Instructional Designer

3+ months agoMountain View, CA


Kforce has a client in search of an Instructional Designer in Mountain View, CA.Summary:We are seeking a professional Instructional Designer to enhance the learning content delivered to our engineering community by internal subject matter experts. The goal is to improve the flow, delivery approach, and refine the message to facilitate acquisition of knowledge, skills and competencies in an effective and appealing manner. This will include primarily instructor led content, as well as some e-learning content.Responsibilities:

  • Work with highly technical internal subject matter experts to build and/or refine content
  • Assess instructional end goals and create content that matches them
  • Visualize instructional graphics and the finished product
  • Conduct instructional research and analysis on learners and contexts
  • Apply tested instructional design theories, practice and methods
  • Create exercises and activities that enhance the learning process
  • Create supporting material/media (audio, video, simulations, role plays, games, etc.)
  • Decide on the criteria used to judge learner's performance and develop assessment instruments
  • Maintain project documentation and course folders


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology or similar or equivalent experience
  • Proven working experience in instructional design and with instructional technology - 5+ years
  • Passion for learning/knowledge and developing others through train the trainer sessions and other approaches
  • Excellent knowledge of learning theories and instructional design models
  • Experience with highly technical content (software engineering)
  • Lesson and curriculum planning skills
  • Solid knowledge of course development software and producing content for an LMS in SCORM and xAPI formats
  • Visual design skills (Photoshop, Illustrator) and ability to storyboard
  • Ability to write effective copy, instructional text, audio scripts/video scripts
  • Possess interdisciplinary knowledge, cross-cultural competency, as well as commitment and passion for learning and technology
  • Able to conduct thorough research, boast good analytical skills and the ability to synthesize information from various sources
  • Able to effectively communicate both visually and verbally, be a good listener and create measurable objectives, based on the audience's needs
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."