Learning Design Assistant Manager

Learning & Development - London, United Kingdom

Ref: 36Thursday 14 January 2021

Learning Design Assistant Manager, global professional services firm

A global professional services firm seeks a Learning Designer to be the primary designer of engaging and interactive learning programmes to address specific business needs of the firm. The Learning Designer has responsibility for the successful delivery of the projects that they own. This requires project management skills to manage timelines and project resources. The Learning Designer will also be given the opportunity to lead on an interest area for the team. Previous examples have included accessibility and game design.  If you are passionate about Learning programmes, enjoy leveraging technology and thrive working in a social and collaborative environment then this exciting role is for you! . 

Main responsibilities include:

  • Design brand new or refresh existing learning programmes
  • Work with unfamiliar content in conjunction with Subject Matter Experts
  • Where relevant, work with other designers, developers and graphics teams in the production of visually engaging and interactive learning content
  • Project manage the design lifecycle of products from conception through to go-live
  • Manage relationships with key stakeholders throughout projects, including Sponsors and Subject Matter Experts
  • Look to innovate and try new tools or approaches in learning solutions

To be considered for this role you will need the following skills and experience of:

  • Designing highly engaging and effective learning programmes that address business issues in a client centric organisation
  • Working with subject matter experts to design effective learning programmes.
  • Applying new learning technologies and leveraging technical development tools.
  • Evaluating business impacts of learning
  • Adult Learning Principles
  • Learning Design
  • Previous experience using rapid authoring tools (preferably Storyline)
  • Previous experience using graphic design tools.
  • Previous experience using video
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Content Curation
  • Engaging writing / storytelling
  • Script writing, Storyboarding, Visualisation of data / concepts


  • Experience of working in Professional Services firm (or similar).
  • Experience of Degreed (or similar Learning Experience Platform)