Instructional Designer

The Instructional Designer uses knowledge of the L&D space and the training function to design and create a variety of learning solutions to support strategic business initiatives and provide effective learning solutions that enhance NLI’s corporate clients’ learning experience. The ideal candidate will be a valuable thinking partner whose ID expertise will lead to effective learning solutions.

Core Duties:
Apply adult learning theories and instructional design methodology to design and develop quality facilitator-led and digital learning experiences that align with effectively written learning objectives
Work closely with solutions team members to conceptualize, design, and create interactive learning solutions that target learning objectives and improve performance.
Work extensively with Senior Consultants and Solutions team members (internal SMEs) to determine the outline and content of learning materials that meet learner and stakeholder needs.
Engage instructional design process and best practices to ensure the quality and consistency of educational materials.
Tailor existing learning materials and instructional content to meet specific client needs.
Provide consultation to determine instructional strategies based on client need.
Support the effort to gradually incorporate new technologies for instructional design and learning.
Function as a staff resource and consultant for internal education.
Develop successful working relationships with subject matter experts and other internal resources.
Review and update curriculum materials periodically across programs and delivery methods.

A formal degree/education (accreditation, certificate, or degree) in Instructional Design
Designing for various types of programs
3+ years of instructional design and development experience in a project- and delivery- oriented environment
Experience developing educational programs using ADDIE or other instructional design process from start to finish
* Experience developing digital content delivered in a learning management system (LMS)

Skill Sets
Knowledge of and willingness to stay abreast of adult learning and instructional design theories and their application in training development
Ability to explain, discuss and apply current instructional design theories, methodologies, technologies, strategies and best practices
Extraordinary ability to communicate, including strong instructional and technical writing skills and knowledge of information design best practices
Experience producing learning design deliverables, including storyboards and scripts
Experience using measurement and evaluation strategies to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of learning solutions on performance
Strong skills influencing and communicating across multiple areas and global offices of the company and comfort interfacing with clients
Ability to successfully work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, with excellent time management and prioritization skills and an eye for detail
Team player and solutions focused yet able to work independently, adhering to directed processes and timelines
Strong ability to quickly learn IP on the job though observation and with little formal training
Superior proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Google’s cloud-based productivity and storage tools
* Experience with Camtasia, Captivate, or similar instructional technologies and experience managing and deploying digital content in an LMS or CMS a plus

Job Type: Full-time
Required education: Master’s
Required experience: Instructional Design, Education, curricula design: 4 years

If the above describes you and who and where you want to be, we want to hear from you! Email with your resume and cover letter.

PS- To make sure we hire the people best suited to our culture, we’ve designed intensive, task-based selection process so be prepared to work hard to earn this opportunity!

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