1+ months
2018-05-032018-08-12

Senior Content Developer

Cengage Learning
Chicago, IL 60664
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**Do you dare to reinvent the future of education?**



At Cengage, we are harnessing the power of tech to build a future where all learners have the tools and confidence to achieve their goals.



As a Cengage employee, you will pioneer transforming the way people learn. Collaborating with the best of the best, you will feel challenged and inspired to do breakthrough work. With the support of our united team, there is no limit to what you can imagine, create and set in motion.



**Are we right for you?**



We bring our A game, unique talents and point of view to the table every day. We are curious and comfortable with change and are willing to take risks to transform education. Most importantly, everything we do, we do for the learner.



**What You'll Do Here:**



National Geographic Learning content developers partner with subject matter experts to develop engaging content, primarily for Grades 6-12. As part of a high-performance team, an Advanced Placement/Senior Content Developer works with and manages in-house and out-of-house developers of educational products to clarify, strengthen, and enhance their quality.



**Essential Duties & Responsibilities:**



+ Through detailed evaluation of content in a variety of formats and in close cooperation with authors and subject matter experts, strives to achieve content that is correct, clear, complete, current, legal and consistent.

+ Recommends and implements innovative and effective pedagogical features and content based on market research and feedback.

+ Ensures content development follows accepted processes and standards focused around the target audience for optimal product success in the market.

+ Assists Product Development Manager, Supervising Content Developer, coworkers, authors, and subject matter experts in developing a viable and attractive product premise.

+ Helps conceptualize and develop plans for products, including workflows and schedules.

+ Manages and assists with projects to meet objectives for customer acceptance, scope, schedule, and budget.

+ Works with content subject matter experts, development partners, and freelance professionals in the capacity dictated by project and department needs.

+ Works to meet submission deadlines and requirements for state adoptions.

+ Works with technology teams to design and implement digital products.



**Skills You Will Need Here:**



Required:



+ Bachelors degree required.

+ Minimum of 5 years print and/or digital product development and editorial project management experience.

+ Tech savvy with a basic understanding of publishing technology, including Adobe InCopy and Acrobat Pro, in addition to Microsoft Word and Excel.

+ Outstanding organizational and time management skills are critical.

+ Must be an excellent communicator and a team player, and have strong interpersonal skills.

+ Must have the ability to work within budgets and schedules.

+ Ability to gather and synthesize information from a variety of sources.



Preferred:



+ Understanding of school publishing industry, preferably social studies/history/advanced placement.

+ Experience with advanced placement/social studies/history content and/or education.

+ Experience with instructional design, learning design, or curriculum design.



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**Requisition ID** _2018-4677_



**Job Function** _Product Development_

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