Learning Designers (Talent Pool)

Learning Designers (Talent Pool)

Role Summary

** Please note, this is to join our talent pool for future opportunities.

We are seeking experienced and innovative instructional designers / learning designers to help us deliver world-class service and sector-leading digital products to our portfolio of global clients.

You will work closely with a learning strategist (LS) on multiple client and in-house projects and be responsible for delivering high-quality course content, including a course atlas.

Your Responsibilities
  • Apply foundation level L&D knowledge and design skills to create technology-enabled learning experiences for a range of learners that meet best practice standards.
  • Effectively engage in regular interactions with your learning strategist to translate a course blueprint into a detailed course atlas which supports an effective and efficient digital course building process.
  • Taking a lead on all internal Construct team initiatives.
  • Demonstrable interest in and understanding of agile L&D design and delivery, especially technologically enhanced L&D.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Understanding of the EdX, Canvas, and Bridge platforms (preferable).

A learning designer role entails:

  • Reviewing course documentation to familiarize yourself with the broader context of the course.
  • Collecting content aligned to learning outcomes by creating and reviewing content request documents for your clients.
  • Creating instructionally sound and engaging online learning experiences by presenting content coherently, creating relevant activities, and proposing necessary graphic and video content.
  • Designing and writing grammatically correct learning content in partnership with external subject matter experts (SMEs).
  • Populating course atlas and writing scripts, according to Construct’s learning and visual design principles.
  • Regularly engaging with the production team to create a course graphics guide and video graphics guide according to Construct’s design principles.
  • Supporting learning strategists through QA processes.
    For example, processing client feedback and mapping all design activity to Construct’s quality standards.
  • Support the learning technologist team through as they build the course.
Your Experience
  • Graduate of English and/or Education with undergraduate-level English writing skills.
  • Preferably with experience in learning design, but applications for entry-level jobs are welcomed.
  • Strong English writing skills.
  • Proven ability to self-motivate and work independently as well as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills and an ability to work to deadlines.
  • An ability to build and maintain good relationships.
  • An ability to communicate confidently, clearly and effectively, both in written and verbal form.
  • An ability to effectively use online collaboration tools e.g. Slack, Zoom, Google Docs etc.
What we offer

It’s a hugely exciting time to join Construct! With offices in Cape Town, London, and Salt Lake City, you will work with a dynamic, diverse, and innovative global team to deliver high-quality digital learning experiences. As a Cape Town based team member you’ll get to enjoy amazing mountain views, really decent coffee (or tea if that’s your vibe), filtered water on tap and get to hang out with some talented and fun people. We even have a Table Tennis table – try saying that fast 5 times!

These are some of the benefits our Construct team members enjoy:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Hybrid working model
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Generous annual leave days
  • Commute allowance
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities
  • The opportunity to work with global clients

Cape Town, South Africa

Learning Design

Contract opportunity with the view of becoming permanent

Hybrid Model

About Us:

Our vision is that one day everyone will have the opportunity to attain a meaningful education through superior online programs. To make this a reality, we partner with higher education, government, enterprise, and NGOs to create tailored and engaging digital learning experiences, providing world-class instructional design, digital content production, and project management services.

At Construct, it is our mission to enable opportunity through transformative learning. We believe equality and diversity are the cornerstones of good learning and meaningful innovation. We are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace that encourages and supports diverse voices.


Email your CV and motivation letter to apply@constructeducation.com

N.B. If you do not hear back from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.