FourthRev • Remote

Lead Learning Experience Designer


Fully flexible hours

Job Description

Spend your days making a difference.

FourthRev builds world class online learning programmes that lead to qualifications from leading universities, certifications from the world's best technology companies and digital technology jobs with a global network of employer partners.

It’s our vision to become the world’s leading enabler of employability outcomes for students and lifelong learners. In doing so, and helping close the digital skills gap, our purpose is to create social and economic value on a global scale.

Your Mission (what we want this role to accomplish and the impact it will have)

As a Lead Learning Experience Designer at Fourthrev, you will have a positive impact on people’s lives by designing and developing educational experiences that help every learner to achieve their career goals within the digital economy. You will lead by example, and foster creativity and development within your team.

What your day to day will look like with us (responsibilities & structure of this role)

  • Champion and exemplify FourthRev’s values across the team and within the organisation while demonstrating commitment to vision and strategy.
  • Support LXD Manager to perform programme research, co-design, and planning.
  • Lead the research, design/co-design, development, evaluation and improvement of educational content and learning assets to ensure FourthRev products meet the required standard and post-graduate level qualification requirements, including but not limited to:
    • Written materials
    • Assessment tasks and activities
    • Peer-to-peer activities
    • Videos, graphics, and other media.
  • Responsible for the quality review of course and programme assets, including but not limited to, content storyboards, video scripts and other assets to ensure they:
    • align with course- and programme-level outcomes
    • align with course- and programme-level structure
    • follow sound pedagogical principles
    • are ready for sign-off by the Manager LXD.
  • Be capable of and willing to perform learning design end-to-end, including course and programme mapping, learning content development, review and improvements.
  • Lead a team of LXDs and Sr LXDs to provide ongoing support, guidance through clear communication and feedback via 1:1s, team meetings, providing regular informal feedback on performance, conducting performance reviews, and creating and supporting development plans.
  • Lead, collaborate, and liaise with peers, cross-functional team members, subject matter experts, and other stakeholders, including clients and partners, as required.
  • Support LXD Managers and LXD Director in:
    • Setting up and operating effective systems and cross-functional processes.
    • Planning and management of new initiatives and projects.
    • Performing industry research and analysis to inform curriculum.
  • Support the project management of programme and course build and ongoing product enhancement processes by informing the project plan, ensuring team’s work is delivered to deadlines and communicating risks.
  • Manage and lead creation and maintenance of team templates and asset standards.

What you’ll need to succeed (personal attributes & experience requirements)

  • Demonstrated leadership experience.
  • Ability to lead through ambiguity, mentor and coach individuals through skills development, proactively communicate, and collaborate with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Experience of designing and developing high-quality, learner-centric online learning experiences.
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines with quality performance.
  • Highly organised and detail-oriented.
  • Willingness to embrace the unknown, be flexible and to continually learn in an ever-changing environment.

Why you’ll love working here

At FourthRev, we are deeply passionate about work being a meaningful, fulfilling part of life. We are proud to be a remote first company that offers flexible working arrangements and ongoing professional growth and development. We place staff health and happiness at the core of strategy and operations as a critical component of our high performance culture. We are deeply passionate about work being a meaningful, fulfilling part of life.

Get ready to:

  • You’ll tackle unique and challenging opportunities and embrace the unknown, supported by an amazing and talented team of professionals who genuinely care and want you to succeed.
  • Your voice matters. We believe that people matter and that our success as an organisation is driven by the people within it.
  • You’ll become part of a greater community. We’re passionate about enabling the growth of others, mentorship, lifelong learning, supporting learners in the digital economy and other causes.
  • We are a globally diverse team with colleagues spanning different time zones including the U.K. Australia and South Africa. Let us know where you are, we will see if we can make it work!

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – 12 weeks Full Pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 12 weeks full pay
Adoption leave – 12 weeks full pay
Unlimited annual leave
Hubble credits
Teambuilding days

The FlexScore® is the result of a rigorous 2-step verification of a company’s flexibility

First we assess the flexibility options FourthRev provides and then we anonymously survey a statistically significant proportion of their employees to make sure FourthRev is as flexible as they say they are. Our assessment is based on the six key elements of flexibility: location, hours, autonomy, benefits, role modelling and work-life balance.

We ask the hard questions so you don’t have to.

Working at FourthRev

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations


Funding levels

8 million
What employees are saying

I love that I’m given the responsibility to work in a way that is best for me. It’s inspiring seeing colleagues work from temporary locations around the world and as long as you get your job done, it's completely fine!

FourthRev Employee

Awards & Achievements
Most flexible EdTech & Education companies – 2nd

Most flexible EdTech & Education companies – 2nd

Industry awards 2022