CareerFoundry is building the number one online destination for career changers, and we’re looking for an organized, analytical, and resourceful Curriculum and Instructional Designer to join our Curriculum Team. You’ll be working alongside the curriculum designers and editors to produce and maintain high-quality course content for our diverse set of online learners and career changers.
In addition to being an education nerd who loves discussing adult learning theory and contemporary issues in online education, you should be able to interpret technical content and explain it to career changers who come from all walks of life. Experience with education and teaching is a MUST, and knowledge of technical and design content is strongly DESIRED.
This is a full-time position based in our Berlin, Germany office.
Mission as a Curriculum Designer:
Actively participate in all aspects of course production to research, design, and develop engaging, well-balanced courses for career changers and upskillers in the tech industry.
Provide ongoing mentorship and professional development opportunities for mid- and junior-level employees.
Curriculum Design and Course Development
Assess learning needs of career changers to inform course topics and direction
Use project-based instructional design practices to develop engaging content with measurable outcomes including exercise ratings, student retention, and on-track rates
Collaborate with the curriculum designers and editors to benchmark and develop upcoming courses and programs
Work closely with subject matter experts to develop course content and perform regular course updates
Outlining scripts and storyboards for curriculum-related media production
Review and process feedback from students, tutors, and mentors and work with SMEs to make well-informed and incremental improvements to the courses
Catalog and categorize feedback to determine potential areas for product feature innovation
Manage and implement launch plans for new content and product features
Recruit, onboard, train, and offboard subject matter experts for course development projects
Create and regularly update onboarding documents and other training materials for subject matter experts
Conduct weekly check-ins with subject matter experts to ensure timely completion of project milestones and overall quality of content
Plan and implement large-scale, cross-team projects that significantly improve the product as a whole
Research and Best Practices
Contribute to regular assessments of the Curriculum Team’s course development, content production, and SME onboarding processes
Use feedback and user data to make decisions about process, feature, or content changes
Research and implement best practices in e-learning, instructional design, and curriculum development to improve team efficiency and course quality
Team Mentorship and Resource Management
Mentor team members to encourage professional development in the organization as well as the edtech industry
Assist junior- and mid-level team members with managing subject matter experts
This is an “Mid to Senior” position. The salary band for this lies between EUR 33.000,- and EUR 45.000,- annual gross. Your relevant experience will influence the final salary.
Master’s degree in education, instructional design, or a related field
Firsthand experience with teaching or delivering trainings
Experience with learning management systems
Familiarity with the Agile process and process improvement methodologies
Excellent writing and editing skills in American English as well as the ability to adopt the style, tone, and voice of CareerFoundry
NOTE: Please be prepared to submit copies of your diplomas and relevant certifications if we advance your application to phone and in-person interviews.