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Sr. Instructional Designer

The Senior Instructional Designer is both a learning professional and a business professional. In this role you’ll help our clients understand their training needs, design highly effective online courses, and collaborate / mentor a cross-functional team that brings your designs to fruition on time, on budget and beyond the client’s expectations. We are an agile company with a dynamic work environment that offers Instructional Designers the opportunity to design some of the most immersive training solutions in the learning and development market.

Role/Responsibility:

Work directly with our clients to design online training programs that fulfill the client’s business needs
Create design documents, content outlines, storyboards, A/V scripts and other supporting documents
Develop and estimate project plans that balance the client’s needs with the available schedule and budget
Mentor instructional designers, including helping to allocate team resources and coaching team members to maximum efficiency
Author classroom instruction documents to include instructor guides, student guides and classroom support tools
Design web based learning that is engaging and educational for the learner
Ensure product quality assurance on all projects
Update and suggest revisions to company instructional design process
Support the sales and marketing process in the analysis and recommendation phases

Experience and Skills Required:

Communicate well to a C-Level audience in support of the sales process
Ability to demonstrate strong interpersonal and collaborative skills
Identify performance objectives
Communicate effectively with a variety of subject matter experts
Take initiative and work independently and in a team environment
Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment while managing shifting priorities
Demonstrate high attention to detail
Design and write storyboards for e-learning
Develop courses in Captivate, Storyline or Edge Animate
Ability to understand technical processes and develop instructional solutions
Work with detailed technical content from a variety of fields
Create effective online assessments
Manage contractors working on various projects
The ability to conduct a needs assessment and define instructional goals
The ability to understand and manage a courseware development effort from inception to completion
Familiarity with current multimedia development and authoring tools, including Adobe Captivate and Articulate Storyline
Experience with working on multiple projects simultaneously
Manage time effectively to ensure budgets and deadlines are met
To be a contributing team member during client meetings and consultations
Possess a can do attitude in your project deliverables

Education:

Bachelor’s degree or higher in Instructional Design or Educational Technology
Minimum of five years’ experience working as a Senior Instructional Designer for corporate clients
Experience mentoring or managing a team of Instructional Designers

Location:

Columbia, MD

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