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Instructional Design

Instructional Designer

Job Type Full-Time  
Experience Level Mid  
Organization Type Corporate L&D  
Pay Range TBD  

Grow your career with a growing organization

Whether they’re helping people reach their long-term financial goals or providing personal wealth management strategies, every associate contributes to changing the lives of those we serve for the better. When it comes to job satisfaction, that’s hard to beat. And from a personal satisfaction perspective, you’ll enjoy the freedom to support causes that matter to you and experience a truly inclusive work environment. Your future starts now.

The Instructional Designer is responsible for researching, designing, and producing instructional content for instructor-led and eLearning materials supporting leadership, onboarding, and other people-related skillsets.

What you will do

  • Collaborate with subject matter experts and internal customers to gather relevant content and develop blended learning solutions inclusive of instructor-led sessions, virtual classroom experiences, as well as self-paced e-learning.
  • Utilize adult learning theory and knowledge of current learners to create learning solutions which encourage an interactive, engaging experience and are thought provoking.
  • Apply principles of current cognition and adult learning theories, Instructional Systems Design (ISD) methodologies, and new media technologies.
  • Successfully communicate and work with other team members, trainers, subject matter experts and others to develop and implement the training solution.
  • Design and deploy methodologies to assess training effectiveness.
  • Evaluate outcomes and continuously improve course material to maximize return on investment.
  • Evaluate outcomes and continuously improve course material.
  • Own small and medium-sized training development projects from beginning to end.
  • Applies principles of current cognition and adult learning theories, Instructional Systems Design (ISD) methodologies, and new media technologies
  • Authors content directly into eLearning development tools such as Articulate Storyline and Rise, Captivate, and Camtasia
  • Ensure consistency of instructional design standards and processes.
  • Learn and adapt to emerging tools and methodologies.
  • Other duties as assigned

What you will bring

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Instructional Design, or related subject or commensurate business experience
  • Minimum 3 years of Instructional Design Experience in both Instructor-led and eLearning formats, or related commensurate business experience
  • Excellent written communication, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including Word and PowerPoint
  • Understanding of how people learn and how to apply that in a virtual, self-paced, or live training environment
  • Understanding of project management and ability to work to deadlines
  • Strong technical aptitude
  • Understanding of training delivery and general presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a collaborative team environment and independently and build relationships with SMEs and stakeholders
  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly

What will set you apart

  • Strong working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (especially Adobe InDesign) and video editing
  • Financial Services background
  • Strong working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (especially Adobe InDesign)
  • Beginner experience in one or more eLearning development tools (Captivate, Articulate)
  • Experience in basic video editing

Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa at this time, including CPT/OPT.

What we offer you

We offer an array of diverse and inclusive benefits regardless of where you are in your career. We believe that providing our employees with the means to lead healthy balanced lives results in the best possible work performance.

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Retirement savings – 401(k) plan with generous company matching contributions (up to 6%), financial advisory services, potential company discretionary contribution, and a broad investment lineup
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $5,250/year
  • Business-casual environment that includes the option to wear jeans
  • Generous paid time off upon hire – including a paid time off program plus ten paid company holidays and three floating holidays each calendar year
  • Paid volunteer time — 16 hours per calendar year
  • Leave of absence programs – including paid parental leave, paid short- and long-term disability, and Family and Medical Leave (FMLA)
  • Business Resource Groups (BRGs) – internal networks that rally around common interest, experiences and identities such as race, ethnicity, gender, ability, military status and sexual orientation. BRGs play a vital role in educating and engaging our people and advancing our business priorities.

Base Salary Range

$66,200.00 – $93,575.00

The salary range above shows the typical minimum to maximum base salary range for this position in the location listed. Non-sales positions have the opportunity to participate in a bonus program. Sales positions are eligible for sales incentives, and in some instances a bonus plan, whereby total compensation may far exceed base salary depending on individual performance. Actual compensation offered may vary from posted hiring range based upon geographic location, work experience, education, licensure requirements and/or skill level and will be finalized at the time of offer.

Equal opportunity employer •  Drug-free workplace

We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity.  All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age (40 and over), race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, religion, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable state or local law. 

For remote and hybrid positions you will be required to provide reliable high-speed internet with a wired connection as well as a place in your home to work with limited disruption. You must have reliable connectivity from an internet service provider that is fiber, cable or DSL internet. Other necessary computer equipment, will be provided. You may be required to work in the office if you do not have an adequate home work environment and the required internet connection.

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Built on a foundation of trust, integrity and promise, we proudly serve over 71,000 outstanding organizations and more than 17 million individuals. ¹ We take great pride in helping people with saving, investing and advice, while providing them with the tools and resources they need to help reach their financial goals. We’re continuing to grow — and innovate — every day.

Our mission is to empower financial freedom for all. That mission starts by delivering advice, personalized guidance and critical support. We strive to meet the unique needs of everyone we serve and embrace the opportunity to inspire them along their journey.