LINGUIST List 15.2033

Thu Jul 8 2004

Jobs: Lang-learning Technology: Developer, NextEngine

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Message 1: Video Lang-learning Technology: Development Leader, NextEngine, Inc.

Date: Tue, 6 Jul 2004 20:51:02 -0400 (EDT)
From: jobs <jobsnextengine.com>
Subject: Video Lang-learning Technology: Development Leader, NextEngine, Inc.



University or Organization: NextEngine, Inc.
Rank of Job: Development Leader
Specialty Areas: VIDEO LANGUAGE-LEARNING TECHNOLOGY


Description:

DEVELOPMENT LEADER,
VIDEO LANGUAGE-LEARNING TECHNOLOGY

YOUR MISSION

* Advance the state-of-the-art in language-learning technology and
bring it to a much broader audience

WHAT YOU'LL DO
* Lead research and development of new multimedia-intensive
 language-learning technology
* Drive end-to-end development from concept definition thru product
 launch
* Analyze user behavior to refine product requirements and
 feature/technical specifications
* Develop high-performance user interaction methods, authoring tools,
 and courseware content
* Manage software developers to achieve product quality within
 schedule objectives

YOUR SKILLS
* Expert in language learning, educational theories, and methods for
 using media for teaching 
* Experienced with creating instructional media and teaching tools 
* Familiarity with software project development and management of
 technical resources
* Strong PC skills and familiarity with digital media types including
 Video, Flash and Web/HTML 
* Strong presentation / communication skills for diverse educational
 and technical audiences 
* Pragmatic management skills with a common-sense grasp of priorities

YOUR NATURE 
* A passion for making a difference in language education 
* Intellectual curiosity for how learning works, and how to make it
 better 
* High-energy, hands-on doer who enjoys organizing, making decisions,
 and getting things done 
* Imaginitive problem-solver who can find novel ways to overcome
 obstacles
* While not necessarily an engineer, an enthusiasm for the latest
 technology and its applications
* A team player who fosters a collaborative atmosphere

YOUR TRACK RECORD
* 5-7 years of related experience in language education and project
 leadership
* BA / MA in education, educational or instructional technology or
 information technology
* Experience in education research that has resulted in demonstrable
 improvements in learning

ABOUT US

NextEngine is a technology firm that has spun off an affiliated
enterprise focused on state-of-the-art language-learning
technology. The new enterprise is specifically developing novel and
patent-pending technologies incorporating video media to improve
uptake and retention of new languages. The company is headquartered in
Santa Monica, California, and has affiliated operations in the Asia /
South Pacific region.

CONTACT INFORMATION

* Please email cover letter and resume to jobsnextengine.com



Address for Applications:

	Attn: Lisa Burelli
	401 Wilshire Blvd., 9th Floor
	Santa Monica, CA 90401
	United States of America 

	Applications are due by 01-Aug-2004 

Contact Information:
	Jennifer Strokes
	Email: jobsnextengine.com
	Tel: 310.883.1800
	Website: http://www.nextengine.com
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