Pearson Multimedia Designer in Australia, Australia

Multimedia Designer


It’s no secret that a good education has the power to change lives. The challenge lies in the pace with which Australia’s educational landscape is transforming. It’s no longer just about providing access, but also ensuring progress.

As the world’s leading learning company, we’re meeting this challenge with Australia’s most comprehensive blend of digital learning formats, printed texts, educator training resources, assessments, services and online assets.

Want to work in a team that allows you to balance the flexibility and convenience of working from home and working in stunning, heritage-listed offices in Melbourne's Docklands, where you will you have everything at your door step, not to mention the easy 2-minute walk from Southern Cross Station?

Not located in Melbourne? You could also join our team and work remotely while still being engaged and part of a dynamic, adaptable and supportive team that partners with universities and corporate clients to drive digital learning innovation.

We are looking to expand our current multimedia team and have a range of roles available to help create educational visual, graphic and multimedia assets and objects for digital learning projects; including:

●Entry level multimedia officer roles

●Multimedia designers (experience required)

●Multimedia developers (experience required)

Working in a growing Digital Learning Services team, these are 2-3 year fixed-term, full time roles, although individuals seeking part-time work (3-4 days per week) will also be considered.

Key Responsibilities will include:

●Design and develop web-based interfaces and interactivities for educational purposes.

●Produce look and feel designs, complex multimedia interfaces, landing pages and graphics elements for online and blended learning, based on client design briefs, wireframes and storyboards.

●Conceptualise, design and create artwork, animations, 3D objects and other and visual assets from original concept to final product for clients.

●Work closely with Learning Designers, often working remotely, to build complex online educational applications, interactivities and simulations.

●Develop dynamically generated pages, technical content, animations and online multimedia content that conforms to international (W3C) standards using industry software, integrating with the LMS, ensuring accessibility, re-usability and ease of maintenance

●Produce, source, edit and professional quality photographic, video and audio content into an LMS.


●A diploma or degree in Multimedia/Design/IT or equivalent

●Demonstrated skills in multimedia design, illustration, animation and development

●Proficiency in the use of industry standard design packages to produce documents, images, animations, interfaces and interactivities for the web and digital publications. Related technical and software knowledge and experience will depend on the role and may include:

○Adobe Suite – Photoshop, Acrobat, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere, After Effects

○HTML5, CSS, PHP, XML and JavaScript

○Articulate 360 Suite -Storyline, Rise, Studio, Peek

●Practical experience in developing assets and objects for educational learning environments will be an advantage

●Digital still/video camera skills including processing and compression of images, video and audio content.

●Knowledge of user experience design and other notable design philosophies, strategies and theories, and the ability to apply those concepts to educational contexts.

●Familiarity with relevant computer programs and course delivery platforms including intermediate-advanced proficiency with Google Apps suite and Microsoft Office suite

If you are as passionate as we are about changing lives through learning, then help us to learn more about you and why you want to work with Pearson. Click ‘Apply Now’ to create your application online.

At Pearson, we value the employee journey and pride ourselves in building an inclusive and diverse culture.


Primary Location: AU-VIC-Melbourne

Other Locations AU-Australia

Work Locations: AU-Melbourne-707 Collins 707 Collins Street Goods Shed South Melbourne 3008

Job: Technology

Organization: Core

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Feb 18, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 1815507

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.