Content and Product Developer Specialist
Convinced that the continuing cycle of human suffering that strikes families and communities in the wake of severe weather can be broken, the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) is a team of scientists and risk communicators who deliver strategies to build safer and stronger homes and businesses. IBHS’ real-world impact enables the insurance industry and affected property owners to prevent avoidable losses.
IBHS is an independent, nonprofit, scientific research and communications organization supported solely by property and casualty insurers and reinsurers that conduct business in the U.S. or reinsure risks located in the U.S.
An exciting full-time opportunity to work collaboratively with the Product and Media teams to develop compelling content for IBHS. We are seeking a multi-media product developer to help tell the story of our research and to ultimately help foster greater resilience of our homes and businesses to severe weather. Develop new eye-catching tv and digital media-friendly content, interact with scientist and engineers to help focus messaging to our diverse audiences (i.e. consumers, insurers, policymakers, science, and engineering communities, etc.), pitch new content ideas, and develop strategies to implement the use of products on various social media platforms, including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Responsible for executing product development process and manage existing products across multiple categories, including designing and maintaining the look and feel according to company style guides. As the Product Developer, you must have the ability to organize and express ideas clearly, concisely and accurately, verbally, and in writing. The ability to lead small project-driven teams is also a critical skill for this position.
• Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud – Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
• Producing and editing video content in Adobe Premiere
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Bachelor’s degree in design, marketing, or a related field; or a STEM field with relevant creative experience (broadcast meteorologists are encouraged to apply)
• Portfolio of strong creative work
• Excellent time management skills
• Ability to work both independently, work within a team, and provide leadership in small project-driven teams.
• Strategic thinking skills
• Good eye for detail
• Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously in a diverse team
• Flexibility to adapt to changing requirements or current events
• Experience in Multi-media content development for TV & digital media, science, engineering, and technology communications, graphic design, and/or the ability to create compelling visual or written stories from technical content
• Experience communicating natural hazard information to diverse audiences
• Science communication
• Animation skills using After Effects
• Experience with virtual reality, immersive mixed reality technologies
• Studio engineering experience and live broadcasting for web streaming