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Instructional Designer

Amick Brown
March 2, 2023
Job Type Contract  
Experience Level Mid  
Organization Type Corporate L&D  
Pay Range

Job Description

  • The Instructional Designer (Contract) role supports the design and content development of employee and people leader development training for internal employees, including but not limited to web-based learning, instructor-led training, blended instruction solutions, and virtual sessions.
  • This role supports the strategic HR goals in the Global Talent Management (GTM) team at our clients.
  • This role leverages current and future technology to enhance access to program content for employees, while keeping the team’s visual design elements innovative and user-centric.
  • To be successful in this role, you will have a strong passion for creating visual concepts to communicate ideas that captivate, educate, and transfer into employee learning.
  • We are looking for a team member who is a self-starter that can navigate projects with optimism and iteration to rapidly prototype.
  • By possessing a learning mindset, you take calculated risks, learn quickly, build on ideas, collaborate cross-functionally, and seek feedback.
  • Finally, as a small team, we all participate in some way in all of our programs and you may be asked to flex into new areas of the GTM’s responsibilities as you grow in your role.
  • If you exemplify our company values of providing value to our patients and customers and want to be part of a team that is passionate about enabling our employees to do great work and grow in their careers, this is the role for you!

Primary ResponsibilitiesInstructional Design

  • Develop quick reference guides, interactive PDF documents, and other training documentation
  • Use of eLearning authoring tools to development learning
  • Produce facilitator guides / scripts for instructor-led and virtual classroom trainings
  • Edit presentation slide decks from facilitators to streamline design for workshop series sessions
  • Design online intranet websites using basic GUI interfaces
  • Deliver final-print and/or video projects (ex: .doc, .pdf, .mp4, .wmv)
  • Work with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to identify and capture learning content
  • Design within current company style guide and standards

Technology Utilization

  • Monitor & contribute to internal online employee social communities
  • Maintain online training content and document libraries in company LMS systems

Program Support

  • Administer virtual classroom trainings, acting in the Producer role
  • Perform administrative functions necessary to schedule, deliver, and document training programs, communities, and tools
  • Maintain training records within the learning management system (LMS), participate in LMS platform upgrades and customizations, and provide technical support across LMS and learning technologies

Skill/Job RequirementsEducational/Environment Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree plus 7-10 years of related experience (instructional design, curriculum development, visual communication, graphic design, learning & development, organizational / talent development, human-centered design, or education-focused roles)
  • Work location flexible within the United States ( our clients campus, remote-based, or a combination)
  • Available periodic evenings and some weekend hours with prior notice for program support
  • Willingness to travel to company functions and off-site trainings events; Travel ?10%

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Proven competency in visual / graphics design [Portfolio requested]
  • Ability to self-manage multiple projects simultaneously and deliver high quality results with a focus on detailed execution
  • Ability to work both in a team focused on common goals, as well as self-directed to complete individual deliverables by project deadlines
  • Interest in and ability to interact with a globally distributed, multi-cultural and multi-generational team

Required Technical/Software Skills

  • Design software: Adobe Creative Cloud suite, including InDesign, Acrobat Pro, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • eLearning software: Articulate Storyline 360, Articulate Rise, Camtasia
  • Virtual Classroom platforms: Adobe Connect, Zoom
  • Basic content development tools: MS Office, including PowerPoint, Word, and Excel

Preferred Skills/Abilities

  • Basic HTML and SharePoint skills
  • Experience working in cloud content management service (ex: Box)
  • Administrative experience with LMS systems (ex: Skillsoft Percipio, SuccessFactors/Plateau)

Amick Brown is an Information Technology consulting company specializing in ERP, Data Analytics, Information Security, Application Development, Networking, and Cloud Computing. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in San Ramon, California.Regular full-time employees are eligible for the following Amick Brown provided benefits:

  • Vision
  • Dental
  • 401k Health
  • with company match
  • Paid time off.
  • Sick Leave
  • Long -Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Wellness & Discount Programs