Content Developer (Contract, Part Time)


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Lambda School is on a mission to pioneer a new model of accessible higher education with no upfront costs and where the school invests in the students instead of the other way around.  We are rethinking learning so that we can address the needs of both students and employers in tandem. We’re a progressive alternative to traditional college and fast track bootcamps. Lambda School is an intensive program and an immersive live, online curriculum that teaches people the hard and soft skills they need to launch a new tech career. We offer both full time and part time courses to our students.
Lambda School has successfully completed funding rounds with premier tier venture investors and we have students in almost every State across the United States. We’re looking for passionate, talented people who want to change the way the world thinks about higher education and unlock human potential, regardless of circumstance. 
If that sounds exciting to you, let’s talk.  Our success depends on building teams who can challenge each other's assumptions with fresh perspectives. To that end, we don’t just accept differences – we celebrate them. Lambda School welcomes a diverse pool of applicants, including those from historically marginalized groups and non-traditional backgrounds who can appreciate the diverse student communities that we serve and are looking to grow into. This includes women, people with disabilities, people of color, formerly incarcerated people, individuals who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and/or gender nonconforming, first and second generation immigrants, veterans, and people from different socioeconomic backgrounds.
The Content Developer of School Projects will manage the content production and delivery of hybrid and online courses. You will work closely with internal and external stakeholders to build interactive, technology-driven, project-based learning solutions that will yield the best outcomes for our learners.
As a Content Developer, you will synthesize your knowledge of online pedagogy, educational technology, and creative skills to produce and deliver quality content. Using best practices in instructional design, you will help us ensure that we are meeting the needs of learners and stakeholders. In addition to executing the standard curriculum design process, you will find innovative ways to assist in the production of instructional video content, all while maintaining attention to ADA Standards for Accessible Design.
This is an internal-facing role that will report to the Content Development Manager. As a part of the Learning department at Lambda School, you will also collaborate closely with your peers including instruction, video production, product design teams to recommend effective and creative uses of technology and its evolving trends.

What You'll Do:

  • Manage the curriculum production process from planning to completion and evaluation using existing learning blueprints and standard operating procedures.
  • Assist in creating engaging learning activities with a strong focus on professional skills and technologies relevant to the job field
  • Coordinate production of instructional content with Program Design Leads and Subject Matter Experts.
  • Assist with editing, embedding, formatting, and testing of learning projects and instructional modalities
  • Assist in the support and administration of Canvas LMS
  • Liaise with the video production team to design engaging multimedia content 
  • Apply backward design model and best teaching and learning practices in the creation of online curriculum using appropriate software tools.

What You'll Need:

  • 3+ years of experience working in curriculum and assessment development
  • Must have experience working with Canvas Learning Management SystemExperience with the ADDIE and 4C-ID instructional design models
  • Experience in using HTML and CSS
  • Experience in using Adobe Creative Suite
  • Demonstrated knowledge of compliance standards related to accessibility
  • Experience with project-based learning
  • Ability to interact effectively and impartially with diverse populationExcellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills working in high-paced environmentMeticulous attention to detail
  • Experience in copywriting, graphic design, programming, audio, and video editing is strongly desired
  • Industry experience as a Content Developer, Instructional Designer, UX Designer, or Web Developer is preferred.
Lambda School is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, veteran or military status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 
Lambda School is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. Please let us know if you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability.
Job perks/benefits: Career development Team events
Job region(s): North America
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