Senior Learning Designer - Brightwave Group

Brighton and Hove

Closing date: 31/08/2018

Brightwave is an industry-leading digital learning agency, providing products and services to a fantastic set of global clients. We pride ourselves in employing the very best people in the industry and in having a hugely enjoyable and rewarding working environment.

We're expanding and this is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Learning Designer to work in central Brighton with an award-winning learning services company that values creativity, innovation and expertise.

Job Description:

You will have several years' experience designing effective digital learning solutions and be able to discuss and explain them confidently with internal teams and clients. You'll be able to develop strong relationships with clients and recommend solutions with confidence and assurance. Familiar with the issues that can occur over the lifecycle of a project, you are confident and able to take action to anticipate and resolve problems as they occur.


  • Support the sales team in developing, delivering and pitching proposals.
  • Introduce new thinking and innovative elements to designs.
  • Take the lead in discussing requirements with clients and in creating effective design solutions.
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with clients.
  • Direct, guide and coach any scriptwriters and learning designers working on projects under your lead.
  • Talk with authority about the impact of technological trends on learning design.
  • Take the initiative and work proactively as an individual and within your team.


  • Discuss requirements with clients.
  • Write creative design treatments for proposals and liaise with graphic artists to develop the visualisations for proposals.
  • Present your design ideas at sales pitches.
  • Create and deliver learning design and scripting workshops for clients.
  • Work collaboratively with the internal team to deliver proposals or solutions.
  • Review, edit and critique scripts and provide feedback to scriptwriters.
  • Deliver talks and presentations at exhibitions and conferences.
  • Work with Marketing to create articles, blogs, vlogs and webinars on current and emerging topics.
  • Focus on innovation in every project possible - whether that's a new design approach or improvement to the process of delivering a project.
Skills Range:
  • Persuasive, fluent writing skills, including an ability to deliver varied styles depending on context and client.
  • Articulate and highly confident pitching and presentational skills.
  • Able to deliver original, winning proposals within tight time schedules
  • A client-first attitude at all times - you go the extra mile to make sure they get the best possible service.
  • Credibility when talking to clients and coaching internal team members.
  • Proactive interest in the bigger learning picture - from current events in business and society to technology trends as they relate to learning and development.
  • Clarity of thought and communication and an analytical approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to improvise and respond effectively to uncertainty and lack of detail on the part of the client or in terms of the content,
Person Specification:


  • Essential: Experience (4 years) of digital and / or blended learning design.
  • Desirable: Degree educated.
  • Desirable: Experience in some other area of digital learning such as project management, QA or as a commissioning client.
Key Area: eLearning 11-9039.01eLearning
Salary: Competitive
Attendance: Full-Time
Additional Information:

Why work for Brightwave?

Brightwave is a market leader in the creation of engaging, high impact digital learning. Our services include blended learning, learning portals, learning games and consultancy and we've won multiple awards.

We work with an exciting range of global clients representing every industry sector. Every day is different and you will be challenged to think creatively and innovate within a multi-disciplined team of talented people working with many of the world’s top brands including Diageo, Mondelez, MARS and Anheuser-Busch.

As well as a competitive salary and flexible benefits scheme we're a great bunch of people to work with. Friendly, fun and seriously committed to doing the best work we can... and you can see the sea from our offices.


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