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Codecademy · 4 weeks ago

Sr. Instructional Designer - Data Science

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Lead the strategy around what Data Science content we produce and how best to maintain existing offerings, including Data Scientist and Data Analyst Career Paths, as well as Skill Paths and Courses (Analyze Data with Python, Analyze Data with SQL, Learn R).
Design and develop new content related to our Data Science domain, ensuring that Codecademy continues to offer new and relevant curriculum.
Design specific content offerings that include interactive lessons, videos, quizzes, projects, and outcome-oriented learning paths.
Review, provide feedback to, and mentor a network of 3rd party authors who contribute content to Codecademy.
Act as a Data Science subject matter expert for Codecademy, including advising stakeholders on relevant industry background and best practices.
Research industry standards and emerging technology, in addition to educational techniques and philosophies, and apply them to curricula.
Research the learner experience, identify weaknesses in curriculum, and make improvements to existing content.
Collaborate with designers, engineers, product managers, and marketers to design, create, market, and improve Codecademy's curricula.
Collaborate with the Customer Support, Curriculum Quality, and Product teams to gain insight into the learner experience and make data-based improvements to curricula.
Collaborate with the Product and Engineering teams to create and improve the content authoring process and tools and make improvements to our learning environment.


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Instructional DesignSoftware DevelopmentPythonJavaScriptRubyJavaC++C#PHPGoGitGitHubCommand LineData SciencePandasSciPyNumPyMatplotlibSeabornBI Data AnalysisRExcelTableauLookerData PipelinesDatabasesSQLProgramming LanguagesLibrariesProject Management


Bachelor's degree or practical experience required.
4+ years of professional experience as a teacher or instructional designer designing and delivering technical educational material.
Software development experience in one or more general purpose programming languages, including, but not limited to: Python, JavaScript, Ruby, Java, C++, C#, PHP, or Go.
Experience with developer tools such as Git, GitHub, and the command line.
Experience with popular Data Science libraries and technologies like Pandas, SciPy, NumPy, Matplotlib, and Seaborn
Experience with BI data analysis tools like R, Excel, Tableau, Looker
Experience with data pipelines, cloud, databases, SQL
Interest and ability to learn programming languages, libraries, and frameworks quickly.


Bachelors, or Masters, or PhD in Computer Science, Statistics, Data Science, or Education.
A strong pedagogical background with formal training on different educational frameworks.
Project, product, or people management experience involving small to large teams.
Experience working with 3rd party authors and vendors to deliver high-quality content.
Experience with writing educational content that reaches a wide audience in a digital format (such as blogs or e-books) or in print



Codecademy provides an online learning platform that teaches employable digital skills.


Current Stage
Late Stage
Total Funding
Key Investors
Owl VenturesProsus & NaspersIndex Ventures
2021-12-22Acquired· by SkillSoft ($525M)
2021-02-23Series D· $40M
2016-07-12Series C· $30M

Leadership Team

Zachary Sims
Co-Founder & CEO
Robin Zucker
Chief Marketing Officer
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