination of what you see in the video and what the engineer does to make it stand out will be perfect. The content manager edit it to make sure everything looks and sounds good together. Planner has a perfect guideline for the whole team to go off of, and creative director basically made the whole idea and tells everyone what his vision is about this project since he knows what he wants. He also advertises the project for the audience. These are all important to multimedia because it brings life to a project. I guess a normal director would be important too.

Article C8: Making Animated Web Content

Featured image

So, we are talking more about animated web content, its a very interesting field, one that adds personality to your company and makes sure its not stale, but how exactly do they do what they do, well I have some information about how to actually start making it, Later on, I will talk about things you need to think about in terms of design logic. So here is some info from a journalist about how to get started with it.

HOW they do the things they do, the answer.

https://design.tutsplus.com/tutorials/how-to-make-an-effective-web-banner–cms-32610

The article in question is right here if you want read, below is an excerpt from the intro.

”Website banners: we see them every day, and they are a great addition to your marketing campaign. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to make a banner. Banner designs and banner templates are composed of a couple of key elements: an offer and a call to action. You can add your logo if you’d like, and an image to enhance the message.”

“The offer needs to be concise and to the point. You have to let your readers know what you are promoting. The call to action is a text/button that will invite your consumer to your website. Short phrases like “Shop Now” or “Subscribe” are great anchors.”

-laura keung from design tuts plus.

The most popular program for making a web banner seems to be something called Fiverr. This is a codding program used for all sorts of web design. According to this other article I found, its one very popular program.

shoutmeloud.com/banner-ad-maker-software.html

“This is one website that I often use for getting the banner ad design done. There are many talented designer who are offering their design skills for hire. You can get animated HTML 5 banner ads in your brand design within matter of hours. This is perfect for busy marketers, who understand the benefits of outsourcing.”

Harsh Agrawal- of shoutmeloud.com

What is a Time line? What is it used for? And what is a Key Frame Animation? Who makes them?

A time line is where the frames of the animation are placed used to make the project come to life. You can layer then over each other to make the animation as cool as possible.

A key frame is the simplest form of animating an object according to this site: http://web.arch.virginia.edu/arch545/handouts/keyframing.html#:~:text=Keyframing%20is%20the%20simplest%20form,to%20some%20different%20final%20form.&text=This%20keyframe%20is%20%22Box%20at%20End%22.

It is simply based on the notion that an object has a starting state that changes over time, in all sorts of ways to put it bluntly. All web designers use this feature in some sort of unique way. Adobe animate, Motion Builder, blender, cinema 4D, Maya and Pencil 2D are some of many animation programs that use key framing.

Article C 6: All about WordPress & WordPress Designer Jobs

For Featured image https://unsplash.com/@hostreviews

THE KING OF BUILDING WEB SITES, WORD PRESS

Word Press is one of the most if not the most used website maker out there, it is a very nice web site if you want to make a very simple web site with any ideas you have, I mean you’re looking at this blog on Word Press, so you must be here for some reason. Word Press was first created by May 27, 2003 by a certain person named Matt Mullenweg. He made it to be the most definitive web site builder for everyone in the world, this website is used by over 75 million web site managers, as said by this article. https://www.freshconsulting.com/5-reasons-why-we-use-wordpress/
“WordPress is, by far, the most popular open source Content Management System (C M S), used by approximately 75 million websites”

“WordPress holds the largest C M S market share by far, and currently accounts for over a quarter of all websites. As a result, many users are already familiar with the WordPress C M S, requiring less staff training when building a new site.”

CMS Market Share 2017

Wordpress Market Share

NOW HERE IS A JOB LISTING FOR WORD PRESS

Senior Word Press Developer

Link for the job listing:

https://www.google.com/search?q=job+listings+for+wordpress+designer&rlz=1C1JZAP_enUS792US797&oq=job&aqs=chrome.0.69i59l2j69i57j69i59j0j69i60j69i61l2.4398j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&ibp=htl;jobs&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjopN68_8rqAhWDdd8KHSBzD1IQp4wCMAB6BAgNEAE#fpstate=tldetail&htidocid=ZH2L43vK1wNk_mwuAAAAAA%3D%3D&htivrt=jobs&htiq=job+listings+for+wordpress+designer&sxsrf=ALeKk02vLMI45yHZzjk4-0cdcpxs-ANUTQ:1594669676343

Kipu Health, this is the title of the company for the job listing. According to this job listing, it is the gold standard for addiction treatment because we are dedicated to making the easiest-to-use E M R, with power and capabilities that could only be developed by a team working within the addiction treatment industry. This is for building a health related site it appears.

