elastic Curriculum Designer

Posted on April 2nd, 2019

At Elastic, we have a simple goal: to solve the world's data problems with products that delight and inspire. As the company behind the popular open source projects — Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash — we help people around the world do great things with their data. From stock quotes to Twitter streams, Apache logs to WordPress blogs, our products are extending what's possible with data, delivering on the promise that good things come from connecting the dots. We unite Elasticians across 30+ countries (and counting!), 18 timezones, and 30 different languages into one coherent team, while the broader community spans across over 100 countries.

Are you a designer who loves education? Do you want to meet lots of new people and enable users on how to use the Elastic Stack? Come join us at Elastic!  In this role, you will support our global Education team through creating and developing new educational materials for classroom and online training. You will also help maintain existing courseware and create software tools for interactive learning.

This opportunity has a direct influence on helping us grow and expand our education program by creating new on-demand course materials. The education materials you help build will be used by thousands of people every year!

Our ideal candidate thrives in an autonomous setting, taking the initiative to independently deliver results, as most of the team works remotely and we are happy to consider you wherever you live.

What You Will Be Doing:
  • Keep existing Elastic Stack eLearning courseware up-to-date with the fast-changing features of Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana and Beats (fix issues, update versions, improve flows, etc.)
  • Use feedback and survey data from students, education engineers, and subject matter experts to create new courses, resolve issues with existing courses as well as  improve existing on-demand (eLearning) courses
  • Work with the engineering team, education team, and subject matter experts to improve existing courses and to create new learning objectives
  • Create graphics, videos, animations, and other eLearning interactions that align with company design standards and supports technical subject matter 
  • Develop storyboards and scripts for video content creation, review, and edit cycles
  • Keep up-to-date on eLearning technologies, trends, best practices, and methodologies 
  • Design high quality, intuitive courseware and environments focused on the user experience 
What You Bring Along:
  • A minimum of 4 years experience working as a curriculum designer, instructional designer, learning experience designer, or related fields
  • A minimum of 4 years experience designing, developing, and building eLearning curriculum, ideally supporting a national and/or global team
  • BS in Computer Science, Corporate Education, Instructional Design or related engineering or education discipline
  • Experience with the following: Camtasia, Articulate 360, Captivate, or other eLearning tools
  • A capacity to learn new things quickly and express your knowledge in a meaningful way
  • Strong communication skills while multitasking at a rapid pace
  • Excited to work with a highly distributed team and collaborative environment
Bonus Points:
  • Experience with the following is a huge plus: Adobe Photoshop, Rush, Premiere, or After Effects  
  • MS or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Education, Instructional Design, or a related discipline
  • Familiarity with Linux/Unix environment and a programming language
Additional Information:

We're looking to hire team members invested in realizing the goal of making real-time data exploration easy and available to anyone. As a distributed company, we believe that diversity drives our vibe! Whether you're looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Equity
  • Global minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave (moms & dads)
  • Generous vacation time and one week of volunteer time off 
  • Your age is only a number. It doesn't matter if you're just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.



Elastic is an Equal Employment employer committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for all applicants and employees. The candidate will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. Elastic also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled employees consistent with applicable law.

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