Sphere is where vetted leading experts run live, cohort-based courses for professionals around the world.
We are building the world’s largest decentralized corporate university and growing rapidly:
30%+ month on month revenue growth
Recurring annual contracts with companies like Stripe, Shopify, Flipkart, Tinder, Accenture and Flexport
1,500+ learners from over 800 companies globally,
Recently part of the Y Combinator W22 batch and backed by leading investors including Felicis Ventures, Y Combinator, Uncommon Capital and leading angel investors, including the founders of Go1, Lyft, BetterUp and Flexport.
Sphere is looking for a forward-thinking Learning Experience Designer who will work directly with the founders and department heads to bring expert-led upskilling courses to market.
You will dig into the minds of today’s top practitioners in data science, artificial intelligence, and/or machine learning, to help them develop courses that are highly applicable, practical, and engaging. As such, you are a key hire to drive the overall success of the company.
If you are skilled in quickly synthesizing content, developing clear and engaging learning plans, guiding collaborators in learning design and development, and managing quality, deadlines, and processes – we want to hear from you! Knowledge of data science, artificial intelligence, and/or machine learning is required.
What you’ll do at Sphere:
Work closely with the founding team, department heads, and world class practitioners to support the development of new expert-led courses
Build out processes and strategies to enhance high quality rapid course development
Conduct market and topical research, review and improve course proposals, and align proposals to sphere platform learning framework
Lead experts through course development process; provide resources, project management, and provide guidance on Sphere real-world, application-based framework and style standards, and teaching and learning best practices
Conduct milestone reviews, provide feedback, engage in polishing passes, and support in the development of core instructional items such as accessible, actionable outcomes, skill practice exercises, etc.
Evaluate and measure the effectiveness of courses and make recommendations for improvements
Track projects and communicate at regular intervals with stakeholders
We’d love to hear from you if you have:
3+ years of experience in a relevant industry such as curriculum development, instructional design, teaching, journalism, consulting or EdTech, preferably in an upskilling /technical training development capacity. In your career you’ve designed online courses that got people not just to learn, but to change their behavior and get stuff done.
Knowledge of data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence is required
Experience pitching learning plans and developing effective, skill-based learning strategies
Demonstrated ability to punch up content to make it clear, concise, and engaging and aligned with Sphere frameworks
Must be able to effectively manage multiple projects and competing priorities
Experience working in an early stage startup
Excellent time management and organizational skills
A self-directed, creative and curious nature. You can wear many different hats and you consistently execute on goals
Why you’ll love working at Sphere:
You'll be a key contributor to developing a scalable, effective process that supports instructors in quickly building and monetizing courses in their area of expertise.
We are a fast-paced culture open to new ideas and rapid iteration
We’re a kind, hard-working and passionate team
Start-up equity, competitive salary and benefits/perks
Sphere is an Equal Opportunity Employer.