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Age of Learning

Project Manager

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Age of Learning
🇺🇸 Glendale, CA

Age of Learning is a leading education technology innovator based in Glendale, California, with a talented team of more than 600 individuals comprised of nationally-renowned educators, curriculum experts, developers, artists, writers, designers, engineers, producers, product managers, analysts and marketing experts! Together we develop engaging, effective digital learning technology and content to help children build a strong academic foundation for lifelong success.

Our flagship product ABCmouse.com Early Learning Academy® is a comprehensive online curriculum and the #1 digital learning product for young children. To-date, more than 30 million children worldwide have completed over 8 billion Learning Activities on ABCmouse. We recently launched Adventure Academy, the first massively multiplayer online (MMO) game designed specifically to help elementary- and middle-school-aged children learn. It features thousands of engaging Learning Activities—including minigames, books, original animated and live action series, and more—in a fun and safe virtual world. Other Age of Learning programs include immersive English language learning products for children in China and Japan; ReadingIQ, a digital library and literacy platform; and a groundbreaking personalized, adaptive digital learning system that individualizes math instruction for every child through AI-driven technology.

We are committed to helping all children succeed. We provide our educational programs at no cost to teachers, Head Start programs, public libraries, and other community organizations, and have served millions of children through these initiatives. We recently established the Age of Learning Foundation to expand this work globally.

As we expand our global reach and increase the educational impact of our programs, we’re looking for passionate, ambitious, and collaborative leaders to become a part of our growing team.

Summary:

Our Marketing team is seeking a full-time, in-house Project Manager who has exceptional organizational, communication, time management, and technical skills. This person will be responsible for planning and executing web development projects that vary in scope, working closely with individuals across multiple teams, efficiently moving tasks to completion, maintaining project documentation, and organizing team events.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage end-to-end project plans, setting milestones and managing communication between departments and executives
  • Work closely with software engineers on technical processes and solutions
  • Problem solves as needed to manage dependencies to ensure on-time delivery
  • Proactively identify project risks and conflicts, then work with management to resolve them
  • Break projects into doable actions and coordinate with the team regularly for status updates
  • Assign tasks to internal teams and assist with schedule management
  • Analyze post-project launch statistics
  • Learn the product and build the capability to contribute to product improvement
  • Prepare documentation for processes and projects
  • Assist with department event planning and specific administrative duties
  • Adhere to established company standards

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience in technical project management for software development teams
  • Experience with the software development life cycle
  • Experience with any coding language is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Able to work effectively under pressure
  • Adaptable and able to multitask on several different aspects of a project or multiple projects
  • Able to produce quality work with strict deadlines
  • Attention to detail and dedication to accuracy
  • Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in MS Office programs to include Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Knowledge of Confluence and JIRA is a plus
  • Flexible with working overtime
  • Must display a friendly, courteous, outgoing personality and a helpful attitude toward the managers, employees, and the public
  • A positive “can-do” attitude is a must
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment balancing multiple priorities

Age of Learning currently provides:

  • 90% - 100% of health and welfare benefit premiums
  • A 401(k) program with employer match
  • 15 paid vacation days plus 11 observed national paid holidays
  • Team bonding events and a highly collaborative environment
  • Commitment to Equal Opportunity Employment in addition to an inclusive and supportive company culture
  • Access to our internal DEI Task Force that focuses on ensuring our products represent all children on a global scale
  • Opportunities for professional growth through professional learning and development programs
  • A temporary 100% remote work environment, due to COVID restrictions, to help ensure the safety of our employees
  • Monthly internet stipend provided due to temporary remote work environment