What is a Learning Experience Designer?

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How to get my job is our podcast series on Linkedin and Spotify where we sit down with amazing people within the Design and Product industry and ask them how their careers started, evolved, and what advice they have for those coming after them.

In episode 4 of the series, we speak with Ashley Thomas, a Learning Experience Designer at Google, who made many career transitions before finding a career that allows her and many others to thrive. We discuss Ashleys journey and gain an understanding of what Learning Experience Design is and how she is empowering thousands of people through design.

Key Takeaways

- There’s importance in understanding the craft of instructional design
- Its about going with the flow… you often have to deal with ambiguity
- It’s so critical to under content and accessibility
- Often times its about being able to articulate your bandwidth

What’s the best career advice you’ve ever been given?

It’s you baby! You own your career

Being able to advocate for yourself and owning your career is so important

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