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Instructional Design

Instructional Designer

Job Type Full-Time  
Experience Level Entry  
Organization Type Corporate L&D  
Pay Range $65k - $70k/ yr  

Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we’re guided by a shared purpose – helping people be their best in the moments that matter – and we live up to our purpose every day by solving for safer. Because people can only be their best when they not only feel safe, but are safe. We’re solving for safer by building the best possible technologies across every part of our safety and security ecosystem. That’s mission-critical communications devices and networks, AI-powered video security & access control and the ability to unite voice, video and data in a single command center view. We’re solving for safer by connecting public safety agencies and enterprises, enabling the collaboration that’s critical to connect those in need with those who can help. The work we do here matters.

Department Overview

Global Education believes that knowledge is power, and our mission is to empower partners and customers through engaging and effective educational experiences. Within our team, we produce online training content tailored to specific business units’ products and support the onboarding of acquired companies to MSIs the customer and internal training portals by designing and delivering  online and instructor-led content.

Job Description

Motorola Global Education is seeking a dynamic Instructional Designer to update, maintain, and grow a portfolio of product knowledge, installation, and configuration courses. As part of the Global Education team, you will create, publish, and maintain online courses and instructional materials that are learner-focused and product-specific.

If successful, you will help grow the reach and scope of the courses you update and create by meeting Motorola Solutions’ learning, content quality, and marketing standards and publishing to the Motorola Solutions Learning Management system.

As an Instructional Designer, you will:

  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to clearly understand the usage and intent of new features, translating them into effective online training
  • Work closely with subject matter experts and your team to update and create course outlines
  • Write assessment questions that accurately measure learners’ comprehension of the training material
  • Update, maintain, and create engaging and effective online training content
  • Develop compelling training materials for instructor-led sessions
  • Publish online content in HTML5, video, and SCORM formats to learning management systems
  • Handle other similar responsibilities based on business needs

To excel in this role, you should have:

  • Degree or certification in education, adult education, visual communication, technical communication, instructional design, instructional technology, curriculum studies, or a related field
  • Multimedia Content Creation Experience:
    • 1+ years of experience creating multimedia content, particularly for technical and product training
    • Proficiency with tools such as Adobe Suite, Camtasia, Articulate Storyline, and Vyond
  • Learning Design Expertise:
    • Demonstrated knowledge of learning design and development models
    • Familiarity with adult learning principles and effective online delivery methods

In addition to the qualifications, you should possess the following skills:

  • Verbal and Written Communication Skills:
    • Excellent ability to write clearly and concisely for a corporate audience
  • Organizational Skills:
    • Strong attention to detail and organizational abilities
  • Creativity:
    • Ability to be creative while adhering to learning, content quality, and marketing standards
  • Graphic Design Tools:
    • Working knowledge of graphic editors such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, or Adobe InDesign
  • Google Suite and Microsoft Office:
    • Proficiency in Google Suite and Microsoft Office applications
  • Learning Management Systems (LMS):
    • Experience with one or more LMS platforms preferred
  • Project Management:
    • Ability to coordinate and organize tasks to meet project schedules and goals

The base salary range for this role is $65,000-70,000 per year.


Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • OR Associate’s degree and 2+ years of experience in instructional/educational design, graphic design and/or content creation
  • OR 4+ years of experience in instructional/educational design, graphic design and/or content creation

Travel Requirements

Under 10%

Relocation Provided


Position Type

New Grad

Referral Payment Plan


EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally-protected characteristic. 

We are proud of our people-first and community-focused culture, empowering every Motorolan to be their most authentic self and to do their best work to deliver on the promise of a safer world. If you’d like to join our team but feel that you don’t quite meet all of the preferred skills, we’d still love to hear why you think you’d be a great addition to our team.

We’re committed to providing an inclusive and accessible recruiting experience for candidates with disabilities, or other physical or mental health conditions. To request an accommodation, please email ohr@motorolasolutions.com.