Responsibilities include:

· End to end design across the entire web platform.

· Protecting the website’s architecture while iterating through new features and functionality.

Qualifications include:

· Strong understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, SEO and Google Analytics

· Ability to Collaborate and Ideate with multiple team members. Strong Communication (Speaking and Listening) is a MUST.

The salary is 401k when you work there.

How much do designers get charged for private clients for a word press website setup and customization?

You can charge people for your own website, if you want to have workers for your own company for the website you made. You can apparently charge as much as twenty five to forty dollars in all to host your own site for other people. It definitely sounds like a pretty good way to make money

Article C5: Web Banner Ads & the Web Banner Designer Jobs

https://unsplash.com/@nickmorrison (Featured image)

You know those little pictures or animations you see on the side of website that usually has advertisements for big companies? Those are web banners, they are clickable ads that will usually take to some sort of landing page. The design process for this kind of thing is usually a very important thing. You have to think about how it will look in conjunction with the rest of your brand identity, and make sure that it does not look bland. It is especially good when it is animated and looping. These are the most popular sizes to use for web banners.

300×250 – Medium rectangle.

336×280 – Large rectangle.

728×90 – Leader board.

300×600 – Half page or large skyscraper.

320×50 – Mobile leader board.

Now that I have explained the importance and making for a web banner, I will try to give some good examples of web banner templates to use. 5 different types will be listed, and i will talk about how all of them work as a base.

5 examples of free online resources that a designer could use as a “template” for Web Banner Ad designs

Business Web Banner Set Vector Templates by Miyaji Tech on Dribbble

This is an example of a very simple web banner that says what only needed to said. Just a logo, a slogan and phone number on the bottom corner. It has a color that shows a very soothing feeling.

This one seems to be very inviting to me, it really makes me want to download one of their ebooks.
This one is another very inviting example, bright colors like these for your web banner like this always makes it look more like fun.
This is a pretty serious looking one, I mostly see web banners like that that. But I really like the feeling of this one.
How to Make an Effective Web Banner
This one definitely tells me exactly what i need to know without wasting any time, and being straightforward is never a bad thing.

Local Job Listing for a Web Banner Designer

Now I will show you what I found when searching a job listing making a web banner for a big company online. What i ended up finding for the job listing is one titled “Website designer“, a job listed by Robert Half. Here is an excerpt from it.

“Description The Creative Group (TCG) is looking for an innovative and experienced website designer who is dedicated to creating elegant solutions for complex design challenges. If you are ready for a challenging opportunity in a rapidly changing environment, apply today. What you will get to do every single day • Enhance online usability and visual appeal while preserving branding and optimizing functionality.” You do need web experience though. The salary is about 100k.

Article B6: Write a Tutorial: Making an Animated Logo Gif

Making a GIF on Photoshop sounds likes something you cant do, but you definitely can. I will show you that it is as simple as counting from one to ten. You are going to have to get your base though so you can actually get started, perhaps you can make it in Illustrator or get it from screen shots from a different program or what have you. So boot up Photoshop and get started on this fun project, this could be very useful for anything you want to do in the future. So lets get to the first step.

Step One; Make your subject

First you get your subject for your logo whether you make it in illustrator, or just get something else from your computer, you can use it to make this GIF. Make sure you have a reference for your logo, like so…..

This is required if you want to have a logo. So any way, on to step two.

Step 2 Import into Photoshop

Putting in your image into Photoshop is quite simple, all you have to do is drag the project from the illustrator program and then plop it into Photoshop and then start to animate it. I suggest you have different animation frames in illustrator before you begin. This next step is the most important.

Step 3; Animate

To begin the animation all you have to do is open the Window tab and then you select the Timeline tab. Select the layers that you want to use and drag them into the timeline, they will be the frames of animation. The purple bar represents how many seconds the frame will appear for. Test your animation over and over again until you are satisfied with it, you will know when that will be. Now for the final step.

Step 4; Export as a GIF

To finish your GIF so you can share with anyone you want, all you have do is hover over the File tab and look for another tab called export, and then you must go to Save for Web (Legacy) When you get there, you change the file type to a GIF format. Make sure everything is in order and your sure that it works, press the save button and put in whatever file you want. Then you are done! You just made a GIF in Photoshop, pat yourself on the back why don’t you? Anytime you forget this, come back to this tutorial, you can thank me later.