Content Developer, Proclaim – Office of Mission Renewal

East Melbourne

  • Maximum term contract to December 2023
  • East Melbourne base with flexibility
  • Be part of a small supportive team

The Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne through its ministries and agencies is at service of the people of God, planting the Gospel of Jesus Christ into their communities and daily life. We are seeking to appoint a Content Developer to work within the Formation team of the Mission office.

You will be working within a close-knit team on the Melbourne Archdiocesan Religious Education digital resource, “To Know, Worship & Love” (KWL). The content requires a refreshed layout and visual mechanics that complement the key concepts, deepening the teacher and student engagement. Reporting to the Product Manager, the Content Developer will assist and support developing the visual elements of the revised content for this important digital resource.

You will be able to contribute to the production of high standard, professional and relevant educational content. You will be prepared to learn and understand the vital difference between making something ‘look good’ and making something that ‘works’ on every level. You will have a great sense of artistic design in the web space, and will be able to create unique, clean, fresh and engaging interactive solutions.

You will be guided through our design process to high calibre, responsive eLearning objects and encouraged, when the time is right, to explore cutting edge web development innovations for content presentation. You will participate in concept meetings and feedback sessions with the focus of creating content that helps convey, support and reinforce key concepts inherent in the text element. As a team player, lending a hand will come naturally to you, and the success of the KWL product will drive you to achieve and grow.

You will have:

  • A strong work ethic.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Software including Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects.
  • Advanced and efficient vector art creation capacity.
  • Strong illustration and visual communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Animation highly desirable.
  • Motion Graphics skills, with a focus on content made for web technologies.
  • Front-end Development knowledge, including HTML, CSS and JavaScript best practices, including experience in working with JavaScript libraries like JQuery
  • Abilities in Testing and Debugging and experience with software bug tracking tools such as Jira is highly desirable.
  • The confidence to work in a small team where transparency is a given.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • An upbeat, ‘can do’ attitude that drives you to challenge yourself and those around you.

To apply, please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB and submit a Cover Letter outlining your experience against the key selection criteria (available on the position description) as well as your up-to-date CV. Please see the attached position description to obtain full details about the role

Successful applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and will be required to undertake pre- employment background screening such as Working with Children and Police Checks.

Application will close on Monday 11 October 2021. If you have any specific enquiries, you may direct them to Pat Sully on 0403 925 090.

The Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne is committed to the safety, wellbeing and dignity of all children and vulnerable adults. It is a requirement across our organisation that all clergy, employees and volunteers have a valid working with children check.

Application closing date: 11 October, 2021 Contact person Human Resources Apply Now