Digital Training Designer


April 15, 2021

Who we are: Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 375 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.
Job Description Summary: Global Training & Development Instructional Designer The Global Training & Development Instructional Designer is part of the Global Sales Enablement Training team. We are looking for a professional Instructional Designer to design and develop learning and practicing experiences. The goal is to facilitate learners in acquiring knowledge, skills and competencies in an effective and appealing manner. Working with a diverse set of learners across the revenue-generating organization, you’ll need a creative approach to learning technology solutions including: product, sales/servicing skills, payments industry domain knowledge, compliance, technology, and essential process knowledge to help our sales team sell more efficiently and to help our servicing teams provide a world class support experience to our existing merchants. As part of a global team, you will need to be able to think strategically about how to create training by role and region with a strong emphasis on executional excellence.
Job Description:
In this role you will:
  • Partner with global Subject Matter Experts to identify goals, audience, and objectives
  • Promote collaboration, partnership and relationships among the participants and stakeholders in a design project
  • Scale and frame content to make it relevant and appealing to a variety of audiences
  • Create content, learning experiences and programs using the most up-to-date methodology to remain agile and meet tight deadlines in an exceptionally fast-paced environment
  • Create and effectively tie learning objectives in a Sales environment to key business objectives and individual effectiveness
  • Apply tested instructional design theories, practice and methods
  • Provide exercises and activities that enhance the learning process
  • Design and develop a variety of instructional materials such as instructor-led course content, virtual program content, podcasts, learning videos, simulations, role plays, games, etc.
  • Determine and implement criteria and approaches to judge learner’s performance and develop the appropriate instruments ranging from assessments, surveys, and other content as needed
  • Apply tested instructional design theories
  • Acquire and apply new technology skills to instructional design practice
  • Organize course materials in a learning hierarchy enabling objectives. Maintain project documentation and course folders
  • Expect to challenge and to be challenged, to create, and to innovate

  • Job Skills & Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Adult Learning, Education, or related field
  • Proven working experience in instructional design and with instructional design technology
  • 7+ years’ experience in online curriculum development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong content creator, experienced in crafting various types of training content (storyboards, videos, offline activities, reference guides & how-to’s etc.)
  • Self-starter that can manage their timelines and deliverables
  • Comfortable in fast-paced, changeable environment
  • Strong proficiency with industry standard design software such as Microsoft office, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Create and modify videos add graphics to videos
  • Proven aptitude for creating instructional content for sales, product, strategy, and operations audiences
  • Ability to connect the dots in a highly matrixed and complex organization
  • Experience with learning management systems, preferred
  • Graphic design experience is a plus

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.
PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.