eLearning Designer

Department: Marketing

Reports to: Disability Support Marketing Content Team Leader

Location: Office / Hybrid

Salary: £18,000 – £22,000

eQuality Solutions Group

eQS’s founding principle is to create a ‘good business that does good’ and the company has been driven by that ethos since 2006. Together, the Group’s portfolio of diversity, inclusion and wellbeing businesses comprise the UK’s leading Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion (DEI) specialists. Now nearly 100-strong, the eQS workforce are united in a common goal: removing barriers to education, work and life, and transforming internal cultures to create social and business benefits on a national scale.

eQS has initiated a Group-wide DEI review, designed and delivered by our own workplace DEI division, EW Group. This project includes a comprehensive diversity audit across all areas of the business from recruitment, management, policies, communications, training and more to ensure all our practices are inclusive and support diverse talent. Black, Asian, minority ethnic and disabled people are currently underrepresented at eQS and are particularly encouraged to apply.

More information is available here: Home – EQS.

The Role

As eLearning Designer you will support the design and development of our blended learning content within our sector leading Assistive Technology and Mental Wellbeing e-Learning solution – Learning Labs. This will include being part of the overall design and creative concept, together with scripting and storyboarding of the digital learning components and enabling our levels of accessible and functionality testing.

You will develop and deliver digital learning solutions using visual and audio recording equipment, and Adobe Creative Cloud for design to creating impactful and engaging content. Maintain our quality of learning and version control of content in our in-house LMS. Working alongside our Content Team Leader & Brand Ambassador to create an inclusive learning culture to enable our customers to succeed at the point of need.

Your opinion matters, so we’ll love it if you come to the management team with ideas on how we can improve our solutions.

We offer a hybrid working model, however you will be required to be in the office on some days, the ability to travel to our Hebburn office is required.

Your induction period will be office based.

Experience, knowledge, skills and competencies 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Creating graphic educational content for our e-learning portal – Learning Labs (learninglabs.co ).
  • Work collaboratively as part of a sprint team, together with UI Developers and subject matter experts to ensure the end products meet the original design specification.
  • Work collaboratively within the marketing team and with the wider team to ensure brand consistency across all media and to lead on design and learning experience consistency.
  • Analyse data and understand learner and client requirements for each blended learning programme.
  • Work with the Content Team Leader and Brand Ambassador to ensure the design fits with the overall vision for the project or client requirement.
  • Write high quality scripts and develop storyboards for the production of digital learning. This could include creation of video, animation and other e-learning formats and include Audio file editing.
  • Work with Brand Ambassador to review and evaluate methods and metrics to meet their business needs.
  • Help to develop and support Learning Labs to ensure we have confidence in content development to keep the product as the number one e-earning solution in the DSA sector.
  • Ensure that company policy, goals and objectives are being adhered to and represented within the design of e-learning.
  • An Interest in learning technologies, innovative learning approaches and modern training techniques.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Experience in digital content production, able to storyboard, design and develop engaging training – 0-2 years working in a similar role, if this is your first role we’d love to see examples of what you have previously created at university or in freelance roles.
  • Passion for Learning and Development
  • Experience in digital creative tools (e.g. Articulate 360, Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design) and digital animation skills (e.g. After Effects, Final Cut).
  • Willing to learn new skills and develop existing skills.
  • Good understanding of design principles and best practices with great attention to detail
  • Able to adapt quickly to business priorities and to solve problems creatively and effectively.
  • Self-motivated with a high level of pride in your work
  • Has a ‘can do’ approach and work effectively as part of a team as well as independently.
  • Happy to be part of a multi-functional marketing team and comfortable working with people at all levels of the company

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Experience of the DSA and/or education sector but not essential.
  • Understanding of accessible design.
  • Specialist skills in video design, graphic design or LMS

Our Values

We are looking for candidates that share our values.

eQS group values. Be fearless, 1 + 1 = Team, We are impactful, Continuous self development, We tell it how it is, Work hard have fun.

Your application

To apply, please send a CV and cover letter to careers@e-q-s.com.

Research has shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply for a role unless they meet every single criterion. If you feel passionately about this role but are not sure you meet all of the requirements, we encourage you to apply.

Should you require any adjustments to support you in your application please contact us at careers@e-q-s.com.

Download complete job description and selection criteria here.