The Multimedia Specialist will produce high-quality multimedia content in one or more areas including graphic design, photopgraphy, video production, audiovisual technology and other digital media to support McAllen Chamber of Commerce brand voice, tone and style in accordance with the organization’s communication strategy. The Multimedia Specialist will work under the supervision and guidance of the Vice President of Strategic Communications and will work with a team of partners which include McAllen International Airport and the City of McAllen to enhance external efforts in promoting McAllen, Texas as the best place to live, work, play and invest. You will have the opportunity to create authentic, exciting content that captures the McAllen Chamber of Commerce programs, initiatives and partners’ messages to the community! Responsibilities Graphic Design: * Works with Strategic Communications team to create, develop and mantain the creative design vison of McAllen Chamber of Commerce. * Designs various collateral, including but not limited to ads, brochures, fliers, s and other materials both in digital format and for print. * Designs email content, banner ads, web design, and promotional collateral. * Designs event collateral. * Develops and creates graphics for wide variety of print and online publications, website, video and social media channels. * Candidate must be proficient in all aspects of graphic design including Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Cinema 4D, Illustrator, Photoshop) and any associated plug-ins. Photo and Video Support: * Shoot, edit and deliver high-quality images (and video footage as requested) for McAllen Chamber of Commerce everyday and special events. * Work closely with the Strategic Communications team to develop and maintain a recognizable photo style as part of the McAllen Chamber of Commerce visual identity. * Remain aware of and adapt to developments and emerging trends and technologies related to photo and video production * Ability to help with on-set productions and special projects when needed. * Assists in planning, scripting and storyboard video/multimedia projects based on McAllen Chamber priorities. * Manage lightning, audio, video and relevant peripherals and control computer hardware and software for pre-production, production, and post production activities. * Flexible work schedule-may be willing to work irregular hours and have flexible schedule hours for weekends and limited holidays (e.g. MXLAN, McAllen Holiday Parades, Tacos & Tequila, etc.) * Receive and implement notes regarding the editing of projects based on content and input from the Vice President of Strategic Communications. Website Management Support: * Use WordPress to make regular updates to McAllen Chamber of Commerce website and ensure website core files and plugins are secure and up-to-date. * Work with team to develop ideas for copy and design. * Assits for quality control of website development, including proofing copy, testing cross-browser compatibility and responsiveness across devices, evaluating the functionality of forms and other functions. Social Media: * Advanced knowledge of social media channels including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, TikTok, YouTube, etc. * Propose new video content and concepts ideas on a weekly basis * Make recommendations to drive traffic to online communication platforms. * Assists in developing large social media campaigns for McAllen Chamber events, programs, projects and any other organization initiative. * Stay up to date with trends and remain in tune with popular methods of creative content. Knowledge of: * Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (Lightroom, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Audition, Illustrator, Media Encoder, InDesign) * Photopgraphy for both digital and print publications. * Fundamental understanding of photo and video. * Posses graphic design, typography and multimedia development skills * General understanding of computers and digital equipment and knowledge of new and cutting-edge technology * Standard business English, spelling and grammar. Experience 3-5 years of experience in all aspects of graphic design work, photopraphy and video production, website management and social media knowledge. Photography experience necessary. Please submit three examples of graphic design, photo work and social media copy. Training Bachelor’s degree in multimedia, visual art, film, television, communications or related field from an accredited college or university.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $43,015.00 – $45,990.00 per year
Ability to commute/relocate:
Work Location: Hybrid remote in McAllen, TX 78501