Pearson Content Producer in San Francisco, California

Content Producer

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.

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.

High Level Responsibilities

The Content Producer is the key owner and liaison through all functional areas of project management from content planning through customer acceptance and archive.

Manage the execution of content development and production plans for Science textbooks and ebooks to deliver high quality, commercially successful print and digital project families on time and within budget.

Manage multiple vendors and subject matter experts, providing feedback as necessary.

Communicate project status and dependencies to appropriate team members, including Managing Producer.

Work with other parts of the organization as necessary to ensure support in attaining output, quality and productivity

Ensure that appropriate content structure, enrichment standards, and other compliance standards, e.g. accessibility are applied throughout the content development and production process.

Use web-based tools for project tracking.

Competencies

Highly organized and detail-oriented.

Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Able to work across teams as necessary to ensure support in attaining product output and quality as well as overall productivity

Qualifications

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree

2-4 years of project management experience

Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office and familiarity with Acrobat, Editorial and Indexing programs, Illustrator, Photoshop

Experience with Acrobat Pro and XML a plus; excellent organizational and communications skills

Publishing background strongly preferred

Experience working with onshore and offshore vendors a significant plus

Experience with transition from print to digital publishing a significant plus

Strong preference will be given to candidates with experience working in an "evergreen" publishing model, and with scrum and agile methodologies

Strong preference will be given to candidates with experience/understanding of HTML5 and CSS coding

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Primary Location: US-CA-San Francisco

Work Locations: US-CA-San Francisco-1301 Sansome 1301 Sansome Street San Francisco 94111

Job: Professional Development

Organization: Global Product

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Sep 28, 2017

Req ID: 1715668