Senior Instructional Designer

| Chicago
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WHO WE ARE

Braze delivers customer experiences across email, mobile, SMS, and web. Customers, including Burger King, Delivery Hero, HBO Max, Mercari, and Venmo, use the Braze platform to facilitate real-time experiences between brands and consumers in a more authentic and human way. And we do it at scale – each month, hundreds of billions of messages are sent to a network of over 3 billion active users through Braze.

Need more proof? Braze was named a Leader in the Forrester Wave™: Cross-Channel Campaign Management (Independent Platforms), Q3 2021, and was named to the Forbes Cloud 100 list for the fourth consecutive year. The company has also been selected as one of Fortune’s Best Workplace for Millennials in 2021, and was ranked #20 on Fortune’s Best Medium Sized Workplaces in 2021. Braze is certified as a Great Place to Work in the UK and the U.S. and is recognized as one of the UK's Best Workplaces for Women.

As Senior Instructional Designer, you'll write and produce eLearning and ILT courses and learning resources in order to help our customers, agents and partners onboard faster and gain more confidence and comfort out of Braze throughout their time working with our products 

You’ll work with a team of learning and creative professionals to build comprehensive, effective, visually engaging courses, and learning aids. The ability to organize information and communicate ideas with designers and video producers is essential.

You will create innovative learning experiences based on experiential learning methodologies to help some of our fastest-moving and most agile customers. Our SMB segment includes many high-growth Series A and Series B companies that use Braze to build their businesses. Your will help them learn the building blocks of our platform and develop next-gen marketing strategy through well thought out behavioral based learning objectives. Working as part of the Customer Education team, you'll be instrumental in developing creative projects across our training ecosystem, including documentation, e-learning, instructor-led training, and certifications.

Responsibilities

  • Partnering with our subject matter experts across Braze to develop an industry-leading learning experience for our SMB customer segment
  • Developing comprehensive course outlines
  • Organizing content and developing eLearning storyboards for our content production team
  • Creating learning experiences that accelerate customer time to value by making new customer onboarding easier
  • Developing learning experiences on marketing strategy, product training, tech partners, and more

WHO YOU ARE

  • You have 5+ years of experience with developing eLearning curriculum
  • You have intermediate experience with video editing and production
  • You have strong writing and analysis skills
  • You are interested in mentoring instructional designers
  • You are passionate about adult learning experiences 
  • You can effectively prioritize your tasks
  • You have the ability to scope and manage the day-to-day work of projects independently with strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • You pay meticulous attention to detail when creating and proof-reading content
  • You take feedback well and give it constructively
  • Abilities required:
      • Ability to analyze existing content for its instructional value
      • Ability to communicate abstract or technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences
      • Ability to identify the best learning delivery formats for a specific set of learning objectives
      • Excellent writing and copy-editing skills
      • Ability to learn new software quickly
      • Familiarity with InDesign
      • Familiarity with Camtasia
      • Ability to edit or produce videos
  • BONUS:
      • Experience using the Adobe Creative Cloud for Creating and Managing Assets
      • Experience with Skilljar
      • Familiarity with marketing and the martech landscape
      • Coming from a SaaS background
  • Interview Requirements:
  • Bring samples of previous work
  • Ability to speak directly to your contributions on a project

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Competitive compensation that includes equity
  • Generous time off policy to balance your work and life, including paid parental leave
  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents
  • Collaborative, transparent, and fun loving office culture

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • OptimizelyAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • FigmaDesign
    • AfterEffectsDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60606

An Insider's view of Braze

What's something quirky about your company?

I love that Braze embraces new ideas and empowers employees to bring their passions to the workplace, even if it is out of the realm of our day-to-day jobs. Braze created the space for me to make a difference through DEI and Wellness initiatives supported by my colleagues.

Carolina

Senior Technical Recruiter

What are some things you learned at the company?

As a Senior Software Engineer that's new to Braze, I've been amazed by the thoughtfulness and collaboration demonstrated by my colleagues. I'm excited to see our smart teams deliver products that no other company can.

Dejay

Senior Software Engineer, Product Engineering (Ingestion)

What are Braze Perks + Benefits

Braze Benefits Overview

Our health, dental, and vision plans are among the best out there — a happy team member is a healthy one. Our flexible time-off policy lets you balance your work and life in the way that suits you best, and includes paid parental leave. Globally, we support you as you plan for your future, through regionally tailored programs like 401(k) matching through Betterment in the US. When it comes to snacks in the office, we've got you covered — and lunch is on us every single day. When it comes to engaging in the community, we take it seriously. Each year we send team members to conferences around the world to engage with the developer community and learn the latest and greatest updates in all of the technologies we use. And lastly, we support your professional growth through formal career pathing, the Braze University learning platform, and ongoing enablement to foster success. Want more? Further your education with tuition reimbursement.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
We have a number of ERGs to help enhance our employees' experience while working with us. Including [email protected], [email protected], Femmentor, Healthy Minds @ Braze, [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
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