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Instructional Designer

Location : Westwood, MA
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 2
Required Education : Bachelor's Degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Ownership of all phases of course design and development including but not limited to needs analysis, development of instructional materials and deployment. 

Leads/participates on multiple, cross-functional improvement projects to support initiatives or enhance operational effectiveness/customer satisfaction. 

Manages the designs, develops and implements training programs through the development of training plans, training curriculums and determines the determination of instructional methods for program execution. 

Identifies and develops the appropriate learning resources including but not limited to job aids, handbooks, demonstration models, multi-media visual aids and eLearning. 

Works with subject matter experts to design and develop training courses that support initiatives prioritized by Training Director; may require analysis and data gathering with SMEs. 

Creates course evaluations to measure effectiveness and modifies course as needed. 

Ability to utilize multimedia technology and e-learning authoring tools (i.e., Articulate Storyline, Camtasia, Captivate, Lectora, Snag-It Provide support and mentoring to less experienced designers on the team. 

Responsible for all phases of course design and development including but not limited to needs analysis, development of instructional materials and deployment. 

Leads multiple, cross-functional improvement projects to support initiatives or enhance operational effectiveness/customer satisfaction. 

Manages the designs, develops and implements training programs through the development of training plans, training curriculums and determines the determination of instructional methods for program execution. 

Identifies and develops the appropriate learning resources including but not limited to job aids, handbooks, demonstration models, multi-media visual aids and eLearning. 

Collaborates with subject matter experts to design and develop training courses that support initiatives prioritized by Training Director; may require analysis and data gathering with SMEs. Creates course evaluations to measure effectiveness and modifies course as needed 

Required Qualifications :


  • 2+ years of Instruction Design experience, preferably in a large, multi-dimensional organization

  • Demonstrated track record of course development including collaborative work with managers and other subject matter experts on needs assessment, content development, creation of instructional materials including job aids, printed materials and manuals, multi-media and e-learning tools.   

  • Ability and experience in project management related to development of course content from creation of content, materials, curriculum and training plans to deployment/execution and evaluation. 

  • Background in managing multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to identify opportunities for continuous improvement. 

  • Must be able to demonstrate specific, extensive experience with multi-media and e-learning tools. Must have experience in at least some of the following tools: Articulate Storyline, Camtasia, Captivate, Lectora, Snag-It.    

  • Ability to analyze needs and make recommendations on training needs and tactics, based upon business goals and management requests. 

  • Experience/knowledge to mentor other team members and have a leadership role, including the ability to motivate others with no direct reporting relationship.

  • Ability to create and utilize course evaluations to tweak training as needed to drive continuous improvement and meet business goals.

  • Ability to articulate the importance of training and development in the overall health and continugous improvement efforts of an organization. Can site example(s) of projects led which accomplished these goals.

  • Outstanding communication skills, with humor, enthusiasm and team orientation. 


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