JDTIC-Part Time Student- Media Specialist

Marketing, Social Media, PR
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Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois (US-IL) - Champaign 
Function: Product Engineering
Title: JDTIC-Part Time Student - Media Specialist - Champaign, IL - 50675
There are 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we’re all about at John Deere. And it’s why we’re investing in our people and our technology like never before in our 175-year history. Here the world’s brightest minds are tackling the world’s biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we’ll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.
Your Responsibilities
As a John Deere Part Time Student - Media Specialist you will primarily focus on developing meaningful media content, primarily focused on video creation and editing, for advanced technology projects.
You will need to be able to translate advanced technology projects into concise media content to tell a story.
You will work in a fun, friendly, and fast paced environment consisting of team members with various backgrounds and engineering disciples to analyze and develop media around different technologies.
One will need to be able to handle multiple projects at any given time.
You will also be required to present your findings in onsite or offsite meetings and translate your findings/data into understandable documents and videos.
What It Takes
  • Proven ability to produce rich audio/video products designed to inform and influence audiences around advanced technology. 
  • Proficiency in a variety of design tools:
  • Adobe Products
  • Any/all video editing software
  • Flash (Action Script experience a plus)
  • Strong background in user interface design, functionality, color theory, layout and proportion. 
  • Ability to produce videos, graphics, presentations, visual effects and motion graphics (storyboarding, still photography, etc,) 
  • Assemble and animate design elements into video for interactive software, promotional videos, and internal marketing materials.
  • Ideally, you will have a degree or equivalent work experience in one the following:  BS or equivalent experience.
  • Must be registered as a full-time student at University of Illinois - Champaign
  • Must be able to commute to the work location on a daily basis
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above
  • 16 - 20 hours/week during the academic year
  • 35 - 40 hours/week during the summer semester
A strong candidate will also have
Other areas of experience or interest that will help us place you on the right team include: 
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to provide media direction and innovative solutions for communicating new ideas and telling story's visually. 
  • Comfortable with simple "guerilla" marketing videos, such as sending short ad-hoc videos to desired stakeholders. 
  • Able to work with outside video companies if needed to produce content. 
  • Ability to fly a drone for overhead footage or willingness to become drone certified. 
  • Help with things as simple as document templates to make technical reports easier.    
What You'll Get
At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here to find out more about our Total Rewards Package.
The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.
John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.