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Senior eLearning Specialist (Open to Remote)

DATE:  Sep 7, 2021
CITY:  Columbus
BRAND:  Designer Brands
REQ #:  107170
LOCATION NAME:  Home Office, Columbus
DEPARTMENT:  Human Resources

 General Summary: The Senior eLearning Specialist focuses on driving business and talent strategies through designing, developing and delivering relevant and engaging learning and development solutions. This role is focused on identifying and delivering L&D digital experience including elearning, content and collateral for all Designer Brands business segments.


Reports to: Sr. Manager, Designer Brands Learning & Development


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supports graphic design needs for the Learning & Development team including logos, icons and learning and development assets.
  • Collaborates with global Learning & Development team and segment subject matter experts to design, develop and deliver relevant, interactive elearning content to support learning & development programs and initiatives across all Designer Brand segments.
  • Ensures cohesive visual learning and development experience for all segments with established design guidelines and standards that is brand relevant and engaging.  Cohesive visual experience includes learning program materials and the learning management system.
  • Optimize the use of technology, researching, developing, delivering digital learning delivery methods.  Educate the global Learning & Development team for use of new technologies in segment learning programs.
  • Develops and maintains elearning inventory with content maintenance standards appropriate to the type of content and business segment taking into account new project implementation and segment growth.
  • Builds global digital learning experiences accounting for multilingual and diversity needs while conforming to Section 508 and WCAG accessibility guidelines.
  • Prepares, trains, directs work efforts of vendors as necessary.
  • Serves as Learning Management System administrator; provide support of the day-to-day ongoing operation, issue resolution, maintenance, usage, analysis and administration


Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Setting Goals
  • Working with Others
  • Managing for Results
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS coding language for LMS portal configuration
  • Strong project management, relationship building and communication skills
  • Excellent IT skills, especially with elearning authoring tools, design, video and photo-editing software
  • Exceptional creativity and innovation





  • 5 years experience in instructional design using the ADDIE and/or AGILE model
  • 5 years experience in eLearning development and toolsets
  • Working knowledge of Learning Management System (LMS) and SCORM standards experience
  • HTML and web authoring
  • Graphic design



  • 4-year college degree preferred

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years’ retail experience preferred 


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Why Choose A Career with Designer Brands?

Empowering associates and building strong teams poised to disrupt the retail and footwear landscape through positive change is at the core of who we are at Designer Brands.

  • Invested in helping our associates learn, develop, achieve and grow into strong leaders
  • Shared commitment to creating a culture fueled by engagement, excitement, optimism and fun
  • Dedicated to giving back and community involvement 

About Designer Brands:

Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. 

  • Designer Brands Inc. operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, The Shoe Company, and Shoe Warehouse brands and operates leased locations in the U.S through its Affiliated Business Group. 
  • Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. 












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