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Mathematics Content Designer at Brilliant.org

Location: Remote work / Telecommute, CA

Type: Contracted to Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

About Brilliant - (Interview about Brilliant from Bloomberg TV)

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 a Brilliant Content Designer, you will create problems which entertain, inspire, and provoke the curiosity of middle school, high school, and college students.  You will be part of a talented team, determined to build and distribute an online educational resource of unmatched depth and quality.  Specifically, you will:

  • Work with the content team to develop a curriculum which builds a deep conceptual understanding for mathematical problem solving
  • Create content that is accessible to a diverse audience and which captivates the interest of mathematical beginners
  • Work with the design team to create effective, beautiful images to illuminate problems and solutions
  • Use data to iteratively develop and perfect the materials you create
  • Provide feedback on materials written by others

This is a remote work position.


This is you:

  • Self-starter who is excited to learn new things
  • Strong command of English grammar and usage
  • Enjoys thinking about and solving problems
  • Swift to break down complex problems into their constituent parts
  • Able to go rapidly from solution sketch to fully-worked solution, communicating clear reasoning at each step
  • Can work a minimum of 12 hours per week
  • Experience as a K-12 and/or college-level educator is a plus


To land an interview, you will need to complete and submit this sample assignment as well as your resume. Please upload them together.

This position pays $30-35/hour.

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