Kantola Training Solutions
Associate Instructional Designer
Kantola Training Solutions

Help us advance our approach to design and documentation for our award-winning suite of eLearning courses. You'll work closely with Kantola product leadership, contributing to course design and development from start to finish, with a primary focus on developing and maintaining documentation of instructional content. This role will also collaborate with other instructional designers as well as Kantola scriptwriters and video production partners to create best-of-breed dramatic video content to support defined learning objectives. Apply via email or the Kantola website.

  • Requires 1+ years experience
  • Full time
  • Mill Valley, CA, United States
  • Requires Other degree
March 14, 2022
  • Actively participate in the maintenance and development of award-winning interactive learning programs. 
  • Working closely with Kantola product leadership, contribute to course design and development from start to finish with a primary focus on developing and maintaining documentation of instructional content; also support research, design, and writing of compelling instructional content, including instructional interactivity. 
  • Closely collaborate with senior instructional designer to determine instructional strategies and modalities that meet customer and learner needs. 
  • Design interactive exercises to support defined learning objectives. 
  • Collaborate with other instructional designers as well as Kantola scriptwriters and video production partners to create best-of-breed dramatic video content; using instructional methodologies, help create detailed specifications for rich media content for use in our programs. 
  • Develop and maintain storyboards and other course documentation as needed.
  • Work closely with course developers to build interactive learning programs. 
  • Participate in review and QA processes to ensure consistency of instructional content.
  • Support course maintenance and customization efforts, and perform additional duties as needed.
  • Strong belief in core Kantola products and mission, with demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. 
  • Excellent writing skills; the ideal candidate is comfortable with rough first drafts and imperfect sentences to enable forward movement, but also has extremely high-quality standards for the finished work product. 
  • BA, BFA, or BS degree, or equivalent experience in instructional design, writing, or an instructional/teaching/academic background.
Who You Are

Successful candidates will be: 

  • Curious and attentive to detail.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and change in a dynamic environment with many moving parts. 
  • Experienced at collaborating in a creative, entrepreneurial environment with internal and external stakeholders with a wide range of backgrounds and domain expertise.  
  • Characterized by a strong bias for action; experience with design thinking and agile/iterative development methods is a plus. 
  • Strong aptitude for improving processes and gathering data.
  • Willing to immerse yourself in areas beyond your knowledge or expertise, with a strong aptitude for getting up to speed quickly on difficult, complex social and legal topics. 
  • Comfortable taking on new tasks and performing work beyond your job description.
  • An excellent communicator and collaborator; team player comfortable with constructive conflict and criticism.
Who We Are

About Kantola

At Kantola Training Solutions, we’re passionate about making the workplace better for everyone—an environment that’s free of harassment, bullying and where diversity, equity, and inclusion are embraced. We demonstrate our commitment by creating high-quality, interactive online training that helps organizations change perspectives, achieve compliance, and elevate culture. By combining cutting-edge eLearning techniques with realistic scenarios shot in Hollywood, our courses engage learners, impact organizations, and help create real change. 

In recent years, Kantola has served 15,000+ organizations ranging from small employers all the way to some of the most well-known large companies in the US. We are a fast-growing company serving a rapidly expanding need, and so can offer significant opportunities for professional growth. As a part of a growing team, everyone will directly impact the success of the business. If you find it rewarding to work in a mission-driven company with an entrepreneurial, collaborative team environment, then you will want to apply! 


The position is based in the Bay Area. Our offices are located just across Golden Gate bridge in downtown Mill Valley, CA. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this position will be full-time remote. Once we return to working in the office, this position can remain partially remote, although regular trips to the office will be required. Some travel is also required.  

Kantola Is An Equal Opportunity Employer  

Kantola Training Solutions is committed to providing a workplace free of harassment and discrimination. Kantola provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics, in accordance with federal, state, and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. Kantola expressly prohibits any form of workplace discrimination or harassment based on any of these protected characteristics. 

Job Function
Instructional Designer