Multimedia Design Specialist

Location US-GA-Marietta
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(2/1/2024 1:11 PM)
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NFP UL Research Institutes

At UL, we know why we come to work.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Multimedia Design Specialist at UL Research Institute.


The Multimedia Design Specialist is responsible for creating, managing, and optimizing multimedia content for various platforms. The Multimedia Specialist has a deeper level of expertise in multimedia production and is expected to contribute to more complex projects. Chemical Insights Research Institute (CIRI), of Underwriters Laboratories Research Institutes, is recruiting a PR and Amplification Manager to lead the media outreach efforts for our organization. This role will be an integral part of the team in achieving external recognition of CIRI’s leadership position in research, findings, and applications for a safer world. Reporting to the Director of Communications and Outreach, and working with the leadership team of CIRI, this position identifies media for topic areas, develops media strategies and relationships, writes relevant content including bylined articles, as well as other functions, on our important research topics and CIRI’s goals/outcomes.


At Underwriters Laboratories, we wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. Underwriters Laboratories stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!

What you’ll learn & achieve:

Essential Functions, Roles, and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, create, and edit multimedia content, including videos, animations, images, and interactive media.
  • Demonstrate a high level of proficiency in multimedia software and equipment, such as Adobe Creative Suite, video editing tools, and 3D modeling software.
  • Contribute to the development of creative concepts and strategies for multimedia projects.
  • Independently execute multiple multimedia projects, ensuring they are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Ensure that multimedia content meets high-quality standards and aligns with the organization's brand guidelines.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including graphic designers, video producers, and content creators, to achieve project goals.
  • Implement multimedia content strategies, including optimizing content for various platforms and managing content schedules.
  • Perform other duties as directed.

What makes you a great fit:

Professional Competencies

  • Strong creative skills to develop engaging multimedia content and concepts.
  • Strong knowledge of multimedia software and equipment, including video editing, graphic design, and 3D modeling tools.
  • Ability to support multiple projects independently, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to lead or mentor junior team members on multimedia projects.
  • An eye for detail and a commitment to maintaining high-quality multimedia content.
  • Effective communication skills to collaborate with team members and stakeholders.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new multimedia technologies and trends.
  • Strong problem-solving skills to address technical and creative challenges.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines with multiple sources of input and short notice edits.

Experience and Education Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in multimedia, digital media, graphic design, or a similar discipline.
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in multimedia production or a related role.
  • Experience in multimedia software and tools, with a strong portfolio showcasing previous work.

What you’ll experience working at UL:

  • Mission: For Underwriters Laboratories, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 127 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
  • People: Ask any Underwriters Laboratories employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at Underwriters Laboratories. We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
  • Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
  • Total Rewards: All employees at Underwriters Laboratories are eligible for bonus compensation. Underwriters Laboratories offers a generous 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an additional 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that Underwriters Laboratories contributes to twice per year! Depending on your role, you can work with your manager on flexible working arrangements. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.

Learn More:

UL Research Institutes is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing safety science research through the discovery and application of scientific knowledge. We conduct rigorous independent research and analyze safety data, convene experts worldwide to address risks, share knowledge through safety education and public outreach initiatives, and develop standards to guide safe commercialization of evolving technologies. We foster communities of safety, from grassroots initiatives for neighborhoods to summits of world leaders. Our organization employs collaborative and scientific approaches with partners and stakeholders to drive innovation and progress toward improving safety, security, and sustainability, ultimately enhancing societal well-being.


Our wholly owned subsidiary, UL Inc., advances our shared public safety mission. We fund our work through grants, the licensing of standards documents and the business activities of UL Inc., which conducts testing, verification and certification, and provides training and advisory services, along with data-driven reporting and decision-making tools for customers around the world.


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