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Oct 12, 2018

Seattle

Permanent

Agent: Brittany J.

Job #: 139350

Job Description

My client is seeking a fulltime Instructional Designer with a particular emphasis on building 
elearning/virtual learning experiences. Use your instructional design skills and demonstrated best 
practices in adult learning to become an integral part of exciting training initiatives for a multi-national, 
multi-cultural audience. 
Roles and Responsibilities 
Instructional Design 
 Applies knowledge of instructional design theory and adult learning best practices to 
advocate for and design course content, working with subject matter experts as an 
eLearning specialist 
 In collaboration with the Director of Training and Development, develop quality 
instructional design standards to be applied to projects for a global audience. Applies 
these quality standards to every project. 

 Establish templates and style guides, driving the look and feel of the virtual 
learning experiences. 
 Develop storyboards, virtual learning experiences, job aids, scripts, videos, and other 
instructional materials that achieve business and performance goals 
Training Department Support 
 Collaborates with Director of Training and Development on an overall program for 
asynchronous training within the company.
 Displays professionalism at all times when consulting and collaborating across the 
organization and with global membership 
 Provides timely feedback to internal customers on the performance of training courses, 
recommends changes and enhancements, develops plans to address performance gaps, and 
ensures transparency and communication to all the appropriate parties 
 Maintains and updates course, job aid or video content as per identified need. 
 Performs other related duties, tasks, and responsibilities as required, assigned, and directed 
Project Management 
 Organizes projects appropriately to accomplish deliverables while adhering to scope and 
timeline 
 Acts with an owner mentality throughout the entire project cycle, including: facilitating 
needs intake sessions, making recommendations based on adult learning and 
effectiveness best practices, developing prototypes, storyboards, scripts, job aids, 
Knowledge Base articles, eLearning module and video creation, facilitating timely and 
managing effective SME and user feedback cycles within the agreed-upon timelines. 
 Modifies existing training curriculum, content, materials, job aids, etc. to meet learning 
needs by reviewing program evaluations, test results, and participant and manager feedback on 
training effectiveness 
 Designs, implements, and reports back on evaluation strategies and tools to determine 
whether desired learning and performance outcomes are achieved. 

Skills and Requirements 
 Experience working with complex content and designing eLearning or asynchronous 
learning experiences for a global audience 
 Demonstrates ability to use judgement in advocating for and selecting learning solutions 
to address behavior change. 
 Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills 
 Ability to give and receive constructive feedback; experience with making judicious 
decisions regarding SME and user feedback. 
 Demonstrates strong project management skills and ability to manage multiple projects 
simultaneously 
 Knowledge of instructional technologies and is demonstrably proficient in the use of 
eLearning tools such as video editing software, Captivate, Storyline and Camtasia 
 Demonstrated proficiency of instructional systems design and adult learning principals 

 Experience with implementation and testing of adult learning principals 
 Demonstrates proficiency in implementing best practices in adult learning into design 
 Self-motivated, organized and meticulous attention to detail; has an owner mentality of 
the work 
 Accountable team player 
 Familiar with agile development methodology 

Preferred Skills and Requirements 
 Experience developing training in the technology industry or persons with a technical 
background 
 Experience working with complex content and designing training for multiple delivery 
modalities (traditional classroom, online classroom, and self-paced eLearning modules) 
for a global audience 
 Instructional designers with experience publishing to a HTML5 output, using JavaScript 
in design and/or xAPI in tracking 

Client Description:

Growing software technology company. 

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