Our client, an award-winning training design and development consulting firm Is seeking a Contract Lead Instructional Designer for a 6 month remote contract.
As a Lead Instructional Designer, you will work with both Facilitator-led and Web-based training platforms. For over 20 years we have delivered learning solutions to primarily Fortune 500 companies and are interested in onboarding senior level learning professionals with exceptional client-focused consulting skills.
The Lead Consultant/Sr. Instructional Designer collaborates with our clients and internal team members to identify and develop learning solutions that drive client organizational performance and business results.
The Sr. Consultant/Sr. Instruction Designer:
— Applies business acumen to interpret client needs and determine business learning solutions
— Applies learning theory and instructional design and development strategies to deliver exceptional learning solutions
— Participates in client and internal meetings
— Completes all aspects of content information gathering ( i.e., conducts research, data analysis, SME interviews, etc.)
— Develops Learning Objectives, Teaching Points and Instructional Strategy
— Collaborates with graphic artists to create visual look and feel of courses
— Develops storyboards for elearning courses
— Develops facilitation, classroom and participant materials for ILTs and vILTs
— For web-based solutions, identifies desired course functionality, onscreen text, audio, along with graphic look and feel and required images
— Works with the production team during course development to ensure the course as developed aligns with client and learning goals.
— Leads client reviews
— Bachelor’s Degree required (undergraduate concentration in Instructional Design, Business or Psychology would be ideal); Master’s Degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Performance Technology, Business or Organizational Development related field preferred
— 10+ years’ experience in Instructional Design in a business environment– Extensive knowledge of instructional design/adult learning principles
— Deep expertise in e-learning and facilitator-led learning
— Highly-developed creative and business writing skills
— Open, flexible approach and superior problem-solving abilities
— High business acumen
— Comfortable in a small, fast-growing, entrepreneurial environment
— Ability to effectively interact and collaborate with all production team members, i.e., programmer/content developers, graphic artists, animators, voice talent, project managers, production assistants, and quality assurance testers
Additional “nice to haves”
— Knowledge of Organizational Development/Organizational Learning practices in large organizations
— Experience helping companies build organizational and human performance capabilities, allowing companies to maximize their success and achieve business goals
— Experience managing complex projects
— Experience consulting with and the ability to present to senior level executives
— Industry experience in either Healthcare, Med Device, Pharma, and Professional Services