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Senior Experience Designer

Date: Feb 15, 2019

Location: Milwaukee, WI, 53202

At Northwestern Mutual, we believe relationships are built on trust. That our lives and our work matter. These beliefs launched our company nearly 160 years ago. Today, they're just a few of the reasons why people choose to build careers at Northwestern Mutual.

We're strong and growing. In a company with such a long and storied history, this may be the most exciting and important time to be a part of Northwestern Mutual. We're strong, innovative and growing.

We invest in our people. We provide opportunities for employees to grow themselves, their career and in turn, our business.

We care.  We make a positive difference in our communities. Nationally, thousands have benefitted from our support of research and programs to fight childhood cancer. Each year, our Foundation, employees and financial representatives donate time, talent and financial support to causes they're passionate about.


We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.


What's the role?

Takes the lead in strategizing training initiatives; including analyzing, designing, developing, curating and evaluating field facing training deliverables. This role will consult will all levels of field and home office personnel to determine if training is needed and will lead complex training efforts, including executing all deliverables. Training areas include, but are not limited to: product, planning, sales cycle, regulatory, markets, and leadership development. Determines what type of training deliverable is most effective in meeting training needs (online course, virtual training, schools, video, gamification, podcast, facilitator-led materials). Individuals will conduct research on emerging technologies and learning & development trends to identify and make recommendations for changes and enhancements within our training organization.


Bring your best! What the role needs:

  • Expert with various content authorizing tools (Articulate 360, Lectora, Inkling, Adobe Creative Cloud Suite).
  • Proven ability in problem identification and creative problem solving.
  • Experience with Learning Management Systems (SuccessFactors, WorkDay, etc.).
  • Background and experience in training development, with the ability to demonstrate a proven track record in researching, designing, writing, developing, implementing and curating training programs.
  • Ability to build & sustain cohesive and collaborative business relationships and work effectively across the organization.
  • Expert in project management and adhering to tight deadlines.
  • Master’s degree in training/adult learning, learning & development preferred.
  • Series 6 or 7 license preferred.


Req ID: 24562
Position Type: Regular Full Time
Education Experience: Master's Desired
Employment Experience: 3-5 years
FLSA Status: Exempt
Posting Date: 01/17/2019