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.
We are a core team of Visual Designers, Multimedia Designers, and Media Testers. We support the content teams in the conceptualisation, design, production and delivery of creative learning experiences across multiple platforms, products and services.
Our focus is on the creation of content that is effective, delightful and versatile.
support instructional designs best practices, and are technologically compatible and current.
Key Responsibilities :
Conceptualise, create and / or assemble multimedia digital assets in close collaboration with in-house and external content developers
Brief external content creators / vendors / partners on the creation of digital content (digital assets, ePubs)
Project manage the production of digital content with both internal teams and external vendors
Be responsible for quality assurance (select content checks, functional and technical standards) on digital content produced internally or through external vendors
Ensure that all digital content commissioned, developed and delivered meets prescribed deployment requirements and accepted industry standards
Be a source of expertise on the end-to-end production of digital content for both internal teams and external partners
Core Competencies : Creative thinker
Highly organised and efficient
Focused and goal orientated
Ability to prioritise
Ability to work in an iterative environment
Strong attention to detail and accuracy
Grasp new technologies with ease
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Manage pressure and ambitious deadlines with maturity
Sound project management skills
2 - 3 years experience in digital content development
Evidence of managing multiple projects simultaneously
Evident knowledge of current technologies
Evident knowledge of current authoring tools & environments
Portfolio of evidence must be provided
Ideal Experience :
Proven experience working in an educational context
Instructional Design qualification or proven experience
Visual Design qualification or proven ability
Technical Languages Required
Relevant three-year degree or diploma
Alternately, proven industry experience relevant to the position
Pearson is committed to the principles of employment equity and in accordance with our Employment Equity goals and plan, preference will be given to suitable applicants from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act and subsequent amendments thereto.
Job Unposting : Ongoing
Schedule : Full-time Regular
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.