Pearson Quality Assurance Editor/Reviewer in Australia, Australia
Quality Assurance Editor/Reviewer
It’s no secret that a good education has the power to change lives. The challenge lies in the pace with which Australia’s educational landscape is transforming. It’s no longer just about providing access, but also ensuring progress.
As the world’s leading learning company, we’re meeting this challenge with Australia’s most comprehensive blend of digital learning formats, printed texts, educator training resources, assessments, services and online assets.
Want to work in a team that allows you to balance the flexibility and convenience of working from home and working in stunning, heritage-listed offices in Melbourne's Docklands, where you will you have everything at your door step, not to mention the easy 2-minute walk from Southern Cross Station?
You could also join our team and work remotely while still being engaged and part of a dynamic, adaptable and supportive team that partners with universities and corporate clients to drive digital learning innovation.
We are looking to expand our current learning design team and are seeking an experienced quality focused editor and review to assist us with producing high quality, and compliant digital educational resources.
Working in a growing Digital Learning Services team, this is a 2-3 year fixed-term, full time role, although individuals seeking part-time work (3-4 days per week) will also be considered.
Key Responsibilities will include:
●Creating and maintaining customised style guides for each project
●Conducting an English edit on all online objects and related assets
●Checking all assets against WCAG accessibility requirements and online learning quality standards
●Creating transcripts/captioning for audio/video files, writing alt text descriptor for visuals
●Conducting final online reviews and addressing any errors prior to client handover
●Working closely with Learning Designers and Multimedia specialists to advise on quality standards for online educational applications, interactivities and simulations.
●Minimum of 2 years’ experience editing online and/or blended learning courses presented in English (AU or UK) in the post-compulsory education sector.
●An undergraduate qualification in English, Literature, Communication, Journalism, Editing or equivalent
●Working knowledge of Universal Design for Learning
●Knowledge of language usage conventions, WCAG requirements and other notable philosophies, strategies and theories regarding accessibility, readability and usability; and the ability to apply those concepts to online or blended learning assets and objects.
●Ability to work on complex projects within (sometimes aggressive) timeframes, to multi-task & continually prioritise changing project tasks/deliverables and meet deadlines.
●Familiarity with relevant computer programs and course delivery platforms including intermediate-advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, general proficiency in Visio
If you are as passionate as we are about changing lives through learning, then help us to learn more about you and why you want to work with Pearson. Click ‘Apply Now’ to create your application online.
At Pearson, we value the employee journey and pride ourselves in building an inclusive and diverse culture.
Primary Location: AU-VIC-Melbourne
Other Locations AU-Australia
Work Locations: AU-Victoria-Melbourne-Goods Shed South 707 Collins Street Goods Shed South Melbourne 3008
Job: Professional Development
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Dec 3, 2018
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Temporary
Req ID: 1815512
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.