Learning Experience Designer

Location: 
Austin, TX

Position Summary

A key member of our Learning Experience Design team who creates learning experience products and services.

Essential Job Functions

To act as a Learning Experience Designer whose primary responsibility is to create highly effective learning experiences for clients in various sectors, including: government, publishing, higher education, K-12, non-profit businesses, and corporations.

Work can include analyzing client and learner needs, executing tasks within the LX process methodology including effectively identifying and planning for testing with learners and leading or participating in a rapid prototype effort, and conceptualizing solutions. Working in collaboration with SRM creative, graphic and UI/UX designers, drafting wireframes and storyboards, prototyping interactive media, and designing interactive learning experiences. This work also includes working with subject matter experts, and working as instructional design lead or team collaborator on a project.

Responsibilities involve meeting project schedules, working within budgeted hours, and working with the team to ensure quality.

Tasks include conceptualization, design, facilitating production, and quality reviews before delivery of a given print-based or multimedia based learning product or environment.

Other learning design tasks may be required under this contract, including the possible supervision and mentoring of the project staff.

Success factors/Job competencies

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with team and cross-functional team members.
  • Ability to write to enhance content for learner engagement.
  • Design learning experiences that are relevant, engaging, and memorable.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and flag issues as the arise.
  • Possess effective written and presentation skills.
  • Solution-focused when approaching challenges.
  • Excellent communication, organization and interpersonal skills.
  • Selected applicants will be required to pass a standard government background check, including fingerprinting.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s preferred)
Experience: 3 years plus or equivalent experience
Specialized Skills and experience: Excellent foundational knowledge of pedagogy/andragogy and learning sciences.

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