Overview

IXL is seeking motivated curriculum designers to join our math content team. As a curriculum designer at IXL, you’ll design engaging online math problems from pre-kindergarten to calculus and collaborate with software engineers and visual designers throughout the development cycle. Your educational insight, creative solutions, strong writing skills, and perfectionist mindset will drive the success of our math product.

This is a full-time position in our San Mateo office.

Responsibilities

  • Use your highly-trained brain to be a subject expert for our mathematics curriculum
  • Design fun, engaging and interactive math problems
  • Advise software engineers, visual designers, product designers, and company leaders on appropriate content and assessment strategies
  • Develop and manage project plans to create and deliver high quality math content
  • Review materials and product prototypes and make design recommendations
  • Articulate learning objectives, design curricular questions to meet objectives, and create a fun learning experience for IXL users
  • Work with the engineering team to determine how to algorithmically generate math problems
  • Brainstorm ideas for improving IXL’s existing math content
  • Research and analyze content requirements, including domestic and international educational standards
  • Stay current on related scholarly and business trends

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in Mathematics required – Master’s or PhD in Mathematics or related field preferred
  • Math teaching, tutoring or mentoring experience is required
  • Strong analytical-reasoning and problem-solving skills
  • Passion for technology and improving education through technology
  • Outstanding communication skills; must be articulate with a strong writing ability
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively solve problems
  • Highly self-motivated with a strong attention to detail
  • Broad range of personal and professional interests
  • Experience in curriculum development and instructional design is a plus
  • Knowledge of computer programming, mobile and web technologies 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 products include Quia Web, the original ‘create-your-own’ website for teachers, and Quia Books, the leading online platform for world-languages courses.     

Related Jobs