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Pearson Assistant Project Manager - Digital in Noida, India

Assistant Project Manager - Digital - ( 2011831 )

Description

Digital Content Producer – E&GS Production & Digital Studio, Global Product

We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment, powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people. 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.

Description

Purpose

This is a technical role in the ELT Digital Production team.

You will provide technical asset production and digital product assembly services, to support the internal and external production of digital products and services to the quality, time and budget constraints appropriate to each project, working closely to briefs provided by our Digital Delivery Leads. As part of the Content Production team, they are responsible for ensuring that produced content is of the appropriate quality, and is delivered to agreed schedules and budgets

Key Accountabilities

● Provide technical assistance with all aspects of digital product assembly across both Pearson platforms and mobile apps

● Manage, oversee and undertake the preparation of digital assets (text, images, audio, video) to agreed standards

● Prepare text data for digital products, including the keying and transformation of editorial content from unstructured to structured formats

● Provide online and offline technical support and assistance to development teams and vendors in the use of Pearson authoring tools and platforms and the preparation of assets

Key Challenges

● Explain technical delivery requirements to stakeholders, to inform content development and production processes

● Work closely with internal and external production service providers, in support of our outsourcing strategy

● Multi-task across multiple projects whilst remaining calm under pressure

● Ensure that all work is completed to the agreed standard and within the agreed timescalesKey Relationships

● Digital Delivery Lead, Media Producers (Audio and Video), Digital Content Producers, Visual Designer, Project Managers, Content DevelopersCandidate:

Candidate Attributes

The Pearson English focus is particularly on these attributes:

● Resilient — perseveres with determination and conviction

● Entrepreneurial — applies expertise for success of the business

● Free-thinking — is creative, dynamic and inquisitive

● Bold — makes an impact through strong initiative and action

● International — embraces community of global, culturally-aware teams

● Committed to Excellence—delivers now and improves continuously

Role-specific attributes:

● Flexible — understands digital production in all phases and formats

● Resourceful — delivers upon digital requirements quickly and intelligently

● Knowledgeable — strong technical understanding

Candidate Profile

Essential

● Experience in the management and/or authoring of multimedia content

● High level of computer literacy on Mac, Windows and mobile operating systems

● Strong understanding of digital audio and video editing and delivery formats

● Strong communication skills

● Experience of using Microsoft Office and/or Google Drive

● Working knowledge in the use of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, other media apps

● Knowledge of the file formats and codecs used in digital media

● Working knowledge of HTML, XML data structures and schemasDesirable

● Understanding of metadata

● Working knowledge of scheduling/project management software, for example, Microsoft Project, Smartsheet, etc.

Previous Experience

Essential

● A minimum of two years of experience of multimedia production, in a busy, collaborative working environment

● Experience of managing digital audio and video assets

● Experience of customer-facing content delivery platforms (for example, Pearson ActiveTeach, myEnglish Lab)

Personal Style and Behaviour.

We are looking for an enthusiastic digital technician to work closely with and support our Digital Delivery Leads.

You will need to be flexible, collaborative and enjoy working across a range of disciplines, genres and techniques. Adept at switching between a number of digital projects, you will be systematic in approach with great attention to detail.

As an excellent communicator, you will be working closely with project managers and other stakeholders, using your experience to manage the production and post-production process for a range of digital products and services, to meet the needs of our digital publishing programme.

Qualifications

Digital Content Producer – E&GS Production & Digital Studio, Global Product

We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment, powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people. 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.

Description

Purpose

This is a technical role in the ELT Digital Production team.

You will provide technical asset production and digital product assembly services, to support the internal and external production of digital products and services to the quality, time and budget constraints appropriate to each project, working closely to briefs provided by our Digital Delivery Leads. As part of the Content Production team, they are responsible for ensuring that produced content is of the appropriate quality, and is delivered to agreed schedules and budgets

Key Accountabilities

● Provide technical assistance with all aspects of digital product assembly across both Pearson platforms and mobile apps

● Manage, oversee and undertake the preparation of digital assets (text, images, audio, video) to agreed standards

● Prepare text data for digital products, including the keying and transformation of editorial content from unstructured to structured formats

● Provide online and offline technical support and assistance to development teams and vendors in the use of Pearson authoring tools and platforms and the preparation of assets

Key Challenges

● Explain technical delivery requirements to stakeholders, to inform content development and production processes

● Work closely with internal and external production service providers, in support of our outsourcing strategy

● Multi-task across multiple projects whilst remaining calm under pressure

● Ensure that all work is completed to the agreed standard and within the agreed timescalesKey Relationships

● Digital Delivery Lead, Media Producers (Audio and Video), Digital Content Producers, Visual Designer, Project Managers, Content DevelopersCandidate:

Candidate Attributes

The Pearson English focus is particularly on these attributes:

● Resilient — perseveres with determination and conviction

● Entrepreneurial — applies expertise for success of the business

● Free-thinking — is creative, dynamic and inquisitive

● Bold — makes an impact through strong initiative and action

● International — embraces community of global, culturally-aware teams

● Committed to Excellence—delivers now and improves continuously

Role-specific attributes:

● Flexible — understands digital production in all phases and formats

● Resourceful — delivers upon digital requirements quickly and intelligently

● Knowledgeable — strong technical understanding

Candidate Profile

Essential

● Experience in the management and/or authoring of multimedia content

● High level of computer literacy on Mac, Windows and mobile operating systems

● Strong understanding of digital audio and video editing and delivery formats

● Strong communication skills

● Experience of using Microsoft Office and/or Google Drive

● Working knowledge in the use of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, other media apps

● Knowledge of the file formats and codecs used in digital media

● Working knowledge of HTML, XML data structures and schemasDesirable

● Understanding of metadata

● Working knowledge of scheduling/project management software, for example, Microsoft Project, Smartsheet, etc.

Previous Experience

Essential

● A minimum of two years of experience of multimedia production, in a busy, collaborative working environment

● Experience of managing digital audio and video assets

● Experience of customer-facing content delivery platforms (for example, Pearson ActiveTeach, myEnglish Lab)

Personal Style and Behaviour.

We are looking for an enthusiastic digital technician to work closely with and support our Digital Delivery Leads.

You will need to be flexible, collaborative and enjoy working across a range of disciplines, genres and techniques. Adept at switching between a number of digital projects, you will be systematic in approach with great attention to detail.

As an excellent communicator, you will be working closely with project managers and other stakeholders, using your experience to manage the production and post-production process for a range of digital products and services, to meet the needs of our digital publishing programme.

Primary Location : IN-IN-Noida

Work Locations :

IN-Noida-WTT Sector 16

World Trade Tower, 15th FloorC-01, Sector 16

Noida201301

Job : Production/Operations

Organization : Global Product

Employee Status : Regular Employee

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Shift : Day Job

Job Posting : Dec 11, 2020

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2011831

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