Junior Digital Developer

Magazine Publishing
A0100338 Requisition #


Scholastic Classroom Magazines is looking for a junior game developer interested in creating educational games and interactives. Our digital products are used in PreK-12 classrooms by teachers to engage students in learning across a variety of ages, grades, topics, and skills (https://classroommagaznes.scholastic.com). 

  • Collaborate with creative teams to create educational games end-to-end with a focus on early learning, math, science, and language arts.

  • Using Javascript and Adobe Animate, develop fully-functional learning games and interactives from game specs and designs. 

  • Prepare and integrate provided audio and visual assets for use in final product.

  • Research, document, and develop bug fixes and new features as requested for games and websites.

  • Support strategic digital enhancements for Classroom Magazines products, and maintain standards of quality in technical and design implementation.



Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, a leading provider of core literacy curriculum and professional services, and a producer of educational and entertaining children's media. The Company creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning programs for pre-K to grade 12, classroom magazines and other products and services  that support children's learning both in school and at home. With operations in 14 international offices and exports to 165 countries, Scholastic makes quality, affordable books available to all children around the world through school-based book clubs and book fairs, classroom collections, school and public libraries, retail and online.  True to its mission of 100+ years to encourage the personal and intellectual growth of all children beginning with literacy, the Company has earned a reputation as a trusted partner to educators and families. Learn more at www.scholastic.com.


Some benefits that we offer:

•  100% vested of 401(k) Retirement Plan after 5 years employment

•  Up to 1M worth of supplemental Life Insurance

•  Tuition Reimbursement

•  Purchase Scholastic stock at a 15% discount


Thank you for your consideration in choosing Scholastic.


  • Proven knowledge of Javascript, HTML, and CSS, specifically for use in development of games or interactives.

  • A basic understanding of motion graphics, including layering, easing, keyframing, and general animation technique. Experience with Adobe Animate/createjs preferred.

  • Working technical knowledge of graphic design, including layering, transparency, image optimization and formatting. Experience with Adobe Illustrator preferred.

  • The ideal candidate is a creative self-starter with a good work ethic and excellent at critical thinking and paying attention to detail.

  • Helpful but not required: Familiarity with Adobe Animate/Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, audio editing, UI/UX, physics engines, npm, git, content management systems

Equal Employment Opportunity

Scholastic is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our policy is clear: there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam veteran.

Those factors shall not influence the determination of qualifications for a job or other opportunity within the company. Further, all personnel actions (such as compensation, tuition aid, benefits, transfers, promotions, and dismissals, company-sponsored training, social and recreational programs) shall be administered without discrimination.

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