Learning Designer

| Chicago

Want to help make the world a safer, more sustainable and more creative place? It may sound like a lofty goal, but that’s exactly what we’re doing at Black Spectacles. Our platform attracts architects around the world who want to push the limits of their industry. Our content — which includes podcasts, design tutorials and exam prep — helps architects keep pace with emerging technologies and software so they can do their best work.
Black Spectacles is ranked #11 in Education for 2019 INC. 5000 America’s Fastest Growing Company List and to keep that momentum going strong, we’re expanding our team of enthusiastic go-getters. We’re on the hunt for a Learning Designer who is eager to expand their career while helping us expand our business.


The mission for this role is to develop strategies for our educational products and review content related to each of these products.

In this role, you will:

  • Plan, analyze, design, develop, maintain, evaluate and support the implementation of all instructional assets (e.g., videos, exams. flashcards, and coaching/tutoring)
  • Leverage industry research and participate in company research to define and measure BKS lesson, module, and program outcomes. You will participate in creating contemporary learning strategies that meet business and audience needs
  • Design and build online courses and content helping architects pass the ARE and advance their skills and knowledge in the field.
  • Work closely with SMEs to develop content delivery strategies. Determine the appropriate delivery for the target audience.
  • Help develop content, instructional formats, and learning objectives for desired learning solutions.

Requirements

  • You have at least 7+ experience as Learning Designer.
  • You have experience with test prep and/or professional development companies, and working with online learning and instructional videos/trainings.
  • You are experienced with various educational and training methodologies, learning styles and other theories
  • You are familiar with different education platforms and are able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • And of course, you're well versed in writing instructional documentation and able to lead teams.

Benefits

  • Unlimited Vacation
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield health, dental, vision, short-term / long-term disability and life insurance.
  • Flexible Savings Accounts and Health Savings Accounts
  • 401k with Employer match
  • Employee referral program
  • Free weekly team lunch
  • Commuter pre-tax program
  • Team events: quarterly social gatherings
  • Office perks:
    • Weekly happy hour
    • Open work space environment
    • Ergonomic chair, stand-up desk equipment available.
    • Discounts to multiple services
  • Black Spectacles is an equal opportunity employer.

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Technology we use

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    • AsanaManagement

Location

We're in River North in the heart of downtown Chicago.

What are Black Spectacles Perks + Benefits

Black Spectacles Benefits Overview

• Unlimited Vacation
• Blue Cross Blue Shield health, dental, vision, short-term / long-term disability and life insurance.
• Flexible Savings Accounts and Health Savings Accounts
• 401k with Employer give
• Profit Sharing Plan
• Employee referral program
• Free weekly team lunch
• Commuter pre-tax program
• Team events: quarterly social gatherings
• Weekly happy hour
• Open work space environment
• Ergonomic chair, stand-up desk equipment available.
• Discounts to multiple services
• Black Spectacles is an equal opportunity employer.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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