CONTRACT POSITION – Multimedia Developer
International Outreach Program, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
A contract position is available to develop new features for the Cure4Kids (www.cure4kids.org) and Cure4Kids for Kids (www.cure4kids.org/kids) websites. Your software will have worldwide impact! Cure4Kids.org is a professional medical education web site developed by the International Outreach Program at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Cure4Kids has hundreds of online seminars, a digital library, web conferencing, and group collaboration workspaces. Cure4Kids also has developed Oncopedia, for online interactive case discussions. Cure4Kids is used by 29,000 users in 178 countries for education and collaboration. Cure4Kids for Kids is a leading source of cancer education for students in the Kindergarten – Twelfth grades. This program helps school children, their parents, and teachers understand the basic science and treatment of cancer. Through the use of age-appropriate content, the program focuses on three main objectives: 1) educating students, parents, teachers, and communities about cancer and dispelling common misconceptions, 2) promoting healthy lifestyle choices in children that can help reduce the risk of developing cancer as an adult, and 3) increasing interest in science and scientific careers. The new Cure4Kids for Kids website (www.Cure4Kids.org/Kids) makes the St. Jude Cancer Education for Children Program available to children across the country and the world. The website contains the cancer education material for elementary-aged students, teachers, and parents. Cartoon characters serve as tour guides throughout the narrated books, interactive games, glossary, and question and answer sections of the site. Cure4Kids for Teachers (www.cure4kids.org/teachers) enables educators to download and print the program materials free of charge.
Contract Programmer Duties
• Able to covert Powerpoint and video recordings into online presentations using Articulate. • Ability to edit audio, video and image files • Ability to create interactive presentations for online education projects.
Major Skills and Abilities
• Advanced knowledge of multimedia editing (video, audio, images)
• Advanced experience with two or more of the following products : Articulate, Adobe Presenter, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Indesign, Dreamweaver, Flash, and Final Cut Pro.
• Ability to organize software, hardware and media assets (physical and electronic). • Must have a degree or be enrolled in a college or university program. • Minimum of three years of experience with multimedia.
Additional useful skills are script and PHP programming.
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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is internationally recognized for its pioneering work in finding cures and saving children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases. Founded by the late entertainer Danny Thomas and based in Memphis, Tennessee, St. Jude freely shares its discoveries with scientific and medical communities around the world. No family ever pays for treatments not covered by insurance, and families without insurance are never asked to pay. The mission of International Outreach is to improve the survival rates of children with catastrophic diseases worldwide, through the transfer of knowledge, technology, and organizational skills. For more information please visit http://www.stjude.org/international