Instructional Designer

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The Opportunity:

The Instructional Designer will create comprehensive learning solutions that addresses the individual, team and/or global organizational skill; knowledge and behavioural requirements.   This individual will use their extensive knowledge of learning theory and instructional design processes to create contextually-rich, results-driven learning solutions that raises productivity/performance.

You Are Great At:

  • Works closely with all level of leaders and subject matter experts (SMEs) throughout the design process. 
  • Design and development process includes assessing learner needs and styles, defining learning goals, determining effective learning solutions (ILT; Digital; Webinar; Job Aid etc.), supporting the implementation of the training, and evaluating the effectiveness embedding continuous improvement to ensure relevancy.
  • Develops detailed learning plans and storyboards with well-articulated delivery strategies.
  • Assess appropriate learning tools suitable with existing technology platform as it relates to using rapid e-learning tools such as Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, Camtasia, and video/audio authoring tools. 
  • Uses ADDIE &/or Bloom’s Taxonomy framework to create facilitator and participant guides, training data and supporting materials for instructor-led training sessions.
  • Designs assessments and evaluation, using the Kirkpatrick model and/or best practices in adult learning and evaluation for in class, virtual, on-line, mobile and social learning.

 

What It Takes: 

  • BS or MA degree in instructional design, adult education, psychology or social sciences
  • Minimum 8+ years of professional experience in instructional design with instructional technology and web-based content development
  • Certified training and development professional is an asset
  • Excellent knowledge of learning theories and instructional design models
  • Visual design skills (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator) with ability to storyboard and write effective copy, instructional text, audio scripts/video scripts
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with advanced skills in Excel and PowerPoint and proficient with web design technology such as HTML and XML, HTML, JavaScript, etc.)
  • Excellent critical thinking, communication, prioritization, and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills demonstrating tact and diplomacy.  Flexibility, creativity and the ability to work in a rapidly changing work environment