Learning Experience Designer

Stanley, Black and Decker
Towson, MD
Oct 21, 2021
Oct 23, 2021
Full Time
*Learning Experience Designer - Virtual* The Global Tools & Storage (GTS) division of Stanley Black & Decker is seeking a full-time Learning Experience Designer to join the Stanley Black & Decker University (SBDU) training team. The Learning Experience Designer will work closely with SBDU Instructors, the Digital Training Content Production Team, and various subject matter experts across the business. Your work designing training experiences will enable Stanley Black & Decker to provide world-class training experiences to our customers and partners, and help drive awareness of the trades. You will be a primary thought leader on the learning experiences, creative strategy, and design standards for the projects you lead. You put the learner first and develop learning journeys that best suit the learner based on the learning needs analysis. You are a skilled communicator with the ability to translate various topics and learning needs into easy-to-follow and engaging training in any digital medium. You are confident in using any number of learning theories and models in developing training experiences. You enjoy working on a team that frequently collaborates, but you aren't afraid to tackle projects alone either. *What You'll Do* * Build and maintain relationships with business leaders and key subject matter experts to ensure training is aligned with objectives and understand causes of performance gaps * Identify what training is required * Research and investigate; conduct work-withs and interviews with various subject matter experts * Evaluate and ensure program effectiveness through measurement and analysis * Anticipate learner's questions and provide clarity on complex topics * Design and develop content, courses, and curriculums along with documentation and resources that best fit the needs of the learner * Collaborate with SBDU Instructors on curriculum strategies and arrangement for both virtual and blended training * Collaborate with Training Content Production team to create engaging content needed for courses and curriculums * Experiment and use trending technologies to create engaging and effective learning experiences * Incorporate the adult learning principles and methods that best suit the learner and the learning needs into each training * Explore various learning modalities * Track, manage, and update trainings when necessary * Promote new training offerings and encourage employees to seek self-learning opportunities * Work with managers and leaders to identify and improve learner engagement and performance gaps * Provide training statistics and analysis to training and business *Who you are* * Minimum 10-15 years of experience in an Instructional Design or Learning Development role * Bachelor s or Master's degree in a relevant field such as Instructional Design or Education * Expert knowledge on the Principles of Adult Learning * Expert-level skill in design theory * Expert-level proficiency with learning development tools * Strong communication skills including copywriting, storytelling, and presenting * Strong attention to detail with the ability to manage deadlines in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment * Fluency in HTML, CSS, and/or JavaScript is a plus * Fluency in Spanish is a plus * Self-motivated individual who strives for excellence and continuous improvement using analytical problem-solving skills * Promotes a culture of learning through continuous self-development and coaching * Strong collaborator that prioritizes building trusting relationships with key stakeholders * Passionate about being extraordinary in both your work and personal life * Have a strong reputation for accountability and reliability * Effectively articulate ideas and strategy * Able to easily switch between strategic and tactical thinking * Comfortable in a fluid environment with a high tolerance for ambiguity and change * Subject matter expert in corporate L&D trends, training tools, and technology while continuously exploring new and innovative approaches *Benefits & Perks* You ll get a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, life, vision, wellness program, disability, 401k, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Paid Time Off, including paid vacation, holidays & personal days, and tuition reimbursement. And, of course, discounts on Stanley Black & Decker tools and products and well as discount programs for many other vendors and partners. *What You ll Also Get* Career Opportunity: Career paths aren t linear here. Being part of our global company with 60+ brands gives you the chance to grow and develop your skills along multiple career paths. Learning & Development: Our lifelong learning philosophy means you ll have access to a wealth of state-of-the-art learning resources, including our Lean Academy and online university (where you can get certificates and specializations from renowned colleges and universities). Diverse & Inclusive Culture: We pride ourselves on being an awesome place to work. We respect and embrace differences because that s how the best work gets done. You ll find we like to have fun here, too. Purpose-Driven Company: You ll help us continue to make positive changes in the local communities where we work and live as well as in the broader world through volunteerism, giving back and sustainable business practices. *EEO* All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran s status or any other protected characteristic. #LI-KS2All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran s status or any other protected characteristic.