Instructional Designer

If you’re interested in demonstrating your instructional design strengths, eager to meet new people, and love to learn and work with a variety of content, read on!

Values

We know it’s important for teams to be able to work well together. Some of the things our team values: grit, or the drive to work through problems and to try multiple solutions; results, or the focus on completing high-value tasks that lead to results – not just time at desk; humility, or the knowledge that everything we do is impacted by and supported by the work of others, and a comfort with asking for help; kindness, or the dedication to modeling kindness wherever we go, and to always live by the golden rule.

Job Description

As an Instructional Designer, you would have the opportunity to:

  • Work with people across organization, which might include
    • Interviewing and building relationships with SMEs
    • Consulting with stakeholders, clients, and audience groups
    • Managing contractors and graphic design resources
    • Understanding the client’s strategic plans so content is aligned to their business objectives
    • Working well with all levels within the organization
    • Willingness to approach the people you need to fulfill your responsibilities.
  • Take ownership of all stages of instructional content development, which might include 
    • Conducting needs analysis, performing basic research, and assimilating disparate content
    • Developing learning objectives and lesson plans
    • Writing content – including Storyboards, Scripts, Case Studies, Scenarios, Vignettes, Multiple Choice and other Assessment Questions
    • Creating templates and job aids
    • Detective-like qualities, to figure out what people really need to learn, where to find the information, who might have it, and how it needs to be assembled.
  • Advocate for end-users and/or learners, which might include
    • Translating learning theory into practical and applicable instructional design
    • Determining what content is most important and useful for the learner 
    • Translating complex material into understandable and “learnable” chunks of information
    • Optimizing formats for delivery and considering different media options
    • Creating ILT courses that keep participants engaged and actively learning (with participant workbooks, leader guides, activities, slides decks, handouts, and more)
    • Developing evaluations and assessments – Creating surveys, making sense of metrics, and listening to project sponsor evaluation strategies..

Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2+ years of instructional design experience

Candidate Preferences

  • An understanding of audience awareness and the importance of learner-centered content
  • An understanding of micro learning, performance support systems, badging, and other trends in the learning development industry
  • Familiarity with e-learning technology such as Adobe Captivate and Articulate Storyline (including knowledge checks, interactions, graphic and image selection, video, narration, etc.)
  • Experience learning and supporting new technology that clients adopt and help them achieve their objectives
  • Comfort with audio and video – managing narrators, assisting at video shoots, ensuring quality and accuracy of the deliverables
  • Familiarity with Learning Management Systems (LMS) and how they work
  • Bonus: Past experience in Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop and/or Illustrator) and/or WordPress

Position Type

We are positioned to consider full-time, part-time, and contract-based terms.

Interested?

Get in touch!

  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.

We look forward to hearing from you!