Job Description

Title: Senior Learning Designer, Manager Development

Location: United States

Airbnb was born in 2007 when two Hosts welcomed three guests to their San Francisco home, and has since grown to over 4 million Hosts who have welcomed more than 1 billion guest arrivals in almost every country across the globe. Every day, Hosts offer unique stays and experiences that make it possible for guests to connect with communities in a more authentic way.

The Community You Will Join

Airbnb’s mission is to create a world where people can Belong Anywhere. As we work to achieve that mission, we’re building a world-class manager development program supporting our technical teams and leaders. We’re looking for exceptional individuals inspired to build innovative learning experiences that have tremendous organizational impact.

The Difference You Will Make

The Learning Designer will play a key role in designing and ideating our Tech Manager Development program and Learning Labs. Our focus is on impact and experimentation, creating a world-class program that enables organizational excellence. We’re employing best practices from learning science while experimenting with techniques like experiential, project-based and cohort-based learning.. The ideal candidate is confident in their ability to develop scalable learning experiences that drive overall growth and development. You will demonstrate your deep expertise in learning theory and design standard methodologies to propose innovative learning solutions that can be delivered at scale.

A Typical Day

  • Design learning experiences, create tools and resources, and script content with innovation and creativity at the forefront
  • Fine-tune and determine how to scale learning experiences as we experiment and implement
  • Serve as a Learning Design expert for the larger Tech L&D team, consulting on learning experience design for our DataU, EngU, Connect, Bootcamp, and other programs
  • Create content for in-person and online environments, both synchronous and asynchronous
  • Collaborate closely with our Director or Tech L&D on development of learning plans and experiences to align with overall strategy

Your Expertise

  • 7+ years of experience in a learning or instructional design role
  • Expertise in Learning Science, Learning Design, Instructional Design or Curriculum Design
  • Experience developing learning experiences for leadership development programs, ideally for engineering audiences
  • Ability to bolster and creativity and innovation within the team
  • Experience designing technical learning experiences for software engineers and/or data scientists
  • Experience developing content for in-person and online environments, both synchronous and asynchronous
  • Experience creating scripts and storyboards
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical abilities to identify and frame issues, synthesize information, and draw insightful conclusions
  • Exceptional project management and organization skills: you are detail oriented with the ability to move multiple projects to the finish line at the same time and on schedule
  • Great communication and collaboration skills and the ability to create and foster strong relationships
    Ability to take feedback and adapt and iterate based on feedback, metrics and outcomes
  • Excellent verbal, written, proofreading, and editing skills
  • Experience in content authoring, rapid design tools, UX, or visual/graphic design
  • Strong understanding of Technology and Engineering organizations and how they operate