Layout Designer, Professional Learning Design at NWEA – Northwest Evaluation Association

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Layout Designer, Professional Learning Design (12 Month Contract)

Professional Learning
United States
Job ID #920


Layout Designer, Professional Learning Design
(12 Month Remote Contract Position)

Position Summary…
The Layout Designer is skilled in development of instructional assets for adult learning. The person in this role takes design outlines for professional learning content and develops these into high-quality assets to facilitate a seamless learning experience. The Layout Designer works collaboratively with designers, subject matter experts and the Professional Learning Asset Design Manager to create engaging and dynamic assets that support new and existing Professional Learning offerings for onsite and online learning products. This 20-hour position reports to the Manager, Asset Design.

Leverages efficient design processes and effective collaboration to generate results
Ensures quality visual and brand alignment in the development of NWEA Professional Learning product assets in print, PowerPoint, and multimedia content
Employs quality assurance practices to ensure high quality results in products and projects
Works closely with professional development design and development colleagues to optimize use of a variety of learning modalities and to coordinate online and onsite professional development assets
Collaborates with Professional Learning Content Design Manager and Asset Team Manager to revise existing assets and produce new ones that meet or exceed market expectations and effectively address market needs
Collaborates with Professional Learning Design managers to develop timelines with milestones and deliverables
Communicates with Professional Learning Design managers to ensure that adequate resources are available to create and revise materials
Ensures that revised and new assets and materials are accurate and on schedule
Assists the team during the acquisition and disposition of assets
Performs other work as assigned to ensure the success of the Professional Learning team and the entire organization

Skills and Abilities…

Demonstrated skill and ability in designing high quality, professional learning resources for adults
Ability to work effectively and manage the development of multiple projects in a fast-paced, growing organization
Background with K-12 education products and services, or ability to rapidly acquire such knowledge
Background in adult learning methodology and best practices
Ability to synthesize information and translate it visually for a variety of audiences
Ability to assess the effectiveness of visual design approaches and recommend improvements
Demonstrated effective communication skills
Ability to work independently and as a collaborative team member
Demonstrated experience using Adobe Creative Suite for layout and graphic design

Education and Experience…

BS/BA in graphic design, education or closely related field required
Two to four years of experience in the development of professional learning assets required
Two to four years of experience working in visual/graphic design field required
Three or more years working in a K-12 school setting preferred

About Us….
NWEA® is a research-based, not-for-profit organization that supports students and educators worldwide by creating assessment solutions that precisely measure growth and proficiency—and provide timely data to help tailor instruction. For more than 40 years, NWEA has developed innovative pre-K–12 assessments, including our flagship interim assessment, MAP® Growth™; our progress monitoring and skills mastery tool, MAP® Skills™; and our reading fluency and comprehension assessment, MAP® Reading Fluency™. Educators trust our professional learning offerings to accelerate student learning and our research to support assessment validity and data interpretation. More than 11 million students in 146 countries use our solutions to support their learning and growth each year.

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