our gender pay report

At Verastar, we have always focused on recruiting the best people irrespective of gender, ethnicity or personal beliefs for our available roles. As a result, we are confident that a person’s gender does not influence how they are paid in this business.

With Verastar having a median gender pay gap of 11.5% - this is considerably better than the national average of 15.5%*

Learning & Development - Design Specialist

Location: Sale, UK
Salary: Upto £33,000 depending on experience
Closes on: 19-01-2022

This is a 12 month fixed-term contract

Our award nominated Learning and Development team are looking for an experienced Design Specialist to join the gang. As part of the design team you will be responsible for producing high quality learning solutions that serve the learning needs of the business.

You will design, maintain, and govern Verastar learning design standards for all materials produced within and without the team. You will be an advocate for learning design trends and ensure they are implemented, where appropriate, to keep the team at the forefront of digital learning solutions. You’ll be responsible for ongoing management of all training material within the organization from new request, maintenance/change and continuous improvement.

You’ll also be responsible for:

  • Establishing a good rapport and consultative relationship with stakeholder to understand their learning requirements
  • Define, describe, and articulate your learning design before undertaking, via presentation/plan on page/storyboard
  • Specify exactly how the solution will achieve the required learning outcome
  • Design solutions that are achievable with SLA’s, technology, and budget
  • Support the training team and wider business on technical guidance to drive learning outcomes.
  • Provides technical expertise on best possible solutions in utilising the LMS to achieve maximum results

To thrive in this role, you’ll be a confident and persuasive individual, comfortable dealing with stakeholders at all levels. You’ll also be computer literate and have excellent written & verbal communication skills with the ability to tailor your communication style to the audience.

You’ll also have experience in the following areas:

  • Experience of learning design using Articulate, Adobe Creative Cloud and other programs
  • Understands learning content/material
  • Experience of hosting digital learning material via LMS
  • Track record of designing interventions that has proven to develop people
  • Demonstrable experience in evaluating learning solutions to ensure ROI

Apply today and kick start your career with a growing business, where you’ll play a key role in your colleagues’ growth.

Our Locations

We’re based in the heart of Sale Moor Village next to Sale Water Park, only a stone’s throw away from the M60 and just a short walk from the Airport Metro Link line and Sale Town Centre.