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Senior Learning and Development Specialist / Facilitator

Location: Tokyo Studio

Department: Marketing and Communications

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As a Senior Learning and Development Specialist / Facilitator, you will work with our team to create and deliver the most engaging and impactful learning experiences possible.

  • You are a creative, experienced, and passionate Learning and Development Specialist who will help design, develop and deliver great learning experiences for both Moon and our ecosystem
  • You are an experienced and confident bilingual Facilitator of live in-person and remote learning events and workshops
  • You thrive using adult learning theory and the latest learning experience design methods to build innovative learning solutions tailored for content and audience
  • Your learning solutions may include live workshops, seminars, training sessions, case-study analysis, webinars, e-learning (video, infographics, games, interactive), simulations, a blended approach, or a new creative solution brainstormed by you!

What You’ll Do at Moon:

  • Working with a diverse set of learners across both Moon and our parent organization, you will need a creative human-centered approach to assess learning needs, a keen understanding of effective and agile design methods, and a technical aptitude to produce content and materials at speed
  • You will partner with Moon’s other learning and development staff, subject matter experts and also stakeholders in our parent organization to scope, design, and build learning solutions
  • You will create learning experiences that engage and excite Moon and parent company employees while aligning with business needs, satisfying resource constraints, and delivering on intended learning and business outcomes
  • You will use your creativity elevate our current programs to a higher level of effectiveness and impact and constantly seek to improve them
  • You will create content, learning experiences and programs using the most up-to-date methodology to remain agile and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • You will use learning analytics and user feedback to recommend improvements for each design cycle
  • You will find new ways to produce content that scales and resonates with our increasingly global, busy audience

The Must-Haves 

  • You are bilingual in Japanese and English in both verbal and written communication; you are confident in facilitating live in-person workshops and educational experiences in both Japanese and English
  • You are comfortable with ambiguity, new technology, and welcoming of the challenge of working at a fast-paced company like Moon
  • You are passionate about the learner experience and how to make it better, open to feedback, and constantly striving to improve our offerings
  • You are able to work collaboratively with multiple partners, managing input while owning and driving the development of the content you make
  • You have demonstrated knowledge of adult learning theory standard methodologies and experience designing and delivering innovative learning experiences
  • You have the ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects, deliverables, and competing priorities with a proven record of success

The Nice-to-Haves 

  • You have experience with the design of e-learning content and virtual learning experiences
  • You have visual/graphic design skills and comfort turning source materials into interactive, visually-appealing, and engaging multimedia products
  • You have experience with mobile learning, gamification, and other interactive learning methodologies
  • You have experience with LMS / LXP management
  • You have experience with learning-oriented data analysis
  • You have experience working with startups, ventures, Silicon Valley tech companies, and/or Japanese consolidated trading companies (総合商社)

Sounds Fun, Right?

If you identify with Moon's values and would like to contribute to our work, please submit your resume and a portfolio .pdf or link. 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Moon Creative Lab is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Who We Are:

Moon Creative Lab is a design-led venture studio that powers the creation of new businesses for Mitsui & Co, one of Japan’s largest organizations. With a long running history, Mitsui is in pursuit to become a more future- forward, entrepreneurial company. Through Moon, our mission is to help unlock the creativity of its 45,000+ strong global workforce and build innovative businesses that will have an exponential impact on Mitsui and the rest of the world. We surface the best and wildest business ideas from Mitsui employees and provide the resources and conditions to light the way to a creative future.

At Moon, you will:

  • Address real human needs that have far-reaching social impact.
  • Work across disciplines, across industries, and across cultures.
  • Start with people and leverage the beauty and messiness of human-centered design.

Moon is an incubator for dreams. And we’re looking for people who are passionate about unlocking people’s innate creativity and designing impactful businesses. Come join us!