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Senior Instructional Designer

, Bangalore · · Full-time employment · Writer/Editor

India adds 15 million to the workforce every year but it is estimated that at least 50% are unemployable. This has led to the creation of a workforce that is 500 million people strong of which 60% earn less than $2/day - the poverty line in many countries. This issue, wherein most of our workers are operating significantly below their potential, presents a massive macroeconomic problem for India. It could make or break our country's future - our demographic dividend could turn into a demographic disaster. At Vahan, we're building India's first Artificial Intelligence driven virtual teacher for teaching skills that help enhance employability for workers and job applicants. 

To know more, check out our feature in YourStory. We are backed by Villgro, India's oldest social impact investor.

We're seeking a Senior Instructional Designer to help us realize our mission of bridging the skills-gap in India.


  • Develop educational content
  • Provide pedagogical and instructional design input for product development


  • Passion for creating positive social impact
  • 3-5 years of instructional design experience at corporations
  • Collaborative, organized, and detail-oriented
  • Comfortable working in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent English proficiency

Nice to haves:

  • Being located in Bangalore
  • Experience in developing EdTech solutions
  • Previous startup experience
  • Working knowledge of Hindi, Kannada

Job Perks

  • Solve a problem that will change millions of lives in a profound way
  • Work alongside people who have worked at successful startups in Silicon Valley and New York
  • Significant equity stake in the company 
  • Weekly happy hours with the team
  • Monthly team hiking trips around Bangalore

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