Pearson Media Developer in North York, Ontario

Media Developer

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.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Media Developer is responsible for creating and implementing product development strategyand managing media products and services in the K-20 education markets. Workingcollaboratively with market strategists and content developers, s/he is accountable forcoordinating the creation, production, testing, and updating of media products.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with and take direction from stakeholders on product development, design, andproduction; could work on part or whole of media program

  • Oversee external vendors and freelance resources for technical specs, scheduling, andbudgeting.

  • Provide technical support

  • Coordinate testing of products, creating test-scripts, quality assurance/quality control plans,documentation, training plans for customer support

  • Coordinate the production of media products, services, and conversion of legacy content tomeet customer needs

  • Develop user support documents

  • Keep current on technologies, learning management systems, and enterprise-wide platforms

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • College Degree or Diploma in information or web technologies or related field

  • 3 years of demonstrated web/app development experience

  • Hands-on experience or significant knowledge of ePub 3 standards and coding

  • Hands-on experience or significant knowledge of coding and programming with HTML5,JavaScript, XML, AJAX, JQuery, JSON, CSS

  • Proficient with relational databases

  • Familiar with learning technologies such as SCORM, LTI / QTI, APIs

  • Strong project management skills

  • Experience with Agile development and project management

  • Experience with interface design, UX, and/or instructional design a plus

  • Experience with front-end frameworks such as AngularJS, EmberJS, Flux/ReactJS a plus

  • Experience with enterprise server-side technologies such as J2EE and .Net a plus

  • Knowledge of responsive design and accessibility best practices

  • Knowledge of Web Analytics and Data Analysis

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-pacedenvironment

Pearson Canada is committed to providing accommodation for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Primary Location: CA-ON-North York

Work Locations: CA-Don Mills-26 Prince Andrew 26 Prince Andrew Place Don Mills North York M3C 2H4

Job: Production/Operations

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jul 28, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 1805288

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.