Media Specialist, Test Development

Data Recognition Corporation Plymouth , MN 55447

Posted 4 months ago

DRC is one of the largest educational assessment and curriculum/instruction companies in the industry.

Media Specialist, Test Development


This position reports directly to the Director of Media & Composition and is part of the Assessment Production group and will be in DRC's Plymouth, Minnesota office. Duties of this position include modifying

and maintaining test items and passages while adhering to and implementing DRC and client-/project-specific styles and specifications; utilizing the processes currently established in DRC's proprietary item banking system,IDEAS as needed, and follow graphic specific processes and procedures utilizing graphic software.

Position Responsibilities

  • Create images for all Test Development testing items utilizing Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

  • Adobe Creative Suite knowledge, including Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator

  • Design all graphics for digital and print

  • Create tech-enhanced items (e.g., bubble input, drag and drop, hotspot, click to respond, layered input) for online presentation in INSIGHT

  • Use IDEAS and its related tools to maintain process efficiencies

  • Rework complex graphics while adhering to specific design standards and specifications

  • Collaborate effectively within the team and with other production teams and business units


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in publishing technology: art, design or graphic arts

  • Solid foundation in graphic design principles (typography, form, color, composition, grid)

  • Knowledge of layout, typography, and overall composition and/or publication style

  • Strong can-do work ethic

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to adjust quickly to changing circumstances and direction

  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate clearly to diverse groups of people

  • Be able to work under supervision and to accept feedback

  • Work successfully and contribute both as a member of a team and independently

  • Be task oriented and focuseda self-starter who can meet tight deadlines

  • Be flexible and motivated to help with any task as needed

  • Report to work promptly when scheduled


  • Understand CSS for online development

  • Experience with large scale assessment test design or document design

Reporting to this position: No direct reports

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit and/or stand for up to 8-hour periods of time

  • Ability to look at a computer monitor, utilize a keyboard and/or mouse for up to 8 hours per day

  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds as necessary

DRC reserves the right to change or add other duties to this position.

Data Recognition Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V and prospective employees will receive consideration without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, age, protected veteran status, or membership in any other legally protected class.

Other details

  • Job Family Project/Sales Services

  • Pay Type Salary

  • Plymouth, MN, USA

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Media Specialist, Test Development

Data Recognition Corporation