Multimedia Specialist 2

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
02 – J – Exempt
Work Unit:
College of the Liberal Arts
Department of Psychology-The Laboratory of Developmental Neuroscience
Full/Part Time:


The Laboratory of Developmental Neuroscience in the Department of Psychology ( is seeking a Multimedia Specialist (Computer Graphic Artist) to join our educational game development team. This position will be responsible for creating 3D and 2D art that will be utilized in developing an educational computer game. This first-person simulation game will be used in research studies to teach social skills to teenagers with autism. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) collaborating with the team to turn the Unity3D prototype into a fully realized intervention game, including the creation of 3D objects, animations, and 2D artwork. This will also include use of Adobe’s new Fuse and Maximo software that allow for easily customizing and auto-rigging human character models. Typically requires an Associate's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A Bachelor’s degree in Art, Game Design, Multimedia Design, Digital Media, Interdisciplinary Digital Studio, or other related discipline is preferred. Proficiency with Adobe Photoshop, as well as with Autodesk Maya, 3DS Max, and/or other 3d object modeling and animation software is required. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088