Talent Development Lead

| Greater LA Area
DISQO is a next-generation consumer insights platform. We provide the highest quality consumer data to the world's largest market research agencies, analytics companies, and brands. We operate one of the world's largest true consumer insights panels. This data helps our clients understand user behavior, build better experiences, and make better decisions. We utilize cutting-edge technology and innovative, out-of-the-box strategies to collect and analyze insights which help shape the products and services of tomorrow.
The Role: DISQO is committed to being the best place our team members have ever worked. This is the central focus of our People Ops Team. People Ops is committed to ensuring that every team member understands how they can develop and grow their career at DISQO. We work to ensure this while also scaling the business, fostering human connectivity, and embracing the rapid evolution of the workplace itself.
As Talent Development Lead, you will play a critical role in continuing to foster the growth mindset among team members that is a hallmark of our culture. Reporting to the Director, Talent Development, you will take ownership of several key initiatives and partner closely with colleagues and key stakeholders to enable the development and growth of each member of the DISQO team.
The Ideal Candidate: We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make impacting change! 
The ideal lead is as comfortable in front of an audience as they are in a 1:1 setting or behind their laptop. In other words, they will possess exceptional aptitude for instructional design, learning technologies, and facilitation. As the owner of several learning programs, the lead will also have excellent organizational, communication, and technical skills.
The ideal specialist believes in and can articulate the business value of phenomenal learning experiences, and is interested in taking ownership of those experiences, such that they set the bar for our industry.

What you will do:

  • Apply recognized talent development best practices to ensure comprehensive and delightful learning experiences that lead to measurable improvement in employee engagement.
  • Enhance innovation, and growth by serving as our resident product evangelist, facilitating the internal dissemination of product knowledge through organizational communication and experiential learning.
  • Own the selection, implementation, and ongoing administration of learning technologies, such as third party content providers, Learning Management Systems, and content development tools. 
  • Design, plan, host, and coordinate learning initiatives that foster cross-team collaboration, knowledge sharing, camaraderie and community.
  • Collaborate with colleagues, hiring managers, and subject matter experts to elevate the onboarding experience for all new team members.
  • Apply instructional design and facilitation skills to develop, and deploy learning modules on a variety of topics and skills, in support of team member onboarding, people leader development, and our sales teams.
  • Contribute to and own initiatives that enhance diversity and inclusion throughout DISQO.
  • Contribute to and own initiatives that reinforce our core values throughout DISQO.

What you bring to the table:

  • 5+ years of instructional design experience
  • 5+ years of training facilitation experience
  • 5+ years learning systems administration experience
  • Ability to build great relationships, quickly gain credibility, and demonstrate presence and enthusiasm with executives, managers, and individual contributors across our business
  • Previous experience and ability to strategically plan and program manage learning initiatives, and communicate / market initiatives to all stakeholders (from executives to front-line employees) 
  • Strong understanding of adult learning theory and instructional design principles
  • BA or BS degree in a relevant field such as human resource management, organizational development, instructional design, business, communications, or equivalent experience
  • Ability to create engaging learning content using a variety of content development tools
  • Engaging presentation skills
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Proficient in Google Suite
  • Nice to have: Previous experience in the tech sector, start-up, and/or “Silicon-Beach” environment 
  • Nice to have: Active in ATD, SHRM, or other professional organization related to L&D / performance improvement
  • Nice to have: Has recently or is actively working toward certification / continued education in L&D from a reputable source 

Perks & Benefits:
·100% covered Medical/Dental/Vision for employee, 80% for dependents
·Equity
·Unlimited Vacation
·Flexible work hours
·Catered lunches 3x a week
·Stocked pantry
·Happy Hours
·Onsite Fitness Program
·Discounted Gym Membership
·Quarterly Offsites
·401K
·Life Insurance
·FSA
·Paid Maternity/Paternity leave
·Disability Insurance
·Travel Assistance Program
·24/7 Counseling Services offered to employees
DISQO is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery, innovation, and growth are possible when we open ourselves to new possibilities, perspectives, and approaches. That’s why, at DISQO, we welcome, support, and empower individuals from diverse backgrounds. Exceptional teams are rooted in extraordinary people, each with a unique story and a compelling set of skills. DISQO does not discriminate against employees based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, age, disability, pregnancy (including childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), genetic information, protected military or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
*Recruiting firms that submit resumes to DISQO without first entering into a written contract will not be entitled to any compensation on candidates referred by that firm.

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Location

Located in the heart of downtown Glendale’s thriving tech community, DISQO is conveniently near a myriad of great eateries & entertainment options.

An Insider's view of DISQO

What are some social events your company does?

We have weekly happy hours, lunches and after hours activities. They include Nerf gun fights, karaoke, bowling, weekly basketball games, ping pong, puppy day, trivia games and a lot more!

Siran

Accounting

What projects are you most excited about?

DISQO's consumer facing product, Survey Junkie, is an awesome project to work on. Between building new features and responding to customers, at the rate we move, the project never gets old. Also, working on something that is used by millions of people is super fulfilling as I know everything I do makes an impact in the lives of others.

Roque

Engineer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

DISQO granted me the opportunity to learn the fundamental framework to building a successful product while focusing on the user. As a recent college graduate, I can’t imagine to be working with a greater company than DISQO as they really encourage the work hard, play hard culture to all its employees.

David

Product Management

What is your vision for the company?

We want to build a trusted world where all brand decisions result in ultimate consumer satisfaction, a world where brands and consumers connect to create the best products & experiences together.

It's quite an ambitious & technically challenging goal, with an impact so massive, it will benefit all of humanity.

Drew

CTO

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The office vibe at DISQO can simply be described as fun. Whether it’s making watermelon slushee’s in the kitchen or playing a random game of UNO, there’s always something going on. Even when the work gets intense, you can always hear laughter throughout the office.

Marina

Talent Acquisition

What are DISQO Perks + Benefits

DISQO Benefits Overview

Fully subsidized medical, dental and vision PPO plan,
Flexible schedule,
Gym membership,
Fully stocked kitchen and catered lunches,
Fun culture - happy hours, games, off-site team building activities,
Smart passionate coworkers.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
DISQO provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Core hours, Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
DISQO offers employees who commute or forego a parking pass completely, a monthly stipend.
Company Outings
DISQO hosts company outings Quarterly. Our previous quarterly events include bowling, a scavenger hunt in Santa Monica and a pool party in Malibu.
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
DISQO has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks and all kinds of beverages.
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
DISQO provides discounted membership to 24 Hour Fitness.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Every few weeks, we host Taco Talks, where representatives from different departments share recent wins, ongoing projects, and more.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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