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Digital Learning Designer

Location:Cape Town, Gardens, CBD
Education level:Degree
Type:Contract
Company:Construct Education


We need you…

We are seeking an experienced and driven learning designer to help us deliver world-class service and sector-leading digital products to our portfolio of global clients. We are a rapidly growing, international (Cape Town, London, Salt Lake City) digital education organisation passionate about delivering the highest quality solutions to government, corporate, higher education and consumer markets. As the learning designer, you will work closely with the Learning Strategist (LS) on multiple client and in-house projects and be responsible for delivering high-quality course content, including a course atlas. You should have a passion for great learning!

To do!
  • You will be mentored by the digital learning strategist to understand best practice in learning design, according to Construct’s design principles.
  • Apply foundation level L&D knowledge and design skills to design technology-enabled learning experiences for a range of learners that meet best practice standards
  • Effectively engage in regular interactions with the Learning Strategist to translate a course blueprint into a detailed course atlas which supports an effective and efficient digital course building process. This entails:
    • Reviewing course documentation - e.g. a course blueprint - to familiarise yourself with the broader context of the course 
    • Working with the Learning Strategist to collect relevant content aligned to Learning Outcomes by creating and reviewing content request documents for the client
    • Create instructionally sound and engaging online learning experiences by presenting content coherently, creating relevant activities, proposing graphic content and video content.
    • Design and write grammatically correct learning content in partnership with Learning Strategists and external Subject Matter Experts
    • Populate the Atlas and write scripts, according to Construct’s learning and visual design principles 
    • Engage regularly with Production to create a course graphics guide and video graphics guide according to Construct’s design principles and process 
  • Attends squad kick-off meeting and daily squad stand-ups (until course completion)
  • Support the Learning Strategist to run the atlas through the QA process, as required. E.g. Processing client feedback and mapping all design activity to Construct’s quality standards for learning and visual design 
  • Engage with the latest external thinking and best practice in learning design
  • Support the Learning Technologist with answering any queries they may have as they build the course
The key skills required for this role are:
  • Demonstrable interest in and understanding of Agile L&D design and delivery, especially technologically enhanced D&D
  • Excellent level of attention to detail
  • Adapts to situations and understands new concepts quickly
  • (Preferably) understanding of the EdX, Canvas and Bridge platforms
  • Strong written English skills
  • Innovative and creative in approaching design challenges
  • Proven ability to self-motivate and work independently as well as part of a multi-disciplinary squad
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills and ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to build and maintain good relationships
  • Communicate confidently, clearly and effectively, both in written and verbal form
  • Effectively use online collaboration tools e.g. Slack, Zoom, Google Docs
  • Ability to learn from Learning Strategists with an appetite to progress to this more senior LD role.
And enjoy…
  • Being part of a rapidly growing company, change, and the ability to adapt to change is inherently part of our culture. 
  • Being dynamic and fast-paced; ultimately, we make things happen
  • Making smart decisions that build a sustainable future for us and our partners
  • Being collaborative, co-creating engaging learning experiences together
  • Keeping things straightforward, grounded in integrity, simplicity and fairness
  • Being invested; using our shared passions to achieve outcomes and impact
In return, we’ll give you…

The opportunity to join a talented and passionate team with unlimited opportunity for professional growth. You will have the chance to shape your own career path while also contributing to the company growth as well as that of our partners.

Details...

  • Graduate of English and/or Education with undergraduate level English writing skills
  • Preferably with experience in learning design but may be looking for entry-level/first ed-tech job 
  • Contract opportunity with the view of becoming permanent.
  • Compensation: Competitive
  • Hiring Locations: Cape Town, South Africa
Email CV and cover letter to: Aapply@constructioneducation.com

Posted on 11 Sep 15:52

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