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Pearson Multimedia Design Specialist in Melbourne, Australia

Multimedia Design Specialist


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.

Would you like 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?

Are you interested in driving digital learning innovation with universities and corporate clients as part of a dynamic, adaptable and supportive team?

We are looking to expand our current digital design and production team to help create educational visual, graphic and multimedia assets and objects for digital learning projects, while mentoring multimedia officers.

Working in a growing Digital Learning Innovations team, these are 2 year fixed-term, full time roles, although individuals seeking part-time work (4 days per week) may 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 (WCAG 2.1 AA), re-usability and ease of maintenance

  • Supervise Multimedia Officers

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


  • A diploma or degree in Multimedia Design or equivalent

  • Demonstrated skills in multimedia design, illustration, animation and development in an education setting for a minimum of 3 years.

  • 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

  • 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

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: Oct 8, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 1913328

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.