GP Strategies Corporation Instructional Designer in Redmond, Washington

Instructional Designer

Location: _US - WA - Redmond

Job Type: Temporary Full-Time

Relocation Available: No

Job Code ID: 12482


GP Strategies is seeking an experienced Sr. Instructional Designer/Project Manager in Redmond, WA. This position is 90 day temp, full-time position, but has the possibility of going longer, depending on the project. The Sr. ID will work on the client site.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following; other duties may be assigned.

  • Design and script large, complex interactive Web-based projects (including test, narration, sound effects and graphics/animations) in a creative, team-oriented environment

  • Network and partner with internal and external stakeholders to provide strategic instructional direction

  • Design the user's navigation path(s) within the training experience

  • Partner with graphics, Web developers, and courseware developers to develop program elements and requirement

  • Collaborate and define the creative treatment and content scope of the project

  • Draft a complete design document to include: Audience and learning environment analysis, Instructional goals and strategy, Content outline, User navigation, Screen/page template designs, Storyboard/script development with text, voice, sound, and graphics descriptions and instructions to production team, Prototype development, Measuring results

  • Use rapid development content tools (Captivate, Articulate, etc.) to create online courseware

  • Create adjunct online deliverables including product data sheets, comparison charts, e-mail blasts, course descriptions and web site copy

  • Create face to face training materials

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelors’ degree in information design, instructional development or related fields and/or at least five (5) years’ experience with interactive training projects (can be a combination of education and experience)

  • Instructional design background including strong knowledge of adult learning theory, learning styles, learner needs, delivery of Web-based content and diverse, multicultural backgrounds

  • Experience with MOOCs and Intrepid and/or EdEx platform tools

  • Experience working with a large software company is required

  • Ability to incorporate the most effective, leading-edge instructional approaches in a cost effective manner

Attributes include:

  • Ability to communicate effectively and influence stakeholders

  • Conceptual and strategic thinker, team player, excellent communication skills with clients and coworkers

  • Attention to detail and strong work ethic

  • Exceptional writing skills

  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously under aggressive deadlines (project management and time management skills)

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

  • Experience developing virtual instructor-led training

  • Experience developing instructor led training

GP Strategies is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.