Pearson Content Producer (Science) in San Francisco, California

Content Producer (Science)

Description

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe.We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

High Level Responsibilities

TheContent Producer is the key owner and liaison through all functional areas ofproject management from content planning through customer acceptance andarchive.

Managethe execution of content development and production plans for Science textbooksand ebooks to deliver high quality, commercially successful print and digitalproject families on time and within budget.

Managemultiple vendors and subject matter experts, providing feedback as necessary.

Communicateproject status and dependencies to appropriate team members, including ManagingProducer.

Work withother parts of the organization as necessary to ensure support in attainingoutput, quality and productivity

Ensurethat appropriate content structure, enrichment standards, and other compliancestandards, e.g. accessibility are applied throughout the content developmentand production process.

Useweb-based tools for project tracking.

Competencies

Highlyorganized and detail-oriented.

Able tomanage multiple projects simultaneously.

Able towork across teams as necessary to ensure support in attaining product outputand quality as well as overall productivity

Qualifications

Qualifications

Bachelor’sDegree

2-4 yearsof project management experience

Strongcomputer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office and familiarity withAcrobat, Editorial and Indexing programs, Illustrator, Photoshop

Experiencewith Acrobat Pro and XML a plus; excellent organizational and communicationsskills

Publishingbackground strongly preferred

Experienceworking with onshore and offshore vendors a significant plus

Experiencewith transition from print to digital publishing a significant plus

Strongpreference will be given to candidates with experience working in an"evergreen" publishing model, and with scrum and agile methodologies

Strong preference will be given to candidateswith experience/understanding of HTML5 and CSS coding

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: US-CA-San Francisco

Work Locations: US-CA-San Francisco-1301 Sansome 1301 Sansome Street San Francisco 94111

Job: Professional Development

Organization: Global Product

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jul 25, 2017

Req ID: 1712720