Learning Designer

$35-$40 / hour

Start date: immediate

Part time sub-contract: 20 hours per week

Who We Are & Why It Matters

Work has a profound effect on the quality of all of our lives. As you are reading this, you are probably looking for a specific fit: a place where you can grow and develop as a person and as a professional. This is a space where you will be challenged and, at the same time, have a voice and input on decision-making, and more importantly, make a difference. It’s not rocket science, but it is rare to find.

The work we do every day across Canada is to make work better for Canadian professionals. Our mission is to help every Canadian find a work situation that inspires them to reach their full professional potential. We believe in the inherent value of the individual and are committed to supporting change, igniting growth, and providing practical wisdom for the advancement of our clients’ professional development. We believe people made better is work made better.

What We Do

We are an award-winning and deeply respected National boutique HR services firm working with over 2300+ of the leading companies in Canada including World Vision, Shopify, The United Way, Toyota Manufacturing, and The Government of Canada. We have offices from St.John’s to Victoria and an international virtual coaching presence. We offer a variety of HR services including leadership development, career development, employee engagement, transition coaching, and workshops.

Who You Are

You are a learn-a-holic, are a natural teacher, and get excited by conceptualizing and designing learning solutions. Part artist, part armchair psychologist and part data geek, you love figuring out what makes people tick and how to influence them to learn. You love to take complex information and develop models and frameworks that make logical sense.

You are outgoing, smart, persuasive, organized and pick things up quickly. You are comfortable conversing with a broad range of individuals, including senior level professionals and subject matter experts. You are a natural problem solver and pride yourself on your time management skills. 

You have a genuine desire to help individuals find fulfillment in their personal and professional development. You are a YES person, are curious and eager to learn, and are comfortable diving into a project with little prior knowledge or supervision – you know you’ll figure it out.

What You Will Be Doing & How You’ll Grow

In this part-time (20 hours per week) role, you will be working from our Stittsville (Ottawa) office on a flex/as needed capacity alongside our core team, as well as from your home office. 

You will report to the Director of Operations and work closely with the business development and leadership teams to develop and implement best-in-class solutions for both internal and external clients. You will create new content, courses, and learning plans for delivery via eLearning, virtual workshops, video, audio, mobile, and other modalities in Docebo platform.

You will write, edit, and contribute to the development of content for client-facing projects and are responsible for the delivery of consistently high-quality materials on schedule, within budget, and to defined standards.

You will develop an asynchronous employee orientation, onboarding and training process.

In order to prepare advanced content, you will have access to and will collaborate with a broad range of subject matter experts.

Depending on the skills and interests you bring, there is significant room for growth in this position.

Our firm is fast growing; we see this as an ideal opportunity to join a fast-paced and thriving team.

The Experience You Bring


  • 5+ years of and instructional design in a professional environment
  • 2+ years of experience administering learning management systems (Docebo)
  • You are energized by people and discovering what makes them tick
  • You are an exceptional researcher, communicator and collaborator
  • You are able to easily adapt to others’ communication styles as necessary in order to speak in a client’s “language”
  • You have the ability to think visually in order to translate source content into illustrations, animations, and other visual assets
  • You are both detail-oriented and skilled at understanding the bigger picture
  • You are resilient, coachable, and pick things up quickly
  • You have superior technical skills, and find it easy to adopt new technologies and processes
  • Experience or education in adult learning is strongly desired

We’d love to hear from you if this rings true for you. You will be challenged and have a great opportunity to grow as a professional and at the same time help make work better for your new team and for our client partners.

Please send your resume and a cover letter stating your alignment to our company values and mission and why working CareerJoy interests you.