Content Developer & Strategist

Content Developer & Strategist (mid-level)

Gallagher & Associates is seeking a Content Developer and Strategist to join our digital New-York based team to help with the creation of interactive storytelling in physical and digital spaces. This position will cover all phases of media production from early project development to final installation including ideation of concepts, content strategy formation, content development, research and writing, creation of content matrices, and image research and licensing. The Content Developer and Strategist will work collaboratively with internal design teams and with clients including renowned museums, corporations, universities and governmental organizations. This is mid-level position, reporting to the Senior Content Developer and Strategist.

Responsibilities

  • Work with internal design team, client contacts and curatorial teams to craft content story lines
  • Collaborate with the design team and client contacts to identify, collect and organize content needs for the creation of digital experiences
  • Collaborate with physical design team to enable synchronization between digital and physical experience layouts
  • Lead content strategy and content development for multiple complex projects at one time
  • Lead content research analysis and formation of content outlines and media matrices
  • Manage and participate in image research, rights and digital asset management
  • Assist internal design team with all project deliverables for presentations and client meetings
  • Assist in content research and development for new business development

Qualifications/Experience

  • 2-4 years of relevant experience
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Experience in the production process of interactive and linear media
  • Interested in creating experiences that tell stories, teach and impact lives
  • Experience in sourcing images and liaising with cultural institutions, archives and stock agencies
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Copy editing and/or digital file preparation skills
  • Familiarity with using Content Management Systems
  • Willingness to learn basic software data structures such as JSON, YAML, etc
  • Optional : Adobe Creative Suite
  • A team player working closely with other team members (UX, Tech, Visual Design,
  • Producers/Project Managers) in an iterative and collaborative process

Preferred:

  • Experience working at a museum
  • Strong humanities background

Gallagher & Associates is a global, award-winning, full service museum exhibition design firm, specializing in design and development of interpretive 3D experiences and interactive media installations. We believe that the hallmark of any exhibit is storytelling and lies in its ability to capture a visitor’s imagination through sights, sounds and words. Constant collaboration between disciplines and with our clients is the foundation of our creative process. Gallagher & Associates’ collaborative working style facilitates the process that is required to develop a storyline that provides a rich, layered learning experience.

To Apply

Please submit the following to arubin@gallagherdesign.com

  •      Cover letter
  •      Resume
  •      At least one (and no more than three) short writing samples

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.A. and live in or be willing to relocate to the New York City area.

 

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About amrubin

Alice Rubin recently joined the team at Gallagher & Associates. For seven years she was Director of Special Projects at the Museum of Jewish Heritage–A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, where she was hired to create the Keeping History Center. She worked cross-depart- mentally on the museum’s audience engagement initiatives relating to the permanent collection, exhibitions, programming and strategic partnerships. Highlights of the past year include a symposium on Jewish Culture and Modern Design, produced with the Cooper Hewitt, and managing the merger of the National Yiddish Theater Folksbiene with MJH. Her background is in producing content-rich media for museums and cultural institutions.