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Esme Learning Solutions Learning Developer (Remote USA) in Boston, Massachusetts

Esme Learning is transforming the future of digital learning through AI. Leveraging over 15 years of cognitive research, Esme Learning courses deliver an immersive and collaborative executive learning experience with some of the best universities in the world.

Each course blends high-production-quality video, live simulations, interactive media, and small group exercises with top learning design principles. Through Esme Learning‘s rapidly growing portfolio of courses, executives gain technical skills and learn business best practices from experts across a wide range of frontier fields, including fintech, cybersecurity, health ventures and spacetech.

We’re at the forefront of what’s next for education.

Who We’re Looking For

As part of a passionate and driven Course Development Team, you will make a meaningful contribution to the growth and success of Esme Learning.

You will collaborate with Esme Learning staff to create professional education courses. You will transform originally produced content into engaging and effective online learning experiences. You will develop formative and summative assessments, envision and drive creation of interactives and visuals, and build the learning experience in the LMS. You will also work closely with producers on high-quality videos and audio to support the curriculum.

Key responsibilities

  • Work with the Lead Instructional Designer to understand the vision of the course and scope the work that needs to be done.

  • Collaborate with SMEs, video producers, writers, visual designers, and others to develop research-based lessons.

  • Create high-quality assessments and exercises that align with learning outcomes.

  • Develop the course in the learning management system.

  • Manage course testing and review activities.

  • Positively respond to feedback, peer reviews, and editorial work, and contribute the same for other projects.

  • Work closely with the Program Manager to make sure all tasks are completed on time.

  • Exceed learner satisfaction goals.


  • Can create a vision for new online learning experiences, and execute on it.

  • Able to create learning experiences rooted in instructional design best practices.

  • Can anticipate where learners may get stuck and implement strategies to create smooth learning experiences.

  • Has the ability to take complicated concepts and present them in an easy to understand way.

  • Can learn new skills and subject areas quickly.

  • Can make sound decisions based on a mixture of data analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment.

  • Enjoys working hard, with positive energy, seizing opportunities to accomplish and exceed goals.

  • Is detail-oriented with the ability to catch all the small issues that make a difference for learners.

  • Ability to multitask.

  • Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks.

  • Dedicated to successful relationships with partner institutions and faculty; establishes and maintains effective relationships and earns their trust and respect.

  • Widely trusted, truthful, admits mistakes, keeps confidences, and can present information in an appropriate and helpful manner.

  • Can accurately restate the opinions of others, practices attentive and active listening, while exhibiting patience for others.

  • Feels comfortable giving positive and constructive feedback.


  • Bachelor's degree. Masters in Instructional Design, Education Technology, or a related field a plus.

  • 3+ years of experience designing online learning experiences for adult learners.

  • Experience building content in learning management systems. EdX experience is a plus.

  • Ability to learn new subjects quickly and interest in new technologies and business practices.

  • Exceptional educational content samples.

  • Understanding of the needs and challenges faced by adult learners.

  • Demonstrated teamwork skills.

  • Passion for excellence and adaptability.

  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and deal with ambiguity.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills.

  • Outstanding listening and comprehension skills.

  • Genuine interest and commitment to help learners achieve their goals.

  • Not afraid to ask questions, push boundaries, and try new things.


  • Health Insurance (including dental / vision)

  • Unlimited PTO policy

  • 401K

  • Stock options

  • Education Benefit to study WHATEVER course you want online

  • Working with, and growing with an amazing team, in a high growth startup to transform online education.

Esme Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer