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Job Title: Producer/Designer
Department: Marketing (marketing, creative, PR, digital)
Location: Austin, TX
Reports to: Vice President of Marketing

Summary

Raise Your Hand Texas, a non-profit, non-partisan public education advocacy organization, seeks a hybrid producer/designer to collaborate in the creation, curation, and editing of compelling multimedia storytelling (video, photography, graphic design, animation) designed to advance the impact of our research, innovative programs, data-driven legislative advocacy, and messaging on all fronts.

The perfect candidate will be part short video/documentary filmmaker, part print and digital designer, and part animator. This person must be comfortable serving in a strategic creative direction role and picking up a camera and shooting on the fly.

Role and Responsibilities

Production

  • Partner with fellow digital producer and marketing team to research, source, and develop concepts for corporate program materials and narrative storytelling
  • Plan, shoot and edit original content for online, media, social media, and presentation purposes
  • Edit new and existing footage
  • Work with marketing team to develop editorial calendar

Graphic Design

  • Partner with visual design strategist to create concepts, layouts and designs for program materials, website, blog, social media presences, public policy issue papers, print and digital advertising, event materials, presentations, and signage
  • Design infographics to support multimedia content marketing strategies
  • Create animated videos to explain organization’s work and policy positions
  • Create email newsletter designs and layout
  • Help maintain creative asset management system
  • Serve as liaison to printing/production vendors to ensure materials are delivered and arrive in appropriate formats, on time, and according to the quality specifications

Requirements

Technical/Creative

  • Excellent visual production/design skills and technical production and editing craftsmanship
  • Must have experience shooting with a video camera or digital camera
  • Must have print and digital design and production experience
  • Must be comfortable developing story concepts and finding and interviewing story subjects
  • Must have advanced skills in editing software, including Adobe After Effects, Premier Pro, and/or any other pertinent video editing software
  • Advanced skills in design software required – some of these may include Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and PowerPoint
  • Digital animation capabilities preferred.
  • Proficiency with WordPress layout, design, UX/UI desired
  • Knowledge of printing processes, including pre-press protocols
  • Solid project management skills
  • This job requires regular travel across Texas to capture video and photography content

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in graphic design, visual/media arts, video production, or related field from 4-year college or university; 3-5 years experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience at a public relations, advertising, or marketing agency, a non-profit or education organization, in-house corporate creative or video department, video production company, news outlet, or broadcast organization required.
  • Video portfolio of material required.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to fulfill these requirements.

Salary and Benefits

Salary is commensurate with experience and portfolio. Raise Your Hand Texas offers a benefits package, including health, dental, life, and retirement.

About Raise Your Hand Texas

Raise Your Hand identifies and pilots promising ideas to improve public education, and supports the conditions needed to scale proven approaches to benefit all Texas students. We are working to reinvent public education for the 21st century – because the future of Texas is in our public schools.

For more information, visit RaiseYourHandTexas.org.

Application Instructions

Please send your resume and either a cover letter or link to a video introduction, and a link to your multimedia portfolio to Petri Darby, VP of Marketing, at pdarby@ryht.org.