Media Producer

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Aug 07, 2013
Closes
Sep 06, 2013
Contact
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Duration
Full Time
Requirements



Bedford, Freeman and Worth Publishing Group (BFW) has an immediate opening for a Media Producer in our Central Media group. Media Producers are responsible for managing the production of title-specific media products for our college textbooks. The ideal candidate is dedicated to an editorial team, and will interface regularly with editors, media editors, marketing staff, developers, production staff and our QA team. The Media Producer will manage the production of media products through the development process including: scheduling, gathering content, content management, site development, QA, bug fixes and site roll-out. The Media Producer will report to the Senior Media Producer and work within a team.

Major Responsibilities:

· Manage the production of media products through the development process including: scheduling, gathering content, content management, site development, QA, bug fixes and site roll-out

· Work closely with editors and business-side managers to understand content and media requirements

· Troubleshooting reported errors and bugs in order to thoroughly understand and solve problems

· Proactive problem-solving in a fast-paced web environment

· Managing schedules, resources and expectations for media production

· Identifying existing and new requirements for each title-specific product

· Work closely with the QA and development team to produce products on schedule

· Identifying and communicating any issues that may delay or interrupt the media development process

· Communication with high-level staff including publishers, editors, and senior management



Required Skills / Knowledge:

· Familiarity with the tools and protocols used for publishing content electronically, including: HTML, XML, Photoshop and the software development life cycle (SDLC)

· Proficiency with MS Office, MS Project and ticketing systems

· Experience working with course management (BlackBoard, WebCT, D2L, Angel, Sakai, Moodle) and content management systems (Documentum) a plus

· Exceptional communication, production and organizational skills

· Ability to work independently and follow a pre-defined process and workflow



Experience Needed:

· 2-3 years online production experience



Educational Background Required:

· Bachelor’s degree



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