Manager Learning Design

United States

About Kraken
Our mission is to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency so that you and the rest of the world can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. In our first decade, Kraken has risen to become one of the largest, most successful and respected crypto exchanges on the planet. 
We are changing the way the world thinks about finance and our range of successful products are playing a critical role in the mainstream adoption of crypto assets. We continue to trail-blaze into new territory with the introduction of Kraken Bank, providing a more seamless integration between crypto and the traditional financial system. This makes us the first crypto company (ever) to be awarded a U.S. state banking charter. 
Our diverse group of 2,400+ Krakenites are distributed all over the world as part of our 'remote first' culture, united by a shared passion for delighting customers, upholding crypto values and achieving our meaningful mission. We attract people who push themselves to improve, are radically transparent and think differently in order to unlock their potential. 
Crypto is a rapidly evolving industry and we’re just getting started. We’re growing fast and you're invited to join the revolution!
About the role:
At Kraken we’re building out our world class learning experience for our Krakenites (employees  of Kraken) company-wide. Our learning team requires creative people who aren’t afraid to cast aside established ways of doing things to create entirely new, delightful experiences for our internal learning community.
Throughout the history of civilization, there have been a handful of moments that changed the course of how we think about wealth and equality. The discovery of gold, the creation of paper money, mortgages, ATMs. We’re at the next of those moments right now, and there is no more exciting place to invest your creativity than directly at this intersection of technology and adventure. 
We’re looking for motivated, detail-oriented team players with a passion for structure and communication that enables our learning team to deliver meaningful curriculum to our company and continuing fantastic results for our rapidly expanding business.
Manager of learning design will lead a team of Instructional designers and multimedia creative, reporting directly to the director of learning this individual will be responsible for all design and learning development for virtual classroom, e-learning, web based curriculum, LMS curation, slides, and knowledge base update and maintenance. This individual must have experience leading development and design teams, and a passion for fast paced delivery expectations with a high degree of organization and quality. 

What you'll do:

  • Utilize instructional design, adult learning principles and innovative methods in the conception, design and development of learning assets
  • Review learning solutions against outlined learning objectives, firm brand standards and CPE requirements to translate business content into learner-centered experiences
  • Consult and collaborate with subject matter professionals on course design and development Lead large scale projects and influence leadership and stakeholders
  • Coach instructional designers, providing in-the-moment feedback and coaching to help achieve their performance and professional goals
  • Demonstrated supervisory responsibilities, requires ability to lead and inspire project team members to produce successful results
  • Connect counselees to the people, resources and opportunities to help further their professional development goals; help cultivate a collaborative working environment, bringing team members and their ideas together

Who you are:

  • Minimum five years of recent experience in instructional design and learning asset materials development
  • Leadership experience in Instructional Design, Educational Technology or related discipline preferred
  • People management and team building skills, including the ability to develop and coach staff level professionals, ability to provide actionable and compassionate feedback and coaching
  • Strategic thinking skills with the ability to ask the needed big-picture questions that lead to process and team improvements; experience with consultation and the assessment of learning needs, proposing, designing, developing, delivering and measuring success of learning solutions 
  • Strong organizational, communications, relationship and project management skills, with the ability to meet tight deadlines, manage heavy workloads and prioritize tasks; ability to work with cross functional teams and leaders at all levels
  • Ability to thrive and adapt in a fast-paced and evolving virtual environment
Location Tagging: #US #EU #LI-LD1 #CANADA
We’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique and diverse experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives, regardless of their background. 
As an equal opportunity employer we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws. 
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