Senior Instructional Designer

Job Summary: To provide support for the communications team as a senior instructional designer (SID) to develop instructional materials for online training courses for our clients and contracts. The successful candidate will demonstrate an understanding of instructional design models and adult learning theory, be technically sound, and consider possible constraints such as resources and capabilities given the environment.  The SID will collaborate with graphic designers, animators, project managers, technical directors and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs).  To be considered for this opportunity candidates must have significant and demonstrable experience with development tool Articulate Storyline.
Primary Responsibilities:
• Designs and develops instructional material including online courses, videos, and tools for customer training courses that support company technical products.
• Works with clients and project staff to develop a systematic plan of instruction to address the needs of learners and meet the goals of the instructing agency.
• Uses a range of technology tools to develop the delivery system.
• Works closely with SMEs and stakeholders to translate the performance requirements and skill gaps into the specific learning objectives that must be achieved through training.
• Requires proficiency in technology and programs needed to develop online and e-learning instructional material to meet program goals
• May be responsible for training to familiarize users with instructional technologies.
• Makes presentations to the clients concerning different phases of a project.
• Remain current with changes and developments in learning methodology/technology to continuously improve/update training programs and materials.


• Master’s Degree in Education, Instructional Design, or related subject with 5+ years of related ISD experience.
• Must have knowledge and experience in Articulate Storyline 360
• Familiarity with ADDIE Model of instructional design
• Knowledge of adult learning characteristics
• Minimum of five years of instructional design and/or technical writing experience.
• Deep knowledge of online teaching and learning methods.
• Excellent communication skills
• Some experience in government contracting environment preferred.
• Must be able to prioritize, manage and complete multiple tasks within strict deadlines.
Other job requirements:
• The position requires that individuals be available to work as necessary throughout the standard workweek and potentially some weekends. 


Physical demands and work environment:
• Physical demands:  While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle objects and documents; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.  Employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision. Employee may use office equipment such as telephone, computer, computer software, calculator, printer, copier, and facsimile. 
• Work environment: Employees are not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and skills required of employees so classified.