VTech Electronics, a global manufacturer of electronic educational toys, is looking for a content producer for our US office. This position will assist the project managers in developing toys and educational products, including writing and researching age-appropriate educational content. The ideal candidate will have some familiarity with writing and editing, as well as game, toy, or software content and design. Excellent writing and research skills are key, as well as the ability to follow multiple project tasks at once.
REPORTING • Reports to Project Manager KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES • 2-3 years of work experience in toy, game, journalism, software, education, writing/editing or similar field • BA/BS – English, Education, Child Development, or related field is preferred • Understanding of Microsoft Office applications • Exceptional writing/editing ability • Strong research ability • Excellent organization skills • Strong creative sensibilities
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Support Project Managers in all aspects of development of both licensed and brand hardware and software projects. • Help review and edit overseas-created development documents. • Research age-appropriate curriculum to fit the project profile. • Help review game spec documents and provide suggestions on creative game executions. • Research and create game data for projects when game spec is finalized. • Assist in editing onscreen text documents. • Assist in writing, reviewing and editing voice scripts. • Review sound and music files to ensure project appropriateness. • Help select voice talent and review recorded audio files. • Assist Product Development team in all technical delivery aspects of a project, including downloading files, burning DVDs, preparing programs and mailing materials. • Assist in program testing by reviewing all games according to game spec; provide written feedback. • Review and edit product manuals for US appropriateness. • Review and edit consumer packaging for US appropriateness. • Review and edit Marketing collateral including extranet, website and catalog materials. • Help study the marketplace by purchasing and testing competitive products, or sending samples to Hong Kong-based developers when needed.