Lead Interaction Designer

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Remote - US

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Interview Process

1. Take-home exercise 2. Code review and technical discussions.


$73,500- $195,000

Programming Languages Mentioned

JavaScript, C#

Github is looking for a Lead Interaction Designer to join the Learning and Development team within our Customer Success organization. We are looking for a talented developer interested in designing interactions and exercises that aid in knowledge comprehension, transfer, and assessment. 

The Learning and Development team is responsible for creating training solutions for both internal and external audiences, and assessing skills obtained through these solutions. The Lead Interaction Designer is an integral part of our technical training and assessment team. 


  • Design, develop and maintain interactions, exercises, and technical assessment assets that can be utilized within courseware as part of our training; or as stand alone assessment modules designed to assess skill and knowledge comprehension and application
  • Share knowledge with others through solution documents and create learning materials for our broader GitHub community to leverage
  • Engage with technical communities across GitHub and establish deep relationships with our team members in order to share knowledge and cross-utilize assets and resources
  • Collaborate directly with instructional designers, program managers, and the learning design manager to identify, scope, and build exercises to accompany learning materials.
  • Review designed courseware to ensure the interactions and exercises work well within the flow of the instructional plan
  • Troubleshoot any issues with interactions, exercises and assessment objects throughout the content lifecycle
  • Implement changes to interactions, exercises, and assessments based on internal and external validated feedback 

Skills and requirements

  • 1-3 years of solid experience in software development with C#
  • Hands-on experience with GitHub and Microsoft Azure
  • Previous experience working in an education or training setting and producing or developing digital learning materials for a broad range of audiences
  • Ability to create interactions and exercises for diverse set of audience backgrounds, from entry-level to advanced
  • Understanding of basic assessment methodology
  • Familiarity with eLearning authoring software, such as Articulate and Adapt
  • Systematic problem-solving approach and a sense of ownership and drive
  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to work well both independently and within a tight-knit team environment
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced flexible environment where priorities and tasks may change and evolve as needs arise
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to coordinate with teams across locations and time zones 


Nothing in life is perfect including this job description. You may be an excellent fit even if you don’t meet all of the qualifications. We look forward to meeting you and hearing about your unique skills and experiences!

Ability to meet GitHub, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings:  Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft, GitHub’s parent company, Cloud Screen upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.


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Location: In this role, you can work remotely from anywhere in the United States or onsite in one of GitHub’s U.S. offices (San Francisco, Bellevue, Raleigh)


Who We Are:

GitHub is the developer company. We make it easier for developers to be developers: to work together, to solve challenging problems, and to create the world’s most important technologies. We foster a collaborative community that can come together—as individuals and in teams—to create the future of software and make a difference in the world.

Leadership Principles:

Customer Obsessed - Trust by Default - Ship to Learn - Own the Outcome - Growth Mindset - Global Product, Global Team - Anything is Possible - Practice Kindness

Why You Should Join:

At GitHub, we constantly strive to create an environment that allows our employees (Hubbers) to do the best work of their lives. We've designed one of the coolest workspaces in San Francisco (HQ), where many Hubbers work, snack, and create daily. The rest of our Hubbers work remotely around the globe. Check out an updated list of where we can hire here: https://github.com/about/careers/remote

We are also committed to keeping Hubbers healthy, motivated, focused and creative. We've designed our top-notch benefits program with these goals in mind. In a nutshell, we've built a place where we truly love working, we think you will too.

GitHub is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people of all walks of life. We don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!

Please note that benefits vary by country. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask your Talent Partner.

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