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Instructional Designer

February 2, 2023
Job Type Employee  
Experience Level Mid  
Organization Type Edtech  
Pay Range

Exciting Remote Instructional Designer Opportunity with a growing E-Learning Company!

Be a part of the huge growth opportunity in E-Learning solutions by joining the successful team at SolidProfessorSolidProfessor creates online learning experiences for software applications used in engineering and design, such as SOLIDWORKS and Mastercam. Over the past 15 years, we have pursued our passion for learning by developing thousands of hours of online learning experiences for our members. We were recently nominated as one of the Best Places to Work, and one of the Fastest Growing Companies in San Diego by the San Diego Business Journal. At SolidProfessor, we’re not only dedicated to helping our customers grow, but we are also committed to challenging ourselves to develop new skills and reach new heights through training, continuous improvement, and career development opportunities.

SolidProfessor is looking to add an Instructional Designer to our team who will create exceptional learning experiences for our members. You’ll use your strong writing and communication skills to help students, teachers, and professionals reach their goals. You can expect to be involved in the core creation process for lessons and exercises — writing scripts, communicating workflows, interpreting information from SMEs, and working alongside Production to finalize lessons. At SolidProfessor we value cultural fit as much as creativity and technical know-how. We’re looking for someone who can elevate SolidProfessor’s library as a whole, while keeping the experience of our learners in mind. To be successful here you should be an excellent communicator, be able to debate ideas in pursuit of the best solution, and do so in a respectful and thoughtful way. As a team we’re always open to new ideas, new tools, and new processes, so you should be comfortable in an environment that demands quick and constant learning.

Our culture is driven by our core values – Being People Centric, caring about our team members, customers, and our community; Driving Excellence for ourselves and our customers; and Staying Stragile by seizing opportunities and challenges and adapting quickly. If these values are engrained in your core and you aspire to work at a fun, empowering, and dynamic Company, this is a fantastic opportunity for you!


  • 1-3 years Writing Experience in a technical field or capacity
  • General knowledge of Engineering or CAD processes and workflows
  • Ability to write effectively and communicate complex ideas in an easy-to-understand manner
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to clearly articulate your ideas and receive constructive feedback from peers
  • Autonomous, self-driven, detail-oriented, excellent communicator with outstanding time management and interpersonal skills (empathetic, team player, problem solver with excellent conflict management skills)
  • Experience with E-learning content creation, specifically online teaching
  • Ability to work in CAD software to manipulate and setup files as deliverables
  • Knowledge specific to Solidworks, Revit, Mastercam, and similar software
  • Understanding of E-learning content tools such as Articulate Storyline
  • A track record of focus on learning outcomes


  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • 401(k) plan with Company Match
  • Exceptional Time-Off Benefits, including Vacation, Paid Sick time, Paid Parental Leave, Paid Holidays (plus your Birthday, a Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Day, as well as Community Service Days Off!)
  • Amazing Growth Opportunities provide unlimited opportunities for Career Development
  • Work at a Fun, Successful, Growing Company with a Team-focused Culture
  • Work/Life Balance: We give you the Flexibility you need to succeed, and it is your choice if you’d like to work remotely or work out of one of our offices.

Solid Professor has determined that the base pay range for this role is between $47,200 and $70,800. Your base pay will be based on a number of factors, including knowledge, skills, qualifications, experience, and location. Since we appreciate transparency, we are sharing that we expect to hire for this position up to mid-range (dependent on experience/location), which will allow you the opportunity to progress as you grow in your career. Additionally, since base pay is only one part of our total compensation and benefits package, we invite you to review all of the amazing benefits (above) that Hawk Ridge Systems offers, such as paid days off for your birthday, community service, and paid parental leave; company match 401(k); etc.

If you would love being surrounded by the best minds in the industry and want to help drive our company’s success, apply to our Instructional Designer opportunity today. For more info on our awesome company, please see our website: www.solidprofessor.com.

  • We request that all candidates submit a cover letter along with their resume/application*

SolidProfessor is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with anti-discrimination law, it is the purpose of this policy to effectuate these principles and mandates. SolidProfessor discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. SolidProfessor conforms to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations.