GP Strategies Corporation Instructional Designer/Project Manager in Redmond, Washington
Instructional Designer/Project Manager
Location: _US - WA - Redmond
Job Type: Temporary Full-Time
Relocation Available: No
Job Code ID: 12481
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
Develops and manages a set scope of work within the project through setting effective expectations, communication, change management control, budget control and management, issue escalation and resolution, and overall business understanding of the project needs.
Collaborate to develop project goals, training objectives and measurements by analyzing needs and proposing multiple solutions
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
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
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)
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.