Head of Learning Experience Design (LXD)

London, England, United Kingdom · Product Team

Description

OVERVIEW

This job spec details the Head of Learning Experience Design role at Decoded in London. It’s been put together both for existing Decoded team members and for those people thinking about joining Decoded.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

As the Head of Learning Experience Design at Decoded, you’re ultimately accountable for the for the following things:

(You won’t be directly accountable for things like content creation; client relationships; operationalising Decoded learning programmes; sales with brand new Decoded clients.)

SKILLS & BEHAVIOURS

We don’t prescribe how to fulfil the above accountabilities. Above all, your performance will be driven by a mindset built on:

Beyond this mindset, below are some specific skills and behaviours which you should expect to demonstrate on an ongoing basis:

Leading the Learning Experience Design team

To deliver against this accountability, you’ll be:

The end-to-end experience of learners on Decoded products

To deliver against this accountability, you’ll be:


Ensuring that Decoded is at the cutting edge of adult learning and technology education

To deliver against this accountability, you’ll be:

Coordinating with other teams to help them improve the overall learning experience

To deliver against this accountability, you’ll be:

TEAM & REPORTING STRUCTURE

In the London office, the Learning Experience Design function sits within the Product Team, alongside Content and Teaching. The Head of Learning Experience Design reports directly into the Head of Product who oversees the Product Team.

DAY-TO-DAY

The Head of Learning Experience Design’s day will be a mix of learner interviews and observation, analysing data across the entire learner experience, and prioritising and implementing crucial improvements to our products. You will also lead sprint planning, and act as a line manager to a team of Learning Experience Designers.

It will involve occasional travel to clients, both in the UK and internationally (Decoded’s London office is the hub for clients across Europe, the Middle East and Africa).

In service of understanding our products, you may choose to teach workshops (where your skills permit).

The typical Decoded working week is 09:00 – 18:00, Monday to Friday. When we talk about working late, we mean working until 18:30 – it’s important to us that your evenings and weekends are always yours.

LEARNING & PROGRESSION

The Head of Learning Experience Design gains full exposure to Decoded learning programmes. So when it comes to future-proofing your CV, you couldn’t be better placed. In just a few months at Decoded you’ll gain cutting-edge data skills and become fluent in digital technologies and innovation, and you’ll continue to refresh and refine this knowledge for the duration of your career here.

Beyond that, we run a dedicated learning calendar to hone craft skills in presentation & storytelling, data science, and other relevant disciplines.

Quarterly reviews embedded within our culture of feedback will ensure you progress swiftly in your role at Decoded. While there’s a relatively flat hierarchy in the business, you should expect to be growing your level of responsibility on an ongoing basis and pushing for promotions in line with improving performance.

Requirements

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

Essential:

We would also prefer some combination of the following experience:

Benefits

Apart from the above, working at Decoded means you’ll get:

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