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David Yurman

Instructional Designer

🇺🇸 Hybrid - NY

🕑 Full-Time

💰 $75,000 - $90,000

💻 Instructional Design

🗓️ December 8th, 2022

Docebo LCMS
David Yurman is a celebrated American jewelry company founded in New York by David Yurman, a sculptor, and his wife, Sybil, a painter and ceramicist. When the artists began collaborating, their goal was simply to make beautiful objects to wear. Led today by their son Evan, David Yurman creates timeless, yet contemporary collections for women and men defined by inspiration, innovation, consummate craftsmanship and cable – the brand’s artistic signature. David Yurman collections are available at 50 retail stores throughout the United States, Canada, Hong Kong and France and at over 300 locations worldwide, through their exclusive authorized fine jewelry and timepiece network of retailers.

Our Values
At David Yurman, creativity, innovation and impeccable craftsmanship are at the core of everything we do. Fueled by the energy of our hometown, New York City, artistic passion informs each and every jewelry design. The Yurman family’s guiding vision continually defines and redefines what it means to be the preeminent American luxury jewelry brand. We are committed to responsible business and social practices and to the protection and advancement of human rights. We believe in partnering with others who share these values and understand their importance.

Title: Instructional Designer 

About the Role 
As part of the Learning & Development team at David Yurman, you will be responsible for the design and delivery of learning and development programs that build world-class experiences for our corporate and retail employees. Specifically, you will be accountable for creating training and educational programs related to skills training, new hire onboarding, product launches, and new process or policy implementations, among other areas for our colleagues, using a variety of instructional methods. 
 In this role, you will also be responsible for strategizing and developing new learning methodologies to meet our learner needs, project managing large-scale projects and lead team initiatives. The ideal candidate will provide resolutions to a diverse range of complex business problems and will assess curriculum improvement opportunities, revise training collaterals and make recommendations as necessary. 

What you’ll do 
  • Consult with cross-functional leaders, subject matter experts and stakeholders to determine potential learning solutions. 
  • Develop targeted and engaging learning content for corporate, retail and wholesale audiences 
  • Apply tested instructional design theories, practice and methods with supporting material/media (audio, video, simulations, role-plays, games, etc.) 
  • Evaluate training data to improve training effectiveness 
  • Work with the L&D team and internal stakeholders to design learning assessments 
  • Recommend strategic, innovative approaches for corporate and retail learning programs that support the company’s operations. 
  • Collaborate with learning and development team or vendors to develop and design learning solutions. 
  • Leverage adult learning theory and instructional design systems with effective application in an agile, fast-paced business setting. 
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and consulting abilities cross-functionally, cross-culturally and cross-levels. 
  • Demonstrate ability to write effective, instructional text, audio/video scripts, interactions, etc. 
  • Demonstrate ability to influence others effectively. 

Required Experience 
  • 5+ years of developing learning programs, preferably in the luxury, retail industry.
  • Project management experience. 
  • Experience in luxury, jewelry, retail and/or consumer goods environment(s) highly preferred. 
  • Prior experience with Docebo LMS a plus 

Personal Skills/Competencies 
  • Be nimble, navigate ambiguity, while working independently and as part of a team. 
  • Carefully consider multiple factors before making decisions. 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of retail operations, business strategy, goals and how learning contributes to organizational success. 
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation, with a track record for delivering to plan. 
  • Proven experience to handle multiple projects simultaneously and is comfortable and successful in a fast-paced environment 

Technical Skills/Competencies 
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Learning Authoring and Content Management Systems (LCMS)
  • Adobe Illustrator, video and image editing tools 

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Instructional Design or a related field.  
Work location: New York, NY 
Working mode: Hybrid (3 days in office/2 days remote) 
Travel: No 
The company offers competitive compensation, outstanding benefits and perks to eligible employees:  
  • The estimated pay range for this role in New York City is $75,000-$90,000.  The base salary range is dependent on factors including, but not limited to, experience, skills, qualifications, relevant education, certifications, seniority, and location. The range listed is just one component of the total compensation package for employees. Other rewards vary by position and location.? 
  • medical/vision/dental insurance 
  • 401(k) 
  • Summer Fridays 
  • Generous PTO  
  • numerous employee perks (employee discounts, Citibike membership (NYC), gym reimbursement, etc.) 
David Yurman is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender expression, military status, marital status, genetic predisposition, carrier status, disability or membership in any other protected class under applicable law. 
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