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ViacomCBS Senior Director, Interactive Learning- Noggin in New York, New York

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

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

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Location : CityStateForPosting New York, NY

Brand Noggin

Job Type Full-Time Staff

iCIMS ID 2019-13695