Responsible for designing any and all graphics needed for Dance Marathon, including but not limited to fliers, pamphlets, social media designs, advertisements and event-related graphics. Also responsible for maintaining the cohesive look of the Dance Marathon at UF brand via an official branding guide to ensure that it is both recognizable and sustainable in all design and graphics. Applicants should be familiar with Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and/or Photoshop.
This team is also responsible for all of the event photography both during the year and at the event. These applicants should possess their own cameras and ideally be familiar with shooting manual on a DSLR. Photoshop knowledge is not required, but preferred.
Responsible for advising and attending Dance Marathon at UF’s high school marathons. Also responsible for energizing and supporting these marathons by teaching the line dance and educating students on Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and DM at UF’s history and culture. Focuses on strengthening relationships with high schools around the state while helping them to plan and put on their marathons, as well as recruiting new high schools to join the dance marathon family. Additionally, Marathon Relations maintains relationships with other collegiate Dance Marathons by serving as a resource and hosting other collegiate dance marathons.
Other responsibilities include fostering a relationship with and overseeing communications and outreach with UF faculty and staff.
The Dance Marathon Technology Team is divided into two distinct divisions: the Programming Division and the Video Production division.
The Programming Division is responsible for producing and maintaining custom applications designed to benefit Dance Marathon and its participants. This includes our custom iOS and Android applications, along with several PHP based web-apps. Experience in PHP, Objective-C, Java, and jQuery are useful for this position, although any programming background is sufficient.
The Video Production Division is responsible for producing all of our promotional videos and videos for the event itself. Experience in Adobe Premiere is preferred, although Final Cut is also sufficient.
At the event itself the programming division handles the audio/video production for the event along with maintaining any custom software that is in use. The video division handles documenting the event and producing our closing ceremonies videos.