Why-blue-prism-banner
Pyramid Outline

Team Lead, Instructional Design - 12 Months Fixed Term Contract

London / United Kingdom


Apply Now

Your Opportunity


About Blue Prism

Blue Prism is an international publicly listed software company headquartered in the UK, with global offices in London, USA, Japan, Australia and India. It is undergoing rapid expansion and is the market leader in the Robotic Process Automation (RPA) globally.

Since its listing on the London Stock Exchange AIM market in early 2016, it has grown its customer base more than threefold with sales revenue, employee headcount and other business metrics also growing at an exciting rate.

Blue Prism operates a 100% indirect sales model, meaning that all deals are transacted through reseller partners, who range from global Systems Integrators such as Tata, Wipro, Infosys and EY down to smaller, geographically specific, advisory and implementation partners.


About Robotic Process Automation

As the pioneer, innovator and market leader in RPA, Blue Prism delivers the world’s most successful Digital Workforce. The company’s software robots automate transactions and improve operational efficiencies while meeting the requirements of the most demanding IT environments, where security, compliance and scalability are paramount. Blue Prism provides a scalable and robust execution platform for best-of-breed AI and cognitive technologies and has emerged as the trusted and secure RPA platform of choice for the Fortune 500

Diamond Icon

Our Ideal Candidate


Your Opportunity:

You will lead a team of talented Instructional Designers in the development and delivery of digital learning, Instructor-led training and content for learning portals and training communications. This will require nurturing a team as well as pushing the envelope in instructional design techniques and helping the team to deliver on their projects. You will also be the Instructional Designer and Project Lead on your own projects, acting as a trusted adviser to clients by analysing their requirements and authoring the solutions. This will require the management of the transformation of your solution from the design stage to the finished product and ensuring its quality.

You will be focussed, driven and have a fundamental belief in quality. In return, you will be an integral part the team, working in an exciting and dynamic environment and together with other team leads will drive performance internally at Blue Prism.


Our Ideal Candidate:


At least one year of leadership and direct staff management experience is required, and experience working in a higher-education or fast-growing corporate environments is also highly desirable. We are seeking someone who can work independently as well as in a collaborative team environment. The successful candidate will be able to synthesize complex specialized and product information into interactive and easy-to-follow learning resources for a variety of audiences.

  • Experience in training or organizational coaching
  • Software industry
  • Experience with learning modalities like virtual and blended learning
  • Driving Education Services strategy and execution
  • Self-motivated, results orientated, proactive and reliable
  • High energy and shows passion and commitment
  • Credible and have gravitas
  • Great communicator


Your Experience:

  • At least three years proven working experience in instructional design preferably for a software company.
  • Demonstrated success working in a fast-changing environment on multiple projects with various degrees of complexity.
  • Excellent knowledge of learning theories, instructional design models and best practice.
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with diverse teams, providing leadership/mentorship to other professionals, providing feedback and quality-control for a variety of deliverables, and effectively managing complex projects.
  • Proficient with a variety of eLearning development tools, course authoring tools and video editing tools (for example Captivate, Articulate, Adobe InDesign, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc).
  • Knowledge of complementary technologies and workflows to produce closed captions, video transcription, voiceover, etc.
  • Proven dedication to equal opportunities learning through accessible design, UX and training delivery methodologies.
  • Experience applying adult learning theories, common training design/development models (e.g. ADDIE), and visual-design best practices for learning are required.
  • Proven technical writing and editing skills.
  • Strong analytical, planning, organizational and time management skills.
  • Visual design skills and ability to storyboard.
  • Ability to write effective copy, instructional text and audio scripts/video scripts.
  • Rapid eLearning designer and developer, with a clear focus on learning attainment and end-user experience.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, effectively influencing and working with both business and technical audiences.
  • Analytical, innovative, creative thinker that is comfortable researching, testing and deploying new solutions, technologies, systems or processes.
  • A team player, who takes initiative, acts as a problem-solver and works collaboratively to solve tough business challenges.
  • Flexible and adaptable in a climate of continuous change.
  • Highly literate with excellent time management, consulting and account management skills.
  • Confident and dynamic, an exceptional verbal communicator, able to liaise with senior client contacts.
  • Highly professional with strong team building skills, including the ability to lead virtual teams.
  • Knowledge of learning interventions with a commitment to training.


Your Responsibilities:

You will be expected to work in a variety of subjects, within aggressive timelines and on multiple projects. You will be expected to forge a strong team environment and give and receive regular constructive feedback.

  • As a Team Lead, you will be responsible for ensuring the development of high-quality videos and interactive training materials that drive immediate results.
  • Investing in the personal and professional development of the Instructional Design Team through a balance of decisive leadership, mentoring and performance management.
  • Closely working with the Global Head of Education Services on any team-related topics (performance management, expenses, team admin, etc.).
  • Develop course storyboards that clearly outline content flow, interaction, use cases/scenarios, summary and retention elements.
  • Design and develop video, simulation, guides or interactive online courseware, working through an iterative methodology and using rapid eLearning authoring tools.
  • Apply tested instructional design theories, practice and methods.
  • Provide innovative/creative problem solving to meet the needs of the business in a fast-changing environment.
  • Research learning trends and technologies to support growth of educational Services and team members.
  • Become a member of Education Services associations.
  • Ensuring that all projects are delivered on time, to budget and achieve learning objectives.
  • Acting as the first level of escalation for all project-related issues.
  • Ensuring the Instructional Design Team follows established processes and encouraging continuous process improvement.
  • Providing regular feedback to team members to develop their skills and knowledge.
  • Development of content for bespoke training solutions and communications.
  • Product analysis, development and quality assurance.
  • Project and client management.
Umbrella Icon

Additional Information


What you can expect when working for us:

  • Competitive base salary and annual stock awards.
  • Flexible working – we operate a results-driven culture.
  • Agility – “A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow” we can make good business decisions quickly.


Blue Prism is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Apply Now!

* - required


Unknown Question Type
Unknown Question Type

©2020 Blue Prism Limited. “Blue Prism”, “Thoughtonomy”, the “Blue Prism” logo and Prism device are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Blue Prism Limited and its affiliates. All Rights Reserved.