Curriculum Developer

Codecademy, New York

An online interactive platform that offers free coding classes

Codecademy teaches the world the skills they need to find jobs. The Curriculum team is responsible for teaching millions of learners through our interactive platform to empower them to build products, train for a new role, or learn valuable skills applicable to their current job. As a curriculum developer, you will work on curriculum critical to Codecademy’s mission with opportunities to learn new skills through projects as you and our fast-paced business grow and evolve.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with designers, engineers, product managers, and marketers to create, maintain, and improve Codecademy's content and learning experience
  • Define, enhance, and deliver data-driven learning experiences
  • Define a competency assessment framework to gauge the effectiveness of curriculum
  • Maintain and improve existing content with educational best practices in mind

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or practical experience required
  • Professional or volunteer experience as a teacher or instructor
  • Software development experience in one or more general purpose programming languages, including, but not limited to: JavaScript, Ruby, Python, Java, C/C++, C#, Objective C, Swift, or Go
  • Experience with developer tools such as Git, GitHub, the command line, code editors, and project management software
  • Interest and ability to learn programming languages as needed

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or Education
  • Experience with writing educational content in a digital format (such as blogs or e-books, or in print) that reaches a wide audience
  • Experience with modern web development, such as front-end frameworks and back-end technologies

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About Codecademy

Codecademy is a team of hackers working hard to build a better way for anyone to teach, and learn, how to code. We're determined to succeed in realizing our mission to turn a world of tech consumers into one of empowered builders. We're backed by some great people, including: Naspers, Union Square Ventures, O'Reilly, SV Angel, Thrive Capital, Index Ventures, CrunchFund, Collaborative Fund, Founder Collective, Yuri Milner, Vivi Nevo, Richard Branson, and several others.

Want to learn more about Codecademy? Visit https://www.codecademy.com/