Senior Instructional Designer position at Lincoln NE 68512

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Saturday, 16 March 2013 20:38
The Senior Instructional Designer leads the design and development of innovative and interactive course materials for online courses. Reporting to the Director of Development Technology, the successful candidate must possess excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills to communicate and set the standards for the team-driven Development group in terms of instructional design principles, policies, and procedures.

Senior Instructional Designer position at Voyager Learning

The Senior Instructional Designer must be results-oriented and able to direct and manage multiple projects and activities simultaneously in a dynamic environment, and capable of developing e-learning content with a strong technical understanding of all that is involved in the design, development, programming, and implementation of a highly interactive e-learning program.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Lead the instructional design team in the design aspects of the course creation processes.
  • Provide instructional design and pedagogy expertise to new and pre-existing product development.
  • Work directly with subject-matter experts to ensure the delivery of high-quality content.
  • Initiate media-rich enhancements in online courses.
  • Clearly articulate designs for the creation of visual elements and interactive multimedia to ensure that multimedia products, images, graphics, etc. meet the highest education standards.
  • Develop course material deliverables that are functional, intuitive, informative, creative, accurate, inspiring, and easy to use.
  • Identify clear expectations in regards to the course design and project development milestones.
  • Communicate course content, features, and instructional design to staff and potential customers.
  • Develop course material deliverables that are functional, intuitive, informative, creative, accurate, inspiring, and easy to use.
  • Implement instructional design standards in the form of formatting HTML pages, inserting media elements, and applying CSS styles.
  • Implement 508 standards.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor's degree; preferably in education, instructional design, or instructional technology with five or more years' experience in instructional design (equivalent experience considered).
  • Middle school or high school classroom teaching experience preferred.
  • Strong project management experience.
  • Strong knowledge base and working knowledge of instructional design principles.
  • Strong working knowledge of industry-standard Instructional Design and Web development tools, standards, and technologies (HTML, CSS, Dreamweaver, Fireworks or Photoshop, 508 compliance, Learning Management Systems, etc.).
  • Basic graphics creation experience.
  • Design and page layout expertise.
  • Sufficient generalist knowledge to be able to serve numerous content areas.
  • Knowledgeable of the pedagogical theory upon which instructional design in distance learning and hybrid courses is based.
  • Outgoing personality who likes working with people.
  • Strong interpersonal relationship skills and the ability to work with a team in a problem-solving environment.
  • Ability to maintain high energy and focus to work on deadline and juggle simultaneous projects.
  • A willingness to embrace the discovery and development of new technologies.

Preferred Skills and Abilities:

  • Familiarity with a file versioning system (CVS or Subversion).
  • Knowledge of learning management systems helpful.
  • Experience working with a variety of Web browsers.


Competitive Base Salary + Benefits Package (Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, and Disability Coverage Available. Flexible Spending Account (FSA): Healthcare / Dependent Care, and 401K)

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Posted by H. Gustav Trapp
Managing Director

Vaughn Alchemy Groupe
Dove Mountain Boulevard | Marana, Arizona | 85658
415.407.9538 (C)
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