The Media Designer specializes in motion graphic animation while adhering to Shedd’s brand for visual storytelling through video, interactive and theatrical experiences both at Shedd Aquarium and off-site.
The Media Designer collaborates with the media team to establish the conceptual and stylistic direction for graphic and animation components for multimedia pieces. While reporting to the Director of Integrated Media and Licensing, the Media Designer works closely with Shedd’s videographer and story developer as well as the brand design team. The Media Designer collaborates creatively to generate, articulate and produce concepts, including, but not limited to: short documentaries, commercials, aquatic show media, infographic- and animation-driven videos, digital user interfaces and web.
The Media Designer creates visual storyboards for various media that help convey intended concept/vision for the final product. The Media Designer is detail-oriented, with aesthetic sensitivity and attention to quality. The ability to work independently and proactively on multiple projects with multiple deadlines at any given time is critical. A team player, the media designer is collaborative, cooperative and professional with colleagues, clients, and vendors.