Job opening detail :
Digital Content Specialist
posted: Oct. 12, 2018
Offered by:
Kaplan Test Prep
Health; Dental; 401K
Full Time
New York, NY
Kaplan Publishing is searching for a Digital Content Specialist to support authors, editors, and production editors with content creation in HTML-authoring tools. As Digital Content Specialist at Kaplan Publishing, you will work closely with authors as they create instruction and assessment for print and digital products in an HTML-first authoring environment. The Digital Content Specialist will maintain content standards in HTML5 and CSS3 to ensure the content is built for outputs in multiple formats.

Impact & Scope

The Digital Content Specialist will work with a small team to refine and support standard content and production workflows, helping Kaplan to deliver high quality learning materials to students.


Support product owners and content creators, including project scoping, training, and onboarding
Prioritize, develop, and maintain scripted solutions, including writing requirements, testing solutions, and maintaining versions
Troubleshoot and validate issues arising in HTML
Communicate system changes, outages, bugs, and updates to a broad user base
Identify opportunities for automation in existing workflows
Communicate and collaborate with vendors on specific projects and workflow solutions


1+ years experience in technical role working with HTML5 and CSS3
Experience working with XML editing software
Familiarity with content management or version control systems (e.g., Git or SVN)
Excellent interpersonal communication skills
Desire to learn, adapt and change, and embrace new technologies to accommodate team/process needs
Self-motivated, creative, organized, detail oriented, and deadline-driven
Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field of study

Preferred Experience

Digital publishing background with direct experience developing to current EPUB spec
Experience working with XSL, XQuery, and XPath, or other scripting languages (JavaScript, Ruby, Python etc.)
Experience with Agile best practices
Familiarity with Prince XML
Special consideration given for familiarity with the Inkling Habitat platform
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