Senior Learning Experience Designer
Fully Remote Remote Custom Instructional Design
Job Type
Full-time
Description

 The Senior Learning Experience Designer works closely with sales staff, clients, project managers, developers, and other designers in the pursuit of creating e-learning that fulfills eLearning Brothers’ mission statement: to delight our customers with deeply immersive and visually explosive e-learning experiences! This role will have blends of collaboration (10%), leadership (5%), and individual contribution (85%) as we continue to grow. The successful candidate will possess a blend of creativity, strong writing skills, solid instructional design background, e-learning experience, client relationship skills, leadership ability, and a strong, dependable work ethic. We’re looking for a strong, senior e-learning designer that we can count on to lead out on projects, wow clients, and provide guidance to other designers in addition to knocking it out of the park on your own projects!


Core Responsibilities:

  • Assess raw materials to synthesize, identify gaps, gather questions, and understand the core intent of the topic you are assigned.
  • Work with clients and client SMEs to close content gaps and propose design strategies (design strategy documents).
  • Bring the eLearning Brother’s mission statement to life for each course by designing instructionally sound, creative, visual, and immersive storyboards (See samples: https://www.elearningbrothers.com/create-learning/custom-solutions-showcase
  • Successfully partner with e-learning developers to design storyboards that are appropriately scoped, realistic, thorough, and complete.
  • Adherence to internal eLB processes to maintain consistency and awesomeness.
  • Design your projects within the budgeted, allotted hours given.
  • Write content that is grammatically correct and error-free.
  • Use Microsoft PPT or Storyline to create visual layouts and aesthetically pleasing slide mock-ups to accompany written scripts and instructions.
  • Write detailed developer notes that account for development decisions that pertain to course design (feedback and grading schemas, passing criteria, detailed dialogue, branching, etc.).
  • Lead out in brainstorming sessions with ideas on how to keep training fresh, creative, and fun.
  • Meet or exceed promised deadlines, both internally and externally (including accurately estimating your own time).
  • Work closely with project managers to keep them informed of factors affecting the scope and timeline of your project.
  • Deliver a high caliber of internal and external customer service.
  • Discover client nuances and work them into your products: visual style, corporate personality, jargon, etc.
  • Appropriately record your project hours in Clarizen and track the progress of each of your projects.
  • Take feedback from internal and external sources in a professional and constructive manner, synthesizing and acting upon comments to polish your product to the best it can be.

Potential Leadership Responsibilities:

  • Attend kick-off calls with other LXDs.
  • Review storyboards of other LXDs to ensure quality work and instructional integrity.
  • Assist in resourcing LXDs for new projects.
  • Help interview, vet, onboard, train and support new LXDs.
  • Facilitate cross-department communication for process improvement.
  • Help promote effective LXD strategies to assist in sales and improved eLB product.
  • Help support and collaborate with other LXDs as necessary.
Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years successful experience with eLearning design.
  • Intermediate experience with Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • General computer literacy including.
  • Strong writing and grammar skills.
  • Previous experience serving in a senior or lead capacity. 
  • Previous experience working directly with clients.
  • Previous experience working with rapid e-learning authoring tools such as Captivate, Lectora, and Storyline (to assist in your design strategy).

Desired Qualifications:

  • Formal education in instructional design, instructional psychology, writing, adult education, or similar.
  • CPTD certification from ATD.
  • Professional certificates related to instructional or eLearning design.
  • Experience with a variety of corporate clients: pharmaceutical, safety, interpersonal, sales, product, leadership, etc.

Salary Range: $70,000 - $85,000 (Negotiable, depending on experience) + Benefits