• Senior Director, Interactive Learning- Noggin

    Location : CityStateForPosting New York, NY
    Job Locations
    US-NY-New York
    Brand
    Noggin
    Job Type
    Full-Time Staff
    iCIMS ID
    2019-13695
  • About The Brand

    Nickelodeon's top-ranked video subscription service for preschoolers, NOGGIN. NOGGIN is an ad-free, video subscription service that features over a thousand iconic, full-length library episodes, short-form videos, educational content, music videos featuring preschoolers' favorite Nickelodeon characters, and more, with new content added weekly. Currently available for iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, Android, Fire tablet and Roku devices, NOGGIN has 36 series to date including the recently added Canticos, Dora the Explorer, Zack & Quack and Peppa Pig. Additional titles in the NOGGIN lineup include Yo Gabba Gabba!, Trucktown, Miffy and Friends, Teletubbies, Blue's Clues, Go, Diego, Go!, Franklin, The Backyardigans and Pocoyo. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).

    Overview and Responsibilities

    Noggin is a leading interactive learning service for families with young kids. We help children develop skills, knowledge and passions through play with the characters they love. We also give parents important tools to help their kids thrive. A multi-platform direct-to-consumer offering, Noggin reaches families in the domestic market through standalone mobile apps, connected TV apps, and add-on channels. We are building a team of highly motivated, diverse and capable individuals who are eager to work in a startup-like environment within a large media company. We need innovators and self-starters who are passionate about playful learning and comfortable working in a fast-paced, creative and innovative organization. Responsibilities include:

     

    • Lead the development of interactive preschool content that aligns with business and learning objectives from concept development to completion
    • Oversee the full lifecycle of content development, from definition to prioritization to technical implementation, in collaboration with leadership, cross-functional stakeholders, designers, developers and QA
    • Foster a creative, collaborative, and agile culture
    • Analyze content engagement and performance to drive deeper audience engagement and impact
    • Leverage data in making content decisions and setting priorities; encourage metrics-based optimizations to deliver high quality learning experiences at scale
    • Communicate content roadmap and requirements across teams clearly and effectively

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • 7+ years previous learning or relevant interactive content development experience
    • Demonstrated expertise in all aspects of interactive production processes, including conceptualization, management, design, planning, budgeting, staffing, technology, art, audio, QA, and performance optimization
    • Proven knowledge of play-based learning and experience in interactive content development; early childhood experience preferred

    Additional Qualifications

    • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects with varying scope and to multitask in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
    • Expertise in rapid-cycle iteration and production processes and “design thinking”
    • Ability to learn new software development environments and systems quickly; able to work within technical limitations and find creative solutions; 3-D and/or 2-D level design experience a plus
    • Demonstrated knowledge of integrating story-telling into user experience
    • Ability to identify user experience design challenges, develop solutions, and incorporate into future development
    • Excellent leadership, communication, and problem-solving abilities

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