Learning Designer, Udemy Pro


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At Udemy, we are on a mission to improve lives through learning. Today, more than 24 million students around the world are advancing their careers and passions by mastering new skills on Udemy.  As part of Udemy’s Learning Design Team, this position will primarily focus on working directly with subject matter experts to create learning experiences for our new Udemy Pro offering. Specifically, you will work on developing Technical Assessment and Lab content related to role up-skilling and reskilling for our Udemy Business learners. This role requires a unique blend of curriculum design acumen, instructional design expertise, analytical abilities, and relationship management know-how. You understand the theories and tactics necessary to help students learn and also have the relationship chops to help instructors build new types of learning content. You’ll be working with a number of technical instructors, creating and managing a process that ensures best practices while also assessing the quality of the content and learning experience design. This position also focuses on supporting Udemy’s content and product teams to provide instructional and/or learning science expertise on product development and testing. As a result, this role also requires the ability to summarize research and instructional design strategies for the development of new platform features. Because of who we are - learners and disruptors committed to improving lives through learning - you’ll need to be innovative and creative, willing to experiment and dead set on creating best in class learning experiences.

Learning Designer, Udemy Pro

  • Success in this role will be measured based on the impact of this content, the efficiency of the content creation process, and the quality of the content.
  • Manage, own, and continuously improve the Udemy Pro content creation process for instructors and Subject Matter Experts with a specific focus on Assessment and Lab content development.
  • Maintain a solid relationship with instructors including providing workshops to develop their content as well as providing feedback on the quality of what they are developing
  • Act as a thought partner to help Subject Matter Experts bring their content and expertise. to life.
  • Maintain, iterate on, and create resources and guidelines for creating high quality technical learning content for corporate environments.
  • Conduct secondary research on instructional design and learning science to create resources for internal teams on learning best practices.
  • Work cross-functionally with different teams at Udemy at different stages of each project (content strategy, Instructor Partnerships, PDE etc).

We’re excited about you because you have:

  • 5+ years of professional experience in instructional design, curriculum development and/or teaching.
  • Understanding of instructional design, online learning, and adult pedagogy principles and techniques. Bonus points for having formal training and/or an advanced degree in instructional design, learning science, or related disciplines.
  • Experience developing content for an online environment. Bonus points for project based learning and assessment development experience.
  • Experience and comfort working with Technical Subject Matter Experts and topics. Bonus points for strong understanding of technical domains, and/or for experience designing learning products and assessments.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical abilities to identify and frame issues, synthesize information, and draw insightful conclusions.
  • Exceptional project management and organization skills: the ability to move multiple projects to the finish line at the same time and on schedule.
  • Great communication skills and the ability to create and foster strong relationships.
  • Excellent verbal, written, proofreading, and editing skills
About UdemyWith a mission to improve lives through learning, Udemy is the world’s largest online learning destination that helps students, businesses, and governments gain the skills they need to compete in today’s economy. Millions of students are mastering new skills from 65,000 instructors teaching over 183,000 online courses in topics from programming and data science to leadership and team building. For companies, Udemy Business offers an employee training and development platform with subscription access to more than 11,000 courses in our Udemy Business catalog, learning analytics, as well as the ability to host and distribute their own content. Udemy Business is designed to upskill workers and prepare them for the jobs of tomorrow.
Udemy maintains hubs in the San Francisco Bay Area, Denver, Austin, Boston, Melbourne, Sao Paulo, Dublin, New Delhi, Ankara, Istanbul and Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. Udemy investors include Insight Partners, Prosus (Naspers Ventures), Norwest Venture Partners, and Stripes.
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