Learning Experience Designer

ExtensionEngine - Cambridge, MA - Full time

ExtensionEngine - Cambridge, MA - Full time

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We have opportunities based in Cambridge, MA and New York City.

Role Responsibilities

  • Utilize best practices and current thinking from learning science and educational technology to create highly effective, engaging learning experiences.
  • Work collaboratively with senior team members and use learner-centered design to design digital learning solutions to achieve complex client goals.
  • Develop learning objectives, create assessment strategies, map content, and define activity types and learner interactions.
  • Work with content creators to generate creative outputs aligned with project learning outcomes.
  • Cultivate collaborative relationships with client subject matter experts.
  • Build out learning experience page content using platform authoring tools.
  • Use an iterative approach to validate and refine design choices.
  • Participate in educational strategy ideation, evaluation, project planning, and implementation.
  • Review and evaluate a design's effectiveness at improving learning outcomes prior to or following its release using a variety of techniques.
  • Maintain strong relationships with clients from a wide range of industries to address their needs and anticipate future objectives.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree with 3+ years experience in instructional design/learning design/learning experience design or Master's degree in related field, ideally with some background in online course creation
  • Knowledge of ID best practices and current developments in education and learning science
  • Experience working directly with subject matter experts to diplomatically guide their thinking toward effective outcomes
  • Strong collaborator capable of working closely with colleagues to achieve project objectives in a fast-paced environment
  • Familiarity with web and mobile technologies and how they can help achieve educational objectives
  • Basic understanding of front-end design and development (UX principles, HTML, etc.)
  • Passion for learning and remaining on the cutting edge of current thinking in the field and an ability to provide a perspective on these issues
  • Also a plus, but not required: experience working for a services or consulting organization, experience with UX/learner testing, familiarity with principles and process of human centered design. 

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Product Management

Experience Level

Mid Level


ExtensionEngine provides custom Instructional Design, UX/UI, software development, and learner acquisition services. We are a diverse, collaborative, and mission-driven organization of lifelong learners who are passionate about expanding access to education through technology and innovation. 

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