Learning Designer

Ashburton, United Kingdom

Job Description


Working as part of our central Learning & Development Team, the Learning Designer is responsible for using their creative capability to design, create and curate engaging and inspiring learning solutions and resources for AXA UK Employees. The role requires the drive to create high quality material that meets the needs of the business, working closely with all L & D colleagues, subject matter experts and other business stakeholders to design and deliver learning. At AXA we’re adopting a Hybrid way of working, empowering our people to balance their time between home and the office in a way that works best for them, their team and our customers. This role can be done from any of our offices and you will work from home for most of your week. What you’ll be doing:
  • You’ll design bespoke interactive and engaging online and blended learning solutions including assessments and short animations for a variety of topics that meet design quality standards
  • Develop, analyse and challenge learning aims and objectives, working with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to design solutions that align with these.
  • Apply instructional design theories and best practise, keeping up to date with L&D trends and develop innovative ideas for online resources.
  • Drive the evaluation of all learning solutions to ensure they drive business performance and deliver return on investment.
  • Creating gold standard deliverables that always represent the employee’s best interests, and exceed the company expectations, whether you’re creating e-learning, digital resources or short animations.
  • Based on learning needs, determine appropriate technology platform, course design, and instruction delivery options based on subject matter and target audience.
  • Utilise variety of authoring and design software and multimedia tools to develop visuals for slide decks, HTLM web pages, print and communications. Including curating and creating video and audio resources where needed
Due to the number of applications we expect to receive for this role, we reserve the right to close this advert earlier than the listed closing date to ensure we’re able to effectively manage interest. Therefore, if you’re interested in joining us at AXA, please don’t hesitate to apply.


  • Experience as a Learning Designer with a sound understanding of learning theories and their application in Learning Design
  • Instructional design experience and proven track record of creating both online and blended Learning solutions for corporate employees
  • Exceptional writing / storyboarding skills and outstanding attention to detail
  • Strong technical understanding of delivering digital learning
  • Strong communication skills – interacting confidently and building relationships across all areas of the organisation.
  • Broad experience and accomplishment in using a range of content authoring tools such as Articulate Storyline, Adapt Builder, and other web-based authoring tools including Gomo Learning. Also, be familiar with SCORM / HTML5 publishing to LMS systems.
  • Design capability and experience including videography, graphic design and web design (please be aware your design skills will be assessed during the selection process)
  • Must have some HTML website and CMS design experience to design and deliver custom web pages on our LMS
  • A willingness to learn, explore and constantly bring new ideas to the table
  • Experience of working within a national organisation with multi-sited locations
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritise workload and adapt to changing circumstances
  • Energy to work as a self-starter, and the ability to work collaboratively within a multi-functional team
As a precondition of employment for this role, you must be eligible and authorized to work in the United Kingdom.

What we offer

One of the best things about joining AXA is our rewards package. At AXA UK, we’re appreciative of the people who work for us and our rewards package is reviewed regularly to reflect that. You can expect to receive:
  • Competitive annual salary - Dependent on Experience and qualifications
  • Annual company & performance-based bonus
  • Contributory pension scheme (up to 12% employer contributions)
  • Life Assurance (up to 10 x annual salary)
  • 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Opportunity to buy up to 5 extra days leave or sell up to 3 days leave
  • AXA employee discounts
  • Gym benefits
AXA is proud to support the needs of our employees and as such understands everyone has individual work and home life responsibilities. We’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements for this role, should this be a requirement for you. At AXA, we want to become one of the most inspiring companies to work for and to achieve this ambition, we need the best talent to come and work for us. We look for candidates with the right skills and values to join us and selection is based on a fair and equal process. We’re proud to be committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all backgrounds. As a financial services company, all successful candidates will be subject to preemployment checks, so we can ensure regulatory compliance. To apply, click ‘Apply Now’ and youll be able to upload your profile/CV from there. If you require an alternative method of applying or would like to discuss this role further, please send an email to Robert.girling@axa-uk.co.uk. #LI-Hybrid

About AXA

With a presence in over 60 countries, and 165,000 employees serving the needs of 107 million customers, AXA is big. But never too big to care for every single person who works here. So when you join us, we promise to put our collective might behind you and your career. You’ll work in an open and supportive environment where you’ll be developed, challenged and encouraged to move around to achieve even bigger and better things – nationally and internationally. You’ll learn directly from senior leaders, from the best in our business. And you’ll enjoy real responsibility, really early on. Every large company today talks about supporting diversity and inclusion. But at AXA UK, these values form an integral part of everything we do. For us, it’s about bringing together the best talent, helping people to realise their full potential by being 100% themselves at work and delivering outstanding service to everyone – regardless of difference. We’re proud to be part of the AXA Group, a global insurance brand and a worldwide leader in financial services, providing corporate support services to a whole range of AXA UK businesses. From how we use the latest technology to exploring new channels to market, our impact is far-reaching, wide-ranging and ever-evolving. We actively encourage our people to think differently. Because only by challenging the status quo will we push AXA onto even greater things.

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