Digital Course Builder

We are

Proversity was born out of a passion to leverage the disruptive power of digital learning to transform individuals and organisations, globally. With offices in London, Boston and Cape Town, and delivering courses to 100,000+ learners in over 165 countries, our vision is to become the global leader in digital learning. We partner with Higher Education, Government and Enterprise to create bespoke and engaging digital learning experiences. Working with our partners, we provide world-class instructional design, digital content production, technology build, project management and learner support services.

It’s a hugely exciting time to join the team at Proversity, we’re delivering ambitious projects with world-leading partners such as the University of Oxford, Teach First, the Cabinet Office, the Government of Dubai and The Royal Artillery to name but a few. We've created a name for ourselves in the EdTech space, having been voted 'Top 20 2017 UK EdTech startups to watch', '2016 HRTech to watch', and '2015 UK EdTech company of the year'. We are experiencing an exciting period of growth having secured recent investment and several significant client wins.

We need you

We are a rapidly growing, international (Cape Town, London, Boston, Salt Lake City) digital education organisation looking for an experienced Digital Course Builder at our Learning and Technology Hub, in Cape Town, SA. As a Dgital Course Builder, you will use your keen attention to detail, problem-solving skills, and knowledge of HTML and CSS to build cutting-edge digital learning courses across a variety of platforms including Open edX, Canvas and Bridge.

We are passionate about delivering the highest quality solutions to government, corporate, higher education and consumer markets. We partner with our clients to provide technology, production and learning design services. We are dedicated to building a capable, motivated and dynamic team currently experiencing significant growth globally.

Responsibilities include:

  • Using your problem-solving skills to come up with creative solutions for delivering learning design needs in the most efficient and effective way
  • Using your attention to detail and HTML/CSS skills to interpret course design and build e-learning courses on various online platforms
  • Educating clients and colleagues on how to utilise the full potential of the platform’s interface and capabilities to deliver learning programmes
  • Collaborating and communicating effectively with other team members to build courses that are in line with best practices and functionally sound
  • Working with production to add media assets, e.g. video
  • Applying modern web standards and accessibility requirements to maximise access and engagement
  • Communicate and help eliminate bugs in the learning platform with support from the Tech team

You’ll need to be good at

  • Self-managing, and focusing on solutions
  • Juggling multiple projects at a time
  • Maintaining a sharp attention to detail
  • Working with multidisciplinary teams
  • Thriving in an ambiguous environment
  • Understanding learning design principles, methodologies, and industry trends

In return, we’ll give you

The opportunity to join a passionate and motivated team with great opportunity for professional growth. You’ll have the chance to shape your own career path and to help steer Proversity’s exciting evolution.

The detail

  • Area: South Africa
  • Education level: Degree and/or 2 years’ industry experience
  • City: Cape Town
  • Type: Full time
  • Compensation: Competitive


Please send us your CV and cover letter to