Managing Producer

San Francisco/Remote, CA /
Content /
Full-time
About Brilliant

Brilliant is a tight-knit team of scientists, educators, engineers, designers, storytellers, and illustrators who are redesigning education at scale. 

We believe that math and science are fascinating and beautiful, but that the tools widely used to teach it are dry and ineffective. Brilliant makes learning STEM fun, through problem solving and interactive explorations – from foundational math and science to cutting-edge computer science and professional topics.

Brilliant helps over 9 million students, professionals, and lifelong learners around the world cultivate problem solving skills, build intuition, and master concepts rather than memorize them. To understand more about our approach, see our learning principles.

You can see all open roles and learn more about our team culture on our Careers page.

The Role

Brilliant is seeking a Managing Producer with a STEM background and a passion for math and science to supervise day-to-day operations of our world-class term of content creators, and ensure operational excellence. 

You will be the organizational leader of Brilliant’s content team, keeping content producers on schedule, optimizing production, and defining the best practices of project management and communication to keep projects running smoothly. You will be joining a passionate and experienced term of entrepreneurial-minded people who are working to make a meaningful impact on the world.  

This role reports to the VP of Content, who will provide mentorship, training, and development as needed.

Note: For the application process, please include your resume and cover letter with a bit about why you think you’re a good fit for this role.

Your Responsibilities

    • Manage content team sprints to meet production objectives – with an eye for optimizing coordination costs with design and engineering teams
    • Set ambitious goals and inspire the team to achieve them
    • Coordinate and project manage content producers, writers, artists, animators, and designers to help bring Brilliant courses to life
    • Collaborate with content experts to define production processes and formats
    • Strategize and implement improvements to Brilliant’s content production workflow
    • Collect and interpret operational data, guide tactical execution, and track efficiency
    • Mentor and support other producers on the team, creating a culture of integrity, curiosity, and fun.

You

    • Have a B.S. degree or above in a STEM field (or an equivalent level of understanding)
    • Are meticulous, your extreme attention to detail has likely annoyed someone by now
    • Are energized by making others more efficient through process and automation
    • Are great at context switching and prioritizing among a large workload
    • Are not afraid to jump into any project, no matter how big or small
    • Have a dose of pragmatism, and are comfortable weighing ideal solutions against the realities of a live product
Why join Brilliant?

Brilliant has a mission you can get behind. We’re a company that’s inspiring and developing people to achieve their goals in STEM – one person, one question, and one small commitment to learning at a time.

We also offer:
•  Competitive compensation
•  Medical, dental, and vision benefits – we pay 100% of the premiums
•  Equipment budget for computer and peripherals
•  Free lunch in the office
•  Weekly happy hour (virtual for now!)
•  Flexible vacation time
•  Fully-stocked pantry and refrigerator with snacks and drinks
•  Sponsorship for conferences and professional development
•  A stimulating work environment and a chance to change the world


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