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Pearson Remote Manager, Web Development in Springfield, Illinois

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.


The Manager, Web Development develops websites and internet applications. This position has principal responsibility for creative programming and related maintenance of the company's website components, participating in all phases of the web development cycle. Manages the work efforts of front-end web developers/individual contributors with performance appraisals. Establishes short and mid-term work plans and optimizes resources to ensure that work area objectives are consistently met. Exercises good judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.

The Manager, Web Development is responsible for managing the Web development team and all development projects. This position works closely with the Manager, DevOps and team leads to develop and manage websites, landing pages, emails and more throughout the production cycle. This individual conducts team meetings and internal project reviews. He or she will support and mentor the web development team and be able to work or assist on any projects when needed.

The ideal candidate must have excellent organizational skills, be deadline-focused and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. The candidate should have excellent communication skills, demonstrate great customer service and have the ability to multi-task. The individual should have experience in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, PHP or Twig, version control systems and CI/CD deployment pipelines. He or she should have the ability to solve problems and troubleshoot, be familiar with SEO trends and have quality assurance knowledge.


General Qualifications

  • 4-year degree from an accredited institution in computer science, marketing or related field, OR appropriate combination of education and significant experience

  • Team management experience

  • Minimum 5 years WordPress or other related open source content management system experience

  • Mobile-first coding and development best practices experience

  • Experience in HTMLS, CSS, PHP or Twig and JavaScript a must

  • Strategic thinker with the ability to develop and implement strategies

  • Experience with Version Control systems in a team with multiple developers

  • Effective problem solver and decision maker

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Supervisory Responsibilities

Web Development Team /people management responsibilities

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at

Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist company in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.  

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here:

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.


Organization: North America

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 2113359