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Derry, Nottingham

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced learning designer to join the Learning Pool team in either Derry or Nottingham.

Working in a lively and busy content production team, you will undertake high-quality learning design work on multiple online and blended learning projects from start to finish – including catalogue and bespoke work. Confidently working with clients across a range of content types, subject areas and authoring tools, you will ensure the delivery of the best possible learning solutions for our clients.

What you'll be doing

In this role, you will:

• Lead meetings with clients to consult on project goals, requirements and potential solutions
• Manage subject matter expertise/research content
• Create and present pre-sales documentation
• Create and maintain project documentation in line with client goals, requirements and budget, including design specifications, scripts, storyboards, video/audio scripts and more
• Brief other team members where required
• Provide regular updates to project managers
• Maintain regular client contact and take ownership for meeting project deadlines
• Take ownership for the quality of the learning design throughout production and in the finished product
• Work within a project’s budget, raising any commercial concerns to the Project Manager
• Build online learning using rapid tools where required

Who we are looking for

The successful candidate will have:

• Minimum 3 years experience of learning design, scriptwriting and training needs analysis
• Excellent listening and questioning skills to enable effective consultation with Stakeholders and Subject Matter Experts
• The ability to engage with complex, technical and unfamiliar subject matter
• Experience of working with a range of online learning build tools (for example, Adapt and Storyline)
• Experience of creating and presenting pre-sales proposals
• Enthusiasm for and knowledge of adult learning theories and principles, learning technologies and media trends
• Ability to juggle multiple projects at once, working to tight deadlines
• Positive, professional and open-minded attitude towards colleagues, clients and ways of working
• Willingness to travel including occasional overnight stay


The Learning Pool team is filled with people who have a real passion for what they do. We have been listed on the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work for two consecutive years and have received an Investors in People Gold accreditation, proving our commitment to our employees. The successful candidate can expect to take advantage of the great benefits and career opportunities that come with working for us, including:

  • Generous pension package
  • Flexible and family-friendly working policies
  • Childcare vouchers, tech scheme and much more


Apply for this Position

Senior Learning Designer, Derry or Nottingham based
*The closing date for this role is 11th October 2019*