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Instructional Design

Instructional Designer

Job Type Full-Time  
Experience Level Mid  
Organization Type Corporate L&D  
Pay Range $91k - $154k/yr  

Job Description

Primary Function of the Position
The instructional designer will be responsible for the design and content development of mission critical learning programs, including but not limited to web-based learning, instructor-led training, blended instruction solutions, and virtual sessions. Development will focus on the clinical/technical aspects of our Intuitive products and will be developed using programs like Storyline 360, Rise 360, Photoshop, and Microsoft Office. Deliverables such as technical product videos and online learning modules will be integrated into learning management systems and multiple delivery platforms.

Essential Job Duties

  • Project manage all phases of learning projects (analysis, design, development, project management, implementation, and evaluation).
  • Proactively communicate task and project status to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Participate in needs analysis to determine training needs within the organization.
  • Work with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to identify and capture learning content.
  • Research, recommend, and implement creative learning experiences. 
  • Design and develop training content that engages learners and aligns with identified outcomes.
  • Develop/review videos, eLearning, instructor-led, blended learning, and virtual training curriculums to optimize efficacy and learner experience. 
  • Collaborate with multimedia team to create or modify media assets to support instructional needs.
  • Develop eLearning, videos, instructor led, blended learning, and virtual training curriculums.
  • Conduct peer review and QA of deliverables.
  • Work with Implementation Administrator to manage deliverables through the document control, translation, implementation, and launch process.
  • Design, develop, and conduct assessments and evaluations.
  • Manage review cycles with multiple SMEs and collate and implement feedback. 
  • Analyze assessment and evaluation results to drive design/development improvements. 
  • Participate in the evaluation of learning content using a variety of qualitative and quantitative methods to drive design/development improvements. 
  • Participate in identifying process improvement opportunities and development of tools and templates to improve operational and instructional design efficiencies.  
  • Drive and implement instructional design methodologies across projects and deliverables.


Required Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant professional experience
  • Comprehensive e-learning and classroom design and facilitation skills
  • Strong knowledge of adult learning theory and its application to learning solutions
  • Demonstrated application of adult learning theory, analysis tools and process, evaluation tools/models, assessment best practices, and learning objective construction
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience working with SMEs in a team environment
  • Experience managing review cycles with multiple reviewers
  • Ability to self-manage multiple development projects and deadlines and adapt to project changes
  • Ability to work with instructional design processes, tools, and templates
  • Strong attention to detail and organization
  • Ability to define and document process 
  • Ability to manage large strategic projects 
  • Ability to foster and create strong working relationships 

Required Education and Training

  • Minimum college degree required
  • Project management tool (e.g., Smartsheet or equivalent)
  • Software proficiency required:
    • Articulate Rise 360
    • Articulate Storyline
    • Camtasia
    • MS Office (Word, Power-Point, Excel, Teams)

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 1-2 year of experience in biotech or medical device organization preferred
  • Curriculum Development, Instructional Design, or Education master’s degree preferred
  • Smartsheet proficiency preferred
  • Xmind proficiency preferred
  • Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop) preferred

Additional Information

Due to the nature of our business and the role, please note that Intuitive and/or your customer(s) may require that you show current proof of vaccination against certain diseases including COVID-19.  Details can vary by role.

Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information or any other status protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.

Preference will be given to qualified candidates who do not reside, or plan to reside, in Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, or Tennessee.

We provide market-competitive compensation packages, inclusive of base pay, incentives, benefits, and equity. It would not be typical for someone to be hired at the top end of range for the role, as actual pay will be determined based on several factors, including experience, skills, and qualifications. The target salary ranges are listed.

Base Salary Range Region 1: $107,300 USD – $154,500 USD

Base Salary Range Region 2: $91,300 USD – $131,300 USD

Shift: Day

Travel: 10% of the time

Workplace Type: Remote – This job will be remote and/or the job is designed to be performed outside of the office. Employees will come onsite when requested by the leader.

About Organization

Intuitive (Nasdaq: ISRG), headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., is a global technology leader in minimally invasive care and the pioneer of robotic-assisted surgery. At Intuitive, we believe that minimally invasive care is life-enhancing care. Through ingenuity and intelligent technology, we expand the potential of physicians to heal without constraints.