Content Contributor II - Consumer (India Remote) at Codecademy | Powderkeg

**We are NYC based, but remote friendly unless specified. **

Hello, World! Codecademy is on a mission to build inspiring careers in technology through engaging, accessible, and interactive online coding education.

Our learners have gone on to start new jobs, launch new companies, and lead new lives thanks to their work with Codecademy, and our platform has transformed the way businesses develop and retain their teams.

Since 2011, our team has grown to over 200 employees serving 50+ million learners from 190+ countries. We’ve raised over $82M in venture capital funding from top investors including Prosus, Owl Ventures, Union Square Ventures, Y Combinator, and more--which gives us the capital to get stuff done in an impactful way.

Join us to help build a business that empowers tens of millions of people to lead better lives!

**India based candidates only. Part-time candidates only. We are building a brand-new Content team in India but we're based in NYC. **

Codecademy is looking for a knowledgeable programmer or instructor to help create a variety of types of content for the Codecademy Curriculum Team, whose mission is to provide quality content to Codecademy learners. The Content Contributor II works with the Codecademy Curriculum team to author interactive lessons, quizzes, projects, and more. This is a paid, remote, part-time position.

The Content Contributor II will need to have subject matter expertise in at least one of three technical domains: Web Development, Computer Science, or Data Science.

  • Web Development includes languages and frameworks like PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SQL, React, Node.js, PostgreSQL, redux, TypeScript, and concepts like web design, deployment, and hosting. (See Codecademy's existing Web Development content in our catalog here)
  • Computer Science includes languages like C++, C, C#, Python, C++, Go ,Rust, Java and concepts like algorithms and data structures. (See Codecademy's existing Computer Science content in our catalog here)
  • Data Science includes languages like Sci-kit learn, Pytorch, Tensorflow, Matplotlib/Seaborn, Numpy SQL, R, and Python, Pandas, and concepts like machine learning, data visualization, and statistical significance. (See Codecademy's existing Data Science content in our catalog here)

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Design and author in-depth technical articles, step-by-step project tutorials, technical documentation, and more.
  • Author interactive lessons, quizzes, and projects with clear outlines from Curriculum Instructional Designers.
  • Think pedagogically to break down technical concepts into digestible exercises
  • Collaborate with Codecademy's Curriculum team to craft learning outcomes and build a compelling learner experience

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

  • Subject matter expertise in multiple programming languages or frameworks from at least one of our three domains
  • Either formal education in Computer Science (or related field)—undergraduate or graduate—or professional experience as a software engineer (or related field)
  • Experience contributing to technical documentation
  • A strong command of written and spoken English
  • Experience with developer tools such as Git, GitHub, and the command line.
  • Interest and ability to learn new programming languages, libraries, and frameworks quickly.
  • A collaborative mindset with experience working within a team

WHAT WILL MAKE YOU STAND OUT

  • Knowledge of a variety of languages and frameworks from two or more of the domains
  • Experience using the Codecademy platform
  • Experience writing educational content that reaches a wide audience in a digital format
  • Extensive experience participating in an open source project.

** _This is a contract, remote position. You can expect anywhere from ~15-30 hours of work per week, with the freedom to work wherever and at whatever times you want. You will be compensated (paid) monthly. _**

Equal Employment Opportunity

At Codecademy, we are committed to teaching people the skills they need to upgrade their careers. Codecademy aims to educate a richly diverse demographic of learners with our product and in order to accomplish this, we believe our team should reflect that rich diversity. Our company celebrates diversity in all of its forms-- race, gender, color, national origin, marital status, sexuality, religion, veteran status, age, ability, disability status-- and works to create an inclusive workplace where people of all backgrounds and beliefs are empowered to better their futures.

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Content Contributor II - Consumer (India Remote)
  • Company
    Codecademy
  • Location
    Remote
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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