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Pearson Producer in India

Pearson

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 reexamining 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 Title

Digital Producer

Team

Production & Digital Studio, HSSLE

Role Description

The Digital Producer will manage the production for Pearson’s Pearson+ interactive eText. For assigned products, work with product and content teams to define content and course design strategies (within common program standards) that address customer feedback and market needs. Manage schedules and budgets for all assigned products to ensure that project goals, milestones, and deliverables are met on time and within budget. Work closely with supervisor and other team members to make sure all content incorporates learning design best practices and meets Pearson’s accessibility standards.

The Digital Producer’s responsibilities include the following:

  • Manage development and production of assigned Pearson+ eTexts, including multi-media interactives, videos, audio, assessment and any other study features that support Pearson’s Humanities & Arts list.

  • Within overall program framework and standards, develop a production plan for each assigned title, soliciting input from manager and the product team to ensure that the content structure, assessments, and interactive features meet our market needs.

  • Collaborate with manager and the product team to refine the content structure and media components within each eText.

  • Work closely with manager and other team members to ensure that all content meets Pearson’s accessibility standards to align with WCAG 2.0.

  • Manage quality assurance (content, functionality, and accessibility) in collaboration with Pearson’s dedicated QA team.

  • Respond to issues as they arise during course provisioning and release of the final course.

  • Actively manage schedules and budgets for all assigned products, monitoring and reporting regularly on schedule, cost estimates, and actual expenditures.

  • Oversee vendor partners on production of Pearson+ components and titles.

  • Obtain bids from vendors as required; negotiate vendor contracts and manage vendor relationships, actively monitoring for quality compliance and adherence to schedule, budget, and technical specifications.

Qualifications

Related work experience

  • Minimum of 3 years managing digital product

  • Experience managing freelancers, vendors, and/or authors

  • Experience managing digital workflows

  • Proven track record of working independently within cross-functional teams

Formal Education or Equivalent

  • BA required

Critical Competencies and Skills

  • Ability to work independently and thrive in an environment of continual change

  • Highly effective communication skills, including the ability to facilitate communication, build consensus among team members, and make decisions confidently

  • Excellent project management skills, including the ability to multi-task and effectively balance short-term and long-term priorities, making appropriate calls on prioritization

  • Exceptional attention to detail and strong organization skills: self-organizing and self-motivating

  • Ability to respond confidently to conflicts and manage situations in a positive way, proactively escalating on-going issues to manager

  • Ability to take active ownership of projects, proactively assessing and mitigating risk and posing effective solutions to problems

  • Basic knowledge of JIRA is preferred

  • Knowledge of Smartsheets or equivalent project management tools is a plus.

Qualifications

Pearson

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 reexamining 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 Title

Digital Producer

Team

Production & Digital Studio, HSSLE

Role Description

The Digital Producer will manage the production for Pearson’s Pearson+ interactive eText. For assigned products, work with product and content teams to define content and course design strategies (within common program standards) that address customer feedback and market needs. Manage schedules and budgets for all assigned products to ensure that project goals, milestones, and deliverables are met on time and within budget. Work closely with supervisor and other team members to make sure all content incorporates learning design best practices and meets Pearson’s accessibility standards.

The Digital Producer’s responsibilities include the following:

  • Manage development and production of assigned Pearson+ eTexts, including multi-media interactives, videos, audio, assessment and any other study features that support Pearson’s Humanities & Arts list.

  • Within overall program framework and standards, develop a production plan for each assigned title, soliciting input from manager and the product team to ensure that the content structure, assessments, and interactive features meet our market needs.

  • Collaborate with manager and the product team to refine the content structure and media components within each eText.

  • Work closely with manager and other team members to ensure that all content meets Pearson’s accessibility standards to align with WCAG 2.0.

  • Manage quality assurance (content, functionality, and accessibility) in collaboration with Pearson’s dedicated QA team.

  • Respond to issues as they arise during course provisioning and release of the final course.

  • Actively manage schedules and budgets for all assigned products, monitoring and reporting regularly on schedule, cost estimates, and actual expenditures.

  • Oversee vendor partners on production of Pearson+ components and titles.

  • Obtain bids from vendors as required; negotiate vendor contracts and manage vendor relationships, actively monitoring for quality compliance and adherence to schedule, budget, and technical specifications.

Qualifications

Related work experience

  • Minimum of 3 years managing digital product

  • Experience managing freelancers, vendors, and/or authors

  • Experience managing digital workflows

  • Proven track record of working independently within cross-functional teams

Formal Education or Equivalent

  • BA required

Critical Competencies and Skills

  • Ability to work independently and thrive in an environment of continual change

  • Highly effective communication skills, including the ability to facilitate communication, build consensus among team members, and make decisions confidently

  • Excellent project management skills, including the ability to multi-task and effectively balance short-term and long-term priorities, making appropriate calls on prioritization

  • Exceptional attention to detail and strong organization skills: self-organizing and self-motivating

  • Ability to respond confidently to conflicts and manage situations in a positive way, proactively escalating on-going issues to manager

  • Ability to take active ownership of projects, proactively assessing and mitigating risk and posing effective solutions to problems

  • Basic knowledge of JIRA is preferred

  • Knowledge of Smartsheets or equivalent project management tools is a plus.

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 pearsonplc.com.

Job: PRODUCTION/OPERATIONS

Organization: Global Product

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 2113574

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