Senior/Lead Learning Design Specialist

Houston, TX 77002

Posted: 04/30/2024 Job Category: General Job Number: 180076 Pay Rate: $100.00 - $118.00

Job Description

As a Senior Learning Design Specialist, you will be responsible for applying learning design principles, methodologies, tools, and best practices to create high-quality and impactful learning solutions that align with business needs and learning objectives. Design projects this specialist will be assigned to will be high value, high priority projects, likely at the enterprise level.


Plan, design, deliver, and evaluate workforce learning and development programs.
Design, develop, and deploy new curriculum including experiential learning, action learning, and other modalities.
Embrace a mindset that allows for acceptance of minimally viable learning products.
Develop course content and supporting materials with adopted enterprise tools such as Microsoft PowerPoint, Articulate Storyline, and Articulate Rise 360, and products within the Adobe Creative Cloud.
Help in the trial and development of best practices in use of "next generation" design tools, such as Vyond, Animaker, and AI-assisted tools (e.G., video creation, voice generation, translations).
Work independently or with minimal guidance on prioritized projects.

Develop a scope of work that is in line with industry best practices and company standards, as a member of a durable team.

Develop solutions in line with the approved scopes and proposed timeline, working within the L&T service model.
Build learning strategy PowerPoint decks to explain complex design principles and scopes to durable design team and stakeholders (which may include executives or SMEs) to ensure solution adoption

Advocate for company s use of learning sciences and design best practices.

Coaches other team members, shared services employees, and contractor design resources, when required, on client relations and design best practices, to effectively and efficiently meet deliverable requirements.
Deliver design work against established standards and to meet agreed key milestones.
Liaise with outsourced design and development capabilities (vendors) to ensure that external resources are available as needed to support design priorities.
Manage training vendor relationships, as needed, included monitoring of performance, within budgetary constraints provided by LSM or LD&D leaders.
Manage your own capacity and workload.
Build key relationships across a range of stakeholders in the L&T value chain including L&T Portfolio Manager, Learning Solution Managers, Talent Development Services, Executive Development, Diversity Talent Management, and Technical/Functional SMEs as appropriate.
Maintain awareness and incorporate industry leading practices and emerging trends related to learning design and development.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education, instructional design, or related field. Advanced degree preferred.
Minimum of 10 years of experience in learning design and development, preferably in the oil and gas industry or other complex and global environments.
Expert knowledge of learning design principles, methodologies, tools, and best practices.
Strong project management, vendor management, and stakeholder management skills.
Excellent communication, collaboration, and influencing skills.

Preferred Qualifications
Advanced degree preferred.
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic, and matrixed environment.
Ability to manage project scope and deliver within established acceptance criteria and timelines.
Ability to adapt to changing priorities and requirements.
Ability to think strategically and creatively, and to innovate and experiment with new approaches and solutions.
Ability to coach and mentor others in learning design and development.
Ability to develop relationships with senior leaders and executive stakeholders.

Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education, instructional design, or related field. Advanced degree preferred.

Pay Range:
The pay range for this position is $100.00 - $120.00 per hour; however, the pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This pay information is being provided pursuant to applicable law and is based in part on market location.

9/80 - Hybrid Schedule: 2-3 days in office


The benefits available with this position include:

  • Ongoing Training (RSO, Systems, Software Programs, OSHA Safety, JJ Keller, etc.)

  • Continuous Employment Development and Learning

  • Ongoing Advocacy, internal assets with HSE, Legal and HR teams and experts to aid in Employee Career Path and Advancement

  • 401K

  • Aetna Group Medical Coverage & Kaiser for California only

  • Dental Insurance Coverage

  • Vision Insurance Coverage

  • Basic Life Insurance & AD&D

  • Long Term Disability

  • Voluntary Short-Term Disability

  • Direct Deposit

  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts

Cenergy is a dynamic, diverse, woman-owned company that has provided stellar support to our clients globally for over 25 years! We hire extraordinary people, and each of our team members are encouraged to embody our core values to drive innovation and own it with integrity and trust while adding to our positive and forward-thinking atmosphere.

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