Senior Immersive Learning Designer

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Report to: Head of Learning Design Discipline lead: Creative Director Location: Brighton, UK or remote

About Us

The team at Make Real are pioneers, explorers and innovators. Our purpose is to inspire, immerse and enable people to grow. We make virtual reality experiences, augmented reality apps, collaborative ‘serious games’ and other tools that foster behaviour change and encourage deep learning. Covering a wide range of sectors, we produce industry-leading learning solutions for some of the world’s largest organisations, including Honda, EDF Energy, Vodafone, Lloyds Banking Group, Porsche, McDonald’s and many more.

About the Role

Make Real is looking to expand our digital learning team with a Senior Immersive Learning Designer. Your role will be to consult with clients in order to create exciting and imaginative design solutions. Your designs will affect behaviour change in order to deliver on specific learning outcomes, while being achievable within a set budget and timeline. You’ll be able to communicate your ideas in a way that inspires clients, as well as an internal multidisciplinary team, to follow your vision. From leading client workshops, to creating design documentation and briefing the team, you’ll champion your design throughout the whole lifecycle of a project.

About You

You’re a creative and confident Senior Learning Designer, or a senior in a similar role, with at least five years’ experience under your belt.

To succeed in this role, you’ll be able to demonstrate that you are:

  • Excited and motivated to apply your expertise in digital learning design to emerging technologies, especially VR and AR
  • Have exceptionally strong written and verbal communication, and presentation skills
  • Have a good grasp of learning theory and can cite examples to back up your design concepts
  • Enthusiastic to design new and innovative solutions for emerging technologies
  • Confident, highly creative, conscientious with a meticulous attention to detail and the ability to propose new ideas
  • Versatile and quick thinking with an inquisitive mind
  • Self-motivated and highly organised
  • Commercially minded
  • Passionate about using technology to help people learn

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Create, communicate and document innovative designs that deliver on learning outcomes
  • Consult with clients to define their learning objectives
  • Tap into the latest trends and technologies to create innovative solutions
  • Create compelling treatment ideas for proposals
  • Specify and detail the exact scope, visual style and functionality of your solutions
  • Design solutions that delight clients while being achievable within an agreed budget and timeframe
  • Drill down into client content to create designs for immersive experiences that deliver on specific learning objectives
  • Run workshops with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to gather relevant content
  • Proofread client-facing documents
  • Test the applications we develop to ensure they fit the original design and specifications
  • Collaborate with our multiple disciplinary team to help make sure projects are delivered on-time and in-budget
  • Create agendas for client meetings and produce professionally written client communications
  • Facilitate/train aspects of the learning programme

Skills Range:

  • A portfolio of relevant work
  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Key stakeholder and project management skills
  • Time management skills and the ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as a team, self-managing tasks effectively
  • Competencies in the usual Microsoft programs; Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc
  • A teaching or writing qualification would be a bonus

Why Work for Make Real

  • Health care plan and pension contributions
  • Positive fostering of healthy work//life balance
  • Opportunity for growth and professional development
  • Energetic growth company at the start of greater things
  • Decades of experience and recent investment provides stability
  • Innovation and emerging technology key to our success
  • Challenging and exciting development partners
  • Solutions driven not pushing specific technologies for the sake of it
  • Strong advocates of benefits and positive change technology can bring
  • Works with local equality and diversity groups to encourage wider inclusion

Make Real operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age or political opinions.

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