Intern Learning Designer

Cape Town, South Africa

We need you!

We are seeking skilled writers who are looking to make the leap into 
online learning to help us deliver world-class service and sector-leading digital products to our portfolio of global clients. As the Intern Learning Designer, you will work closely with Learning Designers (LD) and a Learning Strategist (LS) on multiple client and in-house projects and participate in delivering high-quality course content, including a course atlas. You should have a passion for great learning! 

To do!

  • You will be mentored by a Learning Designer to help you understand best practice in learning design, according to Construct’s design principles. 

  • Apply foundation level L&D knowledge and design skills to design technology-enabled learning experiences that meet best practice standards.

  • Effectively engage in regular interactions with the team to collaborate in translating a course blueprint into a detailed course atlas which supports an effective and efficient digital course building process. This entails: 

    • Reviewing course documentation like a course blueprint to familiarise yourself with the broader context of the course. 

    • Working with the Learning Designer to collect relevant content aligned to learning outcomes by creating and reviewing content request documents for the client. 

    • In collaboration with the team, create instructionally sound and engaging online learning experiences by presenting content coherently, populating the atlas, writing scripts, creating activities, and proposing graphic and video content. 

    • Engage regularly with production to create a course graphics guide and video graphics guide according to Construct’s design principles and process. 

  • Attend squad kick-off meetings and daily squad stand-ups (until course completion). 

  • Support the Learning Designer to run the atlas through the QA process, as required. 

  • Engage with the latest external thinking and best practice in learning design. 

  • Support the Learning Technologist with answering any queries they may have as they build the course. 


The key skills required for this role are:

  • Demonstrable interest in and understanding of Agile L&D design and delivery, especially technologically enhanced L&D. 

  • Excellent attention to detail. 

  • An ability to adapt to new situations and understand new concepts quickly. 

  • Understanding of the EdX, Canvas, and Bridge platforms preferable. 

  • Strong written English skills. 

  • An innovative and creative approach to design challenges. 

  • Proven ability to self-motivate and work independently as well as part of a 
    multi-disciplinary squad. 

  • Excellent organisational and time management skills and ability to work to deadlines. 

  • Ability to build and maintain good relationships. 

  • Ability to communicate confidently, clearly and effectively, both in written and verbal form. 

  • Able to effectively use online collaboration tools like Slack, Zoom, and Google Docs. 

  • Desire to learn with an appetite to progress to a more senior LD role. 

​​And enjoy

  • Being part of a rapidly growing company, change, and the ability to adapt to change
    is inherently part of our culture.

  • Being dynamic and fast-paced; ultimately, we make things happen

  • Making smart decisions that build a sustainable future for us and our partners

  • Being collaborative, co-creating engaging learning experiences together

  • Keeping things straightforward, grounded in integrity, simplicity and fairness

  • Being invested; using our shared passions to achieve outcomes and impact

In return, we’ll give you


The opportunity to join a talented and passionate team with unlimited opportunity for professional growth. You will have the chance to shape your own career path while also contributing to the company growth as well as that of our partners.

The detail



Cape Town, South Africa

Education level

Graduate of English and/or Education with undergraduate level 
English writing skills or other relevant qualifications. 


Looking for entry-level/first EdTech job 

Role type

3 months (renewable) 

Reporting line
Learning Strategist 



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