25.3324, Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics: Product Analyst - Language Arts, IXL Learning

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Subject: 25.3324, Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics: Product Analyst - Language Arts, IXL Learning

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Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:04:54
From: Bridget Antle [careers at ixl.com]
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Product Analyst - Language Arts, IXL Learning

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University or Organization: IXL Learning 
Job Location: Select State, USA 
Web Address: http://www.ixl.com/
Job Title: Product Analyst - Language Arts
Job Rank: Other; Product Analyst - Language Arts

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics 

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

IXL's new language arts component helps students master grammar 
and vocabulary like never before. Students will see their abilities soar 
as they interact with engaging texts, correct grammatical errors, and 
decode new words in a variety of contexts.

The foundation of IXL.com is our ability to automatically generate 
exceptional questions and explanations – and that’s where you come 
in. As a product analyst for language arts, you will be involved in all 
aspects of the content development cycle, including conceptualization, 
design, testing, and support. Your educational insight, creative 
solutions, and extraordinarily high standards will drive the success of 
our language arts product.
 
Responsibilities
- Brainstorm ideas for new skills and question types.
- Research and analyze content requirements, including state and 
Common Core standards.
- Design engaging, interactive grammar, vocabulary, and phonics 
question types.
- Write and edit user-facing content and explanations.
- Produce innovative, simple solutions to design issues.
- Vigilantly search for bugs and ensure they are properly destroyed.
- Understand our users and their educational needs.
- Help diagnose and resolve user support issues.
- Coordinate projects with employees from other departments.

Qualifications
- Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD in Education, English, Linguistics, or 
another field.
- Demonstrated technical abilities.
- Extremely strong written and spoken communication skills, 
including the ability to communicate clearly and concisely with a wide 
variety of age groups.
- Strong analytical-reasoning and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to work both independently and in a wide variety of teams.
- Ability to be efficient and organized while working on multiple 
projects simultaneously.
- Passion for improving education through technology.
- Knowledge of computer programming and Web technologies is a 
plus.
- Interest or experience in K-12 education is a plus.

About IXL
 
IXL Learning is an educational technology company like no other. We 
develop dramatically innovative, first-of-their-kind products used by 
millions of learners, from children to adults. Our IXL product (located 
at IXL.com) is the world's most popular subscription-based learning 
site for K-12. Our other products include Quia Web, the original 
'create-your-own' website for teachers, and Quia Books, the leading 
online platform for world-languages courses.



Application Deadline: 28-Feb-2015 
	, US  
Web Address for Applications: https://hire.jobvite.com/j?aj=o80fXfw4&s=linguistlist 
Contact Information:
	Recruiting Specialist Bridget Antle 
	Email: careers at ixl.com 





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