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Learning Experience Designer

Imagine Learning Provo, UT
  • Expired: August 29, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

Imagine Learning is a fast-growing ed-tech company providing supplemental digital curriculum for PreK through 8th-grade students. Our adaptive suite of Literacy, Math, and Assessment solutions are powered by the Imagine Learning Language AdvantageTM; a theory of action that promotes rigorous and equitable development of language, enabling students to have deeper comprehension, engagement, and enjoyment of learning. Our purpose and belief is that every student deserves the chance to enjoy learning and the right to fulfill their unique potential.

As a Learning Experience Designer, you will work with UX designers, instructional designers, assessment designers, game designers, artists, developers, and other professionals to create high-quality learning experiences for students in grades Pre-K through 12 across multiple subject areas. The type of projects you will work on will be diverse, from helping to design a new learning game, or creating standardized interactions for a product, to designing a solution to a complicated, unique challenge facing the company.

What you will do

  • Work with cross-functional teams using the Design thinking process to help create exceptional online and hybrid learning experiences for students in grades Pre-k through 8th 
  • Create, maintain, and employ user personas in the design process 
  • Lead design sprints and ideation exercises with cross-functional teams 
  • Use a variety of tools, such as UX prototyping software and content authoring tools, to create rapid prototypes and final designs 
  • Conduct user tests with students and educators to find opportunities to improve designs and products 
  • Present and promote the use of qualitative and quantitative data in the design and development of learning experiences 
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of content templates by distilling interactions into repeatable, scalable patterns 
  • Help design gamification, narratives, and game mechanics that enrich rather than distract from the learning content
  • Enhance current online learning experiences by applying cognitive psychology principles, learning theories including Situated Learning and Cognitive Apprenticeship, and instructional design best practices 
  • Advocate for learning experiences that move beyond simple direct instruction to include opportunities for experiential learning 
  • Help organize and prioritize work, manage projects within scope, and provide regular status updates to stakeholders 
  • Stay up to date with learning trends 
  • What you need

  • Strong knowledge of learning theories 
  • Experience implementing instructional design best practices 
  • Experience using UX prototyping tools or content authoring tools to create prototypes 
  • Experience using various research methods and analyses to determine learning needs and ensure the learning solutions meet those needs 
  • Experience using the Design Thinking process to create educational materials 
  • Experience gaining consensus within a team and across multiple departments and stakeholders 
  • Sensitivity to confidential information and ability to respond with both tact and directness when needed 
  • Active listening skills, perceptiveness of reactions of others, and ability to respond appropriately to concerns with potential solutions 
  • Perks of the job

  • Purpose - do something more than just make money -- here, we impact the lives of millions of kids through education.
  • Company security and growth - We're privately owned by Weld North and Silver Lake Partners - a private equity group specializing in scaling companies, which has $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital. Their current investment portfolio includes large, high-profile companies like Alibaba Group, Tesla, Ancestry, SoFi, Dell Technologies, GoDaddy, SolarWinds, Symantec, and us!
  • Benefits - World-class health, retirement savings, and wellness benefits for you and dependents.
  • Recovery time - Paid vacations and a yearly schedule built around educators. 
  • Culture - Quarterly team activities, and the most genuine and fun coworkers you'll ever have.
  • We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

    For Candidates in the European Union: As part of any recruitment process, Imagine Learning collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. We are committed to being transparent about how we collect and use that data and to meeting our data protection obligations. For a copy of our Job Applicant Privacy Notice, please contact info@imaginelearning.

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