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Math and Science Concept Explainer at Brilliant.org

Location: San Francisco, CA

Department: Content

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

About Brilliant

Brilliant helps you master concepts in math, science, and engineering by solving fun, challenging problems. Over 4 million members have learned from our community wiki and subscription courses. Through the Brilliant network, people discover the resources they need to succeed, the dream that they can, and the allies to help them.

Our long-term vision is to build a better way for ambitious people who are building their skills to be found directly by organizations seeking talent. To learn more about Brilliant's mission, watch CEO Sue Khim's TEDx talk. To understand more about our approach to our work and products, read our principles.



What you'll do:

As our concept explainer, you will work on our content team to craft storyboards and make animated videos to explain key math and science concepts on Brilliant.org. A large global audience of people who want to push their mental capabilities will benefit from your ability to communicate complex math and science concepts with delightful, intuitive explanations. Your explanations will be disseminated through our social media channels and in our web and mobile products, alongside a rich course library of related problems, to drive interactive learning at a massive scale.


This is you:

  • Loves breaking down big concepts into small chunks, and communicating intuitive explanations
  • BA or BS degree in math, science, or computer science
  • A problem solving enthusiast
  • A great storyteller who can make delightful concept explanations that highlight the wonder and awe of math and science
  • Excited to learn the techniques and craft of digital video creation and editing; experience is a plus
  • Intellectually curious
  • Hungry to learn and grow, and have the work ethic to follow through on your ambitions
  • Comfortable meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • An amiable teammate



Why join Brilliant?

Brilliant has a mission you can get behind. We’re a company that’s helping to bring thinkers from all over the world together and create a platform on which they can excel, learn and contribute.

We also offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits – we pay 100% of the premiums
  • Equipment budget for computer and peripherals
  • Free lunch
  • Free Uber Pools or Lyft Lines to/from the office
  • Monthly personal health budget to spend how you see fit (gym, yoga, climbing, etc.)
  • Weekly happy hour
  • Flexible vacation time
  • Fully-stocked pantry and refrigerator with snacks and drinks
  • Sponsorship for conferences and professional development
  • A stimulating work environment and a chance to change the world
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