Senior Digital Content Developer

Oxford University Press, Inc. Sunderland , MA 01375

Posted 2 months ago

Education changes lives forever. It broadens horizons, breaks down barriers, and fires imaginations. Like the University of Oxford of which we are a part, we are committed to uncompromising standards, freedom of expression, and the enrichment of lives through education. This is our motivation, our purpose, and our mission. It is why 100% of the money we make is reinvested into education and research. It is why all 6,000 of us in 52 countries care deeply about reaching more people, in more places, with world-class learning and research materials and services.

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Make Your Mark, a career with impact

ABOUT THE ROLE

  • Work with HEPVS stakeholders to refine, prioritize, develop, and deploy interactive online content and digital product delivery systems.

  • Manage the day-to-day feature development and break-fix tasks of Digital Content Developers and developer resources, as well as incremental project deliveries from third-party developers and agencies.

  • Responsible for reviewing source code of completed features and break-fixes, providing feedback to developer resources and ensuring commits and merge requests are aligned with divisional goals and objectives

  • Create and execute biweekly software release schedules to staging and production environments including the creation and circulation of product release notes and/or hotfix notifications

  • As appropriate, contribute to development (Node, JavaScript, HTML, CSS), UI/UX design, graphic design of our applications and maintaining version control of applications and libraries

  • Produce technical and architectural documentation as required related to new applications and the HE digital ecosystem.

  • Manage the digital product development team, including the day-to-day work of third-party contractors.

  • Work closely with Director, Digital Product, and Media Editors, GA Project Managers, GA Solution Architecture, and Group IT to ensure compliance of HE products, platforms, and development methodologies with OUP technology standards and best practices

  • Create and execute test cases and test scripts for front-end content; work with Product Managers to ensure such content passes quality assurance tests in a variety of end-user environments and devices.

  • Contribute to team digital publishing issue and development discussions such as UI/UX, usability, and user-centered design to make sure processes and products meet market needs and that they are efficiently developed and supported.

  • Maintain a repository of exemplary digital products, including documentation of how the products were created.

ABOUT YOU

  • College Diploma or University Degree preferred

  • Relevant industry experience in full-stack web development

  • Working knowledge of a variety of server-side development languages and Amazon Web Services

  • Proficiency in JIRA, Node, npm, React, Git, HTML5, JQuery, CSS, and Learning Tools Interoperability

  • Working knowledge of Adobe CS and Microsoft Office

  • Demonstrated ability to lead a geographically dispersed development team using agile methodologies

Location: This position can be remote in the United States.

GJC Level: I6 (for internal purposes only)

We are committed to supporting diversity in our workforce and ensuring an inclusive environment where all individuals can thrive. We seek to employ a workforce representative of the markets that we serve and encourage applications from all.

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