Pearson Media Developer in North York, Ontario
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.