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Digital Learning Developer
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF44554

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 15/06/2023

Job live date: 18/05/2023

Salary: £33,348 - £39,592 per annum

Employment type: PM-ALC

Department: Henley Business School

Division: Dean's Office

Hours Per Week:: 1.0 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Full Time, Fixed Term

Digital Learning Developer – 12 month Fixed-Term Contract

Do you have a passion for creating innovative and engaging digital learning content? If so, this could be the role for you!

Henley Business School is looking for a Digital Learning Developer to create high quality eLearning material for an audience of military personnel. This is a full time post, which allows the post holder to work remotely if needed, however you may occasionally be required to commute to and work from the University of Reading (Whiteknights campus).

Working in collaboration with Henley Business School and University of Reading faculty and the Learning Innovation and Development Hub, you will be required to develop new modules as well update and modernise our existing Army Higher Education Pathway (AHEP) programme content by producing, creating and developing high quality digital learning modules and materials that reflect our client’s educational aims and maximise student’s engagement and learning.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for producing, creating and developing, and where needed, innovative digital learning products to provide a coherent and consistent experience across the various pathways, using our VLE (Canvas) and authoring tools (Articulate Rise/Articulate 360).
  • You will work closely with the Instructional Design team, technical teams and internal subject matter experts on each module. You will need to understand and apply the Instructional Designer’s vision and translate it into a concrete form.
  • You will ensure timely delivery of digital content as per the project schedule.
  • You will be required to follow quality assurance processes to ensure a high quality output.

You will have:

  • Strong Articulate 360 (Storyline and Articulate Rise) skills.
  • Graphic design skills
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Suite or Affinity Photo/Designer.
  • Skilled in editing video content for digital learning use.
  • Intermediate programming skills HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and highly organised.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • A sound understanding of technology-enhanced learning.
  • A deep understanding of user friendly design and creative course layouts.
  • A deep understanding of how adults learn.
  • Demonstrate ability to produce innovative, engaging and interactive digital/e-learning content using a variety of tools.
  • Communicate fluently in English in a visual, oral, and written format.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Informal contact details

Contact role:

Lead Instructional Designer

Contact name:

Lee-Ann Rule

Contact phone:

+44(0)118 378 6852

Contact email:

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. By reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship may be possible under the Skilled Worker Route.  Applicants should ensure that they are able to meet the points requirement under the PBS.  There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and champions LGBT+ equality. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs. 



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