Learning and Development Specialist

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Posted: Dec 5, 2018
Role Number: 200018772
Do you have a real passion for helping others learn and grow? Do you love learning what motivates people to be their best? Apple’s Special Projects Group (SPG) is looking for an experienced, motivated and hands-on professional to collaborate with the leadership team in driving learning & development initiatives for a very unique organization within Apple. This role collaborates with business groups and teams to design and develop effective training programs that are globally consistent, yet regionally relevant. Working closely with the leadership and cross-functional groups you will define the people strategy and drive talent initiatives to achieve organizational goals. This role is suitable for individuals who thrive in a fast paced, dynamic and evolving environment.

Key Qualifications

  • Design and develop training materials for instructor-led, virtual instructor-led and e-learnings.
  • Using facilitation and inquiry skills, collaboratively work with team members, subject matter experts (SMEs) and business owners to disseminate feedback and incorporate it to create a comprehensive and audience specific training.
  • Ability to manage projects to meet deliverable dates.
  • Knowledge of adult learning methodology is essential and the ability to communicate recommendations for training approach.
  • Manage day-to-day activities of multiple assigned projects, communicate status updates and proactively identify changes in scope of work to ensure appropriate planning measures are taken to assess impacts of scope change.
  • Support delivery of training and incorporate critical feedback.
  • Ability to give and receive feedback.
  • Experience carrying out all activities in the Training Development Life Cycle using the ADDIE model.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including verbal, written, presentation and facilitation skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels within the organization both technical and non-technical.
  • Knowledge of instructional design methodology and adult learning concepts, principles and practices with experience applying this knowledge to adult learners.
  • Self-directed with strong project management skills and initiative to learn new applications independently.


We’re looking for an experienced individual in designing and developing e-learning, training curriculum as well as building out documentation. The ideal candidate will be passionate about developing creative and engaging training materials. They will thrive in a collaborative environment and constantly strive to improve training materials and create accurate documentation.

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, plus 3-5 years experience using the ADDIE model to develop training materials. Minimum 3 years demonstrated experience designing and developing blended learning using tools such as Adobe Captivate, Articulate, Camtasia or Articulate Storyline.

Additional Requirements