Senior Instructional Designer - Initiative (m/f/x)

About us

The appliedAI Initiative elevates Europe’s industry to become shapers in the age of AI, creating a future that we desire to live in. Through our ecosystem of strong partners, comprehensive programs, services and solutions we advance companies holistically on their AI journey. With our uniquely diverse, interdisciplinary, and driven team, we build on deep technical expertise while specializing on applicability of the solutions. We share a mindset of collaboration and openness with our ecosystem of leading companies and tech players. Our common goal is to strengthen the European landscape, jointly creating unique knowledge for applying trustworthy AI.

Your mission

We are looking for an instructional designer to help our partners upscale their AI workforce. Our Academy program targets companies in all of Germany and is using different channels and methods (online, offline, 1-on-1, blended, flipped)  to deliver highly valuable and original content to our partners.

We support our partner companies with a full and cohesive curriculum targeting multiple roles (engineers, managers, all employees, train the trainer). Together with members of our engineering and strategy teams, you will support the building and continuous improvement of our training content, as well as frameworks for the aai Academy teaching model. 

You will work as part of the Academy team with all parts of appliedAI to make our mission “to shape Europe’s innovative power in AI” possible.

Candidates should have experience in developing educational content for delivery both online and offline, with state-of-the-art methodologies and instructional technologies. It would be advantageous to have a good understanding of Machine Learning and AI.

  • Engage with subject-matter experts from Engineering and Strategy, as well as from our partner companies, to develop high-quality educational content 
  • Engage with appliedAI’s partner companies to analyze and understand their learning requirements holistically
  • Bring your instructional design expertise into the AI Academy domain
  • Design, develop and publish new educational offerings about AI to different target groups in corporations
  • Support the scaling of appliedAIs training and educational program to all of Germany and beyond
  • Support and improve the education and training program we run at the moment

Your profile

  • MSc/MA in Education, Instructional Design, AI or other subjects with experience in education
  • Experience designing curricula for B2B training programs
  • Proven track record of developing successful educational content
  • Proven track record of working with subject-matter experts to develop specialized content
  • A good grasp of concepts and trends in corporate learning and skill development
  • Skilled in authoring and development tools, e.g. Articulate, Camtasia, Figma, etc.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills, excellent communication skills
  • Team player with a willingness to learn new things
  • Fluent in English and Conversational German

It would be advantageous to have:
  • Understanding of the domain of Software Development and/or Machine Learning
  • Experience and interest in conducting trainings
  • Experience with Learning Management Systems
  • Experience with unusual teaching/workshop formats such as hackathons

What we offer

A highly qualified and motivated team of ~ 120 people is on a journey to change the rapidly evolving European AI Landscape.

- Flexibility to choose / switch between our amazing office space in the Innovation Park AI in Heilbronn and work from home
- Opportunity to shape a variety of projects and the development of new, original content based on the latest developments in AI and its adoption in businesses
- Want to learn about robotics, autonomous drones or smart factories? All of this is happening at appliedAI
- You will have access to the newest technologies in the AI domain, budget to drive the education program and peers to develop with
- An atmosphere that encourages to think and experiment in new ways with software, hardware, and processes
- Hottest topics of the next decade and freedom and trust to initiate own activities
- A highly visible initiative that helps you build a large and high-level network of start-ups, partners, and tech companies
- Budget to visit important conferences, read up on papers and develop your skills with the team - potentially showcasing results at e.g. GTC
- Internal seminar in machine learning and computer science
- Free membership at the UnternehmerTUM MakerSpace to realize your personal projects using any machine from 3D printers and embroidery machines to a wood and metal workshop, powder coating and water cutting.
- Sports membership with Wellpass to access thousands of sports facilities all over Germany (and beyond), ****as well as online courses.
- JobRad leasing option.
- You can take a sabbatical of up to 3 months after min. 3 years of employment - because sometimes 30 vacation days are not enough to explore the beauty of this world.


Hicham Samma (People and Culture Specialist)
appliedAI Initiative GmbH, August-Everding-Str. 25, 81671 Munich