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eLearning Content Designer

Job Type Full-Time  
Experience Level Entry  
Organization Type University  
Pay Range TBD  

eLearning Content Designer

Department: Curriculum Production & Program Development


Who is American College of Education

Founded in 2005, American College of Education continues to be a leader in professional development through our online programs. The mission of ACE is to deliver high-quality, affordable and accessible online programs grounded in evidence-based content and relevant application. Our graduates are prepared to serve, lead and achieve personal and professional goals in diverse, evolving communities. As a socially conscious institution, we’re dedicated to making a positive impact and inspiring our students to do the same.

ACE is a premier organization that is continually recognized for its commitment to social responsibility. In 2016, ACE became a Certified B Corporation. As a socially conscious institution, we believe we have a responsibility to our students, alumni, employees, local communities, and society. We strive to make an impact in the world that goes well beyond our bottom line.

Who You Are

You are passionate about helping students achieve their educational goals. You thrive in a competitive and collaborative team environment. You are comfortable working remotely and have experience collaborating with others in a virtual environment. You possess a strong attention to detail. 

As an eLearning Content Designer, you are responsible for designing, developing, and producing multimedia content—including videos with motion graphics and text—for a variety of content areas that promotes user engagement and reflects best practices in instructional design and content development. The goal is to facilitate learners’ acquisition of knowledge, skills, and competencies in ACE courses using eLearning strategies and tools in effective and aesthetically appealing methods. 


ACE is committed to paying a competitive wage while staying true to our mission of maintaining high quality, affordable programs for our students. The starting salary range for this position is $60,000, plus all full time employees are eligible for an annual bonus. Offers vary depending on education, prior experience, and expertise being applied to the role.

What We Look for in the Ideal Candidate

  • Follows established processes as outlined by the organization and department leadership. 
  • Demonstrates positive attitude and motivation, concern for students, and commitment to working as a team. 
  • Completes assigned duties within departmental and organizational timelines. 
  • Proven ability to work independently with limited supervision and with other department personnel. 
  • Consistently produces a high volume of quality work. 
  • Must support and embrace the College’s B Corp mission to improve the people and communities we serve through our civic engagement initiatives. 
  • Able to adapt to changes as necessary to address student needs and concerns. 
  • Must have exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills. 
  • Apply creativity and exercise efficiency in proposing solutions to complex, time-critical problems. 
  • Possesses strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a high attention to detail. 
  • Committed to serving students and developing positive student experiences. 

Day to Day Responsibilities

In this role you will wear different hats, but your skills will be especially essential in the following areas: 

  • Designs and develops eLearning and multimedia course materials that are functional, intuitive, informative, accurate, and consistent with sound instructional design principles focused on adult learning theory. 
  • Develops course materials using multimedia and presentation software such as Adobe Creative Suite, Vyond, Articulate 360, Kaltura, and/or other software as directed by department leadership. 
  • Designs, develops, and produces graphics, audio, animations, and video for eLearning and multimedia content within courses. 
  • Conducts instructional research to stay current with instructional design theories, practices, and methods to support effective and engaging course design elements. 
  • Works closely with department leaders to develop templates for various course and multimedia models. 
  • Provides thorough and detailed quality assurance of all created content. 
  • Analyzes problems, identifies solutions, and implements recommendations. 
  • Follows departmental procedures for utilizing project management software. 

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • BS or MA degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Adult Education, or a related discipline. 
  • Minimum of 1 to 2 years’ experience preparing multimedia content for web consumption, including videos with motion graphics and text, and publishing interactives using production software/tools such as Articulate Storyline, Vyond (preferred), and Adobe Creative Suite (preferred). 
  • Experience creating and editing voiceovers using software/tools such as Adobe Audition, Audacity, or other similar tools; experience using SnagIt and/or similar tools for creating screen-capture images and videos. 
  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premier, Media Encoder, etc.) and one of the established learning management systems (Canvas LMS highly preferred). 
  • Strong background in Universal Design for Learning concepts, ADA compliance, and web accessibility guidelines. 

Our Commitment to Employees

Just as we strive to empower our students for success, we also aim to enrich the lives of our employees. For five years, ACE has received recognition as one of Indiana’s Best Places to Work, winning the #1 spot for medium-sized companies in 2020. As a virtual first organization, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating a family-like inclusive work environment. For our full-time employees, we offer the following benefits: 

  • Medical, dental, & vision Insurance
  • HSA and FSA options
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid volunteer time
  • Tuition reimbursement & reduction programs
  • Generous PTO 
  • 401k and employer match
  • Full-service wellness and EAP program
  • Employee recognition and awards programs
  • Employer paid life & AD&D insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Employer paid long-term disability
  • And more…

Physical Demands

The physical demand described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with and receive communications from students and ACE employees in real time using online and other electronic media.


At American College of Education, we believe that the best learning environment for students and staff is one in which we encounter viewpoints and experiences that are different, yet complementary to ours. This environment is fostered by the presence of persons with diverse backgrounds. We recognize that acknowledging diversity is a necessary precondition, but sustained effort is necessary to ensure equity and greater inclusion. Through strategic planning and initiatives, we seek to develop programs that promote equity and inclusion for everyone so that all members of ACE’s community can reach their full potential. To create and maintain a truly diverse, equitable and inclusive learning community, we strive to make all feel equally valued, and we uphold our Commitment to Freedom of Expression. We may celebrate diversity, but we “live” inclusion.

Additional Notes

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Internet bandwidth speeds from an employee’s remote work location must be a minimum of 50Mbps download speeds and 5Mbps upload speeds. Please note if the bandwidth is shared across multiple devices (tablets, computer, streaming, phone, etc.) you will need higher overall speeds. You can test the speed of your connection by visiting speedtest.net Purchase, setup, installation, support, and ongoing maintenance of reliable internet service is the responsibility of the individual. 

American College of Education seeks to attract and retain a diverse staff consistent with its diverse student body and surrounding communities. At this time we cannot consider candidates residing in Alaska, Washington D.C., Hawaii, Massachusetts, New Mexico, South Dakota, or Alabama.

ACE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.