Instructional Designer

Everlaw, Oakland, California

Ediscovery made easy. Intuitive software for document analysis.

Duration: Full-Time

Everlaw is looking for an Instructional Designer to join our rapidly-growing Product team! In this role, you will be responsible for thinking deeply about how to build educational content for Everlaw’s robust product Certification Program, serving both internal and external users. You’ll step into a dynamic position that spans organization-wide onboarding, product enablement, and user education functions.

You will report to our Instructional Design Manager and collaborate with the Product Team to become an expert in Everlaw and translate technical concepts into engaging learning materials and experiences. You will work closely with subject matter experts and stakeholders to build programming based on learner needs that evolve as Everlaw’s product and company continue to grow. It is the Instructional Designer’s mission to ensure all learners have the product knowledge necessary to excel in their roles!

The Product organization guides the strategy and development of our products. We deliver value to our users, present and future, by setting our product roadmap and executing on high-quality product development with efficiency. Our products serve as the fundamental driver of value to our users, and support the success of our business. We take pride in not only creating a powerful and intuitive user experience, but in supporting users with our product documentation and certification program. 

At Everlaw, our mission is to promote justice by illuminating truth. Our company culture is open and vibrant and we’re committed to the professional growth of our team members, offering an annual learning and development stipend and regular check-ins with managers regarding career goals. If you’re looking for a place that values passion, integrity, thinking big, and a desire to learn, we’d love to hear from you! Think you’re missing some of the skills and are hesitant to apply? We do not believe in the ‘perfect’ candidate and encourage you to apply if you feel you can bring value to our team. 

This is a full-time exempt position based in our Oakland, California office with a hybrid work schedule: in office M/W/Th with the option to work from home Tu/Fr.

Getting started

  • We want you to feel like part of the team early on! Our onboarding process will integrate you into the company with informative sessions on our product, policies, processes, and team structure and goals.
  • We’re excited for you to learn, grow, and contribute right away! We trust that you’ll bring experience and knowledge that will uplift and uplevel the team, but we don’t expect you to know everything on Day 1.

In your role, you’ll…

  • Complete Everlaw’s General Onboarding & Product Onboarding, developing an expertise on our product, learning about our users’ workflows and becoming part of the team! 
  • Have an immediate impact by beginning to manage current learning content and developing new educational content including assessments, guides, and videos. 
  • Learn the ins and outs of Everlaw’s Certification program processes and begin to share in program administration. 
  • Play an essential role in building out Everlaw’s Certification offerings by designing and building iterative learning content that incorporates multiple rounds of stakeholder and subject matter expert feedback to improve the learning experience. 
  • Build metrics to analyze the effectiveness of learning content to continuously drive improvement to the learning experience. 
  • Optimize the use of learning technologies that help us scale.
  • Learn the ins and outs of Everlaw’s Certification Program processes and share responsibility for administration, communications, and delivery of live certification assessments and onboarding sessions.
  • Use product expertise to provide support to certification candidates.
  • Continually work to ensure all education content is up-to-date with product offerings and larger certification goals. 

About you

  • You have over 1 year of experience designing and implementing creative ways to help other people learn.
  • You excel at taking complex topics and transforming them into easy-to-understand course content. 
  • You have a strategic mind and enjoy thinking about structures, curricula, rubrics, and processes that are scalable for an evolving product and audience. 
  • You enjoy balancing project ownership with collaboration.
  • You are quality-, process-, and detail-oriented: You’re highly organized and understand the importance of prioritization. 
  • You are a strong verbal communicator and listener who is comfortable delivering and receiving constructive, solution-oriented feedback. 
  • You excel at written and verbal communication.
  • You are authorized to work in the United States; please note that at this time, Everlaw is not sponsoring visas for any positions.


  • You have experience using authoring tools to build learning materials including assessments, interactive activities, videos, graphics, and text-based content.
  • You have experience with creating documentation or educational videos.
  • You have experience working in the legal field or have a legal degree.
  • You have experience with data analysis platforms such as Google Analytics.


  • Competitive salary 
  • Substantial equity 
  • Retirement plan with company matching 
  • Health, dental, and vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for health and dependent care expenses
  • Paid parental leave and sick leave
  • Seventeen paid vacation days plus 11 federal holidays 
  • Membership to Modern Health to help employees prioritize mental health and wellness
  • Quarterly “flex fund to flourish” bonus to spend on any health, wellness, or well-being expenses 
  • Annual allocation for Learning & Development opportunities and applicable professional membership dues
  • Company-sponsored life and disability insurance


Pursue Truth While Finding Yours
At Everlaw, we are deeply invested in pursuing the truth, for our clients and for our employees. We know that when you’re empowered to pursue your passions, it is reflected in the work. That’s why we’re committed to the professional growth of all our team members, offering an annual learning and development stipend and regular career check-ins with managers. If you’re looking for a place that values passion, integrity, and a desire to learn, we’d love to hear from you! 
We help law firms, government agencies, and corporations sift through millions of documents of evidence in big lawsuits and investigations to find the proverbial smoking gun (or needle in the haystack -- pick your metaphor). It's a multi-billion dollar space typically dominated by service-oriented vendors, and we're coming at it with cutting-edge technology and elegant design. It's working, and we've been growing very rapidly: we host hundreds of terabytes of data and work with all 50 state Attorneys General and hundreds of law firms on some of the most high-profile cases litigated today. 
Everlaw is an equal opportunity employer. We pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce and we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition, or any other basis protected by law. We respect the gender, gender identity and gender expression of our applicants and employees, and we honor requests for pronouns. It is our policy to comply with all applicable national, state and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity, including the California Equal Pay Act.  Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Everlaw requires all of its employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a medical or religious exemption applies.  If you are hired, we will require you to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine, unless you have received a medical or religious exemption.

About Everlaw

Our Mission Everlaw believes that legal teams deserve cutting-edge technology in their pursuit of justice. Our team of top Silicon Valley engineers is on a mission to replace antiquated, clunky, on-premises software with an integrated, elegant platform for litigating a case from discovery to the courtroom. Everlaw delivers a fresh experience through blink-speed search, an intuitive user interface, real-time collaboration, accessible predictive coding, and robust case-building tools. With Everlaw, don’t settle. Win.


Want to learn more about Everlaw? Visit Everlaw's website.