Instructional Designer

Location: Plainfield, IL
Date Posted: 02-12-2018
Our client is a Plainfield/Naperville based provider of communication and CRM software.  We help our customers run everything from their call centers to lead management and receivables collection. Our goal is to provide our customers with a giant easy button to have better processes and controls in place to run their sales and receivables operations as they continue to grow.
If you are sick of working at a large company where your efforts end up buried or barely noticeable come join us. Get some great experience across many different areas with the ability to see direct and immediate impact from your efforts.
This job is not the right fit for everyone. . .we are looking for highly motivated individuals who have strong analytical abilities and are looking to gain a variety of different experiences.
We have a fun flexible work environment and try and bring in people that not only do good work but also fit our company culture. If you feel you have what it takes drop us a line and we would love to talk.
If you are not looking for a job this might be the job for you.
Our client has been busy developing new products and offerings that have continued to make life easier for our customers. We are in need of new members to help design out our training and instructional systems.
If we clicked our heels together and made a wish. . .(but don't worry if you don't fit everything, most of this we will teach you)
  • Design and develop a range of learning experiences for our customers. Users range from corporate level to call center agents to in store employees.  Solutions include ILT, eLearning, blended learning, online job aids and other innovative knowledge transfer methods.
  • Participate in identifying an LMS and virtual classroom that meets specific audience needs, with scale in mind, and support implementation efforts.
  • Conduct statistical analyses to establish assessment development and validation, pass point setting, and assessment scoring.
  • Partner with cross-functional SMEs and conduct launch needs analysis and initial design.
  • Manage multiple ongoing projects establishing project priority, milestones, scope, goals, deliverables, resources, timing, etc.
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts (SMEs) to ensure efficacy and accuracy of existing content.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in instructional design and applying adult learning principles.
  • Expertise in designing/scripting sales, leadership and product related training and in creating micro learning (bite sized) video based training.
  • Proficient graphic design experience including expertise with design software such as illustrator, photoshop, premier and after effects a plus.
  • Experience designing and working with extreme modalities (gaming, mobile learning, podcasting etc.) preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, oral and written communication.
  • Strong organizational, time management, and project management skills.
  • Be creative, proactive, independent, responsible and demonstrate a high level of drive and enthusiasm.
What We Offer
  • Competitive Salary based on experience
  • 401k, paid time-off, casual dress code
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Fun, entrepreneurial work environment

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