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Mastech Digital is an IT Staffing and Digital Transformation Services company.

Learning Architect

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Location: Rolling Meadows, IL
Job Code: 222195
Posted: Nov 18, 2020
Description:

Mastech Digital provides digital and mainstream technology staff as well as Digital Transformation Services for all American Corporations. We are currently seeking a Learning Architect for our client in the Publishing domain. We value our professionals, providing comprehensive benefits and the opportunity for growth. This is a Contract position and the client is looking for someone to start immediately.

Duration: 6-12 Months Contract (possible extension)

Location: Remote

Role: Learning Architect

Primary Skills: eLearning Development

Role Description: The Learning Architect must have at least 3-5+ years of experience. 

Responsibilities:

- Supports Lead LAs or Senior LAs on assigned projects to ensure specifications

- Supports Lead LAs or Senior LAs on assigned projects to design content for all learning products that meet specified learning and user requirements (5%)

- Selects and applies appropriate HMH standards, templates, and processes to assigned projects, including project user personas, text and language standards, authoring tools, acceptance criteria, and review documents.

- Coordinates LA and UX review of development outputs, including outlines, storyboards, assets, and integrated builds.

- Ensures HMH standards are consistently implemented (5%) With some supervision, edits manuscript according to project guidelines, schedules, budgets, and divisional standards of quality and accuracy; writes or revises portions of manuscripts, scripts, and storyboards; proofreads copy and makes necessary corrections.

- Prepares manuscript for release, develops and/or checks page layouts and implements all steps in the production process for assigned projects.

- Works closely with designers and photo researchers on page layouts, photo selection, and creation of illustrations

- Checks all stages of art and proof for assigned projects; develops and/or checks content of tech products and participates in all stages of their production.

- Works with IT and tech vendors on screen layouts, image selection, sound effects, voicings, and implementation of all functionalities; effectively utilizes tech tools in the publishing process to facilitate development efficiency and enhance product quality (70%)

- Participates in project planning for assigned projects and makes suggestions that address customer needs; completes competitive and standards analyses, research, literature searches, fact checking, and customer correspondence (10%)

- Works cooperatively and effectively with other members of cross-functional project teams, other Learning Architects, Design Architects, Production Managers, and Content Shared Services providers.

Skills: 

- Excellent writing and proofreading skills, with attention to detail

- Excellent communication and organization skills

- Very good decision-making and problem-solving skills

- Ability to meet deadlines regularly and to highlight risks at early stages

- Ability to work in a team environment

- Passionate about creating engaging and effective (fun!) learning products

- Strong organizational and time management skills

- Strong computer skills, including MS Office products and company technology tools

Education:

- Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education or relevant discipline.

- 3+ years of educational publishing experience.

- 3+ years of editorial and/or learning design experience     

Prefer:

- 5+ years of educational publishing experience

- 5+ years of editorial and/or learning design experience

- Subject-matter expertise in specific curriculum area(s) e.g. 9-12 Math, K-2 curriculum

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Information Technology or another related field or Equivalent.

Experience: Minimum 3-5+ years

Relocation: This position will cover relocation expenses

Travel: No

Local Preferred: Yes

Recruiter Name: Ramneet Nayyar

Recruiter Phone: 412-900-5420

Equal Employment Opportunity

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